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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-06-05 11:10 PM
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Katherine Harris pursued MAGIC as a cure to Florida's Citrus Canker
'Celestial Drops' no cure for canker
Florida researched the use of water, possibly mystically blessed, to cure the disease.

By Jim Stratton | Sentinel Staff Writer
Posted July 5, 2005

Four years ago, as the state labored to eradicate citrus canker by destroying trees, officials rejected other disease-fighting techniques, saying unproven methods would waste precious time and resources.

But for more than six months, the state, at the behest of then-Secretary of State Katherine Harris, did pursue one alternative method -- a very alternative method.

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But the cure proved useless against canker. That's because it was water -- possibly, mystically blessed water.

The "product is a hoax and not based on any credible known science," the state's chief of entomology, nematology and plant pathology wrote to agriculture officials and fellow scientists after testing Celestial Drops in October 2001.

More:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/orl-aseccanker0...

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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-06-05 11:40 PM
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1. Those silly humanist scientists don't know anything .....................
faith in these magic water drops will cure the citrus canker. God will answer our prayers.
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woodleydem Donating Member (170 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:21 AM
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2. She might need add some of those 'celestial drops' to her Senate campaign
It now makes sense why the Bush brothers are trying to get rid of her.
:toast:
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