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Old November 25th, 2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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I'm drinking the Kool-Aid and doing a whitehouse.gov petition. Let's call their bluff and see what they actually do.

Sign petition here.
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Old November 25th, 2012, 05:37 PM   #2
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More garbage = more jobs.
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Old November 25th, 2012, 05:44 PM   #3
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more garbage means fewer homeless & hungry
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Old November 29th, 2012, 08:19 AM   #4
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This has been tried before and to stop it would be a violation of NAFTA.

If we're willing to sell the landfill space, then trash will continue to pour across the border.

If we were serious about stopping it, we would have to ban the creation of new landfills, and tax the shit out of the existing ones (more so than we already do).
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Old November 29th, 2012, 08:23 AM   #5
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I'll sign to stop Granholm
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Old November 29th, 2012, 08:27 AM   #6
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You're wasting your time even reading the petition, waste is a commodity protected under NAFTA.
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Old November 29th, 2012, 09:17 AM   #7
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You're wasting your time even reading the petition, waste is a commodity protected under NAFTA.
If you would have "wasted" the 15 seconds to read the petition you would have known that it suggests changing NAFTA. Treaties can be changed.
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Old November 29th, 2012, 09:53 AM   #8
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Sign it the last time. Did nothing. They are not going to change it. Too much money for it to stay the way it is.
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Old November 29th, 2012, 12:24 PM   #9
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I thought it was a petition to keep Justin Bieber out of the USA.
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Old November 29th, 2012, 03:33 PM   #10
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(old 1800's gold miner voice)
There is money in them there land fills

I could be wrong but I thought one of our major exports is scrap and trash.
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This has been tried before and to stop it would be a violation of NAFTA.

If we're willing to sell the landfill space, then trash will continue to pour across the border.

If we were serious about stopping it, we would have to ban the creation of new landfills, and tax the shit out of the existing ones (more so than we already do).
There are no new landfills allowed in mi. Only can expand existing landfills
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Old December 2nd, 2012, 05:30 PM   #12
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I guess we don't want anything to change.
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Old December 2nd, 2012, 08:36 PM   #13
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Can we wait till the landfill behind the palace turns into 1 of the largest ski resorts?
It has tripled in size in the past 15 years!!!!
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Isnt part of that treaty.... is that US can dispose nucular waste over there ??
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Old December 4th, 2012, 06:16 PM   #17
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(old 1800's gold miner voice)
There is money in them there land fills

I could be wrong but I thought one of our major exports is scrap and trash.
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Isnt part of that treaty.... is that US can dispose nucular waste over there ??
Shut up you and you. This is a thread against Canadian dumpers, donít go bring our hypocrisy into it. Nobody cares that we export our trash all over the world.
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