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Jason Van Patten jason at infogenix.com
Wed Nov 17 11:54:58 MST 2010


On 11/16/2010 12:47 PM, Bryan Sant wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Von Fugal<von at fugal.net>  wrote:
>>> It's worse that you think. Do you realize that in addition to
>>> fluoridating water, why, there are studies underway to fluoridate salt,
>>> flour, fruit juices, soup, sugar, milk... ice cream.
> I'll bite.  Fluoride is toxic.  Read the warning label (which the FDA
> now requires) on a tube of toothpaste sometime.
>
> Does fluoride help prevent tooth decay?  Yes.  Do unsafe levels of
> fluoride cause brittle bones (and very high doses can even cause death
> in small children)?  Yes.  I drink a gallon of water a day.  So how
> about I be granted the chance by our magnanimous government to choose
> if I want to swallow a toxic substance.  Too much to ask?
>
> Applying a safe amount of fluoride to my teeth topically, and then
> spitting the excess out when I'm done is good.
> Being forced to swallow a powerful insecticide every time I feel thirsty is bad.
>
> I find it curious that progressives/statists are outraged that a
> corporation like McDonald's provides parents an opt-in choice to feed
> their children a high-calorie/high-salt/high-trans fat meal (while
> certainly a poor nutritional choice (*** DING, DING, DING *** -- key
> word of the day is CHOICE), it's not potentially lethal), but they're
> totally cool with the state fluoridating the drinking water supply and
> forcing all citizens to drink a known-to-be-dangerous toxic substance.
>   Nice.
>
> Progressives blow.
>
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If someone has a better alternative to Florine/Chlorine in drinking 
water to kill off lethal bacteria in civic drinking water that isn't 
"toxic" and won't bankrupt every city and state government i'm all ears.


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