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  •  Flouridation (2+ / 0-)
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    3rock, Whitewitch

    Why not let people make their own choices? If you want flouride, you can get it in your toothpaste. If you don't want it, you shouldn't have it put in your water against your will. In Europe, they put it in salt instead of the water because you can't control the dose if it's in the water. Makes sense.

    People wish to be settled, only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them. - Emerson

    by CarbonFiberBoy on Tue May 14, 2013 at 09:09:32 AM PDT

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    •  great point! remove the chlorine from the water (1+ / 0-)
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      rsmpdx

      supply next. You do know that Portland water is heavily chlorinated (among other things), right? TO ARMS! EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO DRINK UNCHLORINATED WATER IF THEY WISH. I mean, it's easy enough to add if you want it, right?

      •  If you want to get rid of chlorine, let your (0+ / 0-)

        water stand a while or just boil it.

        There's no such easy fix for fluoridation.

        And, no, I'm not against ensuring that drinking water meets both the higher and lower recommendations set by the CDC when it comes to fluoride.

        "The thing about smart motherfuckers is that they sound like crazy motherfuckers to dumb motherfuckers." Robert Kirkman

        by JesseCW on Wed May 15, 2013 at 06:49:01 AM PDT

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