Monday, September 12, 2005

A Little Mercury Never Hurt Anyone

The Senate appears ready to get rid of the current EPA rules on mercury, mostly because they suck. A repeal would basically put mercury emission standards back to where they were under the Clean Air Act, known to Bush as the "Mean to My Contributors Act."

It's been known for many years now that mercury pollution can work its way up the food chain, generally through fish, causing brain damage in children and general lunacy in George W. Bush.

However, the president has promised to veto any proposed change, falling back to the old "sound science" principle, which means if it sounds like science President Bush can't hear it.

Everyone knows the Bible says mercury is good for you, and that's where this conversation ends, pal.

@ The Philozophical Programmer, Dave says: "President Bush hasn't vetoed a single bill put in front of him. I don't know why they don't get one of those animatronic dummies from Disney, but its probably cheaper to use the dummy they already have."