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Very Important Things

This week, I was preparing a document for publication when I was told to hold everything because The President had something very very important to include.  So I waited an hour's worth of deadline time until I was given the go-ahead.  'Twas a blessing to have waited, because the immediate-file, emergency-process document concerned... National Poison Prevention Week.  Good thing, too, because publication went forward just in time to stop me from chugging Clorox to wash down the air freshener throat spray.

I fear, however, that the vital national interest served by National Poison Prevention Week may have been overshadowed by the news of the National Bed Bug Summit.  The hotels have been booked for months.

tourist capital at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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There are poisons everywhere. We're just not being told about it.

March 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie

I work for a pest control company, and frankly, you couldn't PAY me to stay in a hotel in this country right now.

March 19, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterstarnarcosis

Seriously? The President is concerning himself with poison prevention in the midst of all the recession/bailout/stimulus uproar? Doesn't he have people who have people who are paid to do that for him?

March 19, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterj.s.

He no doubt does. I'm sure this took place under his predecessors, but the big hilarity to me was the IMMEDIATE FILE RUSH!!!!! aspect to it all. I bet it was because of all the bailout mess; the usual Yearly Idiotic Things Government Honors (last week it was--- I poop you not-- pi) is on a schedule, and it probably fell by the wayside in the middle of all the upset.

March 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMB
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