Outrageous… Harry Reid Says Republicans Want to Put “Arsenic and Mercury” in the Water (Video)

Disgusting. Harry Reid is at it again.
The Majority Leader said yesterday Republicans want to put “arsenic and mercury” into the nation’s water.

This comes two weeks after calling for “common ground.”
Now Reid is claiming that Republicans want to put “arsenic and mercury” in the water.

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  • Charlie

    Wasn’t that the first thing Bush had to deal with? Clinton signed an executive order on arsenic in water his last day. Bush rescinded it and the MSM went ape over Bush putting all this poison in our water, even though nothing had changed. And then Obama didn’t reinstate that arsenic water standard either. Therefore, we all died from Obama also poisoning our water too, so… it’s no big deal then. We’re all thrice dead.

  • bg
  • Rachelle

    Sometimes he sounds like he has been drinking mercury. Like Pelosi, he seems to me to exhibit symptoms of senility or organic brain damage. Is it age or mercury? You decide. Our government is in the very best of incompetent hands.

  • #1AMERICAN

    these lunatics need to be silenced once and for all…unfortunately the people in their voting districts are wose in the head than the dems are…maybe people need a certain IQ to be allowed to vote…just sayin

  • MrGoodWench

    Obama and Dingy Harry want to put reproductive sterilants in water used for human consumption.
    They even have a czar for that

  • Redwine

    The lies and false accusations against conservatives and Republicans reminds me of the lies and false accusations by Arab/Muslims/Islamists/leftists against Israel and the Jews.

    The hate and violence is endemic to this scum.

  • bg

    ++

    Why Don’t We All Just Cut the Crap Right Now

    by Michael Moore
    May 1, 2001

    [Well, 101 days into the Junta and the fear mongers are having a heyday, aren’t they? Even good liberals and Democrats have joined in the mantra. To listen to them, you’d think George W. Bush had opened the gates of hell and unleashed the legions of Satan upon the American people.

    These good people actually believe Junior has put the arsenic back in the water, given the go-ahead to spew massive CO2 emissions into the air, torn up our national forests, and raped the Alaskan wilderness. With all the fury that has been whipped up, I’m sure any minute we’ll also hear that Baby Face Bush recently held up a 7-11 in Denver, and now plans to release bubonic plague into the atmosphere over Ohio.

    Now, don’t get me wrong. There’s no doubt that this illegal squatter in the Oval Office is not to be trusted farther than you can throw Katherine Harris. But, please, let’s cut the crap and tell the truth: George W. Bush has done little more than CONTINUE the policies of the last eight years of the Clinton/Gore administration. As hard as that is for many to swallow, that is the truth — and the sooner you stop the scare campaign, the sooner we’ll be able to fight Bush in a way that will stop him for good.

    For eight long years, Clinton/Gore resisted all efforts and recommendations to reduce the carbon dioxide in the air and the arsenic in the water. Just last October, Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle and sixteen other Democrats successfully led the way to STOP any reduction of arsenic in the water. Why? Because Clinton and the Democrats were beholden to the very industries who had financed their campaigns — and who were responsible for high levels of arsenic in the water.]

    much more @ link..

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  • bg

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    Redwine #6 February 7, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    The Near Enemy

    [We have two sets of enemies. The far enemy is the politics of Islam.
    The near enemies are the dhimmi apologists, fueled by ignorance and
    multiculturalism and political correctness.]

    ==

  • PE

    “The Majority Leader said yesterday Republicans want to put “arsenic and mercury” into the nation’s water.”

    False. Only into his water.

  • SOB

    …meanwhile, Mount Mitt “Just Like Obama” Romney keeps getting bigger and bigger

    Mitt’s Solyndra? He handed out renewable energy subsidies, too
    Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0212/72498.html#ixzz1ljDdIadA

  • bg

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    oops re: #7 February 7, 2012 at 2:01 pm bg

    meant to address that re:

    Charlie #1 February 7, 2012 at 1:48 pm

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  • dba…vagabond trader

    Yeah sure crazy Harry, right along with flouride and birth control pill sludge. We conservatives hate clean water and air. /s

  • Rock

    Poor Harry, going through his remaining days shooting blanks from an antique, and trying to reclaim his glory days. Poor old fool is repulsive to both sides of the isle.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xaf9bg2v6o

  • JustSaying

    I think that I have really read enough about what Harry Reid and all the crazy, foolish comments he makes and is allowed to get away with…My comment is addressed to the Republicans….do we not have one MAN OR WOMAN that has been elected by the people that can speak up and confront this clown? What do we have in Washington, a bunch of “wimps”….this is gone beyond ridiculous….people don’t start speaking out and taking these comments down, then we deserve what will happen to this country….This guy has a screw loose..

  • bg
  • bigL

    we have heard this before. Please Perry come back and run. Lets give Lurch a run for the money.

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  • bg

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    bigL #16 February 7, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Perry is just as much a crony capitalist as is Romney & Obama..

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  • Peggy R

    And your party wants to kill babies. So, go to heck, Harry.

  • Shibumi

    These people are insane. Just freaking insane.

  • Redwine

    Thanks, bg (#7).
    Yes (your #15) – Rush’s rewrite of the Eastwood ad is exactly spot on.

  • d.k.

    He’s just upset because we’ve discovered that democrats like himself, want to destroy every vestige of production in this country, so that everyone not in the ruling class, can starve.

  • Patty

    Well, he was on the floor, Republicans heard him, now, it would be important that they speak out and stop the Left from accusing Republicans of throwing grandma off the cliff, filthy water and some of the most disingenuous and partisan hate and lies.

    stand up, Republican leaders stop allowing Obama and Reid continue to desecrate the Republican party.

  • hermie

    The only mercury we are in danger from are all those CFLs that we will be forced to buy thanks to Harry and the ‘green’ lobby/campaign contributors.

  • bg

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    SOB #10 February 7, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    thanks, hadn’t previously known about that, but here’s another eye
    opener
    .. well, aside from Pauls Soros connections and a few other
    beauts anyways.. dang, they’re all in cahoots one way or another..

    unfortunately it’s not FOR we the people,
    but they our supposed representatives..

    ladies & gentlemen, patriots & tea partiers..

    the yhit has hit the fan.. *sigh*

    ==

  • bg

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    Patty #23 February 7, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    new Socialists are the old Democrats

    old Democrats are the new Republicans

    old Republicans are the new Tea Party

    ==

  • Stuart

    Between putting arsenic and mercury into the water supply, throwing grannies in wheelchairs off of cliffs, forcing young girls to bear unwanted babies, taking money from sinister lobbyists, helping evil Jooz suppress those brave Arab freedom fighters, polluting beaches with oil and killing cute little polar bears with global warming: What can I say except the days are just so full.

  • donh

    When Ried starts talking like this I would stock up on bottled water…This Satanic cult of Obama is going down….and it will go down like the Reverand Jim Jones …. dragging as many demon possessed sinners as it can deep into the bowels of Hell.

  • bg

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    btw..

    when is comes to outrageous, that’s
    more or less typical for Harry Reid..

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  • bg

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    Stuart #27 February 7, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    R A C I S T ! !

    rotf 😆 mbo..

    ==

  • Granny

    #3 February 7, 2012 at 1:51 pm
    Rachelle commented:

    Sometimes he sounds like he has been drinking mercury. Like Pelosi, he seems to me to exhibit symptoms of senility or organic brain damage.
    __________

    The pair of the are certainly a couple of nutters. As far as the “people” of Harry’s district sending him back over and over, have you seen THIS?

    Tebow registers to vote in Minnesota

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    I kind of like the way the Poms conduct their assemblies. It’s possible to hear the loud and sometimes raucous disapproval when someone says something outrageous.

    To hear absolute silence when some idiot Democrat starts to spout BS is rather unsettling. It’s as if the Republicans lack spines…or something.

  • Finncrisp

    Harry, as the official spoksperson of the party of “dead babies”, Aka Demomarxist party, is one sorry individual. Guys like this give Mormons a bad name. He’s no family man, no white shirt and tie door to door man. Who is this guy?

  • karen

    They’ve already poisoned us with their fluoride lie, so what’s a little mercury and arsenic?

  • Mercury? As in those millions of used CFL light bulbs in landfills that are leaching into the water? Oh, that mercury, something the Democrats wanted.

  • WillofLa

    Typical for Socialists who continue to tell the ignorant public what they want them to believe, that only Republican’s will put poison’s into the water.

    Who was it who decided to put industrial waste floride into the water system? Who is it who controls the water systems in the country and have for decades? It’s not us who have bled the country dry of resources and has destroyed thousands of businesses and millions of jobs lost because of environmental regulations about water purity. It’s been Democrats who are doing the bidding of environmentalist special interest groups instead of the people.

    The only reason why the Socialists and Communists have monkeyed with the water is to make everyone dumb, and so dumb that we wouldn’t know what the liberals in the government were doing to us, and we’d be so dumb that we wouldn’t know what to do about it. Floride was the perfect choice because they could always say it was put into the water to prevent tooth decay. Really?

    Now that they have found out that industrial waste floride was causing bone degeneration and tooth embrittlement, and to try to quietly counter the deteriative affect on those kinds of chemicals in our water system, the government has ordered calsium to be put into everything that is either eaten or taken by mouth, or put into the mouth like tooth paste. Why else does anyone think all of a sudden we see calsium being put in everything? Why would there need to be calsium put or doubled up, tripled up in contents in packaged food products, drinking water, and everything conceivable taken into the body of a human being.

    Other than arsenic and mercury, there has always been arcenic and mercury in the water. The government even allows some quantity of arcenic and mercury in the water in certain amounts. It’s regulated by the government. So what the hell is Reid babbling about?

  • Valerie

    This is all about Harry Reid failing to get his own personal addition to an unrelated law passed, with no real discussion, and no controversy driving it. Most of the references to arsenic levels in water go back to 2001.

    According to the EPA website, the current EPA standard for arsenic in drinking water is 10ppb (ten parts per billion), that is, the Maximum Contaminant Level in parts per million (ppm) MCL = 0.010 ppm

    http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/arsenic/Basic-Information.cfm

    Areas with higher levels of arsenic have it because it is a naturally occurring mineral in deep rock formations. Pollutions from human activity, which is found in surfaces waters, is insignificant. The systems in the US that have detectable levels of arsenic usually show 2-8 ppb.

    http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/arsenic/pdfs/fs_arsenic_justthefactsforconsumers.pdf
    The standard was recently lowered from 50ppb.

    The site is out of date. The current standard was lowered by the Clinton administration from 50 to 10 in the last minutes of its administration, and the Bush administration had the rescinded, to some howling.

    http://www.aim.org/media-monitor/arsenic-levels-in-water-a-clinton-trap/

    It hasn’t been an issue since then, except that Harry Reid apparently decided to stick a reduction in the arsenic levels onto an unrelated bill, and it didn’t get passed.

    Nobody, but nobody, is asking to ADD arsenic to any US water supply. 50 ppb is half a part per million.

  • waicool

    the amount of mercury that will leach into our water supplies due to the enviro-wacko light bulb legislation will be mind numbing. give it 20 years and wait for the media and the socialist democrats to blame republicans. ha ha, what a joke. the democrats have no credibility with free thinking Americans. The socialist democrats can only draw strength from the misinformed masses. Sad thing is, the democrat party intentionally dumbs down its constituency to keep them under their tax sucking power. you’re getting sleepy, very sleepy…….

  • Redlite

    What an imibecile Doesn’t he know that Republican’s drink water too.
    These idiots on the left keep bringing out these red herring charges without anything to back up their claim.
    It is sad to watch this kind of thing from the party that has’nt produced a budget for 3 yrs.
    Why doesn’t NV vote this idiot out?

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  • bg

    ++

    this not a joke..

    [Are we scared yet? This guy thinks he is supposed to bring on the
    “end of days” and the only way to do that is to kill millions of people.
    Neither sanctions or the usual nuclear deterrence, known as MAD
    mutually assured destruction (you nuke us–we will nuke you) will
    never work with Ahmadinejad, because he is not after riches or
    territory—he’s on a mission from God.
    ]

    i believe it’s part of the elite plan.. the US gets hit, the Muslims fall in line
    behind the 12th Imams arrival.. who, lo and behold, becomes the ONE to
    lead the New World Order via the UN..

    “Today, the responsibility, which used to be laid at
    the door of God, is fastened on the shoulders of man.”

    ~ HADRAT MIRZA BASHIRUDDINMAHMUD AHMAD
    (Khalifatul Masih II)
    The Second Successor of the Promised Messiah

    ==

  • Just yours, Dingy lol

  • bg

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    Granny #31 February 7, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    they are not alone..

    Dead People Receive Ballots in NH Primary

    ==

  • No Man

    I’m independent.

    I want to put lead in democrats.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    …except that Harry Reid apparently decided to stick a reduction in the arsenic levels onto an unrelated bill, and it didn’t get passed.

    That needs to stop.

    Attaching unrelated things to bills in an attempt to get them passed, regardless of who does it, is BS. If these a-holes want to pass legislation, sell it on its own merits instead of trying to sneak it by.

    Personally, I’d prefer that the time spent in Washington by these Congresscritters be shortened drastically so that they can stop trying to criminalize everything in sight. They are, after all, lawmakers, and the more laws they make the more laws that we are in danger of running afoul of in our daily lives.

  • Joanne

    Fluoridated water has arsenic and mercury……and a whole lot more….including ofcourse, fluoride…..worse than lead.

  • Patty

    #26 February 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm
    bg commented:

    ++

    Patty #23 February 7, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    new Socialists are the old Democrats

    old Democrats are the new Republicans

    old Republicans are the new Tea Party

    ==
    liberal at 20 conservative at 40

  • Rock

    After listening a second time I think poor Harry is having a hard time remembering his talking points, even with his notes before him he got lost and blew his punch line, slip sliding away. Another mind lost to smoking that wacky weed, maybe?

  • SOB

    You know what, I knew I had seen this before!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4XhhTF7vRM

  • bg

    ++

    OT..

    The ‘case’ against Hezbollah

    [Following an inter-agency investigation said to have been conducted between January 2007 and early 2011, the US justice department claims to have uncovered “a massive, international scheme in which Lebanese financial institutions, including a bank and two exchange houses linked to Hezbollah, used the US financial system to launder narcotics trafficking and other criminal proceeds through West Africa and back into Lebanon.”]

    why does fast & furious come to mind.. *sigh*

    damn US for allowing Obama & his mentors to crap all over US..

    ==

  • Kicking it in over-drive………….there……….. dingy Harry…… Harry been drinking from the same silly- water-bucket that his side-kick Pelosi has…………..both dumbing-down on plain cazyness……….just sayin

  • bg

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    OT..

    February 6, 2012

    The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy

    [The seed is the first link in the food chain – and seed sovereignty is the foundation of food sovereignty. If farmers do not have their own seeds or access to open pollinated varieties that they can save, improve and exchange, they have no seed sovereignty – and consequently no food sovereignty.

    The deepening agrarian and food crisis has its roots in changes in the seed supply system, and the erosion of seed diversity and seed sovereignty.

    Seed sovereignty includes the farmer’s rights to save, breed and exchange seeds, to have access to diverse open source seeds which can be saved – and which are not patented, genetically modified, owned or controlled by emerging seed giants. It is based on reclaiming seeds and biodiversity as commons and public good.
    Farmer suicides spike in India

    The past twenty years have seen a very rapid erosion of seed diversity and seed sovereignty, and the concentration of the control over seeds by a very small number of giant corporations. In 1995, when the UN organised the Plant Genetic Resources Conference in Leipzig, it was reported that 75 per cent of all agricultural biodiversity had disappeared because of the introduction of “modern” varieties, which are always cultivated as monocultures. Since then, the erosion has accelerated.

    The introduction of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights Agreement of the World Trade Organisation has accelerated the spread of genetically engineered seeds – which can be patented – and for which royalties can be collected. Navdanya was started in response to the introduction of these patents on seeds in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade – a forerunner to the WTO – about which a Monsanto representative later stated: “In drafting these agreements, we were the patient, diagnostician [and] physician all in one.” Corporations defined a problem – and for them the problem was farmers saving seeds. They offered a solution, and the solution was to make it illegal for farmers to save seed – by introducing patents and intellectual property rights [PDF] on those very seeds. As a result, acreage under GM corn, soya, canola, cotton has increased dramatically.]

    S510

    Mansanto

    [Experts, scientists and advocates from around the world petitioned
    the U.S. Senate today in a concerted attempt to strip what they term
    a “stealth corporate giveaway” embedded in a foreign aid bill which is
    expected to hit the Senate floor soon. The “Global Food Security Act”
    (S.384), sponsored by Senators Casey (D-PA) and Lugar (R-IN), is
    intended to reform aid programs to focus on longer-term agricultural
    development, and restructure aid agencies to better respond to crises.
    While lauding the bill’s intentions, the petitioners object to a clause
    earmarking one agricultural technology (genetically modified – GM crops)
    for potentially billions of dollars in federal funding. $7.7 billion in U.S.
    funds are associated with the bill and no other farming methods or
    technologies are mentioned.

    Monsanto has lobbied more than any other interest in support of this
    bill. The company is one of two or three dominant corporations in the
    increasingly concentrated biotechnology industry likely to benefit from
    the new research funding stream as well as from future profits from
    their patented products (both seeds and pesticides).
    ]

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  • Neo

    I guess that would be a boost for his business as a funeral director

  • luckyone

    Can we please get the mercury out of our lightbulbs?

  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    #14 February 7, 2012 at 2:11 pm
    JustSaying commented:

    My comment is addressed to the Republicans….do we not have one MAN OR WOMAN that has been elected by the people that can speak up and confront this clown?

    ——————-

    No we don’t… If anybody DID speak up, they wouldn’t get any of those golden insider trading tips which are all the rage in both the House and Senate and which have made all the lifers multi-millionaires.

  • Jim W

    It is amazing and sad that dishonest dopes like Harry know they can say these things without a challange from he MSM or GOP.

  • Valerie

    #51 February 7, 2012 at 5:26 pm
    bg commented:

    Monsanto is a publicly traded company, and it can well afford to pay for its own research.

  • mamabear

    Ok… coming from the guy who is mandating lead and mercury in our lightbulbs…

  • bg

    ++

    OT..

    February 7, 2012

    Why the GOP will lose another Presidential Election

    [The GOP will lose this Presidential election for all the above reasons
    and because they will continue to make bad choices with the Vice-
    President nomination. I am already hearing rumors that Mitt Romney
    has spoken with Meg Whitman for this position, who, regardless of
    the amount of money poured into her California Governor’s race, lost
    decisively.

    When is the GOP going to wake up to the fact that there are just
    some candidates that can never win no matter how much money
    they have? For that matter, when are both Party’s going to realize
    this? Money does not mean success in politics today. It may have
    been true in the past, but the electorate is awake, educated, and
    uninterested in the overused re-runs.

    No matter what Party the people belong to, they are not willing
    to stand idly or silently by while the powers that be decide what
    candidate is best for them. Nor are they willing to stand by while
    the Party foists candidates upon them that have instituted policies
    not consistent with our values, heritage, and traditions. No more
    taking away the precious freedoms from our hands and giving them
    to greedy politicians who think they are above the natural law or
    “We The People”.

    The GOP will go down faster than the Olympic
    Schuss if they don’t wake up and wise up!]

    ==

  • Militant Conservative

    Reid is speaking the truth but playing with facts.

    Yes Republicans are voting for MORE toxins in

    Your water. Because the democrats want the restriction

    Down to a miniscule PPM (parts per million).

    The parenthesis was for democrat dumbass voters

    All the rest knew what PPM meant.

    There you have it democrat lies at it’s simplest.

    Powder is dry

  • bg

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    Valerie #56 February 7, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    don’t believe that was the point.. 😉

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  • steven

    EMBARRASSING! this man represents a state in America? who voted for this worm?

  • AuntieMadder

    Yes, but only in Reid’s bottle of water.

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  • midusdew

    Peid, go ahead drink the water…

    Why won’t you drink water. Hmm must be something you and the FDA did.

  • ArmedNDangerous

    What a buffoon. Mercury isn’t even a carcinogen. It’s a neurotoxin. You’d think if he was going to make things up, the claims could at least be scientifically valid.

  • Chris in N.Va.

    Ol’ Crazy Uncle Harry has been watching too much “Arsenic And Old Lace” and is now vicariously living it out.

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