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Environmental director who warned against flushing shoes departs
Watchdog.org ^ | July 18th, 2014 | Chris Butler

Posted on 07/19/2014 6:39:35 PM PDT by thatdewd

NASHVILLE — Sandra Dudley has moved on, free to worry about other toilets in other places.

Dudley, you’ll remember, is the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official who warned employees against flushing shoes down work toilets.

TDEC officials are adamant the results of a recent employee engagement survey had nothing to do with Dudley’s departure.

Dudley’s replacement — for a job that generally requires a professional engineer — has a background in journalism... [Snip]...

(Excerpt) Read more at m.watchdog.org ...


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KEYWORDS: dudley; martineau; mehgreblian; tdec
...the most technical and complicated Division in the Department and he appoints a member of his inner circle with a degree in Journalism?...can we have a collective WTF???...what is he trying to hide from the rest of the world?...
1 posted on 07/19/2014 6:39:35 PM PDT by thatdewd
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To: thatdewd

flushing shoes.... pooping in hallways...

ah leftists.... will wonders never cease


2 posted on 07/19/2014 6:42:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: thatdewd
Benton received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the
University of Missouri-Columbia in 1996.


Isn't this like Obama rotating people through positions to give them a future resume enhancement
for their dedication to the Marxist theology? This is a joke.

She must be putting out..

3 posted on 07/19/2014 6:47:10 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: thatdewd; Slings and Arrows
Probably somebody working on an NEA arts grant.


4 posted on 07/19/2014 6:51:18 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: a fool in paradise

We have this problem where I work. These signs were put up and the company was promptly sued. The signs came down.


5 posted on 07/19/2014 6:53:18 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: thatdewd; Daffynition; GeronL
"It's a rilly big shoe."


6 posted on 07/19/2014 6:55:28 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: thatdewd
shoes?

7 posted on 07/19/2014 6:55:39 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: thatdewd
.. flushing shoes down work toilets ..

Is this a common problem?

8 posted on 07/19/2014 7:05:17 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: thatdewd

Shows just how much they value their employees. Promote an obviously unqualified person who knows squat about the sewer system let alone the complexity of waste water treatment processes.

Does the mayor not understand that violations of their discharge permit can lead to his arrest ? As much as I hate to say this, things like this could cause an employees to commit sabotage just to get even. At minimum it just demoralizes staff.


9 posted on 07/19/2014 7:05:50 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
We have this problem where I work.

You have the problem of people flushing their shoes down the toilet where you work?

10 posted on 07/19/2014 7:06:55 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of course I didn't read the article. After all, this is Free Republic.)
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To: sockmonkey; ButThreeLeftsDo

In many Asian countries and elsewhere they just squat over the hole in the floor. I’m guessing some times they lose a shoe in the mess.

Which clogs the toilets, forcing them to crap in the hallways.

Just another reason to secure the borders.


11 posted on 07/19/2014 7:11:02 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: sockmonkey

Check the post I was responding to.


12 posted on 07/19/2014 7:13:22 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: sockmonkey
She probably had to put out a statement like that to employees so that she would be able to fire the employees they caught doing this.

In Spokane, the Sheriff fired a deputy for having sex on duty. That deputy was reinstated by an arbitrator, despite lying during the investigation and now being useless as a deputy. The Sheriff had to have everybody in the department sign a notice acknowledging that they could be fired for having sex on duty.

In government work you get lectures, notices, training, etc. on an astounding array of subjects that makes you roll your eyes. For example, don't drive your government vehicle to a strip club and get so drunk you get one of the strippers to drive you home. When you wake up the next morning don't report your government car stolen just because you were so drunk you didn't remember telling the stripper to drive the government car to her house. No, that guy didn't get fired.

13 posted on 07/19/2014 7:20:41 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: thatdewd

In my profession I retired from I retrieved many odd items from commodes. I can’t remember if a shoe was on the list LOL. Seriously I worked maintenance in nursing homes and the residence {who were not of sound mind} would throw things in them. Rolls of TP was the most common. A shoe? Unless it’s a small kids shoe it won’t flush in any USA commodes not even commercial ones.


14 posted on 07/19/2014 7:23:19 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: thatdewd
"Dudley has a Ph.D. in Engineering, a Masters of Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University

If the engineer don't work, try the journalist....
15 posted on 07/19/2014 7:29:43 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ----> Fredo smart)
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To: thatdewd

I’ve seen this before.....Commode Crocs. They grab you while you’re sitting on the toilet. Sometimes, all that’s left is a shoe. They need to do a roll call of employees. I’ll guarantee that one is missing.

“Johnson? Johnson? Oh no! She’s the only one who can fix the copier!”

They like to grab the skinny people because they’re easier to drag through the pipes. That’s why you’ll find that it’s skinny people who are crapping in the hallway. They know “Don’t get caught on the pot”.


16 posted on 07/19/2014 7:37:06 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: thatdewd
...the most technical and complicated Division in the Department and he appoints a member of his inner circle with a degree in Journalism?...can we have a collective WTF???...what is he trying to hide from the rest of the world?...

Maybe it's a question of genetics.

17 posted on 07/19/2014 7:39:23 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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FReepers! Let's go!
Every donation counts!



18 posted on 07/19/2014 7:55:54 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: blueunicorn6

Aye.....you all know me. You know I can catch this Commode Croc for you. Remember how I caught old “Ass-Biting Annie” up in Boston? I can catch this one, too.
But I’m going to need a few things. Get me a Swiffer mop, a thermos and a catcher’s mitt. And a Snickers bar. I missed lunch.
I’m also going to need some help. I’ll take the dog catcher and that little s**t in the grade school who keeps putting firecrackers in the toilet. That’s what draws them Crocs to an area.
Now, stay away from the toilets in this building while I’m after this Croc. If you need to go, well, poop out the window. Don’t worry about the people walking on the sidewalk below. This is a government building and people are used to you crapping on them.


19 posted on 07/19/2014 8:03:08 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: cva66snipe
A shoe? Unless it’s a small kids shoe it won’t flush in any USA commodes not even commercial ones.

I once knew an inmate (I worked for the Dept of Correction) who flushed an entire mattress down the toilet. Probably comes from having too much time on your hands.

20 posted on 07/19/2014 8:03:29 PM PDT by lafroste (matthewharbert.wix.com/matthew-harbert)
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To: blueunicorn6

ROFLMAO! Are you making that up, or is that from a movie?


21 posted on 07/19/2014 8:08:51 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

That is a scene from a trilogy of movies I made called LORD OF THE RINGS AROUND THE TOILET BOWL.


22 posted on 07/19/2014 8:29:01 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: lafroste
I once knew an inmate (I worked for the Dept of Correction) who flushed an entire mattress down the toilet. Probably comes from having too much time on your hands.

How did he cut it up? LOL. A long time ago I worked maintenance in a high school for a few weeks. Several times a week a Skoal can lid got flushed. They were hard to snake because they would simply flip over not allowing the auger to catch them.

In the nursing home the next worse thing was a patient who put paper towels in their sink and left the water running. That would flood at least two rooms for several floor below. One patient was right over the electrical switchboard and did it twice. I went in and cut the water off to the sink. There was a 2000 amp distribution system right below.

23 posted on 07/19/2014 8:39:00 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: blueunicorn6

Commode Crocs

I have a pair of Crocs! They’re as big as boats.
There’s no way they would flush.


24 posted on 07/19/2014 8:46:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: GeronL

Probably socks and undies are okay though. WHAT! And we pay these peoples salaries? Good to know your tax dollars are being wisely spent.


25 posted on 07/19/2014 8:55:00 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: blueunicorn6
Finally. A logical explanation!


26 posted on 07/19/2014 9:12:30 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: GeronL
"...flushing shoes..."

Ah...I sense projection here...the constant companion of liberals everywhere.

27 posted on 07/19/2014 9:15:37 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: blueunicorn6

Hahahaha...that post made me nearly choke on food!

Good one...


28 posted on 07/19/2014 9:16:45 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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