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San Francisco Mulls Goldfish Ban
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/ ^ | June 16, 2011 | Sajid Farooq

Posted on 06/16/2011 4:42:34 AM PDT by Biggirl

First kittens, then puppies and hamsters and now goldfish?

San Francisco's Animal Control and Welfare Commission is recommending that the City ban the sale of goldfish, tropical fish and guppies in its borders, according to Matier and Ross.

The recommendation to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is part of the commission's ongoing efforts to discourage "impulse buys" of animals.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcbayarea.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: ca; goldfish; pets
Amazing what takes place at the city by the bay.
1 posted on 06/16/2011 4:42:37 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

Please: NO profanity

So it looks like I can’t comment on this story, because I can’t think of any other words.


2 posted on 06/16/2011 4:46:44 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Biggirl

Ah, those liberals. When they have unchecked power, they sure are a fun-loving, live-and-let-live kind of bunch, aren’t they?


3 posted on 06/16/2011 4:48:16 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: samtheman

Is it profane to call these people nuts?


4 posted on 06/16/2011 4:49:16 AM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Future Snake Eater

You can still be an illegal immigrant.


5 posted on 06/16/2011 4:50:43 AM PDT by Thebaddog (Shakey Jake said, " The hippies will never survive!")
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To: yup2394871293

They are unbelievable, aren’t they?

I think they would like to see everyone inside a big prison... with themselves being the wardens, of course.

Calling everyone out into the yard each morning to give long lectures on global warming and whatever cause de jure.

Ah, they love the smell of re-education in the morning... it smells like... VICTORY!


6 posted on 06/16/2011 4:53:16 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: yup2394871293

Sorry Johnny with two daddies no goldfish for you! You just don’t know what’s good for you. No happy meal either.


7 posted on 06/16/2011 4:53:41 AM PDT by databoss
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To: Biggirl

That’s what they get for circumcising all those poor goldfish ...


8 posted on 06/16/2011 4:53:51 AM PDT by Babalu ("Tracer rounds work both ways ...")
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To: Biggirl

Geez, I thought this was from The Onion.


9 posted on 06/16/2011 4:57:59 AM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: Biggirl

Heck!

Next they won’t let us circumcise our goldfish!!!

This has to stop!


10 posted on 06/16/2011 4:59:08 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: Biggirl

“Everything not forbidden is compulsory” This should be San Francisco’s motto.


11 posted on 06/16/2011 5:00:00 AM PDT by MCF
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To: Biggirl

It certainly is, though SF’s illness is spreading like wildfire.

So let’s see...they’ve banned smoking and Happy Meals, and they’re trying to ban circumcision and goldfish.

I know there’s a joke in there somewhere, but I just can’t put it together. Maybe some other FReeper can come up with a real knee-slapper (is knee-slapping still allowed in SF?)

Regards,


12 posted on 06/16/2011 5:02:38 AM PDT by VermiciousKnid (Sic narro nos totus!)
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To: Daisyjane69

“Geez, I thought this was from The Onion.”
________________________________________

Surely this IS a joke...right?
I know the land of nuts and fruits continues to sink into depravity and stupidity, but really.

Someone call Michael Savage.


13 posted on 06/16/2011 5:08:31 AM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: VermiciousKnid

The mindset of these liberals is one, where you cannot use irony, sarcasm, or parody to describe what they are doing.

All you end up doing is giving them ideas.


14 posted on 06/16/2011 5:20:59 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Biggirl
Who in their right mind could possibly be offended by their delicious sharp cheddar flavor?
15 posted on 06/16/2011 5:21:56 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

The goldfish, in their right mind, might object to the idea of being a nice and light snack.


16 posted on 06/16/2011 5:31:19 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Biggirl

There is some irony here. The people who are most supportive of top down control of every aspect of other people’s lives are the same people who reject rules as not applying to them. So they probably will continue to have all kinds of pets, even while trying to deny others the joys of pet ownership.

While those idiots are trying to ban the sale of pet fish, I wonder if they ever considered what the effect on fish would be from having to ride in a plastic bag for a prolonged period, while the owner fights traffic for hours to bring their new pet(s) home from one of the surrounding towns?


17 posted on 06/16/2011 6:13:49 AM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Biggirl

“Can I have a goldfish?”
“No”
“Can I have a pit bull?”
“Sure”


18 posted on 06/16/2011 6:15:24 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: databoss

‘sorry Johnny with two daddies no goldfish for you! You just don’t know what’s good for you. No happy meal either.’

Isn’t that about the truth? Liberals won’t be happy until they make ALL the decisions as to other people’s choices.


19 posted on 06/16/2011 6:18:22 AM PDT by Dudoight
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To: Biggirl

Bet they can still buy gerbils.


20 posted on 06/16/2011 6:38:01 AM PDT by alicewonders
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To: Biggirl

Those San Francisco liberals should ban breathing.


21 posted on 06/16/2011 6:50:39 AM PDT by eaglestar
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They’re worried about “impulse buying” of fish. I wonder if they’ll pass a law to prevent “impulse” abortions? Oh, that’s right...fish are more important.


22 posted on 06/16/2011 7:50:06 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Biggirl

23 posted on 06/16/2011 7:52:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Biggirl

It’s all about priorities.


24 posted on 06/16/2011 10:34:31 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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