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Bono, Olivia Wilde and Richard Branson join Matt Damon's "toilet strike"
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Posted on 05/22/2013 9:40:10 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Bono, Olivia Wilde and Richard Branson join Matt Damon's "toilet strike"

What is the latest celebrity accessory trend? Diapers.

In a humorous, but fact-filled PSA, Olivia Wilde, Bono and Richard Branson announce they are joining Matt Damon's toilet strike to raise awareness about the global water crisis.

In the definition of promises they can't keep (but it's the sentiment that counts), the three celebs pledge, "We won't go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation."

"I remember when Matt first brought up the idea, it was at a meeting of the illuminati," Bono says.

"Bono was so mad," Wilde chimes in. "Oy! Damon! Who let you into our secret illuminati meeting?"

Play Video Extra: Gayle King talks World Water Day

But joking aside, the trio draws attention to just how serious the water situation is by presenting some disturbing statistics:

"780 million people, that's one in nine, lacks access to safe water," Bono says.

Which is why Damon co-founded Water.org -- in collaboration with Gary White -- in an effort to help come up with solutions to the water crisis so that all people have access to safe water and sanitation.

Thus far, the organization has helped more than 1 million people living in Africa, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. And it's Damon's passion and success that drew Wilde to the movement (or lack of movement, if you catch my drift).

"I want to support creative organizations that truly impact the lives of those in need, particularly those living in extreme poverty," Wilde said in a statement. "Water.org makes a real difference around the world, and in Haiti, a country that I care deeply about."

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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: babies; damon; diaperboy; diapers; fetish; franken; hollyweird; moonbats; weirdos
The jokes are endless..........
1 posted on 05/22/2013 9:40:10 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Can call them The Wild-Smelling Bunch.


2 posted on 05/22/2013 9:43:36 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (President Obma; The Slumlord of the Rentseekers)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why don’t they just empty their swimming pools and hot tubs?


3 posted on 05/22/2013 9:49:22 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Sub-Driver

i heard reports bono gave bathrooms up a long time ago.


4 posted on 05/22/2013 9:49:47 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Sub-Driver
In the definition of promises they can't keep (but it's the sentiment that counts), the three celebs pledge, "We won't go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation."

CBS News misspelled "defecation".

5 posted on 05/22/2013 9:51:59 AM PDT by Alex Murphy
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To: Sub-Driver

They have no idea why people there are so poor. Their “solutions” will make then poorer.


6 posted on 05/22/2013 9:54:33 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Sub-Driver
The jokes are endless..........

Bono will be removing the number 2 from his band's name.



Number 2. Get it? Maybe the jokes aren't endless.
7 posted on 05/22/2013 9:55:40 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: DManA
They have no idea why people there are so poor. Their “solutions” will make then poorer.

Exactly.

"I want to support creative organizations that truly impact the lives of those in need, particularly those living in extreme poverty," Wilde said in a statement.

Wilde should support capitalists if she wants to help those in poverty.

8 posted on 05/22/2013 9:57:38 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: needmorePaine

All the creative solutions involve dumping a ton of cash on these countries, 99% of which ends up in Swiss banks.


9 posted on 05/22/2013 10:03:27 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Sub-Driver

They’re all full of s#!t........


10 posted on 05/22/2013 10:06:33 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well matt, bono, and the rest of you elites stop hogging energy and resources at anywhere from 100 to 1000 fold what most US citizens use, only then can we talk. Ask these hypocrats how much material is in their home, how many hours and miles do they fly annually. Do they have private planes that hog energy to fly a few elites to far away places. Perhaps these phony pigs can live in a 900 sq foot apartment, and stay in one place for a few years. No flying, no driving, no exotic food. Live like the rest of us then you can rid yourselves of all that built up bodily waste.


11 posted on 05/22/2013 10:07:40 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I already thought Damon was full of sh*t, apparently his capacity is endless.


12 posted on 05/22/2013 10:07:47 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Do you ever find yourself wishing idiots would
keep their mouths closed so you wouldn't have
to know how really really really stupid they are?

I have an overuse of the word really permit.

13 posted on 05/22/2013 10:12:23 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: needmorePaine

Wouldn’t work. He is number two.


14 posted on 05/22/2013 10:13:25 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Silly fools.


15 posted on 05/22/2013 10:17:51 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Secret Agent Man

does a bono poop in the woods?


16 posted on 05/22/2013 10:24:04 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"We won't go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation."

Well, this can only blow up in their face.

17 posted on 05/22/2013 10:26:44 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Insipid elite-speak nonsense. If you are so concerned about the water crisis, get your behind in economy class to central Africa and go help dig a well, use your Hollywood millions to buy some pipes and sanitation equipment, educate the locals about conservation, and stop blabbering about soiling yourself.


18 posted on 05/22/2013 10:29:39 AM PDT by Ironfocus
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To: Sub-Driver
"780 million people, that's one in nine, lacks access to safe water," Bono says.

That fraction is probably the lowest in human history. If that's a "water crisis," well then crisis on.

19 posted on 05/22/2013 10:32:25 AM PDT by untenured
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To: Sub-Driver

Of course....they will add more to the pollution problem with more adult diapers in the landfills

There protests would work better if they just take a leak behind a tree instead of peeing in the toilet


20 posted on 05/22/2013 10:43:31 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Sub-Driver; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
the three celebs pledge, "We won't go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation."

What a pantload.


21 posted on 05/22/2013 10:47:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sub-Driver
I have always said these nuts won't rest until WE are all peeing in holes outside somewhere.

Ofcourse, they'll all still have bathrooms with 22 karat gold fixtures.

22 posted on 05/22/2013 10:48:48 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Neoliberalnot
Well matt, bono, and the rest of you elites stop hogging energy and resources at anywhere from 100 to 1000 fold what most US citizens use,

Bono's own version of a mobile Mecca must have quite a carbon footprint.

23 posted on 05/22/2013 10:50:56 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Secret Agent Man; Revolting cat!
i heard reports bono gave bathrooms up a long time ago.

No $#!t???

24 posted on 05/22/2013 10:52:17 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sub-Driver
If they would be so kind as to invite me over to their house I will be happy to participate in a "toilet strike" right on their dining room table.

As far as my home goes, I'll continue to flush.

25 posted on 05/22/2013 10:54:36 AM PDT by lwd
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To: Sub-Driver

In their honor I will flush my toilet an additional 10 times.


26 posted on 05/22/2013 10:57:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

The best solution to the age old problem of lack of water, food and shelter especially in desert Africa is the one proclaimed by Sam Kinison......moving trucks


27 posted on 05/22/2013 10:59:58 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: Cyman

If you drill a well, their government finds a way to destroy it. It’s too empowering


28 posted on 05/22/2013 11:02:35 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Toilets were invented for sanitary health reasons. Now we’re going backward.


29 posted on 05/22/2013 11:19:54 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Sub-Driver

They could just pee on the sidewalk. That would be cool. /s


30 posted on 05/22/2013 11:21:14 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Sub-Driver

If its yellow, let it mellow...if its brown, flush it down.


31 posted on 05/22/2013 11:31:49 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: dfwgator

Which reminds me, I have some business to attend to and I’ll be back in a few.........

Loons.......


32 posted on 05/22/2013 12:19:57 PM PDT by Sub-Driver (Proud member of the Republican wing of the Republican Party)
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To: a fool in paradise

The elites are an aggravating and stupid lot to think the average citizen would buy into their drivel. Entertainers are without doubt the most useless and overpaid lot of resource pigs on the planet. Get rid of them all and read a good book.


33 posted on 05/23/2013 6:14:22 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Sub-Driver

People are poor and without water because of their poor leadership.


34 posted on 05/24/2013 11:13:12 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So these 780 million people will now have four toilets to drink out of instead of just one?? Way to go, Matt. That will certainly speed up the lines.


35 posted on 05/24/2013 11:21:12 AM PDT by Bob
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To: DManA
Foreign aid:

Taking money from poor people in rich countries...

to give it to rich people in poor countries.

36 posted on 05/24/2013 12:07:07 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (asdfgh)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

bunch of fakers


37 posted on 05/24/2013 12:07:28 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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