Skip to comments.At Detroit Water Rally, Congressman Conyers Tells Water Department To "Keep Your Paws Off The Water"
Posted on 07/19/2014 4:11:52 PM PDT by absentee
The bankrupt city of Detroit has a water problem. The city is trying to collect over $90 million dollars in unpaid water bills. As part of that effort, thousands of residents have had their service cut off. On Friday, in conjunction with the Netroots Nation conference, a rally and march were held to protest the service interruptions and demand the water be turned back on regardless of any money owed. Congressman John Conyers spoke to the crowd at the march, demanding that corporations pay up what they owe so that residents who owe can have their bills covered.
"We're gonna fight like the devil to make sure that nobody's water is cut off. Nobody's. So it's in that spirit that we want to thank SEIU and the unions, and everybody that's working with them. We're all in this together.
And our message to the head of the sewage, the water and sewage department: keep your paws off the water! Leave it on. We need more water, not less water. And by the way, while you're at it. Why don't you get these corporations and banks to pay up the hundreds of thousands of dollars they owe?"
It was not immediately clear how water would be provided to the city if the Water Department took their "paws" off the process.
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I want my water to be free. Who do I talk to? Oh, and my electricity and gas too please.
How much money did they raise to pay the bills? Or did they just pose in front of the cameras?
Is he ready to pay the bill? Maybe put it on his EBT card.
If you want water faster, you have to pay for it.
Where this all got off track is the city not doing a disconnect after 30 days delinquency.
90 million my A$$.
Is his wife out of”Stir”yet?When is he going in??????????
They actually believe water in the country is free because we don’t pay water bills.
The concept that I stop getting water if I don’t pay my electric bill just confuses the hell out of them.
Heck, why should anyone pay for water, or their mortgages, or food, or doctor bills, or phone bills, or electricity, or gas.
Lets all have free stuff. Now, who is going to do all the work for free so that we have all these things for free.
Any hands? Nope
You don’t have oxen attached to a water wheel?
problem is there's no sewer shut off
`In the morning I go gunning, for the man who stole my water.’ Steely Dildo
Conyers is a Bozo. In fact, all of his ilk: Sheela Lee, Pelosi, the one driving Miss Lerner, Rangel, all of them—they’re always getting in-and-out of a clown car called the Democratic party. All clowns.
Would be nice if Conyers and his fellow Comrades would keep their paws off my wallet.
I keep a hole in the ice clear during the winter just in case I have pipes freeze and I need to flush toilets.
Isn’t he the one who didn’t get enough sigantures to get on the primary ballot?
Has he found a court to order the state to put him on?
Once again, Atlas Shrugged has proven to be a prophetic novel.
Whitey gotta pay our water reparations!!! He owes us water from the slave days when we wuz chopping cotton and he never gave us a drink!!
free water for everyone!
What happens if they simply abolish the water department?
water, sewage, trash pickup and electricity are all on the same bill here
don’t try to not pay it
What’s the old jackass racist waiting for ? Grab your buckets, kids, and follow him out to the Detroit River. THAT water is free, take as much as you can carry !
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