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March 30, 2009


City of Outlaws:

The quest for squeaky-clean dishes has turned some law-abiding people in Spokane into dishwater-detergent smugglers. They are bringing Cascade or Electrasol in from out of state because the eco-friendly varieties required under Washington state law don't work as well.

(Thanks to Cynthia)


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Yeah, but if the margerita mix isn't Kosher then observant jews are still out of luck.

Oops... wrong thread. It's Monday, and there were a few non-Kosher margeritas had over the weekend.

Next: the War on Soap Scum gets a bailout.

But, note... the Suds Smugglers WBAGNFARB

First toilets, now soap, next black cars for CA. Prohibition just did not work. We will start to see a rise of dish detergent cartels and cross border violence. Psst, wanna buy a dime bag of Electrosol.

And I bet those scofflaws use old high-flow toilets, too!

So the smugglers made a clean getaway?

So in order to to help the planet and clean up the water the residents are using MORE water to get their dishes clean with bad soap. The 'outlaws' are using more gas which means more emissions to drive to Idaho to get good dishwasher detergent. This really makes no sense. Of course I have no idea how far Idaho is. I do know they make great potatoes.

Where is Eliot Ness when you need him? Or Robert Stack?

"It's scum like you that are tearing this city down, sink by sink."

A properly constructed septic system will bind phosphates in the soil; it's the sewage treatment plants that can't handle it. If everyone shit in the woods and used leaves for dishes, we wouldn't have this problem.

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