Tennessee Mayor Offers A Drink To Atlanta
You may remember the recent water grabbing intentions of drought-stricken, development-drunk Georgia. See: "Georgia Considers Redrawing State Boundary To Get Access To Tennessee River." The Mayor of Chattanooga Tennessee, whose goods are coveted by neighboring Atlanta, has sponsored a resolution designed to satisfy drought parched throats:
WHEREAS, it is deemed better to light a candle than curse the darkness, and better to offer a cool, wet kiss of friendship rather than face a hot and angry legislator gone mad from thirst, and
Whereas, it is feared that if today they come for our river, tomorrow they might come for our Jack Daniels or George Dickel,
NOW THEREFORE, In the interest of brotherly love, peace, friendship, mutual prosperity, citywide self promotion, political grandstanding and all that
I Ron Littlefield, Mayor of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee,
Do hereby Proclaim that Wednesday, February 27, 2008 shall be known as
"Give Our Georgia Friends a Drink Day"
Via::The Chattanoogan, "Chattanooga Sending Truck Load Of Water To Atlanta
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