Verbally Flimzy

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Some questions to ask yourself before voting for or against fluoride next week

Posted on October 31, 2012

This is a letter I sent to a number of my personal friends, employing them to consider how they will vote on the fluoride issue in Wichita next week. As you probably know, I work in spam prevention, so I am very sensitive to sending bulk e-mails. I debated whether to send this one, but ultimately I decided it was a necessary evil.

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The Fluoride Debate

Posted on July 26, 2012

I was recently asked by a doctor friend of mine to sign a petition in support of adding fluoride to the water supply in Wichita, Kansas, where I live. Having been vaguely aware of a controversy surrounding the practice of water fluoridation, I informed my friend I would have to research the issue before I would be willing to sign such a petition.

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