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Posted on Dec 3, 2009

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By Brian - Oracle DBA Training, April 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm Link to this comment
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I think water also represents war, for the fact that everyone is going to be at war for water. It’s already happening with Egypt over the Nile. There is also a few US states fighting over rivers. That or Water is representing peace because it’s calm, but you also have to remember that calm waters can turn into vicious rivers.

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By shapewear, December 3, 2010 at 11:50 am Link to this comment
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The fascist oligarchs have a monopoly on the vending
machines & the contents of the product.

They already control all aspects of our food supply, &,
not to leave any opportunity for profit & control
untapped, are currently gobbling up water supplies.

Milton Friedman,CHICAGO SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, is smiling
up from hell at how well his disaster/crisis capitalism

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By vjkatt, November 25, 2010 at 1:33 pm Link to this comment
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well, i think that the vending machine represents the economic purpose of war, and the fountain represents the social purpose of peace.

it’s something like “war is good for some, peace is good for us all”

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By LordoftheTrees, November 9, 2010 at 4:29 am Link to this comment
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how does fluoridated water represent peace?

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By Black, November 8, 2010 at 8:34 pm Link to this comment
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I feel this is a slightly simplistic interpretation.  All political cartoons are, but this one especially hits home.  I’m not a Pepsi employee, but this corporation probably does just as much good as harm.  Besides, do you really believe all the water companies are just out to help their fellow man?

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By NYCartist, December 9, 2009 at 8:09 am Link to this comment

good on many levels.

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By liecatcher, December 5, 2009 at 11:10 pm Link to this comment

The fascist oligarchs have a monopoly on the vending
machines & the contents of the product.

They already control all aspects of our food supply, &,
not to leave any opportunity for profit & control
untapped, are currently gobbling up water supplies.

Milton Friedman,CHICAGO SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, is smiling
up from hell at how well his disaster/crisis capitalism
is working.

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By water, December 4, 2009 at 11:20 pm Link to this comment
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water from those fountains always tastes like shit

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By Makro, December 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm Link to this comment
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War; it just tastes so much sweeter!

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By phasor, December 4, 2009 at 8:00 am Link to this comment

Excellent. It’s a quintessentially American view. Does that soda machine also dispense cigarettes, alcohol, sex, economic prosperity?

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By WykydRed, December 4, 2009 at 1:00 am Link to this comment

Good juxtaposition, MP. However, big kudos to Mr. Fish for this very quietly brilliant simile. Always on top, Mr. Fish.

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By mp, December 3, 2009 at 8:27 pm Link to this comment
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Would have been more on target if the “peace” fixture were a urinal.

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By EJH, December 3, 2009 at 6:53 pm Link to this comment

Mr. Fish is a treasure.  How does he come up with such
brilliance every week? http://theunpeople.blogspot.com/

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