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The '''George Bush Sewage Plant Initiative''' is an effort in San Francisco to collect enough signatures to put a measure on the city-wide San Francisco ballot in November to re-name a local sewage plant after George Bush. The group supporting the initiative is called the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco.
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The '''George Bush Sewage Plant Initiative''' will appear on the November 4, 2008 citywide San Francisco ballot.  More than 11,000 petition signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the fall ballot.<ref>[http://www.politickerca.com/jeffmitchell/1525/mission-accomplished-bush-sewer-plant-measure-qualifies-sf-ballot-november ''Mission accomplished: Bush sewer plant measure qualifies for SF ballot in November'', July 18, 2008]</ref>,<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/19/us/19brfs-002.html?ref=us ''New York Times'', "California: Name change on ballot", July 19, 2008]</ref>
  
If the measure passes, it would rename the city’s Oceanside Treatment Plant as the George W. Bush Sewage Plant.
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If it passes, it will re-name the city's Oceanside Treatment Plant as the George W. Bush Sewage Plant. The group supporting the initiative is called the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco.
  
 
John Rinaldi, a co-sponsor of the petition who ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco mayor in 2007 using his nickname, "Chicken John", said the initiative would turn "every toilet in San Francisco into basically a shrine for George W. Bush and all his great achievements in his eight years as our commander in chief."
 
John Rinaldi, a co-sponsor of the petition who ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco mayor in 2007 using his nickname, "Chicken John", said the initiative would turn "every toilet in San Francisco into basically a shrine for George W. Bush and all his great achievements in his eight years as our commander in chief."
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* [http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,372303,00.html Movement to Rename Sewage Plant After Bush Gains Steam in San Francisco]
 
* [http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,372303,00.html Movement to Rename Sewage Plant After Bush Gains Steam in San Francisco]
 
* [http://worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=68025 Sewage plant 'honor' doesn't deserve answer]
 
* [http://worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=68025 Sewage plant 'honor' doesn't deserve answer]
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Revision as of 06:26, 23 July 2008

The George Bush Sewage Plant Initiative will appear on the November 4, 2008 citywide San Francisco ballot. More than 11,000 petition signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the fall ballot.[1],[2]

If it passes, it will re-name the city's Oceanside Treatment Plant as the George W. Bush Sewage Plant. The group supporting the initiative is called the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco.

John Rinaldi, a co-sponsor of the petition who ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco mayor in 2007 using his nickname, "Chicken John", said the initiative would turn "every toilet in San Francisco into basically a shrine for George W. Bush and all his great achievements in his eight years as our commander in chief."

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References

  1. Mission accomplished: Bush sewer plant measure qualifies for SF ballot in November, July 18, 2008
  2. New York Times, "California: Name change on ballot", July 19, 2008