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Judge: Poor Have No Fundamental Right to Water

Earlier this year the Detroit Water and Sewage Department (DWSD) began shutting off the water to thousands of residents who wouldn’t pay their bills in an effort to get more people to pay their bills or get on a payment plan. This caused a firestorm of protest from liberals, especially the freeloaders in Detroit who refused to pay their bills. As of March there were around 165,000 delinquent accounts with a combined $175 million in unpaid water bills. Activist groups filed a report with the United Nations(!), requesting they intervene on behalf of the bankrupt city’s freeloaders. The report was filed with the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation. Who knew the U.N. even had such a person? The activists claimed the DWSD action was meant to “sweeten the pot for a private investor” to take over the city’s water and sewer system as part of Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings.

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