Things seemed to move along swimmingly-and then Squid got an email from Steve Kasower, a senior research economist at UC-Santa Cruz's Center for Integrated Water Research. "Sadly I must cancel our Sept. 3 REPOG meeting," he wrote. (Squid burst into tears.) "We still do not have a contract in place with local agencies to finance the REPOG process," he continued. "I am optimistic that the 'polities' will give way to reason and we will soon be financially supported by your water and wastewater purveyors." Translation: Nobody wants to drink from the same cup. Kasower wrote. "They do not think 'regionally' so they don't see value in regional solutions.""That rumor is incorrect," Mr. [Clint Eastwood] said. "But ? am!" Ms. Jolie piped up, an idea that seemed to appeal to her director. "Dirty Harriette," he said, smiling.
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