Tag Archives: psycho-antis

Make His Life Horrible

H/T Audrey Silk for these words from Australian MP Craig Kelly. “You have to have some price pressure,” he says. “You have to have the strongest possible law enforcement. You’ve got to make lepers of those that smoke… make their … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Coffee Addict

An article in Australia’s Shepparton News set me thinking. It began: It’s good it’s hard for smokers by BARCLAY WHITE AUGUST 05, 2017 This week life got a little bit harder for one of the most maligned groups in our society — … Continue reading

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Sun, Sand, Sex, and Cigarettes.

H/T Rose for this highly conflicted article in Marie Claire. On the one hand the article, written by Jenna Rosenstein, rails against smoking, while on the other hand it depicts a whole raft of sexy pictures of models and actresses … Continue reading

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Why Is Deborah Arnott Paid More Than Theresa May?

I came across this yesterday on Guido: Deborah Arnott, the fanatical £160,000-a-year chief executive of the taxpayer-funded pressure group Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), still has to continue justifying her taxpayer subsidy. How much does Theresa May, the British … Continue reading

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Ideology

In a time when most smokers seem quite apathetic and despairing in the face of their ever-mounting persecution, I was wondering this morning why I wasn’t. Smokers, I was thinking, are almost punch-drunk with the amount of punishment they’ve been … Continue reading

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Absolute and Unlimited Violence

I’ve been looking for an antismoking video which shows a smoker being punched repeatedly by an invisible assailant. I’ve seen it several times. It’s probably somewhere in the comments of this blog. But I haven’t found it yet. (But Clicky … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise

Yesterday I came across a painting – Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise – by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Since Renoir died in 1919, it must have been painted some years before the outbreak of WW1, depicting as it does a scene of idyllic … Continue reading

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