Tag Archives: psycho-antis

Peter Koo Can Go To Hell

From Smoking Lamp, another NYC story (or maybe the same story, because I’m sure I mentioned this guy recently): A New York City council member introduced a bill earlier this week that would ban smoking while walking on all sidewalks … Continue reading

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How I Started Smoking

A sentence in the Swedish article I was quoting from yesterday came back to mind: Smoking always starts as a social experiment, but the less people see smokers the less popular it will become. The antismoker who wrote this seemed … Continue reading

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The Disgusting, Illiberal, Interfering, Busybody, Antismoking Habit

A few days ago I came across an article by Rob Lyons on Spiked – Advocacy research: what a filthy habit -, the last paragraph of which declared: Anti-smoking is hypochondria-by-proxy, an obsessive compulsive disorder whose sufferers demand that the … Continue reading

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Start Smoking

Usually when my eyes fall on one of the antismoking messages on “plain” packaging, they instantly recoil away in disgust. So I found it a little odd this morning when they settled on a new message – one I hadn’t … Continue reading

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No Escape

Currently I’m inclined to believe there really was just one shooter in Las Vegas. If there’d been other shooters, there’d have been shell cases littered around where they’d been shooting. But there have been no reports of other snipers’ nests. … Continue reading

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Empower, Include, and Transform

Something I came across a few days ago: Obese people and smokers in the East Riding are to be denied non-life threatening surgery for six months. Routine operations, including for hip and knee replacements, will be delayed for patients with … Continue reading

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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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