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The Enemy Within

Ex-military policeman Harley would have had something to say about this. Hat-tip Smoking Lamp on this news from Israel: IDF declares war on smoking New plan aims to wipe out smoking among IDF troops. The IDF is attempting to wipe … Continue reading

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From Cain To Cain’t

Possibly as a result of inadvertently attending a rock concert on Monday, I spent a while yesterday listening to music, and ended up watching a two-part (1, 2) documentary about the history of the blues. According to the documentary, the … Continue reading

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Psychological Warfare

This morning as my eyes fell on a tobacco package covered with gory images, it struck me that they were a form of psychological warfare being directed at smokers. Thinking further about it, I thought that psychological warfare has actually been … Continue reading

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Mathematical Warfare

Dick Puddlecote wrote yesterday: I’ve long believed that e-cigs carry the potential to expose the lies and hypocrisy of tobacco control.. Well, he might be right. I’ve always thought that the rapidity with which TC deemed e-cigs to be just … Continue reading

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Playing Captain MainWaring

I’m trying to foment a revolt. A global revolt. A global revolt against smoking bans. And so a global revolt against Tobacco Control. The way I see it, there are 1,500 million smokers scattered all over the world. They make … Continue reading

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No Peace In Our Time

Breitbart: Katy Perry encouraged the citizens of Manchester to “choose love” instead of hate, “even when it’s difficult,” during her appearance at the #OneLoveManchester benefit concert on Sunday, before encouraging the audience to touch the person next to them and say, “I … Continue reading

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Smokers as POWs

I had the thought this morning that the circumstance in which smokers enduring smoking bans find themselves is much like that of POWs (prisoners of war) in wartime. Most of them accept their imprisonment. Others do not, and try to … Continue reading

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