Bloomberg, Smoking, and Hypocrisy

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/nyregion/07smoke.html

    FYI - Smoking is still permissable in NYC Hookah Bars. Doesn't Bloomberg "care" about those folks? :evil: Irish bars - no. Middle Eastern bars - fine.
     
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    Bloomberg is what some folks would call a useful idiot. He moves whichever way the political winds blow.
     
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    You are so right. How he ever called himself a Republican is beyond me. This is the same asshole who wants to ban salt in restaurants. Questionable Imams and illegal immigrants are his friends. Smokers, NYC bars and restaurants and opponents of the mosque are the enemy. Can't stand him.
     
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    Good for Bloomberg

    Smokers are pigs, always have been

    Breathe out smoke and say "Smell this"
    Foul your clothes with smoke
    Throw butts on the ground and say "Somebody pick that up"
     
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    Wasn't that whole Secondhand Smoke thang put to rest, already?

    Cripes! If someone can't get HIGH off of secondhand herb smoke, just by being in the same room, how in the world can someone have HEALTH probs over it???

    It's just another way to isolate us, I believe. I don't go to movies, anymore ~ I rent dvds and watch in the COMFORT of my own home, where I'm allowed to do whatever I'd like, including SMOKE. I don't go to nice, sit-down restaurants anymore ~ I buy the same food, eat at my leisure, and SMOKE a cig, afterwards. I don't go to bars, anymore, even though I get lonesome ~ I hit the package store, and drink at HOME, where I can also SMOKE.

    I'm of the opinion that if cigs are the CAUSE of cancer? Why don't ALL smokers keel over from lung cancer???

    AND

    How dare our government tell us how we should conduct our businesses? If I owned a bar, AND I, myself smoke cigs, I'd want to allow it. If folks didn't like it? They could go to Joe Non-Smokers bar, you know?

    When you decide to QUIT letting the supply meet the demand,

    EVERYONE LOSES.

     
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    Well in NYC, if you own Joe's Irish Pub, you can't allow it. But if you own Abdul's Hookah Bar, smoke away. Does that make sense?
     
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    You know what?

    Anyone with TWO FUCKING BRAIN CELLS realizes that cig butts are bad news.

    Any smoker that just flicks it off? IS a moran. (I just LURVE that spelling! ;) )

    BUT

    Want to get rid of bugs in your garden? Flick 'em there.

    I do what's known as Field Stripping mine ~ sort of roll all of the tobacco OUT of whatever's left, and pocket the filter. No DNA evidence left behind, and no foul on the ecology ~ quite the opposite, as the tobacco repels pests.

    NOW,

    STFU about smokers. If we didn't smoke and pay the UNGODLY taxes we do? YOU"D be on the line for 'em.

    Yeah.

    It's like that.
     
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    Well...it seems the mayor wants to suck up to Muslims. And when you do that you have to make concessions. You also have to leave your principles behind.
     
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    Nope.

    But, Chanel?

    We MUST be Politically CORRECT in how we see/allow thangs.

    Yeah, Right.

    HEY! Maybe we're trying to KILL OFF THE ABDUL's of the WORLD...

    :lol:
     
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    For 150 years, non smokers had to breathe smokers air

    Now they have to breathe ours

    Sucks doesn't it?
     

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