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Dookus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:46 AM
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1. yup
the do-gooders are just modern day puritans, who worry that somebody, somewhere, is having fun.
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  -After the smoking bans, local governments consider earlier last call. Cascadian  Jan-28-05 04:32 AM   #0 
  - yup  Dookus   Jan-28-05 04:46 AM   #1 
  - eek  henrik larssonisking   Jan-28-05 05:48 AM   #2 
  - I know.  SheilaT   Jan-28-05 06:22 AM   #3 
  - why the sarcasm  henrik larssonisking   Jan-28-05 07:34 AM   #5 
     - I'm heartily sick  SheilaT   Jan-28-05 04:41 PM   #46 
  - And after all of that  Jose Diablo   Jan-28-05 07:31 AM   #4 
  - WHo cares?  alarimer   Jan-28-05 07:35 AM   #6 
  - whats next  henrik larssonisking   Jan-28-05 07:38 AM   #7 
  - Why can some people not understand the difference  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 08:04 AM   #9 
     - i do understand  henrik larssonisking   Jan-28-05 08:07 AM   #11 
        - I say let the market decide this one.  Cascadian   Jan-28-05 08:27 AM   #14 
           - That's how it is in my state  ultraist   Jan-28-05 08:47 AM   #16 
           - Was that post slapstick?  makhno   Jan-28-05 09:06 AM   #19 
           - What's slapstick about the post?  ultraist   Jan-30-05 01:41 PM   #64 
           - Right, but for people in fucking BARS  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 09:07 AM   #20 
              - It's not the left, my friend  makhno   Jan-28-05 09:10 AM   #21 
              - No, I agree  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 09:13 AM   #22 
              - Because the smoker is doing something dangous to  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 11:37 AM   #28 
              - Then. Don't. Go. There. n/t  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 12:19 PM   #32 
                 - You should stay home and smoke if you don't care about the risks of  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 12:35 PM   #34 
              - Ok, so since I am allergic to smoke, too bad, I can never  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 12:55 PM   #35 
                 - Good post!  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 01:41 PM   #37 
                 - Thank you & Welcome to DU.  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 02:11 PM   #38 
                 - Please don't be disingenuous  makhno   Jan-28-05 02:37 PM   #39 
                    - Smoking is a luxury, not a right.  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 02:54 PM   #41 
                    - Why indeed  makhno   Jan-28-05 04:07 PM   #42 
                    - Because the person who purchases the structure  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 04:08 PM   #43 
                       - Do business owners also have the right to follow OSHA rules,  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 04:19 PM   #44 
                          - Simply, this:  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 04:36 PM   #45 
                             - Hey, anything would be better than what we have in SC. Some  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 05:57 PM   #50 
                             - I do not think a person is a fascist because they believe  Rainbowreflect   Jan-28-05 07:03 PM   #52 
                                - Ok  makhno   Jan-28-05 08:26 PM   #54 
                    - A luxury only smokers should be able to enjoy?  ultraist   Jan-30-05 01:44 PM   #65 
                    - LMAO!!! It's the non-smokers that are selfish!  ultraist   Jan-30-05 01:54 PM   #66 
           - I say lets decide for ourselves,  K-W   Jan-28-05 09:06 PM   #56 
  - Evil smokers dragged you ...  makhno   Jan-28-05 08:58 AM   #18 
  - why would I want to give up my right to go to a resturant just  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 11:34 AM   #27 
     - They were holding you down ...  makhno   Jan-28-05 12:03 PM   #31 
     - not any that doesn't allow smoking in my area  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 11:27 PM   #60 
     - You don't have a "right" to go to any restaurant. n/t  Cats Against Frist   Jan-28-05 12:20 PM   #33 
  - I agree! Second hand smoke can be just as dangerous as  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 11:30 AM   #25 
  - They don't need to ban drinking, they can let employers do it for them  Walt Starr   Jan-28-05 07:46 AM   #8 
  - Crime will go up.  rucky   Jan-28-05 08:06 AM   #10 
  - look no further  flobee1kenobi   Jan-28-05 08:18 AM   #12 
  - All this while they open more and more casinos  KurtNYC   Jan-28-05 08:23 AM   #13 
  - Last call in Britain is 11:00  depakid   Jan-28-05 08:30 AM   #15 
  - You mean England - in Scotland, there is no time limit  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-28-05 05:57 PM   #49 
  - How about opening a "smoker"?  ConcernedNonpartisan   Jan-28-05 08:52 AM   #17 
  - The problem here is that the law was written so there can be NO  sinkingfeeling   Jan-28-05 09:41 AM   #23 
  - Wonder how many lives were lengthen from the absence  Dems4HowardDean   Jan-28-05 09:01 PM   #55 
  - Umm...a resturaunts and bara ARE work places, people WORK there  ultraist   Jan-30-05 02:05 PM   #68 
  - Your body belongs to the Volk  AuntJen   Jan-28-05 11:00 AM   #24 
  - This rant is a thing of beauty!  Withywindle   Jan-28-05 11:53 AM   #30 
  - Thank you Aunt Jen  bbgrunt   Jan-28-05 07:24 PM   #53 
  - *mad props to AuntJen*  AlienGirl   Jan-29-05 12:20 AM   #61 
  - But all the repukes smoke and drink?  jdj   Jan-28-05 11:32 AM   #26 
  - Ironic  TyeDye75   Jan-28-05 11:41 AM   #29 
  - Probably public watering holes will increasingly become  Cleita   Jan-28-05 01:12 PM   #36 
  - That's already happening in NYC, yes?  Withywindle   Jan-28-05 05:17 PM   #47 
     - I once lived in a little town in Idaho that had two bars.  Cleita   Jan-28-05 06:06 PM   #51 
  - I'm reaching the age where this is no longer an issue  theboss   Jan-28-05 02:45 PM   #40 
  - what did that mean?  onethatcares   Jan-28-05 05:26 PM   #48 
     - You misread.  K-W   Jan-28-05 09:09 PM   #58 
        - yep...that's what I meant  theboss   Jan-30-05 01:13 PM   #62 
  - the bars will fight it tooth and nail... n/t  DiscoStew   Jan-28-05 09:06 PM   #57 
  - I was amazed that Italy banned smoking in places that serve food,  DemBones DemBones   Jan-28-05 09:42 PM   #59 
  - jeez. why not just make fun illegal?  hijinx87   Jan-30-05 01:16 PM   #63 
  - Illogical stretch  ultraist   Jan-30-05 02:02 PM   #67 
     - I was actually speaking of the rollback on last call.  hijinx87   Jan-30-05 02:52 PM   #69 
  - Should be up to the business owner.  Undemcided   Jan-30-05 05:38 PM   #70 
 

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