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katandmoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-28-08 03:45 PM
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33. I disagree that it's nobody's business. Smoking is very detrimental to one's health.
And he was just elected president. All the working out he does will not undo the damage cigarettes are doing to his heart and lungs.
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  -Should Obama quit smoking? Liberal_in_LA  Dec-28-08 02:14 PM   #0 
  - its none of our fucking business.  lionesspriyanka   Dec-28-08 02:19 PM   #1 
  - Agreed.  Dulcinea   Dec-29-08 08:41 AM   #87 
  - He doesn't have to quit  alwysdrunk   Dec-28-08 02:22 PM   #2 
  - Oh, eventually he'll get caught on camera.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-28-08 02:23 PM   #3 
     - So what if he does.  demdog78   Dec-29-08 05:32 PM   #93 
  - No. In fact I think BO will smoke a lot more...............  Double T   Dec-28-08 02:23 PM   #4 
  - EVERYONE should quit...it is in their best interests to do so.  adsosletter   Dec-28-08 02:24 PM   #5 
  - How do you know?  bamalib   Dec-28-08 03:33 PM   #29 
     - There's a reason cigarettes are called coffin nails and Obama is a damn stupid fool to smoke  katandmoon   Dec-28-08 03:42 PM   #32 
     - Most smokers don't get lung cancer  bamalib   Dec-28-08 07:22 PM   #68 
        - No (hack, cough, hack), but we can't frickin breathe!!!! Worst  DebJ   Dec-28-08 10:07 PM   #81 
           - Obama doesn't seem to have any problem breathing  bamalib   Dec-29-08 05:43 PM   #94 
     - How much does Phillip Morris pay you to write bullshit like that?  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-28-08 03:48 PM   #35 
     - Actually, everytime I've quit, I've gained weight I've never  Kalyke   Dec-28-08 05:48 PM   #52 
     - And they're great after unprotected sex with multiple partners!  ellisonz   Dec-28-08 05:52 PM   #54 
     - Yep...  Stump   Dec-28-08 06:00 PM   #58 
        - Are you joking?  ellisonz   Dec-28-08 08:09 PM   #74 
     - Let's put your habits under the microscope  bamalib   Dec-28-08 07:20 PM   #67 
     - Well, of course you're right...  adsosletter   Dec-28-08 04:48 PM   #44 
  - If he continues to smoke - might as well decriminalize and make pot legal to smoke.  HawkeyeX   Dec-28-08 02:26 PM   #6 
  - We are not the sphincter police.  AtomicKitten   Dec-28-08 02:26 PM   #7 
  - Too funny!  peace13   Dec-28-08 02:38 PM   #14 
  - I voted "It's none of our fucking business"  TK421   Dec-28-08 02:28 PM   #8 
  - Is that a picture of "god's warrior" in your post?  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-28-08 02:32 PM   #11 
     - THAT IS THE GOD WARRIOR!!!@@!# yes, indeed!  TK421   Dec-28-08 02:42 PM   #16 
        - IT'S OF THE DEVIL! I DON'T WANT IT!  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-28-08 02:45 PM   #18 
           - That's not MY picture in that avatar n/t  TK421   Dec-28-08 02:51 PM   #21 
  - should but really not our fucking business  Kali   Dec-28-08 02:31 PM   #9 
  - Yes, he should quit smoking - and so should everyone else!  TheDebbieDee   Dec-28-08 02:32 PM   #10 
  - Ouch.  peace13   Dec-28-08 02:37 PM   #13 
  - I'm totally pi$$ed off that for the last 8 years  TheDebbieDee   Dec-28-08 08:00 PM   #72 
  - Not square dancing!!  JBear   Dec-29-08 05:59 PM   #96 
  - He's in his 40s, not his 70s.  Kalyke   Dec-28-08 05:50 PM   #53 
  - Smoking Police, my a$$! It's a good thing for a person,  TheDebbieDee   Dec-28-08 08:05 PM   #73 
     - You completely missed my point.  Kalyke   Dec-28-08 08:30 PM   #75 
        - LOL !!!  WillyT   Dec-29-08 04:20 PM   #89 
  - So could stress  jberryhill   Dec-28-08 08:33 PM   #76 
  - I was at a health care house party yesterday.  peace13   Dec-28-08 02:35 PM   #12 
  - It would be irresponsible not to.  gulliver   Dec-28-08 02:38 PM   #15 
  - nice job of hyperbole.  niyad   Dec-28-08 04:56 PM   #46 
  - He has two small children! He must quit smoking.  IndianaGreen   Dec-28-08 02:45 PM   #17 
  - You can smoke and not expose your children.  Kalyke   Dec-28-08 05:58 PM   #57 
  - Only if he adopts a pit bull and breads it with corn flakes.  MPK   Dec-28-08 02:45 PM   #19 
  - I read that as "breeds it with corn flakes."  Blue in Portland   Dec-28-08 02:52 PM   #23 
     - That is unnerving.  MPK   Dec-28-08 04:02 PM   #41 
  - Everyone who smokes should quit smoking.  Blue in Portland   Dec-28-08 02:50 PM   #20 
  - I've smoked since I was sixteen, and have tried to stop many times  TK421   Dec-28-08 02:54 PM   #24 
     - You are going to die whether you have the wish or not  bamalib   Dec-28-08 07:34 PM   #70 
     - I'd much rather die of a stroke or heart attack than lung cancer.  Blue in Portland   Dec-28-08 09:38 PM   #79 
     - I hear ya.  Blue in Portland   Dec-28-08 09:20 PM   #78 
  - It's nobody's business but his.  Undercurrent   Dec-28-08 02:52 PM   #22 
  - Talking to several people these past two weeks, Obama is referred to  TK421   Dec-28-08 02:56 PM   #26 
  - I disagree that it's nobody's business. Smoking is very detrimental to one's health.  katandmoon   Dec-28-08 03:45 PM   #33 
  - my stepmother died of a heart attack at 53. never smoked, and her doc had told  niyad   Dec-28-08 04:58 PM   #47 
     - It's a known risk factor.  Lisa0825   Dec-28-08 05:26 PM   #50 
     - or sticking their head in the smoke more accurately...  ddeclue   Dec-28-08 10:10 PM   #84 
     - My first (ex) husband, same thing  pipi_k   Dec-28-08 06:13 PM   #61 
     - statistically speaking...  JBear   Dec-29-08 06:03 PM   #97 
  - You forgot flossing.  ellisonz   Dec-28-08 05:54 PM   #56 
     - Oh no!!  Undercurrent   Dec-28-08 06:41 PM   #62 
  - I think Cheney should start  lame54   Dec-28-08 02:55 PM   #25 
  - I'm pretty sure that's how Cheney got the fucked up heart in the first place  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-28-08 03:53 PM   #37 
  - Yes, he should for his health. But, it's none of our business.  PelosiFan   Dec-28-08 02:57 PM   #27 
  - NOOFB N/T  sellitman   Dec-28-08 03:11 PM   #28 
  - Yep and I wont vote for him again unless he does.  Clio the Leo   Dec-28-08 03:35 PM   #30 
  - I don't smoke and I don't care.  kwenu   Dec-28-08 03:38 PM   #31 
  - Obama IS in the process of quitting  blogslut   Dec-28-08 03:48 PM   #34 
  - IMO, that constitues having already quit.  Lisa0825   Dec-28-08 03:55 PM   #38 
  - Yes, he should  nomad1776   Dec-28-08 03:52 PM   #36 
  - None of our business...  TheManInTheMac   Dec-28-08 03:57 PM   #39 
  - He really does have an obligation to quit smoking.  ddeclue   Dec-28-08 04:00 PM   #40 
  - enough is enough  Two Americas   Dec-28-08 04:02 PM   #42 
  - Everyone should smoke  Teaser   Dec-28-08 04:09 PM   #43 
  - Did it look something like this??  ddeclue   Dec-28-08 10:14 PM   #85 
  - I voted none of our business, because it ISN"T. geez, with all the truly serious things he has  niyad   Dec-28-08 04:54 PM   #45 
  - NOOFB but I'm hoping his exercising frequently offsets some of the harm.  mucifer   Dec-28-08 05:00 PM   #48 
  - If he chooses to, good for him.  kiva   Dec-28-08 05:01 PM   #49 
  - He's been trying to  gollygee   Dec-28-08 05:29 PM   #51 
  - He's over the age of 21 --- it's legal = none of our business....  emdee   Dec-28-08 05:53 PM   #55 
  - As much as I HATE smoking . . .  tilsammans   Dec-28-08 06:01 PM   #59 
  - Yes, unless he gets so pissed off that he nukes something  CreekDog   Dec-28-08 06:02 PM   #60 
  - I thought he already quit.  polichick   Dec-28-08 06:43 PM   #63 
  - None of our business, but if we want a healthy President we'd recommend he quit, nicely...  HypnoToad   Dec-28-08 06:43 PM   #64 
  - Well personally, I voted for a president not a role model  Hippo_Tron   Dec-28-08 07:03 PM   #65 
  - Do we get to argue about his diet, too?  boppers   Dec-28-08 07:05 PM   #66 
  - Let's check his poop for texture and consistency  Withywindle   Dec-28-08 07:26 PM   #69 
  - I'd say that's up to him.  MrSlayer   Dec-28-08 07:54 PM   #71 
  - I hope he does...if only for Michelle, Malia and Sasha's sake.  pink-o   Dec-28-08 08:53 PM   #77 
  - I quit using Champix/Chantix. The hardest part was what to do with all my free time.  applegrove   Dec-28-08 10:06 PM   #80 
  - Yes, but for his own benefit.  Katzenkavalier   Dec-28-08 10:09 PM   #82 
  - Obama is an adult  ChazII   Dec-28-08 10:09 PM   #83 
  - meh  DainBramaged   Dec-28-08 10:53 PM   #86 
  - Of course he should.  Xap   Dec-29-08 08:53 AM   #88 
  - EVERYONE should quit smoking... but it's none of our business...  Juniperx   Dec-29-08 04:37 PM   #90 
  - Everyone's free to smoke  middleamericano   Dec-29-08 05:16 PM   #91 
  - yes, he should quit, but it's  frogmarch   Dec-29-08 05:27 PM   #92 
  - Yes he should, but...  JBear   Dec-29-08 05:54 PM   #95 
  - Obama smokes? nt  and-justice-for-all   Dec-29-08 06:08 PM   #98 
  - Of course he should quit  Upton   Dec-29-08 06:19 PM   #99 
  - Of course.  LWolf   Dec-29-08 06:22 PM   #100 
 

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