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johnnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-12-07 01:37 PM
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25. I'm a smoker and I like smoking
I can't really smoke anywhere any more where there are people but because people get on my nerves typically, I don't hang out. I don't go out to blow my cash on $4.00 beers when I can get them for about a buck each, I don't go out to restaurants and pay for food that I can make better myself and I don't go to sporting events to support the multi-millionaires throwing balls around.

I don't have any kids to worry about and I am just enjoying my life as I want to for the most part. I think that people better be careful of what they ask for and better be ready for the consequences. Personally, I think people are eagerly throwing away their rights and freedoms for a few nights a month at the bar, but they can't see beyond their own personal little box. And I also think that this whole smoking scam is going to bite a lot of people in the ass. This is just scraping the surface of what is to come.

I say enjoy what bit of personal freedoms you have left because it won't be long until they will be banning something you do for the sake of "the good of all". Suckers....
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  -To all the Anti-smoking, anti-scent, fascists out there BoneDaddy  Oct-12-07 01:01 PM   #0 
  - I don't think anybody's got a problem if smokers want to kill themselves..  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 01:03 PM   #1 
  - Should children have to endure the bad fast food habit?  joshcryer   Oct-12-07 01:26 PM   #23 
     - So you're saying people should make their children smoke cigarettes?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 01:46 PM   #35 
        - Are you saying people should feed children unhealthy food?  joshcryer   Oct-12-07 02:11 PM   #46 
           - Yeah.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 02:16 PM   #50 
           - Hmm.  joshcryer   Oct-12-07 02:22 PM   #53 
              - ...  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 02:29 PM   #55 
                 - Yes you would ban parents feeding children unhealthy food?  joshcryer   Oct-12-07 02:45 PM   #62 
           - Stupid, illogical and not remotely analogous,  Labors of Hercules   Oct-12-07 03:07 PM   #65 
  - Yes, please go smoke yourself into oblivion. A ciggy in each hand. WooHoo  durrrty libby   Oct-12-07 01:06 PM   #2 
  - non-smoker  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:20 PM   #16 
     - former smoker.  Maine-ah   Oct-12-07 01:37 PM   #27 
        - I am not disagreeing  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:44 PM   #31 
  - Can I give you my migraine?  DU9598   Oct-12-07 01:06 PM   #3 
  - You just did.  Beelzebud   Oct-12-07 01:07 PM   #4 
  - Suggest you research the cause of migraines.  lumpy   Oct-12-07 01:13 PM   #8 
  - Suggest you do the same.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 01:18 PM   #14 
  - I have researched because I have experienced migraine  lumpy   Oct-12-07 02:41 PM   #60 
     - Your anecdotal evidence based on personal observation is not "research"  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 03:11 PM   #68 
        - I have not said that people don't get migraines from  lumpy   Oct-12-07 03:43 PM   #72 
  - Yeah, and people got cancer before cigarettes too.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 01:19 PM   #15 
  - *snrk*  jgraz   Oct-12-07 01:23 PM   #20 
  - I made no claim that cancer is not caused by smoking.  lumpy   Oct-12-07 02:48 PM   #64 
  - Ridiculous response. Cig smoke is a migraine trigger for me as well  jgraz   Oct-12-07 01:22 PM   #18 
     - Listen JA, nowhere have I claimed that cig. smoke doesn't  lumpy   Oct-12-07 03:51 PM   #74 
  - The stuff burns my lungs too  Az   Oct-12-07 01:22 PM   #19 
  - I don't have a problem with you smoking  liberal N proud   Oct-12-07 01:07 PM   #5 
  - That's actually why i think we should get rid of the smoking ordinances.  rucky   Oct-12-07 01:15 PM   #10 
  - No they wouldn't...  WCGreen   Oct-12-07 01:21 PM   #17 
  - Thanks, Spidey!  rucky   Oct-12-07 01:24 PM   #21 
  - I don't really care about the patrons  iverglas   Oct-12-07 02:22 PM   #54 
  - I get nauseous & headachy from the smell of dirty armpits  lumpy   Oct-12-07 01:17 PM   #12 
     - do those smells give you cancer? n/t  Scout   Oct-12-07 01:48 PM   #38 
     - Not so far. I do get headaches from nasty body odor and  lumpy   Oct-12-07 03:59 PM   #76 
     - Dirty armpits were around long before your nausea.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 03:12 PM   #69 
  - Did Dennis steal that from Bill Hicks too?  devilgrrl   Oct-12-07 01:10 PM   #6 
  - Was wondering the same thing, myself  GrpCaptMandrake   Oct-12-07 01:17 PM   #13 
  - You know why Dennis Miller is famous and Bill Hicks isn't?  Beelzebud   Oct-12-07 03:18 PM   #70 
  - I smoke and I enjoy it.  Devlzown   Oct-12-07 01:11 PM   #7 
  - Sigh... if only smoking didn't poison other people as well as the smoker  Az   Oct-12-07 01:13 PM   #9 
  - Please don't poison my kid with the exhaust from your  lumpy   Oct-12-07 01:25 PM   #22 
  - Working on it  Az   Oct-12-07 01:41 PM   #28 
  - i remember that line, i love Steve Martin....  Scout   Oct-12-07 01:41 PM   #29 
  - Yes - you smoke therefore the rest of the world should suffer too  LynneSin   Oct-12-07 01:16 PM   #11 
  - WOW YOU PEOPLE MISS THE POINT  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:33 PM   #24 
  - I think you will find a balance  Az   Oct-12-07 01:44 PM   #32 
  - Show me where I have  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:47 PM   #36 
  - Then we are in agreement  Az   Oct-12-07 01:48 PM   #39 
     - cool  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 03:09 PM   #67 
  - When I smoked, I was a considerate smoker....  Dorian Gray   Oct-12-07 02:08 PM   #45 
     - I think the issue for some boils down to how to deal with the inconsiderate ones  Az   Oct-12-07 02:16 PM   #49 
  - Who said this is a liberal forum? Tolerance? You kidding?  HereSince1628   Oct-12-07 01:48 PM   #40 
  - Don't you get it? Over 50% of DUers would support invading Iraq ...  TahitiNut   Oct-12-07 02:44 PM   #61 
  - I'm a smoker and I like smoking  johnnie   Oct-12-07 01:37 PM   #25 
  - my point exactly  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:37 PM   #26 
  - Yup  johnnie   Oct-12-07 01:43 PM   #30 
     - Yep  BoneDaddy   Oct-12-07 01:45 PM   #34 
     - The Ban Brigade Doesn't Bother to Consider This  NeedleCast   Oct-12-07 01:52 PM   #41 
        - Oh, we consider it. We just dismiss it.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 02:14 PM   #48 
           - I'd support both  NeedleCast   Oct-12-07 02:18 PM   #51 
              - That can be argued either way.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 02:21 PM   #52 
                 - I don't see any death camp arguments being made  NeedleCast   Oct-12-07 02:29 PM   #56 
                    - "To all the ...fascists out there..."  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 02:31 PM   #58 
                       - Facism = death camps?  NeedleCast   Oct-12-07 02:46 PM   #63 
                          - Uh... pretty much.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 03:39 PM   #71 
  - That's the way I felt about that infant car seat scam.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-12-07 01:44 PM   #33 
     - And people *still* don't use them  johnnie   Oct-12-07 02:37 PM   #59 
  - Both my parents died from smoking related diseases.  Swede   Oct-12-07 01:47 PM   #37 
  - I don't think it's necessary for smokers  lwfern   Oct-12-07 01:59 PM   #42 
  - My aunt just died of lung cancer, most likely caused by second-hand  blue neen   Oct-12-07 02:02 PM   #43 
  - My grandmother also died of a smoking related illness  Lorien   Oct-12-07 02:30 PM   #57 
  - .  Lautremont   Oct-12-07 02:08 PM   #44 
  - Flaim bait... thank Goddess and Skinner, Earl, et al, for...  Juniperx   Oct-12-07 02:12 PM   #47 
  - I admit it  abq e streeter   Oct-12-07 03:08 PM   #66 
  - What has eating poorly got to do with smoking? n/t  renie408   Oct-12-07 03:46 PM   #73 
  - Not a half hour ago...  chaska   Oct-12-07 03:59 PM   #75 
  - locking  maddezmom   Oct-12-07 04:00 PM   #77 
 

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