Posts tagged "smoking"

Utter arrogance of Obamacare

With (the president) promising that every American will be covered by health insurance, it’s fair to ask if you and I should be required to pay for fools who put themselves in the hospital by taking stupid chances. Like motorcycle riders who suffer massive head injuries because they refuse to wear helmets. Or smokers who,... Read more »

Navy and Marines to extinguish the smoking lamp aboard ship?

The expression, “the smoking lamp is lighted,” is older than the United States of America. It is the word that is “passed” when it is all right to light up a cigarette, pipe or stogie. When it’s time to stop smoking (e.g. during the loading of ammunition), the word is “the smoking lamp is out.... Read more »

Images of aborted fetuses and smoker's lungs--which are worse?

Warning: Some graphics here may offend certain people. What is the limit of government’s power to require corporations to speak out against their own products in violation of free speech rights? A federal judge has decided that requiring cigaret companies to display gross pictures of the worst consequences of smoking (dead people, diseased lungs) on... Read more »
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