posted on Dec, 9 2014 @ 10:12 PM
a reply to: kosmicjack
And I will concede your right to ban smoking on YOUR private property and your right to attend only those privately owned venues that cater to your
There is a 400 year history of tobacco prohibition movements that included summary execution and pouring hot lead down the throats of smokers. There
have been 3 such movements this century alone - Lucille Gaston Page in the 1920's, Hitler in the 1940s and Goddard, who planned and executed the
current movement in the 1970s.
ALL such movements ended and they ALL ended the same way and for the same reasons
1. MONEY - its all well and good to enact these foolish feel good laws when there is money to be made. But eventually, inevitably, the money runs
out! Once the law can no longer be enforced - it is overturned by popular consensus.
2. While a lie can circle the globe before truth has the chance to put its pants on - inevitably the very wieght of the lie becomes a wall that
crushes the liars. The current prohibition has bought scientists to gather their evidence and it now to the point where people no longer trust
3. Prohition only works when something is already unpopular but the very act of prohibition ignites the popularity of the item in question. Think of
marijuana - how popular it has become since it was banned.
By the very tone of this post - you can already see that a large majority of non-smokers are extremely tired of the continual whining and smokers are
ready to fight back!
You should start watching your back - you may find a smoker willing to punch you in the mouth, the next time you feel it necessary to impose your
Tired of Control Freaks