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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    It isn't just about getting cancer. People have allergies to cigarette smoke (myself included) and a minute's worth of exposure is enough to trigger sniffles, so please don't lecture me about loss of logical and rational thought. Air pollution is a problem in cities but it is fairly dilute compared to the smoke that comes out of some jerk's mouth who decides to light up mere feet away from my friend and I as we are leaning on a railing watching the water. Why should I have to move because some jerk has no consideration for others?
    I have allergies to most perfumes and colognes. You don't see me whining my way to the govt to mandate people don't wear them. Why? Because I can take care of myself and don't need the ****ing government to step in and declare a ban simply to appease my delicate sensibilities. If someone's odor bothers me, I move away from them. I don't need the government to move them for me.

    God this country is going into the ****ing crapper. Nobody can do a goddamn thing for themselves, nobody can take an ounce of personal responsibility, and everything is someone else's fault.

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Anybody can beat the Bears (Except the Lions)
    Or maybe the Cowboys.

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    Alcohol is legal too but people aren't allowed to drink in the streets.
    And that's a bull**** law, along with many other alcohol related laws. The existence of bull**** laws doesn't excuse the creation of more bull**** laws.

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    There are assigned locations where it's acceptable for people to partake in alcohol consumption and public parks aren't one of them. (Mind you, I've lived in countries where people can drink in the streets and I found it to my liking. Just demonstrating that there is a precedent.) I don't agree in this case with placing restrictions on private businesses or people's homes, but in terms of public spaces I don't have a problem. No one is saying smokers can't smoke, but they can't do it around non-smokers in spares that are shared. With private establishments, I can choose not go into ones that allow smoking; whereas, parks are shared and they are the outdoors.
    Oh boo f'n hoo. Cry some more about being outside with random people and seeing or experiencing things you don't normally like. For ****'s sake, there are consequences and repercussions for living in a free society. People may be doing **** you don't like. It's time to man up and learn to accept the consequences of freedom instead of bitching to high heaven about every conceivable thing.

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    It isn't just about getting cancer. People have allergies to cigarette smoke (myself included) and a minute's worth of exposure is enough to trigger sniffles, so please don't lecture me about loss of logical and rational thought.
    I will lecture you about loss of logical and rational thought as this sentence of yours here has neither. I'm allergic to dogs and cats; does that mean people can't take their dogs out in public? I mean come on, it's the same damned thing as your ignorant and idiotic statement. Or should I just understand that people have dogs and because we're a free society, those people will take their dogs outside and I'll just have to learn to deal with it? Enough with being pansies about everything, it's really starting to hurt us and the future of the Republic.

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    Air pollution is a problem in cities but it is fairly dilute compared to the smoke that comes out of some jerk's mouth who decides to light up mere feet away from my friend and I as we are leaning on a railing watching the water. Why should I have to move because some jerk has no consideration for others?
    Because it's a free country. Did you honestly need that one explained to you?

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    The government wouldn't be getting petititoned to create these laws if smokers were more considerate, and if there weren't blatant health hazards attached to second hand smoke.
    The government wouldn't be getting petitioned either if the French pansies would stop crying about every damned thing under the sun and man up about it. You're not getting cancer by walking past a smoker in the park; so don't even start up with bull**** excuses like that. Turn on the rational and logical thought processes first. Jesus.
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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
    I have allergies to most perfumes and colognes. You don't see me whining my way to the govt to mandate people don't wear them. Why? Because I can take care of myself and don't need the ****ing government to step in and declare a ban simply to appease my delicate sensibilities. If someone's odor bothers me, I move away from them. I don't need the government to move them for me.
    I have that same problem. These gals that bathe in perfume make me suffocate and my eyeballs pop out.

    So I just find somewhere else to be. Problem solved.

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

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    Darling, the only one spreading paranoia is you. Get a grip, lest I be forced to dispatch one of the Koch brothers to straighten you out.
    Honey, I live in Utah. Beck's mentor is Cleon Skousen and Skousen was a Bircher. Everything Beck says on his show comes straight of Skousen's book "The 5,000 Year Leap" and mirrors the Bircher philosophy to a tee. Do you get it now? Or do you need a dumb FoxNews blonde to spell it out for you?

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    I don't see why this is such an issue. As it stands, im not allowed to smoke a paperless joint or drink a beer in Time Square. What makes smoking a cigarette so special?
    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Honey, I live in Utah. Beck's mentor is Cleon Skousen and Skousen was a Bircher. Everything Beck says on his show comes straight of Skousen's book "The 5,000 Year Leap" and mirrors the Bircher philosophy to a tee. Do you get it now? Or do you need a dumb FoxNews blonde to spell it out for you?
    And that still has nothing to do with his correct usage of "statist".
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    I don't see why this is such an issue. As it stands, im not allowed to smoke a paperless joint or drink a beer in Time Square. What makes smoking a cigarette so special?
    Why shouldn't you be able to smoke a j and drink a beer?
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    Re: Smokers Beware! Proposed New York City Smoking Ban Targets Outdoor Facilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Honey, I live in Utah. Beck's mentor is Cleon Skousen and Skousen was a Bircher. Everything Beck says on his show comes straight of Skousen's book "The 5,000 Year Leap" and mirrors the Bircher philosophy to a tee. Do you get it now? Or do you need a dumb FoxNews blonde to spell it out for you?
    Take your ridiculous John Birch bull**** to the Conspiracy section with the rest of the delusional rants where it belongs.

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