Re: Here They Come
Larry Luffman <ncguy6@xxxxxxx> wrote:
In the North Carolina state congress a bill was just introduced to ban
smoking in all public places,all places of business,as well as places
of employment.The House Committee on Health in reading the bill stated
that..In their opinion the dangers of second hand smoke outweighed the
rights of smokers...Understand the shift in theory here..In this
country we have gone from a belief that our rights could not be taken
away and were to be enforced by our government.to a time when our
government determines what if any rights it deems we have. Could
someone tell me how privately owned places of business got to be
deemed public places?
1984 was a quarter of a century ago, Larry.
What's the word for a form of government that puts the rights of the
state above the rights of the individual? Totalitarian?
I think we're look at Nannytarianism coming out of the closet.
The closet is where little kids think monsters live, maybe they're
the pipe is lit, but nobody is home.
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