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City Bans Outside Smoking In Front Of Kids
Local6.com ^ | 3/17/04 | N/A

Posted on 03/18/2004 1:01:27 PM PST by metesky

City council members in Port Orange, Florida passed a controversial law that bans outdoor smoking in front of children at public parks and recreation properties, according to Local 6 News.

Port Orange council members said the smoking ban is to protect kids from second-hand smoke and to prevent them from starting in the first place.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: biggovernment; chimneypeople; fordachirrun; idiocy; imanadult; lunatics; nannystate; pufflist; smokingbans
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They just never stop...
1 posted on 03/18/2004 1:01:28 PM PST by metesky
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To: metesky
Ban smoking, but make sure they're taught all about homosexual "marriage" and other items on the homosexual agenda...
2 posted on 03/18/2004 1:02:42 PM PST by Guillermo (Kerry, Zapatero, Chirac and Schroeder support granting Al Qaeda a seat on the UN Security Council.)
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To: metesky
But it's allright to put books about gays and lezbeans in the elementary schools for six year olds to read.

Disgusting.
3 posted on 03/18/2004 1:03:23 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: metesky
Good Grief!!! Where does it end?
4 posted on 03/18/2004 1:05:13 PM PST by somedaysoon
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To: SheLion; Gabz; Just another Joe; *puff_list
Pssst! I have tobacco...
5 posted on 03/18/2004 1:06:46 PM PST by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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To: metesky
When I have a kid, I'm going to get him to start smoking in grade school just to spite these people.
6 posted on 03/18/2004 1:08:05 PM PST by Texas Federalist
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To: somedaysoon
Where does it end?

When the voters stop asking for more by rewarding such behavior with re-election.

It doesn't matter if the other candidate is the worse of two evils. If people vote for these control freaks, no matter what, they have only themselves to blame and I don't feel sorry for them one bit.

7 posted on 03/18/2004 1:10:04 PM PST by freeeee ("Owning" property in the US just means you have one less landlord)
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To: Bikers4Bush; Guillermo
Mom used to pack a lunch for school, now she has to warn the kids not...

If I go further, I'll get banned.

8 posted on 03/18/2004 1:10:35 PM PST by metesky (The purpose of my life is to serve as a warning to others. Kids, don't let this happen to you.)
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To: metesky
Next is "Crimes Against The State." Send them to the gulags!
9 posted on 03/18/2004 1:11:14 PM PST by henderson field
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To: metesky
Gotta curculate a petition to close the park, too risky for the safety of the children you know, might get a scraped knee... that could get infected.... that would lead to medical problems.... which requires a doctor.... who got sued.... which raises insurance rates.... which drains money from parents.... which affect the cirrrrdren.

See? Too risky for the chirrens.

10 posted on 03/18/2004 1:12:26 PM PST by TLI (...........ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA..........)
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To: freeeee

12 posted on 03/18/2004 1:12:45 PM PST by metesky (The purpose of my life is to serve as a warning to others. Kids, don't let this happen to you.)
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To: metesky
Tyrants. Need to be overthrown. The gerneration that said "trust no one over 40" is now the iron fisted Libnazi-regime.
13 posted on 03/18/2004 1:12:48 PM PST by Libertina (John F'n Kerry: Dope of Privilege sporting a mouthy left-wing wife.)
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To: somedaysoon
"Good Grief!!! Where does it end?"

When ALL Democrats and liberals and leftists and socialists and perverts and anarchists are locked up.

14 posted on 03/18/2004 1:13:23 PM PST by F16Fighter
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To: somedaysoon
Good Grief!!! Where does it end?

In violence.

15 posted on 03/18/2004 1:14:41 PM PST by Protagoras (When they asked me what I thought of freedom in America,,, I said I thought it would be a good idea.)
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To: custserv
Did you forget your sarcasm tags?

Actually the avereage smoker outlives the average rump ranger by quite a bit.

16 posted on 03/18/2004 1:15:08 PM PST by metesky (The purpose of my life is to serve as a warning to others. Kids, don't let this happen to you.)
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To: wingnuts'nbolts
You see another fine example of why our private property is not registered .. Nor will it ever be .
17 posted on 03/18/2004 1:15:28 PM PST by Ben Bolt ( " The Spenders " ..)
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To: metesky
I'm wondering if someone tries to raise their own with no subsidies, no tax breaks, even though it'll take about seven years to have a good usable product - would they be abled to get 'Ol Sammy out of their smoking business?

Na. They'd be shot on sight. Never mind....
18 posted on 03/18/2004 1:15:34 PM PST by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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To: custserv
Riiiiight, let's just ignore the fact that the gays brought us the black plague of our age, a virus that is ultimately 100% fatal.

Cancer can be sent into remission, AIDS cannot.
19 posted on 03/18/2004 1:15:51 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: metesky
I was born in the 1950s. All my life I've seen other people smoke, in person, on TV, in movies, at restaurants, ball parks, airports, just about everywhere. Used to be, we even watched cigarette commercials on TV (Winston tastes good like a (clap)(clap) cigarette should). Despite all that, I've never once had the desire to light up.

It is a moronic notion on the part of this city council that we are incapable of making our own choices in life.

20 posted on 03/18/2004 1:16:14 PM PST by mountaineer
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To: Protagoras
Agreed.
22 posted on 03/18/2004 1:17:06 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: metesky
This is a prelude to making smoking at home with children illegal.
24 posted on 03/18/2004 1:17:54 PM PST by VRWC_minion
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To: metesky
Actually the avereage smoker outlives the average rump ranger by quite a bit.

False. I know a rump ranger well into his eighties and he is very healthy.

25 posted on 03/18/2004 1:19:48 PM PST by VRWC_minion
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To: metesky
This is the madness of our age.

Under assault from a totalitarian genoicidal ideology masquerading as a religion, we focus on the utterly trivial, putting to lie our freedom of behavior and association, making the traditional liberties and freedoms of America a mere historical chimera, while we focus on hypochondrial, anal, ninnny nanny measure to create the American Utopia.

Welcome to NANNYSTAN. And the Taliban win another one.

Hail America. Where'd you go?
26 posted on 03/18/2004 1:19:50 PM PST by swarthyguy
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To: custserv
hey custserv...ever hear of aids ??
27 posted on 03/18/2004 1:19:51 PM PST by saxxa (FIRE-FIGHTER FOR PRESIDENT BUSH)
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To: metesky
They're like energizer bunnies. While western civilization and common decency crumble around us, there they go again. Now they are going to tell us not only we must smoke outside, but where outside we will smoke. (While they laugh all the way to the bank with outrageous tax revenues). Gay marriage good, smoking bad. Porno good, smoking bad. As Dennis Prager often notes, our new "god" is health and morals are measured by that yardstick. Meanwhile, Judeo-Christian morality is deemed intolerant and passe. Sheesh
28 posted on 03/18/2004 1:20:57 PM PST by Annie03 (donate at www.terrisfight.org)
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To: custserv
http://www.avert.org/usastata.htm
29 posted on 03/18/2004 1:21:13 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: F16Fighter
When ALL Democrats and liberals and leftists and socialists and perverts and anarchists are locked up.

Oh, there's plenty of people to thank for these laws:

Democrats scoff at statewide smoking ban (Georgia)

"Democrats had sharp words Tuesday for Republicans who want to ban smoking in all public places including restaurants."

31 posted on 03/18/2004 1:22:47 PM PST by freeeee ("Owning" property in the US just means you have one less landlord)
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To: custserv
Where it comes from is not nearly as important as who is spreading it.

Gays spread it faster and more efficiently than any other segment of society.
32 posted on 03/18/2004 1:22:55 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: custserv
AIDS came from primates in Africa, not gay people.

If the queers weren't screwing primates the primates would have never got it.

Nice to have you here for a moment, good bye.

33 posted on 03/18/2004 1:23:04 PM PST by Protagoras (When they asked me what I thought of freedom in America,,, I said I thought it would be a good idea.)
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To: custserv
That's the point. There are no statistics for smoking related deaths at the same ages as the aids deaths.

Children aren't dying from smoking, neither are teenagers nor 20 somethings.

Lung cancer takes decades to develop for the most part.

Aids does not.
36 posted on 03/18/2004 1:25:24 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: Guillermo
Ban smoking, but make sure they're taught all about homosexual "marriage" and other items on the homosexual agenda...

Well Said!

37 posted on 03/18/2004 1:26:18 PM PST by Fiddlstix (This Space Available for Rent or Lease by the Day, Week, or Month. Reasonable Rates. Inquire within.)
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To: freeeee
I'm willing to overlook purveyors of the smoking ban in lieu of my "wish-list."
38 posted on 03/18/2004 1:26:44 PM PST by F16Fighter
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To: custserv
Yes but smoking can kill you. Homosexuality can't. That's the difference.

I certainly hope you just forgot the 'sarcasm tag'.
If not let me know and I'll cite you some sources about the percentage of homosexuals that contract a life threatening disease vs the percentage of smokers that that contract a life threatening disease.

39 posted on 03/18/2004 1:26:49 PM PST by Just another Joe (FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: custserv
Yes but smoking can kill you. Homosexuality can't. That's the difference.

Hello? Anybody home?

40 posted on 03/18/2004 1:27:59 PM PST by onyx (Kerry' s a Veteran, but so were Lee Harvey Oswald, Timothy McVeigh and Benedict Arnold.)
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To: custserv
Hi, Troll. Welcome to FR. Enjoy your brief but memorable stay.
42 posted on 03/18/2004 1:28:31 PM PST by Glenn (What were you thinking, Al?)
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To: custserv
Yes but smoking can kill you. Homosexuality can't. That's the difference.

Which explains why AIDS was informally dubbed "the gay cancer" when it first showed up in the United States...

43 posted on 03/18/2004 1:29:18 PM PST by Prime Choice (Hm? No, my powers can only be used for Good.)
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To: custserv
There's more dangerous stuff in the exhaust from cars than from cigarettes yet I don't see anyone trying to ban second hand exhaust from our streets.
44 posted on 03/18/2004 1:29:38 PM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: custserv
You are going to be REbanned because of who you are. And the PRO homo nonsense you are trying to stealth in here.

I would let you stay myself, it's fun to toy with imbeciles.

46 posted on 03/18/2004 1:30:13 PM PST by Protagoras (When they asked me what I thought of freedom in America,,, I said I thought it would be a good idea.)
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To: custserv
You kinda new here, aren't you.
47 posted on 03/18/2004 1:30:36 PM PST by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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To: Bikers4Bush
Exactly! Thank-you
48 posted on 03/18/2004 1:30:57 PM PST by Annie03 (donate at www.terrisfight.org)
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To: custserv

I didn't say anything about banning sex.



49 posted on 03/18/2004 1:30:57 PM PST by onyx (Kerry' s a Veteran, but so were Lee Harvey Oswald, Timothy McVeigh and Benedict Arnold.)
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To: custserv
But i repeat - heterosexual sex can kill you just as easily. Does that mean heterosexual sex should be banned too?

Hurry and post more,, your time is sooo short. LOL

50 posted on 03/18/2004 1:31:01 PM PST by Protagoras (When they asked me what I thought of freedom in America,,, I said I thought it would be a good idea.)
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