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MN: Lawmaker Wants Scent-Free Schools
Breitbart ^ | 3/10/08 | MARTIGA LOHN

Posted on 03/10/2008 2:53:28 PM PDT by kiriath_jearim

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To: brwnsuga
I told him he is saving himself for marriage.

I wonder what his thought was on hearing this. Do 12-year-old boys even think about this? LOL

Anyway, you and your husband have your work cut out for you for the next 8+ yrs. We have to be equally concerned about our single sons and daughters if a pregnancy occurs. The boys and young men will also pay a heavy price. They need to be fully informed of all the pitfalls.

All the best to you.

51 posted on 03/10/2008 11:02:02 PM PDT by IIntense
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To: wastedyears

Life is certainly not fair, is it?


52 posted on 03/10/2008 11:03:43 PM PDT by IIntense
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To: kiriath_jearim

I’m so square I’ve still got a bottle of Brut in the bathroom closet. LOL


53 posted on 03/10/2008 11:05:01 PM PDT by joebuck (Finitum non capax infinitum!)
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To: Eric Blair 2084
On all the smoking ban threads we like to joke around about banning perfumes or unwashed armpits. Until now I always thought it was an amusing way to illustrate the absurdity of the nanny-state mentality.

But now people are actually proposing this. And not just the crazy street people ranting in public parks and under highway off-ramps. Our elected officials are proposing this garbage.

This has got to be a nightmare. We can't even draw silly comparisons now for fear that some idiot legislator is going to take the suggestion seriously and try to pass a law.

54 posted on 03/10/2008 11:13:26 PM PDT by timm22 (Think critically)
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To: IIntense

Certainly isn’t


55 posted on 03/10/2008 11:20:23 PM PDT by wastedyears (Iron Maiden in two weeks' time.)
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To: timm22
Remember? It was predicted. BUT, don't blame the prediction for the idiocy. See it as the expected next step in PC control.

Let's take bets on what inanities will be next.

No, politicians' lies will not be banned. Uninformed and/or disinterested voters won't be turned away at the polls. The "blue dress" president won't be banned from the WH.

OK, here's one. All public schools MUST be equipped with swimming pools to accommodate their swim team. All residents must pay for these pools.

Help me out here! What's next on the PC agenda?

56 posted on 03/11/2008 12:58:13 AM PDT by IIntense
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To: Eric Blair 2084

bump


57 posted on 03/11/2008 3:10:39 AM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty.)
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To: aberaussie

What do you mean by sing with? I sing in choirs, and scents are a big nono. Chokes up the other singers.


58 posted on 03/11/2008 3:58:04 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: willgolfforfood

Yeah I used to be in love with a girl that used Enjoli. I’d recognize that in an instant.


59 posted on 03/11/2008 4:00:57 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: darkangel82

Right. This discussion of scents is interesting but...

They say that just because something can be done doesn’t mean it should be done. I would say that just because something should be done doesn’t mean the legislature should do it.


60 posted on 03/11/2008 4:03:43 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: LiberConservative

I think they are. I never wear them any more, and it surprises me when I smell it on someone else. At least here in Houston. Tell you though, when all the New Orleans people came over after Katrina (not so much the refurgees, regular people), I started smelling it on them and it smelled very foreign and weird.


61 posted on 03/11/2008 4:05:35 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ditter

But, unlike a SMOKER, what are they going to do about it? It can’t be washed off.


62 posted on 03/11/2008 4:07:32 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: IIntense
OK, here's one. All public schools MUST be equipped with swimming pools to accommodate their swim team. All residents must pay for these pools. Help me out here! What's next on the PC agenda?

Ruling that they can't keep kids off the team just because they don't know how to swim?

Really, If I had heard this on the radio instead of read it, I would have assumed they meant the Legislator wanted (common) sense free schools, and figured they were well on the way already.

63 posted on 03/11/2008 5:15:14 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: ichabod1

Praise band - no one makes a big deal over scents in that group. We aren’t all crammed together. Scents were forbidden in our choir because the, ahem, older ladies would really douse themselves.


64 posted on 03/11/2008 5:50:07 AM PDT by aberaussie
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To: aberaussie

Well there is that. Still, I’ve found scents to be more bothersome at a time when I’m trying to sing than they would otherwise be.


65 posted on 03/11/2008 6:25:14 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: ichabod1
What are THEY going to do about it? They can leave instead of me having to leave and if someone has complained about the way they smell, they can remember that the next time they soak themselves with perfume. Embarrassment is a powerful learning tool.
66 posted on 03/11/2008 7:01:11 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: ichabod1

And I would hope that if people realized that the scent caused you a problem they would refrain from wearing any. However, I was amazed that our choir had to be told repeatedly not to wear perfume for concerts because one or two people refused to stop. I think at least one person even quit the choir over it.


67 posted on 03/11/2008 8:35:53 AM PDT by aberaussie
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To: kiriath_jearim

MN: Lawmaker Wants Scent-Free Schools

Why not? They have already created education-free schools.


68 posted on 03/11/2008 8:38:15 AM PDT by keepitreal
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To: muawiyah

Used to be scents were drowned out by tobacco smoke.

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Those were the days!


69 posted on 03/11/2008 8:38:58 AM PDT by the lastbestlady (I now believe that we have two lives; the life we learn with and the life we live with after that.)
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To: ThomasThomas

Jr High School is one of the last places left where you can do stupid stuff and not suffer for it the rest of your life. Go back and look at your Jr. High yearbook. This is the reason we have Jr. High. there too big and smelly ( with or with out help from a spray can) to put in grade school and too stupid to put with all those smart high schoolers.

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No truer words were ever spoken. I have taught Jr. high off and on over the years. It is the most BIZARRE age!


70 posted on 03/11/2008 8:42:18 AM PDT by the lastbestlady (I now believe that we have two lives; the life we learn with and the life we live with after that.)
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To: aberaussie

HAsn’t been a big issue that I remember. Occasionally there will be a reminder that it is bad choir etiquette, that’s about it. We have heavy incense where I go now, that’s more of an annoyance than the individual perfume. Last place I went the Priest wanted to cense the choir. We were like, no thanks.


71 posted on 03/11/2008 9:08:14 AM PDT by ichabod1 ("Self defense is not only our right, it is our duty." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: kiriath_jearim

Heh! Lived a half block from Minneapolis South for 20 years. This does not surprise me.

Bathing or Axe? Hmmm....choices.


72 posted on 03/11/2008 9:12:07 AM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: Gabz

multi-ping


73 posted on 03/11/2008 10:06:35 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: wastedyears

Teenaged guys love it. Girls don’t.

My kids talk about wearing fragrances. Girls put on all kinds of smell good stuff that THEY like to attract guys. They think the guys will like it, too. Not necessarily.

Problem is, guys really do like Axe. If they met a girl wearing Axe, they’d think she was the hottest thing to come down the pike, because she’s wearing something THEY like, not something girls like.

If the girls want to attract guys, they need to find out what guys like.

And the bad news is, girls, it’s AXE.


74 posted on 03/11/2008 10:10:14 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: evilrightwingconspirator

ping


75 posted on 03/11/2008 10:10:55 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: buffyt

But what you get when you mix really bad cologne with truly bad B.O. — that is truly devastating!


76 posted on 03/11/2008 10:16:22 AM PDT by Dionysius (Jingoism is no vice.)
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To: Eric Blair 2084
Thanks for the ping! Legislators regulating personal hygeine in schools. What's next? When and where I'm allowed to wear my perfume? With the amount of places banning smoking indoors, I hope I will be able to use my perfume in my home. Or will that be bad for the children, too?
77 posted on 03/11/2008 7:15:53 PM PDT by callisto (CONGRESS.SYS corrupted...Re-boot Washington DC (Y/N)?)
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To: aberaussie
Are they making scents very differently now or are people just more sensitive?

People are just more sensitive.

Tobacco smoke has been banned everywhere. It was an effective antigen.

78 posted on 03/11/2008 8:37:06 PM PDT by elkfersupper
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To: aberaussie

Yes, they use synthetic substances now that many people are sensitive to. I know I am! Headaches, dizziness, even breathing problems, all from those nice-smelling perfumes and candles.


79 posted on 03/11/2008 8:39:32 PM PDT by JenB
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To: kiriath_jearim
MN: Lawmaker Wants Scent-Free Schools

Anybody hoping for that should visit some schools in California.
Where the theory of "scent-free" translates into some bathrooms
that have a bit of the scent of an Oklahoma outhouse on a 105 deg F day.
80 posted on 03/11/2008 9:10:10 PM PDT by VOA
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To: callisto

It’s for the chilruns.

Forget the fact that the chilruns have had it up to here with their tofu and non fat milk school lunches and there will be an open rebellion much like in 1775.

History will repeat itself. The adult sheeple don’t get, I’m sure the powers at the NEA have stricken all mention of the “Sons of Liberty” from History textbooks for the Hitler Youth. Can’t have the youngins knowing that they can rebel.


81 posted on 03/11/2008 9:18:26 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: metmom

I hate the scent of it. I’m perfectly fine with just a fresh out of the shower smell.


82 posted on 03/11/2008 9:30:29 PM PDT by wastedyears (Iron Maiden in two weeks' time.)
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To: Eric Blair 2084
History will repeat itself. The adult sheeple don’t get...

Where the Hell is the darn RESET button?

83 posted on 03/11/2008 9:33:32 PM PDT by Hunble
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To: Hunble

The only reset button would require all Americans to read up on their history.

95% of the crap that goes on today would have the founding fathers wondering why they risked their lives against German George in the name of liberty.

But mandated history lessons for libs would be unconservative. They should read it themselves without Gubmint mandates.


84 posted on 03/11/2008 9:42:36 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: wastedyears

I agree. Just sayin’ what my kids tell me.


85 posted on 03/12/2008 4:48:53 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Eric Blair 2084

Key Ingredients in perfumes may cause cancer and lead to asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory ailments. Scientists also ponder links to neurological diseases and brain damages.

Details at Ten.

You must’ve heard about the lady in Boulder fined a thousand for dying her poodle pink (with natural beetroot dye, no less). She works in a beauty salon, prolly changing the color of her customers hair!


86 posted on 03/12/2008 1:56:15 PM PDT by swarthyguy (Osama Freedom Day: 2500 or so since September 11 2001!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

My oldest wore it. I had to put a stop to it.


87 posted on 03/12/2008 1:57:55 PM PDT by JZelle
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To: kiriath_jearim
Guess I would have been in violation.


88 posted on 03/12/2008 2:01:47 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: kiriath_jearim

Mandate birth control pills.


89 posted on 03/12/2008 2:06:46 PM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: aberaussie
Scents were forbidden in our choir...

I liken the word "forbidden" to the PC laws which deprive us of our freedom. A gentle suggestion from the choir director may have solved the problem.

90 posted on 03/12/2008 10:57:15 PM PDT by IIntense
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