Skip to comments.Obama Creates Thousands of New Jobs
Posted on 06/18/2009 7:02:20 PM PDT by Hank Kerchief
The jobs are risky, but very lucrative for those willing to take the risks, and require no previous experience or special training. Almost anyone with a driver's license (or at least the ability to drive) can do this job.
How did Obama do it?
Who Don't Smoke
This is very important legislation. It is obvious that tobacco is something a lot of people want to use (which is what the government is counting on), and will continue to use no matter what regulations are put in place, which the government knows perfectly well, but will now be able to increase taxes on and control the distribution of this almost endless revenue producing product.
And it will create two whole new classes of jobs: 1) the army of regulators that will be needed to control tobacco production, distribution, and sales, and 2) the army of tobacco smugglers that this much more profitable version of tobacco (like alcohol during prohibition) will create. Definitely a win-win proposition for employment.
Almost as Good as Global Warming
For the government, the Smoking lies have been almost as good as the Global Warming lies, just not as big. Of all the so-called science proving all the terrible things smoking does, there is no hard-science at all. It is all exactly the same kind of junk-science (surveys and statistics) used to put over the Global Warming scam.
Almost everyone buys it. It's why fools like American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown can say things like, "The Senate vote is a significant victory for all Americans as we try to reduce the devastating toll tobacco use has inflicted on our communities." When you are driving around your community, keep a sharp eye out for all those heaps of dead bodies and collapsed buildings tobacco is inflicting on your town.
The truth does not matter to these people, especially if they can use their junk science to keep people terrified don't smoke or you'll die from cancer or heart disease; don't go out in the sun or you'll get skin cancer and die; don't drive without a seat-belt or you'll have an accident and die. Does no one think that perhaps it is not too good for you to be terrified of every blessed thing that exists?
The Smoking Truth
The primary truth is, it would not matter if smoking a cigarette would kill you without fail before nightfall, it is wrong for any government to prevent the production, sale, and use of anything that all individuals involved freely choose to do. There is ultimately only one reason cigarettes (and most other substances) are regulated at all and that is the belief that some people have a right to force other people to do what they think is best for them; and they cannot bear that some people might actually be enjoying their lives without their interference.
| The truth is that hard science, that is real science, does not identify a single confirmed health issue with tobacco, but does find huge numbers of medical benefits. You will not find that in any MSM sources, because they have become an arm of government terrorism force.
In fact, however, all the excuses for regulating tobacco are lies. Tobacco is used because people enjoy it. They would not use it if they didn't, and doing something you enjoy is good for you. But there are even greater benefits of smokingbenefits the government and its well-controlled media are intentionally hiding.
Among those benefits are the following:
Smoking is Good for You!
Therapeutic Effects of Smoking and Nicotine
Other resources, (Books)
Fundamentals of Statistics
ETS and Second Hand Smoke
OH, and while you enjoy that smoke, be sure to have a nice glass of red wine. "The breadth of [its] benefits is remarkablecancer prevention, protection of the heart and brain from damage, reducing age-related diseases such as inflammation, reversing diabetes and obesity, and many more."
Smoke, drink, and be merry. You'll be happier and you'll live longer.
Anti-tobacco is Anti-American!
The leftist nanny-state just cannot bear the fact that some people are actually enjoying their lives doing what they hate.
Wow! Put on your flame suit.
Incoming! (getting the popcorn)
They just like to control people no matter what it is.
Socialism =no freedoms for anyone and eventually, even for the sheeple lefties
but they think it won’t happen to them. LOL
Oh, and how is that “freedom of speech” going for Code Pink in Iran?
Yes and there are plenty of those people on the FR. Here they come now in all their self-righteous fury.
At the cost of prosperity and personal freedom.
Personally, I would rather be destitute on my own than to blame it on an incompetent leader.
If lining up at the unemployment line is a job then yes...Obeyme has indeed created “jobs”.
Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Tyranny.
Pre-Obama, and as dictated by Constitutional law, it's "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of
That would be as dictated by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
I do think we have more obesity now that fewer people smoke.
Other than in the ninth amendment of course.
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
That would presumably include the right to smoke yourself silly. But not in MY house. Even my father in law and father were not allowed to smoke in my house.
Well, I know of a way to deal a blow to the Obama administration and help people who want freedom.
We just need a few people to apply and be accepted as smoking “regulatory agents”, and bust certain folk. If you bust illegal aliens who run cigarette black market rings, you can get your quota of nabs while allowing good people who black market cigs off free.
A government is only as good as it’s regulators. And if they allow things...let’s just say it won’t be a party for Obama.
Thanks for the post! I was beginning to think I was alone in my defense of my right to make my own choice. You don’t want me to smoke in your house (bar, restaurant), then I won’t. If you don’t want to come to my house (bar, restaurant) because people smoke there, well, don’t. The property owner calls the shots.
Good links. Thanks.
My sister does the same. I don't get it, but it works for her. If she quits for a few days, she goes back to turning blue again like we did when we were kids. She smokes seven or eight a day, and you'd never know she had asthma. What it is, the nicotine?
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If you want to know what the philosophy of this article is, it is the philosophy of individual liberty. Hank
Thank you for posting this.
You are correct, of course.
Our family physician told my father to blow tobacco smoke in her general direction whenever she appeared to be in distress and whenever it occurred to him.
It worked. She is now 52 years old, never had another asthma attack and doesn't smoke.
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