Skip to comments.Celebratory Cigars Land Reds in Hot Water With Cincy Health Department
Posted on 09/30/2010 2:01:38 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
The city of Cincinnati Health Department will investigate the Reds for a violation of the state smoking ban after members of the team were seen smoking cigars during the celebration of the team's playoff berth.
A departmental spokesman told the Cincinnati Enquirer that five people called a hotline after members of the Reds were seen puffing on stogies handed out by team owner Bob Castellini. Castellini will be notified of the alleged violation via letter.
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The way the Reds have been playing since early September, they won’t be in any danger of having any further celebrations. :/
They did WHAT??!! Hanging is too good for them.
What a bunch of ferrets we have become.
“Mommy, mommy that man is smoking a cigar!!!”
Somewhere, Orwell just shakes his head and mutters, “I told you so.”
IIRC, the Gestapo operated largely on tips from the public too.
Disgusting that so many are willing to uphold the nanny state.
"We the people . . . in order to form a more perfect Nanny State."
You must obey the Gestapo!
Mommy Government will swing into the rescue and fine those bad men, spending ten thousand dollars to investigate, wasting the time of dozens, all so someone can pay a $50 fine. Oh, and a request to raise taxes, as the city is running out of money for some reason.
Government is the answer to only one question: what is the problem?
If we can save just one life, it will be worth it.
Speaking as a Dodger fan...whoever called that in is a eunuch.
probably some bureaucrat trying to stick it to the Reds owner because he’s a Republican
Come on, its been 15 years since they’ve gone to the playoffs. One cigar every 15 years won’t kill them.
They should stage a Tobacco PRIDE parade.
There are worse things these men could be doing in public.
Unreal! I’ll never get used to the PC police, nor will I try.
OMG! How disgusting! It is bad enough that they’re going to get in trouble for it but that some creeps ratted on them.
“You must obey the Gestapo!”
Schraube der Gestapo!!!:)
Next it will be that you aren’t allowed to eat french fries in public and all people with high BMIs may only leave home after dark.
shoulda built that new ballpark over in Kentucky y’all
too bad Marge Schott isn’t around to tell them to go F@$& themselves!
Now, if these 5 players were seen engaging in homosexual sodomy, would that be a problem? After all, it’s just a lifestyle choice.
Oh good grief! When did this stop being America??????
Based on the logic of the current US Attorney General and some idiot judge in Arizona, the city of Cincinnati’s local government has no jurisdiction in enforcing a law that was put in place at a different level of government.
Did they threaten to move if the stadium wasn’t publicly funded?
I’m with Nelson on this one...”Ha, ha!”
“too bad Marge Schott isnt around to tell them to go F@$& themselves!”
Bingo! She woulda too!
May Marge Schotts dog come back & put a turd on each of their lawns.
I don’t see one either. I’m glad I don’t, I’d have to inform the Gestapo.
And the smoke should not be by request, but part of the sentence!
So what brand WERE they smokin'? A late '90's Cuban Romeo y Julieta Churchill, with the thin gold band. It looks like it's wrapped in shinney, dark leather and has the aroma of leather and vanilla. The finest cigar I've had in 20 years. Nothing has been close.
..and you think that this nation won’t become a turd worlder.
They should tell them to go F themselves and refuse to answer any further correspondence on the matter. TAKE OUR COUNTRY BACK. It is way past time to stand up to this pervasive tyranny in our lives.
Is the clubhouse considered public? Can just anyone walk in whenever they wish?
Exactly,, you mean that chocolate bar shaped like a cigar? Go F yourself. Prove he smokes with a photo,, i saw luke skywalker blow up the death star too. Right there on the screen.
All such facilities are regulated by the teams and leagues and no one is permitted access unless they are issued some sort of pass, play for the team or are members of management, etc.
Please. This whole issue is ridiculous.
Smile. I know that cigar. I had two or three of them and they were exquisite. R y J is one of the few Cuban producers still worth... well, you know. And if you can get a Partagas #2 Habano, it is worth the price of admission as well.
More to the point, though: when American athletes can no longer smoke cigars in their own goddamn locker rooms to celebrate a victory without fear of reprisal by people who in the absence of government power would be ill-equipped to wipe their own behinds, then we are no longer America, but a pale imitation of what America once was.
Sounds like somebody just trying to stir up a pile of nothing!
Next will be handing out cigars for the birth of your child.
I’m smok’n a Montecristo #32 Cuban on Nov.3rd. And I’ll blow smoke in their face.
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