Wednesday, November 30, 2011

TSA Attempts to Cover Up Cancer Threat From X-ray Machines | Welcome to the Alliance for Natural Health - USA

...but the US has so far swept the safety issues under the carpet.

Is anyone beginning to notice a lack of consistency when it comes to public health and our elected (and un-elected) officials? The Neo-bishops of Do-gooderism care so much about our health and safety that they have willfully trampled all over private property rights and our right to assemble in a bar or restaurant, all in the name of public health of course, and yet our very same government is ok with thrusting upon us the perils of cancer, just so long as it serves their ends?

TSA Attempts to Cover Up Cancer Threat From X-ray Machines | Welcome to the Alliance for Natural Health - USA

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

How government advice KILLS smokers

Look, I’ve said before that you don’t need to quit if you don’t want to. Despite what you’ve heard, a moderate tobacco habit can actually be HEALTHY-

Imagine that! I wish that there were more doctors like Dr. Douglass.

How government advice KILLS smokers

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

New Zealand aspires to Australian legislation

"Every effort must be made towards achieving the goal of making our nation smoke-free by 2025," Turia said.

Now I just have to wonder, just how are they planning to achieve their objective of a smoke(er) free society? Anyone in their right mind knows that vice has been around since, well, the BEGINNING OF HUMANITY ITSELF! Something tells me that the Neo-Bishops of Do-gooderism are aware of this as well. They can't be that dense now can they? I am sure that they read history books just like the rest of us; this makes me wonder if there isn't something else much more sinister going on behind the scenes.

They have to just KNOW that a lofty goal such as this is ultimately unachievable in a what is supposed to be a democratic society, which is why they will (if allowed) do everything within their power (and they have a lot of power and money) to turn the "Western" world into one giant amalgamation that consists only of autocratic despots that in turn will be made to answer to one supreme leader in the end. To be sure, this sounds a bit crazy and conspiracy theory-like, but think about the nuttiness of the statement above. Consider this: Even if their is no intent on their part to turn free and democratic states into absolutist hellholes were tyranny reigns supreme, what will inevitably result from such extremist thinking is just that: one giant DICTATORSHIP..most likely strung together by the dictats of big pharma and the WHO, who could give a rats arse, btw, about public health. There is an old quote that comes to mind:

The road to HELL is paved with the best of intentions.

Er, but I still have this cynical feeling that there indeed may be some intent involved, but I've become a pessimist, due largely to my general lack of trust in politicians and the company that they keep.

If I were a non-smoker, I'd start paying attention to the rights and liberties that are being taken away under the guise of "public health". As many of us in the blogosphere have always said, this is about a lot more than smoking. If you're not mad, you're not paying attention.

Tobacco Reporter Magazine - News

Saturday, November 19, 2011

New push to limit booze

..A word about moderate alcohol consumption from my favorite doctor:

Moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart disease, dementia, stroke and diabetes. They’re smarter, richer and live longer too.

Well, I don't know about the richer (depending upon what your definition of "rich" is) part, but the rest of it sounds good to me:-)

New push to limit booze

Thursday, November 17, 2011

FDA Kills Smokers - John Stossel - Townhall Conservative

Thanks to Audrey Silk for posting this on Facebook-

Here John Stossel tells it like it is:

Striving to abolish risk kills people. does Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville:

It's time to be honest with the 50 million Americans, and hundreds of millions around the world, who use tobacco," Rodu writes. "It's time to abandon the myth that tobacco is devoid of benefits and to focus on how we can help smokers continue to derive those benefits with a safer delivery system.

If we can provide clean needles for heroin addicts, surely we smokers deserve access to pertinent information with regards to the relative risks of varying tobacco products and its alternatives. This is a fundamental human right.

..and here John Stossel makes a bold statement that is devoid of any political correctness or that of any tip-toeing around the issue at hand, which just so happens to be the lives of millions of American smokers:

The FDA claims that all its regulations save lives. But its e-cigarette policy would kill smokers.

What I want to know is, gives them the right? ...Anyone have an inclination?

FDA Kills Smokers - John Stossel - Townhall Conservative

LA County Reveals Secondhand Smoke Dangers for Non-Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing - MarketWatch

‎''Tobacco smoke particles in units of non-smokers can reach significant
levels equal to and exceeding those of a smoky bar or casino.''

Hmmmm...Now that's a very interesting statement indeed. Next, they'll be saying (via a "scienfific" study with "credentials") that one can contract a respiratory disease from seeing someone smoke. It was hard to do, but I've/we've finally left Los Angeles behind by moving across the country to Louisiana. I feel less stressed out already...Ahh....

LA County Reveals Secondhand Smoke Dangers for Non-Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing - MarketWatch

Monday, November 7, 2011

Judge Blocks Graphic Images on Cigarette Packages - ABC News

Leon found the nine graphic images approved by the Food and Drug Administration in June go beyond conveying the facts about the health risks of smoking or go beyond that into advocacy — a critical distinction in a case over free speech.

Imagine that.....Anti-smoker activists going beyond the facts.....That never happens.

Judge Blocks Graphic Images on Cigarette Packages - ABC News

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Secondhand Smoke Ruling May Set Precedent - Greenbelt, MD Patch

Thanks to Harleyrider for posting this on Frank Davis' blog-

Fisher said the “smoking gun” in the case was when James Repace, the biophysicist hired by the plaintiff found the same level of cancer-causing particles with his monitor in the smoke-free courtroom as he had in Schuman’s living room while Darko Popovic was smoking outside.

Oy. Well, this about says it all, doesn't it?

Secondhand Smoke Ruling May Set Precedent - Greenbelt, MD Patch