[FoRK] Welcome to the American Totality. You've been warned.

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> on Mon Feb 4 17:52:42 PST 2008

On Feb 4, 2008, at 6:53 PM, Luis Villa wrote:

> On Feb 4, 2008 7:42 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>> On Feb 4, 2008, at 5:24 PM, Luis Villa wrote:
>>> On Feb 4, 2008 6:12 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>>>  I.e., it's
>>>> the argument that got folks who don't go to bars and who otherwise
>>>> don't give a damn about the issue to actually cast a ballot in  
>>>> favor
>>>> of prohibition.
>>> Or, you know, everyone who goes to fucking restaurants (that is, all
>>> of us) have been sick of it for years,
>> Oh, you know, that's a fucking load of horseshit because restaurants
>> EVERYWHERE have at least had smoking and non-smoking sections since,
>> oh I dunno, the dawn of history, and most have been completely non-
>> smoking in most areas for most of the adult lifetimes of most of the
>> people on this list.
> Those of us who can still smell and taste will tell you that those
> aren't good enough.

Again, don't go there.  Nobody's forcing you to.

> And I reject the linkage that this is the edge of some horrible,
> slippery slope.

Of course not.  It's frog-in-boiling-water syndrome.

Just wait.


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