Category Archives: Defending Rights

Dutch Genius

In the mid 90’s, at the height of the U.S. War on Drugs —  when cops and district attorneys were seizing old people’s farmhouses because their grandson kept his stash in their basement, while other people were being imprisoned for … Continue reading

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The Cruelest Claim

I always thought that singling out secondhand smoke as a possible cause for SIDS was out of line – even in the overblown world of potential dangers of secondhand smoke. Doctors really don’t know what causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, … Continue reading

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Tougher Indoor Smoking Ban Defeated by Voters in Sitka, Alaska

I am proud to say that the voters in Sitka, Alaska soundly rejected a tougher smoking law (1,435 against the ordinance and only 1,008 for it), that would have banned smoking in two bars and two private clubs. It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

I can really be snide if I want to – I learned from the best! (my family) But the wise  Mrs. Sensible Smoker always tells me, every time I come up with a real verbal zinger to vanquish some business … Continue reading

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