A simple question

Thinking about my last post during my morning ablutions, a simple question occurred to me (and before lunch simple questions really are all I can manage). I know it’s been asked before but I think it’s worth asking again: If tobacco and alcohol are so dangerous why aren’t the anti smoking/drinking campaigns asking for them to be banned? Seriously think about it, none of the pressure groups that claim that smoke and drink are destroying lives, wrecking society and killing thousands of people a year at extreme cost to the NHS are actually asking for them to be banned. If … Continue reading

Don’t eat that or well anything

Leg Iron has for a long time been talking about how the methods use to attack smokers are applied to drinkers, over weight people and everyone else really, especially high lighting the potential affects of all this reduce salt, reduce fat ban this that and the other plans on the mental well being of anyone actually forced to comply with them. Today the Devils Knife brings news that Japan has moved beyond just encouraging people to be more healthy but are now fining companies if their employee’s don’t match a government defined waist line (seemingly irrespective of any other considerations). … Continue reading