Lizard Lounge

<div style="text-align: justify;">A traditional gay community dance event in Washington, DC, shut down with the advent of the city&rsquo;s smoking ban. Two years later, following extensive and expensive efforts to accommodate smokers within the oppressive confines of the law, the event is slated to return.<br />

Smokers are murderers? Where did you read that?

<div style="text-align: justify;">We reported yesterday on John Banzhaf’s declaration that smokers deserve the electric chair. We comment further in relation to that story here, including observations from author Michael McFadden, focussing on antitobacco’s sordid practices of propaganda by press release.<br />

Your Mommy Kills Animals

<div style="text-align: justify;">Our children have been taught in grade school for decades now to despise their parents and other adults who smoke. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is now similarly indoctrinating children to the idea that those who eat meat, or go fishing, or visit a circus, are sadists and murderers.<br />

Life Cessation

<div style="text-align: justify;">Here is yet another story regarding dangerous &quot;smoking cessation&quot; drugs hawked by our friends at Big Pharma.</div>

John Banzhaf: Smoking Is a Capital Crime

<div style="text-align: justify;">Action on Smoking and Health has decreed that exposing others to secondhand smoke in any circumstance, including in the home, should make all smokers liable to criminal prosecution for homicide with depraved indifference, punishable by death in areas of the United States.<br />

Death by Smoking Ban

<div style="text-align: justify;">&quot;In order to get smoking bans passed, it was necessary to create an atmosphere of hatred toward the ‘enemy,’ to work people into a frenzy over a threat to their health, whether the threat was real or not.&quot;<br />

Damage ‘much greater’ than from passive smoking

<div style="text-align: justify;">This has been in the works for some time, but with smokers now massively humiliated, worldwide eugenics is ratcheting up a war on drinkers, telling us the effects of secondhand drinking are intolerable, in fact dwarfing those of secondhand smoking.</div>