Citizens from in and around Olney, Illinois, gathered to protest the state smoking ban on Saturday 5 April 2008. We link to an article and video from WTHI-TV. Indignant citizens speak out. Peripatetic activist Lynda Farley’s "liberty van" is in evidence. A pogrom enthusiast turns up along the way to say that smoker vermin should take their habit outside. She should stay outside locations where free people choose to smoke. She just needs to be reminded of where she is not wanted. Smokers have had their asses kicked and are ready to return the favor.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."