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November 13, 2008

The Ever-Expanding Nanny State

by Doug Mataconis

The guys at take a look at smoking bans, including one town that prohibits people from smoking in their own homes:

H/T: Rick Sincere

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  1. In a different post, a distinction a fair law, an unfair law and a law applied unfairly was made. In this post, I will leave it to you to determine just which category anti smoking laws fall into.

    I do not fore see civil disobedience on any real scale with anti smoking laws, but I do see such laws being part of the fuel for civil disobedience in other matters.

    Comment by Harry Rossman — November 13, 2008 @ 5:43 pm
  2. Boiling the frog here.

    Comment by Akston — November 13, 2008 @ 10:00 pm

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