The Last Minority

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  1. Adrian69702006

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    So the Govenment has chosen No Smoking Day to unveil plans which will lead to cigarettes being dawn from open display in shops. Now for the record, I'm not a smoker and never have been. However it strikes me that smokers are the last minority which can be persecuted with apparent
    impunity. Nowadays we rightly have legislation which criminalises discrimation on the basis of gender, sexuality and race. No such protection is offered to smokers who are, after all, significant contributors to the exchequer. I think it's lamentable that stupid (the Con-Dem coalition) are now implementing double stupid's (i.e. Labour's) legislation.
     
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    I agree, but I think that youth are also a minority that can be oppressed no problem. Arbitrary ages of majority and increased car insurance.
     
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    Oh, and I think that fat people will be 'persecuted' just as badly as smokers in the near future. I believe Japan already has a tax for companies having overweight employees.
     
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