RE: Straining at gnats
by Joseph Branco
June 01, 2004
Myra, Myra, Myra . You had an OK letter going for you until you
mentioned how you disagreed with my take on seat belt laws.
You say that we should be forced to wear seatbelts because of
insurance costs. Well, if you truly feel that way, then you
have to forfeit your entire rationale for smoking rights. You
see, smokers incur on society enormous health care costs in the
form of Medicaid and Medicare as a result of smoking related
illness. Every taxpayer must pay for smoker s bad choices.
Using your own rationale behind enforcing seatbelt laws because
of insurance costs, outlawing smoking is justified due to health
care costs to innocent non-smoking citizens. Thank you for defeating
your own argument. You make my job just that much easier. By
the way it is Branco, not Brano.
Have a wonderful summer! And don't worry about me, I always
wear my seatbelt.
Ketchikan, AK - USA
Straining at gnats by Myra Callahan - Ketchikan, AK -
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