Galaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 27 Posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1730 times:
since most things we enjoy over here in America seem to be unhealthy in one form or an other, what things should we make illegal to make all of us safe and feel better about ourselves. Lets start with cigarettes and tobacco products its obvious they have no beneficial purposes and only cause harm, then there's alchohol products, again to many drunk drivers and health problems, how about junk food/fast food we need to get rid of all the fast food restaurants, ok then we can move onto fire arms they only cuase death and harm, along with fire arms we should make all fireworks illegal as well as they only cause problems and scare small animals. Since we want all Americans to be healthy we need to remove salt from our diets, so we must ban salt and all products with salt to lower our blood pressure and improve our health. Ok we need to ban all meat products as it harms animals and isnt healthy. Then there is soda drinks way to much sugar (makes us fat) hell lets just remove sugar all together. Ok we need to get rid of cars and trucks they consume to much fossil fuels and create green house gases so from now on bikes for everyone (an added benefit is people will get more excercise). Um lets see, bikes require oil to keep the chains, gears and cables lubed up, hmm that requires oil and damage to the environment, ok strike out bikes we can just walk. Ok that leaves us with water and saltine crackers and some plants. wait a minute saltine crackers have salt on them better get rid of them to. Ok so its walk, water and some plants to eat. Anyone else have any ideas on what we should make illegal to use in America.
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Alpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1640 times:
How about freedom of expression, or in critisizing the goverment? Maybe I should be locked up for that, since I'm obviously a threat to national security by daring to be critical of the government. (dripping with sarcasm)
Cptkrell From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2562 posts, RR: 14 Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1580 times:
Springer was one-time mayor of Cincinnati; he's "trial-ballooning" a run for the U.S. Senate. As a partial credit, he opennly admits that he has no idea why people watch his "junk show" (his words), but he's making a lot of $$$, thank you very much. Glad I don't live in Ohio. Even though I have the utmost respect for John Glenn as an aviator and astronaut, I think he's "rolled over", too. Regards...Jack
Cptkrell From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2562 posts, RR: 14 Reply 12, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1566 times:
A very good point, CanyonBlue; but realize that the fat people in spandex on J.S.'s show will probably be sueing McDonald's for being fat, they'll win a settlement, graduate to quadruple big-macks, get fatter, get sicker, then they'll have to sue their grubbing, winning trial lawyers for making them even worse... damn! This will be a GREATER friggen' country if we make EVERYTHING illegal. We won't even have to work anymore! ...Jack
Aloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8358 posts, RR: 47 Reply 14, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1534 times:
Why not make flags illegal? They're a complete waste of high-quality fabric, and there certainly are people who feel offended by a star spangled banner flying in someones front garden. Also, think about all the aluminium that could be saved if no masts were needed - you could make so many more water (not beer!!) cans!
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Jhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6195 posts, RR: 13 Reply 15, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1516 times:
Many of these things you mention would be illegal but not for their redeeming economic benefits. This is what happens when we hire hundreds of legislators to do nothing but make laws for us; more and more stuff becomes illegal for various causes. My philosophy of government is that the goverment is established to provide basic minimum services such as fire, police, and military protection, and should stay out of regulating most other aspects of our lives. But people more influential than me feel differently.
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