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Saturday, October 5, 2013

loss of basic liberty


You might think it doesn’t matter. You don’t smoke. Well, consider this fact: Cigarettes are the single-most traded item in the world. Does it matter that government is doing this to a $400 billion industry? Absolutely. If they can drive even cigarette production to these depths, they can do it to anything.
Whether they are reading your email, listening to your phone calls, or driving you to roll your own, it’s all part of the same oppression.


Read more: http://www.fee.org/the_freeman/detail/tobacco-speakeasy#ixzz2gs5svip3