Monday, June 22, 2009
Barack Obama Proves He Is out of Touch by Signing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Let's see. Iran is in the middle of a violent upheaval which could alter the course of the Muslim world. The US economy is struggling to recover. The real estate crisis is approaching its darkest days. North Korea may test fire a missile which could reach US soil. Terrorist threats are everywhere. You might think Chairman Obama might have plenty to worry about, but he has chosen to spend his time attacking the tobacco industry by signing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Even though most of us are aware that cigarettes have been associated with a variety of health risks, are we all really that worried about some tar and nicotine right now? When thinking about your personal safety and your ability to enjoy life, is placing further controls on tobacco among your major concerns?