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Old 02-24-2012, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Georgia, on the Florida line, right above Tallahassee
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Death. By Hamburger. Man, I love BBQ, too.

Imagine if the USA banned grilling meat. Heh. It's bad for you, right? Like smoking. Maybe they could just slap a tax on the coals. For all the health related problems it causes. Just like smokes. If it makes sense for one, it should make sense for the other, right? I'm looking out my apartment right now, and I see .. about 12 grills. One of them's on the balcony outside my sliding glass door. Time to fire up the grill and destroy everyone's health. While I fire up my Marlboro Light.
California wants to ban smoking outside the house. I smoke outside my house 'cuz i don't want to kill my wife and kids with second hand smoke. I'm already the fool who got addicted. No sense killing them along with myself, heh. That's just evil, man. But, if that's evil... aren't grills evil too? You're just being evil to *anonymous person breathing the air" vs. "your family", right?
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:37 PM
 
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This country needs to repeal everything Progressives have made law in this country.

This Utopia isn't working out very well.

Once Obama and his Socialist administration is ousted out of office, we can begin to marginalize the Nannies.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:39 PM
 
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How often have you come across someone grilling in line outside of a concert/event or grilling in a no smoking zone?

I thought so, I've yet to hear of someone dying from second hand "grill smoke' .

Granted nowadays most smokers are respectful of others, but there are still those that don't care and will smoke in the car, home and other places with non smokers and little children around with no regards whatsoever.

It's the minority of rude smokers that ruin it for smokers that take steps to avoid bothering others.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:56 PM
 
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How often have you come across someone grilling in line outside of a concert/event or grilling in a no smoking zone?
Have you ever been to a concert?

Maybe things have changed, but when I was young, the arena was thick with smoke. I don't think anyone there cared.

It doesn't seem right that Liberals would want us to go to concerts and not smoke.

Lefties and marijuana go hand in hand.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:57 PM
 
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How often have you come across someone grilling in line outside of a concert/event or grilling in a no smoking zone?
People grill at tail gate parties all the time. Ever gone to a football game?
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:01 PM
 
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Really? How many cases of cancer does it cause per capita vs smoking.

  • The adverse health effects from cigarette smoking account for an estimated 443,000 deaths, or nearly one of every five deaths, each year in the United States.2,3
  • More deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined.2,4
  • Smoking causes an estimated 90% of all lung cancer deaths in men and 80% of all lung cancer deaths in women.1
  • An estimated 90% of all deaths from chronic obstructive lung disease are caused by smoking.1
From the CDC. Feel free to post any similar statistics to grilling. That's not even touching on the costs to the health system of chronic long term diseases such as emphysema.



It's kind of like comparing apples to a rock you find on the ground outside. Of course, for the non-fringe tin foil hat wearing types this is all a no-brainer.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:15 PM
 
Location: MS
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Secondly, the grilling of meat can form two kinds of potentially carcinogenic compounds: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and heterocyclic amines (HCAs).
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My mother-in-law mentioned this while we were at a BBQ place in Memphis. I pulled the biggest piece of charred meat from my rack of ribs and made mmmmmmm noises while I chewed on it.

If I'm going to go, death by BBQ doesn't sound that bad.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:23 PM
 
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Really? How many cases of cancer does it cause per capita vs smoking.

  • The adverse health effects from cigarette smoking account for an estimated 443,000 deaths, or nearly one of every five deaths, each year in the United States.2,3
  • More deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined.2,4
  • Smoking causes an estimated 90% of all lung cancer deaths in men and 80% of all lung cancer deaths in women.1
  • An estimated 90% of all deaths from chronic obstructive lung disease are caused by smoking.1
From the CDC. Feel free to post any similar statistics to grilling. That's not even touching on the costs to the health system of chronic long term diseases such as emphysema.



It's kind of like comparing apples to a rock you find on the ground outside. Of course, for the non-fringe tin foil hat wearing types this is all a no-brainer.

Of course you wouldn't want to know how they got their numbers, LOL.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Texas
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This country needs to repeal everything Progressives have made law in this country.

This Utopia isn't working out very well.

Once Obama and his Socialist administration is ousted out of office, we can begin to marginalize the Nannies.

Do you mean "progressives" like Mike Huckabee and Bobby Jindal? You oughta see what they've done to smokers while in power.

Nannyism isn't just a left-wing thang.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:26 PM
 
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This country needs to repeal everything Progressives have made law in this country.

This Utopia isn't working out very well.
Repealing the civil rights act, bring back slavery, woman can no longer vote, americans should get back to the coal mines working 80+ hours a week for next to no pay and no benefits. No child labor laws, If you get sick, die,..That does sound like a right wing utopia.

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Once Obama and his Socialist administration is ousted out of office, we can begin to marginalize the Nannies.
How is Obama a socialist? Or are you just throwing around programmed Beck/right wing propaganda catch words because they "sound scary"
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