Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Pollution is Ok. Cigs Not!

February 18th, 2015

As the exhaust plume from the largely-uncontrolled burning of a billion gallons of partially-refined gasoline engulfed the region and drifted eastward towards the rest of the nation, local authorities claimed "all-was-well" and then returned to chasing-away the cigarette-smokers from building doorways and government-controlled properties so that no one would ever have to smell the slightest amount of any ‘second-hand smoke’ of the cigarettes.


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1 comment:

  1. Seems I likely may have been right smack-dab in the middle of that plume of uncontrolled gasoline exhaust too, as it turns out. Whether the plume had already passed in actuality and I only was exposed to the residuals, well..., I dont know who could say one way or the other.