Case in point: today I see two items in the Austin American-Statesman, where I get most of my “Unique to
So that’s good, right?
Right next to it, however, we find a story explaining that a bill authored by Myra Crownover, R-Denton, HB 5, “relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places” has been defanged in the House Committee on State Affairs by excluding from the list of public places “certain bars” anywhere in Texas as well as any public place in any Texas county with a population under 115,000.
Apparently, it’s OK to have emphysema from secondary smoke in
These little inconsistencies do get at you sometimes, but all is resolved when you look at what is behind it: the liquor lobby and the tobacco lobby obviously have more money and more pull in the Texas Legislature than say, the Elaidic acid lobby.
If it even exists.
But, in the vicinity of food and sin, vis-à-vis