This op-ed is the view of one man from West Virginia.  Whether you agree or not….keep it civil.  marti

Op-Ed by:  Nelson Feldmeyer

“When the usual flu season rolls around every effort is made to force me into taking a “vaccine”.  These little near death experiences in a needle, contain mercury, polysorbate 80, thimerasol, and a host of live and dead viruses and bacterium.

I smoke.  I am not ashamed or embarrassed of that and do not intend to quit. I have been smoking for 53 years.  Am I worried about the supposed bad effects of smoking, or your incessant complaining about second hand smoke.  Nope!  Can’t say that I am.  Do I believe all the hype and paranoia about smoking that preceded the ever so convenient excessive taxes on cigarettes?  Nope.  Can’t say I do.  Do I believe cigarettes were a convenient diversion from all kinds of perpetual environmental assaults? Yes.  And, that as long as we don’t examine those environmental issues too closely, the targeting of smokers will serve as a convenient excuse for why so many people are getting sick?  Yes..Yes I do.   More