Wednesday, October 18, 2006

More Smoking Lunacy

Eight months ago smoking is banned in the workplace :

But as it turns out, the emotional cries of 'what about the workers ?' from Labour MPs contain 50% crocodile tears by volume. Some workers are more important than others. Nurses and care home staff can breathe smoke for all they care - because for the purposes of the bill care homes are 'private residences'. So can prison officers and staff - because the government are scared of violent reactions from people supposedly in the power of the State if 'snout' is taken away. Tells you everything about our rulers. Besides, what would they mix their dope with ?

You can add teachers to the nurses, care home staff and prison officers whose health isn't that important .

A city learning centre has taken a "special approach to a very serious problem" by allowing pupils to smoke between lessons, it has emerged.

Students at Tinshill Learning Centre in Leeds can smoke in an outdoor facility during breaks, as long as they have parental permission.

Education Leeds said the new policy aimed to help pupils stop smoking and reduce confrontations with teachers.


"Reduce confrontations with teachers". Otherwise known as "the laws don't apply if you're violent enough".

6 comments:

Dangerouslysubversivedad said...

Helping take my daughter's Year 2 class swimming in the nearby High School's pool, we were weekly treated to the fun sight of clusters of teenagers puffing like chimnies whilst their teachers simply walked past and ignored them. Nothing new about this...

JohnM said...

Tinshill Learning Centre is (if my memory is correct) a pupil referal unit for older excluded children. Obviously the last thing they need is someone setting some rules and boundaries. Such children need understanding, love and a damned good thrashing.

Blithering Bunny said...

>the laws don't apply if you're violent enough.

Those 8 words sum up the whole state of modern British society.

JuliaM said...

Words fail me (for once)....

AntiCitizenOne said...

The lesson is "If you want change use violence".

Sow the wind...

nzconservative said...

"Such children need understanding, love and a damned good thrashing".

-there are some comments that you just can't top.