Anorak | Lies and more lies on setting a minimum price for alcohol

Lies and more lies on setting a minimum price for alcohol

by | 8th, September 2012

DAMN, I do get pissed off with people trying to lie to us so that they can change the law. We’re supposed to be the people who decide how we’re ruled so they really do have to tell us the truth so we can decide.

The latest piece of bollocks is this :

Introducing a minimum price for alcohol of 50p per unit will prevent 50,000 pensioners dying of related health problems over the next decade, according to research commissioned by BBC Panorama.

So, 50,000 over a decade is 5,000 oldies a year not popping their clogs because someone’s raised the booze price and they can’t afford to get pissed any more.

I mean really, even on the face of it it looks bloody ridiculous. If someone in their golden years isn’t mature enough to decide how much they’d like to drink then what the fucking fuck, eh? Clearly no one should be allowed to decide anything for themselves and we can say good bye to this freedom and

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