Smoke and Mirrors 

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Don’t you believe that Big and Brutal Tobacco are in their bloodstained and gold-lined closets praying and fasting for the proposed Health Care Reform Act to pass? It would be gigantic relief for BBT to slide off the hook of any future healthcare financial liability caused by their selfinflicted legal but lethal products.

Regretfully, health care would also provide incentive for the poor to smoke more.

Mike Sawyer
Key West, Fla.

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