Originally Posted by Ian Williams
Next time, I will be fined and thrown in jail due to smoking Cuban, Honduran, Dominican and Venezuelan Cigars. Are they illegal? Hey, who's got a cigar?
Here in the US, Cuban cigars are indeed still illegal. In 1962, the political genius that is our government decided to punish the Cubans for trying to impose Communism on its own people by ceasing their ability to sell their primary export to the US.
Of course this is a long and drawn out story, but it does have a very exciting crescendo. At the height of this Capitalist pig-dog versus Communist heretic story is how our whole entire world almost came to a swift and fiery end via nuclear devastation.
We are willing to destroy all humanity to prove how righteous and wholesome and morally proper we are.