Monthly Archives: June 2012

Paralysis

A few days back, George Soros was warning that if the latest EU summit didn’t take appropriate steps, the euro would “dissolve”. And it seems it hasn’t taken appropriate steps. Via ZeroHedge: Going into this summit we had a monetary … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Ed

I can still remember the day. I’d dropped in to see an old friend of mine, and we were talking about this and that, and the subject had come round to the looming smoking ban. He became quite animated, and … Continue reading

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Tobacco Control Tactics Launched

I’m delighted to announce that a new website, TobaccoControl Tactics, has just been launched. Two press releases are here. I’ve only been very peripherally involved, although the idea for the website may have been first suggested here, back at the … Continue reading

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Our Secret Weapon

I was reading this reflective piece about the climate wars today, and checking off all the parallels with the tobacco wars. When you stop to think about what resources are available to us climate realists in the fight against alarmism, … Continue reading

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The Ugly Face of Tobacco Control

Still in NorCal (Northern California), and responding to comments. Like this one from Chuck: Many smokers are now boarding up their windows because of increased attacks by gangs of smokerphobics roaming the streets, cars get vandalised with red X painted … Continue reading

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Tell Us Where The Jews Live

That was the thought that a comment by Tom in California prompted this evening: Are you, by chance, aware of a new state law in California, that applies statewide, that states that a landlord renting to a tenant is now … Continue reading

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Post-Normal Prop 29

Pretty much everybody else seems to have conceded on Prop 29, but not Stan. I just got a call from AP saying that they are calling the race for Big Tobacco. I was a little surprised that they did this … Continue reading

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