Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jean-François Etter

Shamelessly lifted from Dick Puddlecote, a video of Jean-François Etter speaking about the ‘public health’ community’s irrational objections to e-cigarettes. Since Etter is part of the ‘public health’ community, it’s nice to see them falling out with each other. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Some Free Economic Advice

I read an interesting thing about Cyprus on ZeroHedge today. Following the improvised and very confused bail-in of the Cypriot banking system in mid/late March, one of the key requirements was to contain the liquidity within territorial Cyprus, and prevent … Continue reading

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Child-men and women

I came across The Big Fat Truth a few days ago: The report, a meta-analysis of 97 studies including 2.88 million people, had been released on 2 January in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)1. A team led … Continue reading

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One Day They Will See.

I was thinking today how Tobacco Control must have imagined smoking bans would work. I guess that if you’re a fully paid up Tobacco Controller, you probably see tobacco as pretty much the most evil thing in the world, killing … Continue reading

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Does Cold Fusion Work after All?

I don’t know much about Cold Fusion. In fact, it would be more truthful to say that I know absolutely nothing about it at all. All I remember is that back in the 1980s a couple of blokes thought that … Continue reading

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Ramesses II

H/T Harley for this article about Mummies’ clogged arteries take smoking, fatty foods, lethargy out of the mix. CT scans of 137 ancient mummies from three continents show that our ancestors had plaque in their arteries, too, even though they never … Continue reading

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Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer

H/T J. Johnson for this link to Joe Vialls’ 10-year-old Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer. I read it about 5 years ago, but my link to it subsequently expired. His view was that blaming smoking for lung cancer was a … Continue reading

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