Monthly Archives: September 2016

Shouting People Down

A couple of people have mentioned the new “plain packs”. Maybe these are an example? And they have the nerve to call it “plain packaging”? That’s really just another lie in a very long litany of lies. They’ve swept the … Continue reading

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A Russian Perspective

H/T smokingscot for this map of the world’s preferences for the US presidency. Click on the map and you can vote for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. With 282,000 votes so far from all around the world, it seems … Continue reading

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The Spontaneous and the Planned

Well, I said that Hillary Clinton would win the debate if she simply showed up, remained standing, and didn’t have a coughing fit. And she did exactly that, so that was a big win for her. More than that, she … Continue reading

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Did Telephones Raise Longevity?

Longevity is everything, these days. The only point in life is to live as long as possible. Nothing else matters. Oddly enough, the supremacy of longevity has come at a time when people have been starting to live longer anyway. … Continue reading

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Just One Cough

I’ve been thinking of watching the upcoming Clinton-Trump debate tomorrow night  online. But I’ve decided against it because I’m not sure where to watch it, and it’s going to start at 2 am UK time. But also if I did … Continue reading

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Two Comments

A couple of comments got my attention. Comment by Rose: Just found this again. 2013 “…several years later he (Tony Blair) agonised about the smoking ban in public places and finally justified the move by suggesting: “The public gave us permission … Continue reading

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Winner and Losers

I’m probably going to be a bit obsessed with the US presidential election for the next month or so. It seems to me that it’s almost as important as the UK Brexit vote, perhaps even more so. More and more … Continue reading

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