Monthly Archives: March 2017

Sitting On Emily’s Knee

Well, here it is. The interview. Although everyone seems to have seen it already. It actually seems much more polished than it did at the time. I thought I was mumbling, and not finishing my sentences. But in the video … Continue reading

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“What Can Smokers Do To Fight Back?”

Tobacco Control always presents itself as being on the side of the angels. They see themselves as knights in shining armour, riding out from their hilltop castle to fight and kill the smoke-belching dragon of tobacco. But the way I … Continue reading

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Do Not Resuscitate

A passage in a comment by Rhys last night came as a bit of a jolt. I hope Britain is better than Canada, because here paramedics won’t come into your house if you smoke. I hope so too. But I … Continue reading

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The Hermit On The Hill

Something I came across last week: Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general of the United States, has said many times in recent years that the most prevalent health issue in the country is not cancer or heart disease or obesity. It … Continue reading

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A Russian Defeat for Tobacco Control

After not being able to access my blog a few days ago, regular reader Dmitri Kossyrev suggested that he might write a guest piece about the recent defeat (yes, defeat!) suffered by the Russian branch of Tobacco Control. Of particular interest … Continue reading

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On The Brink

A couple of slightly jolting videos, both off Infowars.com. The first one featured Alex Jones interviewing Michael Savage: one shock jock interviewing another shock jock, although Michael Savage has been in the business much longer than Alex Jones. They’re both … Continue reading

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Despicable Enemy of Healthiness and Right Living

I had an email last night from Dmitri Kossyrev asking me if my blog was down. He’d been trying repeatedly to see it, without success. I replied that my blog was alive and well. There was no problem at this … Continue reading

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