Monthly Archives: May 2018

The EU Is About To Destroy The Internet / Glacium

Hat tip to RdM: The EU is about to destroy the Internet. How? A tax on internet links. The EU is going to “tax internet links to websites and online data that serve as sources for commentary and opinion.” Only large media … Continue reading

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Reporting Restrictions Lifted

There’s a trial going on somewhere, and here in the UK we’re not allowed to talk about it, lest the trial gets in any way prejudiced. I’m with Raedwald on this: When the trial is over we will learn the … Continue reading

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The Impending Mass Extinction of Bigness

Big things – like planets – have a lot of momentum (which is mass times velocity). They tend to go in one direction. It’s difficult for them to change direction. There are lots of advantages to being big. There are … Continue reading

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Bells And Circles

This makes a change: someone singing about smoking. Smoking on airplanes. Iggy Pop, to be precise. “Only a vengeful god does not allow smoking on the airplane.” I came across it on the Free Republic. So I guess some freepers … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

These days, I tend to see smoking bans as something that first started in the UK on 1 July 2007. But actually there have been smoking bans gradually being rolled out in the UK for many decades. I can’t remember … Continue reading

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Reporting Restrictions

I’ve mentioned Tommy Robinson a couple of times before. First time was a year ago, when I listened to him talking to James Delingpole. Second time was when I listened to him talking to Alex Jones, He is, I think, … Continue reading

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Freedom-Lovers and Freedom-Haters

A few days ago Junican drew attention to a debate about political correctness, that featured Jordan Peterson, Stephen Fry, and a couple of other people I’d never heard of. And the resolution under debate was: Be it resolved, what you … Continue reading

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