Monthly Archives: November 2019

And Now the Storm-Blast Came

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: And now the STORM-BLAST came, and he Was tyrannous and strong: He struck with his o’ertaking wings, And chased us south along. In this verse the storm is a tyrannical winged man. He might … Continue reading

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Isla dos Amores

In a time when we’re all supposed to be worried about global warming, and in particular about sea level rise caused by melting Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, I found myself wishing if I could remember where the sea level … Continue reading

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Smoking Booths Designed By Sadists

Chris Snowdon has a handy guide for who not to vote for in our upcoming General Election. It includes Personal Liberty Rankings for each party. Conservatives come top with three stars, Plaid Cymru bottom with one star, all the rest … Continue reading

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The Continued Expulsion

I thought I’d continue today along yesterday’s thread, exploring the expulsion of smokers from society, and some of the consequences that seem to have naturally flowed from this. I still vividly remember the day – 1 July 2007 – when … Continue reading

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Expulsion

 I always thought that a picture from the ISIS survey illustrated well the impact of smoking bans. They didn’t effect most people, because most people don’t smoke. And they didn’t effect a lot of smokers that much either, particularly those … Continue reading

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Not Coming To Their Senses

Chris Snowdon asks: Is the USA coming to its senses on e-cigarettes (and cigarettes)? It seems that it’s Donald Trump who may have come to his senses. President Donald Trump has reversed plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes amid a national … Continue reading

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An English Rose

Breitbart: Donald Trump Previews ‘Historic’ Inspector General Report Going to ‘Highest Levels’ of White House There’s also a video of the entire long telephone interview on Fox and Friends. The long-awaited IG Report is due out on 9 December, and … Continue reading

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