Monthly Archives: December 2019

Them and Us

Yesterday I posted without comment a partial transcript of Martin Durkin’s remarks during a Spiked! discussion. Today I’ll add a few of my own comments. I think the main thing that stood out for me was the suggestion that there … Continue reading

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The Guardian Class

I was listening to The Great American Vaping Panic on Spiked!. I was particularly interested in what documentary maker Martin Durkin had to say, and ended up transcribing much of what he had to say about what he sees as … Continue reading

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Humanity’s Largest Challenge Ever

Breitbart: The former archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, said Thursday that climate change is humanity’s “largest challenge ever” while warning that some climate change skeptics are driven by “sinister” conspiracy theories. Some people are reluctant to acknowledge the climate emergency … Continue reading

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The Tobacco Epidemic

I mentioned the “tobacco epidemic” yesterday. It’s not something I made up. It appears in the first few lines of the Foreword of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: FOREWORD The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is … Continue reading

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Real and Fake Emergencies

ZeroHedge on the likelihood of a mega-earthquake in the Pacific northwest: “The amount of damage, and I am going to choose my words carefully, is going to be precedent setting. It’s going to be the combination of volcanos going off … Continue reading

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No Restoration

James Delingpole: Boris is an optimist, a patriot, a lover of the good things in life — wine, women, song, fast cars, Greek epic poetry… He has no time for the puritanism of the left, nor for the narrow reductivism … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Scrap All EU Rules and Regulations

Breitbart: The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator warned that the United Kingdom would need to stick to EU regulations in order to secure a post-Brexit trade agreement with the bloc. Trade negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom … Continue reading

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The Decline of the Labour Party

Yesterday I was watching Tony Blair being interviewed. It wasn’t very interesting. In fact, in the half hour interview he said nothing of any real substance. He said he wasn’t surprised that Jeremy Corbyn had done so badly in the … Continue reading

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Invoke Article 31 of the FCTC

Rose drew attention to this: OUT MEANS OUT! Boris promises complete break from EU laws in major victory for Brexiteers PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson has insisted that Britain will not follow EU rules after finally leaving the bloc on January … Continue reading

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