Author Archives: Frank Davis

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White Island

Tragedy on New Zealand’s White Island, which erupted today at 2:11 pm NZDT while about 50 tourists were visiting. About half of them were rescued by boats from offshore. The rest are still missing. Below are webcam pictures taken just … Continue reading

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Ethos, Pathos, Bathos

Three articles I came across yesterday, in no particular order. First: Regimes that are losing public support always make the same mistake: rather than fix the source of the loss of public trust–the few enriching themselves at the expense of … Continue reading

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Only Five More Days

Only five more days needed to carry on ignoring the election, and then it will all be mercifully over at last, and I can take my fingers out of my ears. I’m expecting the Labour vote to collapse as a … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi’s Nervous Fit

Somehow or other I got thinking last night about this exchange between Nancy Pelosi and a reporter in a press conference. I was still thinking about it this morning. It began when Nancy Pelosi was leaving the press conference, where … Continue reading

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Accelerating Climate Craziness

I first noticed the Global Warming scare in about 1990. But it only became difficult to ignore about 15 years later, when it started being all over the mainstream media, and I stopped buying the Independent when it got far … Continue reading

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Ignoring The Election

I’m thoroughly sick of Brexit. We’ve had three years of it slowly dragging on. So I’ve been doing my level best to ignore the current UK Brexit General Election campaign. And I’ve actually been very successful. I’ve hardly noticed it … Continue reading

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Are Sea Levels Rising?

Independent: The UN secretary general has warned the planet is close to “the point of no return” and branded global efforts to combat climate change “utterly inadequate”, as world leaders gather for a vital conference on the Paris Agreement. Antonio Guterres issued the … Continue reading

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