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Death of the Experts

Delingpole: Britain’s drastic lockdown policy may be based on a flawed and unreliable model devised by a scientist with a track record of failure. Professor Neil Ferguson, director of the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College, … Continue reading

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The Fiction Of Energy Equilibrium

Thanks to the smoking ban, I now live such an isolated life that, unless Britain gets blanketed under an aerosol coronavirus cloud, I doubt that I’ll ever catch it, because I don’t meet anybody. The people who should worry are … Continue reading

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The Ever-Turning Wheel Of Fortune

Courtesy of Roobeedoo: During the ‘Great Plague of London’, which was part of the same Eurasian pandemic that began with the ‘Black Death’ 400 years earlier, 100,000 people or 20% of the population of London died. Strangely, authorities are said … Continue reading

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Things That Matter, and Things That Don’t Matter

Lionel has a good question: “So, with the threat of international epidemics, anyone want to talk about transgender bathrooms?” Plastic straws then? Plastic bags? Personal pronouns? These are all things that don’t really matter. The coronavirus epidemic, he reckons, will … Continue reading

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Optimistic Smokers and Pessimistic Antismokers

I’m so used to hyped-up health scares that I’m more or less convinced that the new coronavirus scare is just another one. If you fear the worst, this is a fiendish bioweapon that’s going to kill tens of millions of … Continue reading

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Cometh The Hour

The Hill San Francisco Mayor London Breed (D) declared a state of emergency for the city on Tuesday amid concerns over the international coronavirus outbreak. While no coronavirus cases have been confirmed in San Francisco, “the global picture is changing … Continue reading

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Everything To Lose

I still can’t decide whether the current coronavirus (CV) scare is a false alarm or not. I have the feeling that, but for the draconian Chinese lockdowns and the deserted streets, this epidemic would have passed largely unreported. There are … Continue reading

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