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Nothing Skewed

Somebody suggested to me yesterday that the coronavirus study that appeared to show that smokers had protection from the disease may have been skewed: Something that may be skewing those figures might be a large number of children who are … Continue reading

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The Maritime Nations

The date today – 02/02/2020 – is palindromic: The previous eight-digit palindrome like this was 909 years ago, on November 11, 1111. The next one will be December 12, 2121, 101 years from now. … Breitbart: The British author of … Continue reading

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The Invisible Growing Backlash

Today is Brexit day. It’s the end of the 3½ years of agony that followed from the 2016 EU Referendum. I won’t be celebrating. I’ll just be relieved that it’s over, just like hospital patients feel relieved when they recover … Continue reading

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Brexit as Globalism in One Country

Brexit is supposed to happen on Friday. How will we know that it’s happened? Will church bells ring? Will there be fireworks? It’s been 3½ years since we voted for it, and I still don’t believe we’ll get it. Or … Continue reading

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How Long Before They Drag in Global Warming?

I was wondering how long it was going to take before the Coronavirus epidemic got linked to Global Warming and Brexit. Not very long at all. Today’s Observer editorial: From the spread of zoonotic viruses to the growing threat of … Continue reading

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Pure Political Theatre

American politics is always more exciting than British politics. It’s far more dramatic. British politics is like an Ealing black-and-white comedy B-movie, while American politics is a Hollywood technicolor blockbuster Ben Hur or Bullitt. And in Donald Trump there’s an … Continue reading

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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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