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Political Shock

Still mulling over Las Vegas. What didn’t make sense to me yesterday was why a rich, white, 64-year-old man should want to kill a lot of other rich, white, 64-year-old men. Why should like want to kill like? So I … Continue reading

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Never Get Used To It

Another day, another atrocity. No, I’m not going to “get used to it.” I’m no more going to “get used to it” than I’m going to get used to smoking bans. It’s nearly 10 years since the UK smoking ban … Continue reading

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Roadkill Resurrection

I used to think that the 1960s was about the most turbulent event I ever lived through. But I now think that the 2007 UK smoking ban tops that by a country mile. If nothing else, the 1960s really meant … Continue reading

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Impending Upheaval

News item I caught late last night: Moments ago, UK Parliament passed legislation giving prime minister Theresa May approval to start the Brexit process and allowing the government to invoke Article 50, with the House of Commons overturning amendments from … Continue reading

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No Escape From The Prison Ship

James Delingpole: We Won Brexit But the Same Dreary Losers Are Still In Charge In the immediate aftermath of the extraordinary palace coup in July last year, where the losing faction of the Conservative party who’d voted Remain somehow managed to … Continue reading

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The Shock Wears Off

Mail: …for a moment on Saturday, Trump went back into campaign mode with a massive rally before thousands of supporters at an airplane hangar in Melbourne, Florida where he revived campaign promises to build a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico … Continue reading

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The Dispossessed

I experienced the smoking ban, when it came, as dispossession. Once (in fact the day before) my local pub had been mine, and I was greeted by name every day, very often with a pint of lager waiting on the … Continue reading

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