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Yet Another Attempt to get rid of Donald Trump

I’ve been trying to understand what’s happening in the USA. Rush Limbaugh: RUSH: We’re smack-dab here in the middle of a revolution. We’re in a cultural war, a cultural civil war. And I’ve made the point here that it is … Continue reading

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Pent Up Energy

Taking Liberties: Death of another civilised, smoker-friendly nation FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019 As of today, Austria is the latest country to ban smoking in restaurants, cafes and bars. The writing has been on the wall since the country’s coalition government fell … Continue reading

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The Empire of the European Union

It’s going to be hard to avoid discussing Brexit and the EU for the next few days, until on 31 October Brexit doesn’t happen, and we remain in the EU until 31 January, after which time the can will be … Continue reading

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Stop The Scaremongering

Leaving Brexit aside. Huffington Post: Sir David Attenborough has lauded teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg, praising her “passion” and “insight”. The veteran broadcaster is currently gearing up to unveil his new show Seven Worlds, One Planet, which explores the differences in … Continue reading

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40 Years of Hurt

Simon Clark has been promoting a new report: 40 Years of Hurt: The hyper-regulation of smokers 1979-2019. “What began decades ago as a legitimate public health campaign to educate people about the risks of smoking has become a moral crusade … Continue reading

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Another Slowly Mounting Civil War

Smoking Lamp has drawn attention to this: One of the upsides of living in France is enjoying a drink or something to eat on one of the many café terraces, and be it sunny or rainy, smokers are always part … Continue reading

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Slowly Mounting Civil War

In a comment, Joe L wrote: The city of Dayton, Ohio has announced it will no longer hire anyone who uses tobacco or vapes. [Coincidentally, there was a mass shooting outside a bar in Dayton last night. I doubt it … Continue reading

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Globalism Means Global Smoking Bans

Breitbart: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has vowed his Brexit Party will “replace the British Conservative Party” if Boris Johnson betrays Brexit. Speaking to Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on his SiriusXM Patriot radio show, Mr Farage traced much of Britain’s current … Continue reading

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Maximum Contention

It seems to be a feature of blogging that most days there’s a steady stream of readers, and then one day there’s a flood of them. It’s the same with rivers: my banner image shows the river Severn in flood. … Continue reading

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No Different Today Than It Was Back Then

I was reading yesterday about the plans that the Irish government has for the Irish people: Drivers will be forced off the roads in Ireland and the population packed into “higher density” cities under a long-awaited climate plan which will … Continue reading

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