Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Posted Without Comment

Posted without comment. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-54328466 The Welsh Government plans to ban smoking in playgrounds by March. Smoking on the touchlines at children’s football matches is being banned by the Football Association of Wales. Health Minister Vaughan Gething praised the ban by … Continue reading

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Killjoy Moral Crusaders

Taking :Liberties: A leading Labour-run council has banned staff from smoking at their desks if they are working from home, in what campaigners say is an emerging “moral crusade” by local authorities against tobacco lovers. Hammersmith and Fulham council, which … Continue reading

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New Scares For Old

Via Chris Snowdon: Smoking continues to be a problem in multi-unit housing, and while stay-at-home orders have helped to reduce transmission of COVID-19, they have also increased exposure to secondhand smoke from neighbors. My interpretation of this is that, ever … Continue reading

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Bad Craziness, Getting Worse

Where will it end? UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out the future for the nation the government is working towards, where daily coronavirus testing becomes a fact of life for millions and failing a test means being banned from … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of Public Health

Apparently you’re a Nazi if you protest against the official Coronavirus narrative in Germany: On Wednesday, three days before the demo, having successfully whipped the New Normal masses up into a state of wide-eyed panic over the imminent neo-Nazi invasion, the … Continue reading

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Distrust and Disbelief

Anti-vax protest placard in Daily Mail: Regardless of Covid-19, as a general injunction for our times, this might even be good advice. I think the Covid scare is overblown (even though I suspect it’s what I came down with back … Continue reading

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Strange Times

It’s all rather surreal. Tucker Carlson: WHO director Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “The Covid-19 pandemic has given new impetus to the need to accelerate efforts to respond to climate change.” What the hell has Covid-19 got to do with climate … Continue reading

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Scares and Counter-Scares

James Delingpole: Unless you live somewhere enlightened like Sweden, you’ll have had personal experience of this authoritarian lunacy – compulsory masks, extended quarantines, and so on. To anyone familiar with the nature of the pandemic it seems as if the … Continue reading

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A New Wolf

Taking Liberties: ASH campaign grant slashed from £350,000 to £70,000 This looks like a large (and long-overdue) cut in funding for ASH. But perhaps it just reflects the fact that there’s a new kid in town: the coronavirus pandemic. And this … Continue reading

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Compulsory Masks

James Delingpole: Never mind Brexit. The bitter enmity we saw recently between Leavers and Remainers will be as nothing to the mutual distrust, loathing and contempt we’re going to experience in Britain over the next weeks and months as a … Continue reading

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