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Never Ever

James Delingpole: …electorates across Europe have lost patience with the squishy, soft-left, metropolitan ‘Social Democrat’ elite which has dominated their politics for the last seventy years. Voters are going elsewhere because they can see that Social Democracy has failed them. It has … Continue reading

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Another “Logical Evolution”

Via a comment by Roobeedoo: Nonsmokers will have a bylaw to back them up when they ask smokers to butt out in parks and outside civic facilities starting next spring. They won’t, however, be able to summon a bylaw officer. … Continue reading

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Smoking and Non-Smoking Lanes

Various news items I noticed today, presented without comment. Number one: smoking and non-smoking lanes: Number two: Smokers in Norway ‘like Jews under the Nazis’ A politician from a fringe conservative party in the far north of Norway has compared the … Continue reading

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In What Year?

The Ebola epidemic drags on: Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the head of the United Nations mission against the Ebola virus in Africa, told the BBC he expects the outbreak that began in February 2014 to be vanquished “by the end … Continue reading

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Framework Convention on Cake Control

H/T Dick Puddlecote, latest WHO madness: The health arm of the United Nations does not want companies advertising cake, ice cream, or ice pops to children. It’s voluntary, for now. It goes on: Banned without exception are pastries, croissants, cookies, … Continue reading

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A Few Fragments

Via Facebook, an antismoker stumbles upon smoking at an Israeli wedding. Is this a thing: Smoking on the dance floor at a wedding? My wife and I attended the nuptials of a friend’s son a few weeks ago. It was … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Causes Cancer

I can believe this. (originally from Science Magazine) WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers who found that two-thirds of cancer incidence of various … Continue reading

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