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Coming In The Air Tonight

Rush Limbaugh: RUSH: Folks, this coronavirus thing, I want to try to put this in perspective for you. It looks like the coronavirus is being weaponized as yet another element to bring down Donald Trump. Now, I want to tell … Continue reading

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Seven Weeks

Still no deaths on the Diamond Princess, 24 days after the 80-year-old man boarded the ship, 10 days after he became the first nCoV case. The passengers are pretty elderly: As of last Wednesday, about 80 percent of the 2,666 … Continue reading

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Medical Crisis Becomes Economic Crisis

ZeroHedge: China has now placed hundreds of millions of its citizens under quarantine, leaving its economy grinding to a halt. Workers can’t leave their homes. Factories are idle. Most (if not all) of China’s ports are no longer shipping. International … Continue reading

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The Phantom World

I realised this morning that coronavirus alarmism is retracing the footsteps of carbon dioxide alarmism and tobacco smoke alarmism, and retracing them very precisely. Can coronavirus go through walls? Can coronavirus rise five storeys and enter through a window? Can … Continue reading

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Future Energy Supplies

I’ve been wondering this morning what will power the world not just in 100 years time, but in 1000 years time. I don’t think we’ll be using coal or oil or gas in 1000 years time, because there’ll quite likely … Continue reading

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Brazenly Drinking Beer and Smoking Cigarettes

Continuing on the theme of yesterday’s post, it occurs to me that if Nigel Farage’s beer and cigarettes are what make many people love him, they could equally be what make many people loathe him. After all, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Demonising The Competition

Dmitri draws our attention to third-hand smoke: Harmful cigarette smoke residue may be lurking in rooms where no one has ever lit up, researchers report. In a new study, scientists from Drexel University in Philadelphia found that in an empty, … Continue reading

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