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Storming The Bastille

I have the slight feeling this morning of being part of a revolution. Because the government of Theresa May is tottering, and about to fall. In the Telegraph today: Theresa May must go – now. This is a national emergency … Continue reading

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I’m Voting Against The Antismoking EU

The next few days are all set to be dominated by EU elections and Brexit once again. We were supposed to have Brexited months ago, but it didn’t happen. Our Prime Minister, Theresa May, prevented it from happening. And while … Continue reading

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Same And Different

NME: Speaking to The Observer, the Pulp frontman said: “I think Brexit has been an ongoing mental health crisis for the whole country. With it being a split vote, you’re kind of pitching half the country against the other. In the past people always … Continue reading

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Optimist Leavers And Pessimist Remainers

With the EU election days away, I still haven’t received my polling card. Has anyone else got one? I’ve at least found out where the polling stations are. Via Raedwald: In a world where international players dominate economic and geopolitical … Continue reading

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The Smokers’ Revolt

I’m beginning to wonder whether we’re living in revolutionary times. Nigel Farage has said that the UK’s “broken” and “out of touch” political system needs to be challenged in a “peaceful political revolution” so that Britons can “win back the … Continue reading

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Angry Brits

Is anyone surprised? Voters dissatisfied with the Tory government’s failure to deliver Brexit have spoilt their local election ballots, writing in “Brexit Party” and “traitor” besides the names of Conservative and Labour candidates. Sky News political journalist Jon Craig reported late last … Continue reading

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Utopian Socialists

The world is full of utopians pursuing utopian projects. Smoking bans are utopian projects. The utopia of Tobacco Control is a “smoke-free world”, a world in which, somehow or other, everyone has stopped smoking – perhaps because nobody needs to … Continue reading

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