Tag Archives: isolation

The Pill Poppers

Mail: EXCLUSIVE: Prince’s former drug dealer tells how the legend spent $40,000 at a time on six-month supplies of Dilaudid pills and Fentanyl patches – highly addictive opioid pain killers – for 25 years… The dealer said the musician suffered … Continue reading

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Unwelcome at the Welcome Inn

For the past week or so I’ve been toying with an idea for a cartoon of someone sitting smoking outside a pub. I thought of a number of possible variations on it, including sitting outside a derelict or ruined pub. … Continue reading

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Self-Induced Social Isolation and Self-Stigma

I’d like to continue where I left off last night, thinking about an antismoking blog post about “Why campaigns that stigmatize smokers can make them want to quit even less”. One of the other things I noticed about this article was … Continue reading

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Surprising Things I Came Across Today

H/T Juliette Tworsey for this photo of David Bowie taken last friday: He looks in good shape, even though there’s something a bit uncanny about this image. The enormous left foot, for one thing. Elsewhere on Rush Limbaugh: The Hillary … Continue reading

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Stella Morabito on Sandy Rios

Yesterday I discovered Stella Morabito on the Daily Caller. Interested in what she had to say in the video, I listened to her talking with Sandy Rios, and started to transcribe it. I probably transcribed about half of it fairly accurately, … Continue reading

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Losing Cultural Unity

Telegraph (my added emphases): Tony Blair has admitted his government made a “mistake” by failing to do enough to ensure that devolution of powers to Scotland did not undermine the United Kingdom’s national identity. The former Prime Minister insisted that he … Continue reading

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Global Social Disintegration

Lots of thought-provoking comments today. Nika set me thinking: I recently 100% reverse-ostracized all of my friends and family (including my only daughter and grandson) when the last one went Smoke Nazi…. This was the most intelligent and sane thing … Continue reading

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