Tag Archives: Lies

Smirking Causes Lung Cancer

This story is a couple of months old: A Spanish man is suing health officials after discovering a photo of himself having spinal surgery being used as a cigarette health warning. The picture of the 54-year-old from Galicia shows him … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise

Yesterday I came across a painting – Lunch at the Restaurant Fournaise – by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Since Renoir died in 1919, it must have been painted some years before the outbreak of WW1, depicting as it does a scene of idyllic … Continue reading

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Systematic Lying

Dick Puddlecote has picked up on Michael Siegel: Helena Miracle? Not So Much; New Study Casts Doubt on Conclusions of Anti-Smoking Groups The authors summarize the study as follows: “We examine the association between county-level smoking-related hospitalization rates and comprehensive … Continue reading

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When It Comes

Mail: Nanny state capital of the world: Another day, another rule in ‘carefree’ Australia as smoking is banned OUTSIDE – following laws on drinking after 10pm, e-cigarettes and even children playing football Freedoms increasingly restricted in Australia with a thicket … Continue reading

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Alcohol Doesn’t Cause Cancer Either

My Chrome browser has been getting slower and slower under the weight of online ads, so today I installed AdBlock (H/T MJM, or Tom, a few months back). It was dead easy to do, and installed very quickly. And then, … Continue reading

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Arguments From Authority

Tech Times: Experts are proposing more stringent health warnings amid the steady increase in the number of middle-aged men who drink beer more than the allowed quantities included in the guidelines of alcohol consumption. A past study has found that … Continue reading

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Always More EU

How the EU uses crises to build its centralised power. BBC: Migrant crisis: EU to prioritise new border force Hungary and Poland insist that the new EU border force must not undermine national sovereignty. The European Commission plan says the EU … Continue reading

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