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Was Dame Sally a Whistleblower?

I still haven’t got over outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies’ manifesto: At a glance | Prof Dame Sally Davies’ review of obesity crisis Key proposals: Ban eating or drinking anything but plain water on all urban public transport … Continue reading

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Why are we Measuring People Like Carpets?

Thank goodness she’s leaving. Ban and tax our way out of obesity – top doctor Could it be curtains for the buffet car? Banning snacks on public transport is just one way England’s departing chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, reckons the … Continue reading

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Living In A Time Of Collective Madness

We are, it would seem, living in a new time of madness. It’s not the first time of madness I’ve lived through. The 1960s was also a time of madness. After two or three years of sixties’ madness, I wanted … Continue reading

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Boris In Brixton?

British politics is going has gone completely crazy. Headline 1 yesterday: Defiant Johnson ‘Will Not’ Ask EU for Brexit Delay, Remainers Ready to Take PM to Court Headline 2: Boris Johnson ‘could be jailed for refusing to seek Brexit delay’ … Continue reading

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Real Panic

A couple of days back I found myself listening to Brendan O’Neill talking to People Before Profit counsellor Fiona Ferguson about Greta Thunberg, the teenage Swedish global warming alarmist, and thinking that the global warming alarmism, which I had thought … Continue reading

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No Clapping

Something I only just noticed. This piece of lunacy seems to have been a British invention last year: The student union at Manchester University in England voted last week to ban clapping and whooping in favor of more inclusive “jazz … Continue reading

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Another Slowly Mounting Civil War

Smoking Lamp has drawn attention to this: One of the upsides of living in France is enjoying a drink or something to eat on one of the many café terraces, and be it sunny or rainy, smokers are always part … Continue reading

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