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A Few Things I Noticed Yesterday

A promising headline in ZeroHedge: Government’s Counterproductive War Against Smoking was actually a complaint about the war on vaping. … In other news: Theresa May is facing an unprecedented push to remove her as Tory leader, with a petition by … Continue reading

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Yet Another New Wave

Ideas come in waves. And they sweep the world. Big ideas are like tsunamis. Little ideas are like ripples on a placid millpond. And like those ripples they spread in ever-widening circles, criss-crossing each other. In the past, ideas travelled … Continue reading

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Millionaire Politicians

Breitbart: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Saturday attempted to play down the significance of his millionaire status, quipping dryly that he didn’t imagine lucrative book sales would hurt his chances to win the White House. Did Bernie Sanders really get rich by … Continue reading

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No Surprise Really

I can’t say that I’m surprised that Brexit has been delayed or thwarted. For even though I voted for it, I’ve been saying all along that I never expected to actually see it happen. Why not? Because we’re not really … Continue reading

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Catholic Remainers and Protestant Leavers

Guardian: Britain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future. And then there’ll … Continue reading

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None The Wiser

I’ve been watching this little video of our Prime Minister, Theresa May: It’s only about two and half minutes long, but there’s quite a lot packed into it. A picture is worth a thousand words. She doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Reparations

I wonder if smokers will ever get reparations: Economist Robert Browne stated the ultimate goal of reparations should be to “restore the black community to the economic position it would have if it had not been subjected to slavery and … Continue reading

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