Tag Archives: Trump

The 280th Day

I remain unconvinced that Theresa May actually is going to invoke Article 50 next Wednesday, 29 March 2017, and thereby start the process whereby Britain leaves the EU. Her reason for not invoking it right now was recently given as: … Continue reading

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23 Skidoo

H/T Audrey Silk for this piece by Scott Gottlieb, who is Trump’s appointee as new head of the FDA: Smokers Are Pissed at Bloomberg Scott Gottlieb August 15, 2002 12:00 am | New York Sun I am too young to … Continue reading

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Things I Noticed

Various things I noticed these past few days. Why are some people such tyrants? MANILA, Philippines – Smokers may soon be limited to the privacy of their homes for their fix as Cabinet officials announced the signing by President Rodrigo Duterte … Continue reading

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More on The Pleasure of Smoking

Dr Neil McKeganey‘s talk: Among noteworthy various things he said: “When I moved from the arena of research on illegal drugs to legal drugs, I had not imagined the stranglehold that the Public Health perspective would have on the research … Continue reading

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You Do Agree, Don’t You?

Dick Puddlecote reports on a talk given by Professor  Neil McKegany: To give you a few examples, he began by explaining that he came from a background of talking about illegal drugs and how policies to reduce harm can be … Continue reading

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Global Media Wars

There’s a rather fascinating media war being fought these days between the established mainstream “dead tree” media and rival new upstart internet media outlets. Here’s the NYT/Boston Globe laying down a barrage on upstart Infowarrior Alex Jones: Is Donald Trump … Continue reading

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The Shock Wears Off

Mail: …for a moment on Saturday, Trump went back into campaign mode with a massive rally before thousands of supporters at an airplane hangar in Melbourne, Florida where he revived campaign promises to build a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico … Continue reading

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