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Medicine Shortages and Brexit

I just came across this misinformed piece of anti-Brexit hype on LinkedIn. That site only allows short comments, so I’ve written a fuller response here on the blog. In brief … Remainers jump at any opportunity to blame any problem on Brexit. “We told you so”. This is certainly the case with medicine shortages. I […]

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Breaking News … Leaving the EU means European Conflagration Within Days

David Cameron’s desperation plumbed new depths today with his farcical attempt to link Brexit to war in Europe. Ironically, the cynical propagandist cobbling together of fearmongering and false representation of history could almost have come from of one of those dictatorial regimes we have actually had to fight against. Disreputable and unworthy of a democratic politician, and […]

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Bad news for Biggles the Badger

Slightly disturbing headline on the BBC News website today.  Pilot badger culls approved.  Presumably, this exercise will involve ground-to-air missiles? OK, sorry, its been one of those days. It would explain, though, why you only ever see dead badgers on the roadside (whereas you see living foxes, hedgehogs, etc. as well as dead ones). There […]

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Assange arrested

Hard to know whether to be pleased or outraged at the arrest of Julian Assange of WikiLeaks. There is a distinct whiff of set-up from the criminal charges against him, but only time will tell.  Similarly, the recent denial-of-service attacks on WikiLeaks and pressure on Amazon to stop hosting the site look to be state-sponsored. […]

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