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A new green paradox

There is supposed to exist something known as the Green Paradox which says that ‘policies of lowering carbon demand may aggravate rather than alleviate climate change.’ It’s nonsense, of course, because it’s based on the theory that industrial carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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Man and nature – not man versus nature

Apologies -I left the blog unmanned yesterday to take part in an anti-green demonstration. Tens of thousands of us attended, policed by a handful of PCSOs trying to look as though they had something useful to do. We were orderly … Continue reading

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Stripping away our resistance

According to the Daily Telegraph, Tony Aguirre, an eye specialist at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, was barred from boarding a flight at Manchester airport after refusing to go through a body scanner. He said the scanner’s x-rays could be potentially dangerous … Continue reading

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Being cute could be bad for your health

First they brought you cute but deadly polar bears: confoundingly, their numbers increased in direct proportion to the number of stories telling us that they were all going to die. Then they brought you the cute but cuddly koala not-a-bear, … Continue reading

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The complicity of the compliance industry

A few days ago, I wrote about the train-wreck that is Southern Cross and used it as an example of the serious damage that is being inflicted on some of Britain’s essential services – and the taxpayers’ pockets – by … Continue reading

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Sorry. I appear to be turning into my grandfather

Don’t say I didn’t warn you, dear Reader. You all laughed when Time Traveller told you that Osama bin Laden was probably alive and kicking. Well now, here’s the proof. Look at the basket in the picture below. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Couldn’t care less

I haven’t seen the Panorama programme about care home abuse because I have long given up on the BBC’s news and current affairs output. However, I shall make a point of watching it on iPlayer – and I’ll even try … Continue reading

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The vigilante approach to traffic calming?

I was pleasantly surprised when, last year, Swindon became the first town in England to turn off its speed cameras. I’ve never been convinced by the arguments offered in their favour and genuinely believe they – like politicised speed limits … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude

Shortly after I posted about eco-fascism yesterday, the UK government issued its widely anticipated 2025 ‘carbon’ budget (you’ll note the usual omission of the word ‘dioxide’ between ‘carbon’ and ‘budget’, all the better to conjure up images of pollution, soot … Continue reading

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The new dark age

That was then: In 1929, there was a great economic depression. America called in its debts with the result that Germany’s Weimar Republic, burdened with the enormous costs of its WW1 settlement, collapsed. German unemployment rose into the millions and … Continue reading

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