from December 2014 to January 2014
Obedience. Misplaced Trust. Lessons from MV Sewol ferry disaster.
2014. 300 died through greed, incompetence and misplaced
trust. We know to be on the alert for rank amateurs claiming
expert status. Kids know about cheating in exams, but may
not be aware of the consequences of doing so. People are
in jobs that carry enormous responsibilities, but are
academically and psychologically ill-equipped to hold those
positions because they lied and cheated to get their paper
tobacco in the news all year round.
2014. And they prefer the coldest, darkest months - especially
around Xmas, with funding arranged by purposeless Honourables. [Continue]
Independence Referendum. One stiff's take on why they lost.
2014. Some people were indifferent of big issues, visions, or
suck-it-and-see politics. Prices, security, currency - and
giving these bozos free reign were more important. [Continue]
Smoking rooms in pubs. Paul Nuttall MEP UKIP.
2014. Smoking rooms are allowed under FCTC and Nuttall is right to
suggest this as a way to slow pub closures. [Continue]
immortality and a cushy afterlife. Michael Rubens Bloomberg.
2014. A sardonic look at how the rich try to buy their way into
paradise - and get their names carved on buildings. [Continue]
Plays. Tobacco Control Conferences Europe 2014.
2014. Mutual back-slapping, self-generated awards, strategizing
the final solution and making history, while having fun with our money.
election results Scotland 2014. Next vote "The Referendum" 18 Sep
2014. PR offers a glimpse of what may happen if we quit the
Union. And that has real implications for England. [Continue]
Tobacco. Ease of substitution. UK and Belgian tobacco prices.
2014. Reflecting on tobacco, alternative suppliers, cheap cigarettes,
myopic chancellors, tobacco duty increases 2013 & 2014. Obscene
profiteering by the tobacco cartels. [Continue]
EU elections 22 May 2014. Smokers vote.
2014. Many parties in Europe want to amend their smoking bans.
Britain has 4. They need our votes and this time they'll get
Fake research in support of smoke-free homes.
2014. From their source of funding to their contrived research it's a
story of corruption, duplicity and nepotism. All self-justified in
the belief they're unaccountable. [Continue]
Recognize hermaphrodite rights to equal treatment.
2014. If our legislators are serious about protecting children, then
stop the medical establishment from mutilating intersex children. [Continue]
Warnings on all cigarettes. Hassan/Shui study.
2014. A review of their study reveals it's flawed, superficial,
amateurish junk. Perfect fodder for fake charities, the media
and politicians. [Continue]