Author Archives: Pict1

The end of the age of democracy

In the 1970s there was a infamous Sun headline: “It was the Sun Wot won it”, referring to their appallingly dishonest electioneering which they blatantly admitted had manipulated people to vote for a party they otherwise would not have done … Continue reading

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How lockup kills

Sweden with a very mild form of reduced social interaction, got community immunity over the summer at a death rate equivalent to 40,000 deaths in the UK. This is significantly lower than the death rate in the UK, and in … Continue reading

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How Facebook, Google and Twitter may have destroyed the modern world

In the same way “Social distancing” ought to be called “anti-social media”, so there is a good case that “social media”, or at least those who run it, are about as anti-social as it is possible to get and that … Continue reading

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Plan to tackle CV19 sent out 15th March (before lockup)

Press Release For release: 00:00AM (GMT) 15th March 2020 We can beat coronavirus: we need to turn and face it. A tsunami of infection is about to swamp our health services if we allow it. We cannot beat it if … Continue reading

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We’ve been conned

In January, when SAGE said the risk of Covid was “Very low” I was writing to politicians telling them it was coming and we should be looking at getting hospitals and ventilators ready In February I was writing saying that … Continue reading

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The reason CV19 was so deadly

Introduction CV19 didn’t just kill directly although bad enough in itself, there were far more people were killed by the policy response. In a sense, both had one cause: the body (politics) response to the virus, which is to wage … Continue reading

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The insanity of academics

The UK, like many economies, has just destroyed its economy for a bug that was not much worse than flu and indeed, it could still turn out to be less severe than flu. The insane policy was created by academics, … Continue reading

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The failures of coronavirus

It is now clear that coronavirus has been the biggest public policy disater, arguably in human history, because never have so many governments deliberately shot themselves in the foot, but even if we just consider outcomes and cost, it is … Continue reading

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Sweden is peaking

I looked today at the Swedish figure and they look like they are peaking. That is the figures appear to be close to the point where they start coming down again. Based on that, I would estimate they have as … Continue reading

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Vile SNP

Until today Wikipedia, which has articles about the most ridiculously unnoteworthy people had no article about some woman who the SNP falsely decided was noteworth. And even today this is all we get: For the fictional character, see The 39 … Continue reading

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