Monthly Archives: March 2012

Binge Drinking – Another Case of Language Abuse

“When words lose their meaning, people lose their liberty” – Confucius The political left wing have always been masters of language abuse. They take a word with an emotional response like “poverty” which conjures up mental images of starving children … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, General Principles, Language Abuse | 4 Comments

The Health Gestapo – “Second Hand Smoke Causes Meningitis in Children”

Today an article appeared on the BBC news site about the dangers of second hand smoke. What amazed me was the quote from Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH):  “There is no safe level of exposure … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Uncategorized | 20 Comments