The EU bans herbal remedies. A free market fairy has died in the Amazon. The corporations are very pleased, and the Guardian will turn eurosceptic any moment now.
Northern Ireland's water company is state owned. According to a BBC report tonight, their own regulator says they're 40% less efficient than their counterparts elsewhere. I'll never grumble about the UK's privatised-but-shafting-consumers-with-the-state's-protection excuse for water companies again.
Is it fair to call the crowd of people deciding whether people should get the flu jab a death panel? If flu's so deadly, why not?
A classical optimisation problem: good health vs state pensions. Fat people and smokers incur greater healthcare costs but they die sooner. Can society afford for everyone to live to 100?
Not to make light of a terrible murder, but some faces are a physiognomist's delight.
Tories shrink the state for ideological reasons, Labour grows the state for ideological reasons. Then they fling poo at each other. GOTO 10.
Heh heh. The most amusing thing I've read today:
The Vatican Bank - known officially as the Institute for Works of ReligionDoes the Pope have to wait in line at the ATM like everybody else?