Stark Naked: The Woke Reformations

David Starkey is an historian, an academic, a commentator, a writer and a presenter of wonderfully insightful programs which make sense of events and situations by framing them in an historical context. He speaks plain English, and he speaks his mind. The Establishment Wokes hate him because his penetrating spotlight reveals their intellectual fragility and…… Continue reading Stark Naked: The Woke Reformations

The Censorship of Science

It is a sad day when you have to sit down and write a Post about corruption in science. In my naive and idealistic way I thought science was about enlightenment, debate, the fair competition of ideas and promotion of understanding and that the ‘Scientific Method’ was widely accepted as the gold standard for exploring…… Continue reading The Censorship of Science

Covid-19 and Censorship by High Tech Oligarchs

It’s pretty well known by now that channels like YouTube are continually monitoring content and self censoring to ensure it remains within their “Community Guidelines”. That is, anything they don’t like or doesn’t fit in with their business model gets removed, i.e. censored. Many commentators have left Youtube for other outlets such as Odyssey which…… Continue reading Covid-19 and Censorship by High Tech Oligarchs

What Resilience? #1

British Telecom are about to turn off the communication link of last resort for thousands, if not millions of people in the UK. And with the OFCOM’s Regulator’s blessing!! Complete and utter Madness. The existing system works with analogue audio and phone power coming down each phone line from the exchange. When there is a…… Continue reading What Resilience? #1

Lockdowns Don’t Save Lives – But Do Have Massive Costs

Johns Hopkins University in the USA have just published (Jan 2022) a research paper which has caused quite a stir A Literature Review and Meta-Analysis on the Effects of Lockdowns on COVID-19 Mortality This is a paper that focuses on the economic factors rather than medical factors affecting mortality. Its main conclusions are as follows:”Overall,…… Continue reading Lockdowns Don’t Save Lives – But Do Have Massive Costs

Great News! Great Danes!

Well its not often that you have your faith in human nature restored, but that happened a few days ago. If you’ve been following my musings you will know that my faith in most professional scientists, particularly Government, University and Institutional ones is very low. The performance of the UK Pandemic Modelling teams is a…… Continue reading Great News! Great Danes!

Stop Science being Strangled by Politics

We DO live in exciting times don’t we! One of the main reasons this Contrarian started this site was to expose the naked fraud and censorship being imposed on Science. Poor science has been the battered victim of the Pandemic, mainly due to a Globalist endeavour by Policitians, Oligarchs and Big Pharma working in tandem…… Continue reading Stop Science being Strangled by Politics

Covid-19 : Imperial Hubris – Reproducabiliy isn’t Correctness

Imperial College (an Alma Mater on mine) seems to be engaged in damage control after Prof Neil Ferguson’s consistently inaccurate modelling predictions regarding the Covid-19 outbreak. Their latest claim is that the results of their program CovidSim are “reproducible”. Well bully for them and that’s as maybe, but that doesn’t mean the results are correct,…… Continue reading Covid-19 : Imperial Hubris – Reproducabiliy isn’t Correctness

Covid-19 : This is one Angry Scotsman

Just a quick Post. You probably remember this gentle Scotsman from the BBC documentary called Coast, a wonderful trip around the perimeter of our Sceptred Isles. Well now he is a very angry man. I will not steal his thunder, this is a 24 carat rant … Neil Oliver … stand well back ……… Continue reading Covid-19 : This is one Angry Scotsman

Covid-19 : How Many Deaths Was That?

A recent Freedom Of Information (FOI) request [FOI/2021/3240] to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) asking how many deaths have been due solely to Covid-19? So this excludes deaths of patients with co-morbidities like heart problems and obesity, quite common in those who died as their average age was 84 years. The surprising answer was…… Continue reading Covid-19 : How Many Deaths Was That?