Truth about government experts

Bad Cattitude | 11 May 2022 Cross disciplinary incompetence a friendly reminder: pretty much none of the people the government claims to be experts are really experts in any functional sense. mostly, they have no idea what they are talking about and probably wouldn’t tell you if they did. this is universal across disciplines. economics,…

The Post-Pandemic Medical State

Hatchard Report | 6 May 2022 A few months ago I requested that the local authority remove a couple of trees on their land that were leaning dangerously over our driveway. Today I received an email affirming that they had completed the work. I went down to look at the result and the trees were…

Reality Crash

Pirate Wires | 8 Mar 2020 pravda, the collapse of truth in a world without trust, and dawn of the reality entrepreneur I’ve been interested in the bizarre, almost clownish effect of trust erosion on our culture for many years now, and trying to imagine the shape of our information ecosystem — and world — to come.…

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

BFD | 16 Dec 2021 Over the years I have met, had lunch, dinner, drinks or meetings with a vast number of politicians. Some were great, most were average, but none, with one exception, were evil. I grew up in a political family. We had cabinet ministers and prime ministers over for dinner. My mother…

Pravda: New Zealand PM Announces Initiative To Fund Journalists Who Write Government-Friendly Stories on COVID

Jamie White | 12 Dec 2012 Governments panic as their COVID narrative collapses in the face of growing protests against lockdowns and vaccine mandates. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that taxpayer funds would be set aside for journalists who produce stories pre-approved by the government. Ardern explained the initiative during a so-called “Democracy…

Government went against advice to limit COVID-19 vaccine passes to high-risk events or jeopardise social cohesion

Newshub | 10 Dec 2021 The Government went further than official advice to keep COVID-19 vaccine passes “narrow in scope” and only apply to high-risk events, documents show.  In a briefing paper dated September 17 to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins, officials provided three options for the domestic use of…

Vaccine narrative disintegrating

Eugyppius | 29 Oct 2021 There Are No Arguments on the Other Side On 3 September, noted German virologist and Corona astrologer Christian Drosten made a series of curious remarks on his state radio podcast. He argued that “scientists should … start thinking about whether it’s … harmful to argue too strongly for [antigen] testing of the…