October 31, 2013

Bloomberg’s latest folly

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a classic example of a politician who likes to be seen to do something rather than actually getting something done. […]
October 30, 2013

Tobacco Control in the wilderness

Readers will remember that the Office of Tobacco Control was subsumed (wedged into) the HSE earlier this year. This previously independent quango that did absolutely nothing […]
October 26, 2013

Health minister succumbs to foot-in-mouth disease

Hot on the heels of the Budget is the terrible news that our favourite health minister has become seriously ill. The portly Stubbs has succumbed to […]
October 24, 2013

Thanks to Senator John Crown I was embarrassed to be an Irish citizen

If Chris Snowden, Jeff Stier or Dr Axel Klein are reading this, please accept my apologies for the appalling bad manners of my fellow-countrymen during your […]
October 18, 2013

Budget review

Well, the dust has settled on Budget 2013 and as usual smokers have been hit again. Some of you may be thinking, ‘It’s only 10c increase […]