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December 09, 2017

Thread before the Gardening Thread: Speaking up [KT]

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Freedom to speak up in the NHS

At the link above, a video about speaking up concerning conditions leading the patient deaths in a government medical system. Why do you suppose that freedom to speak up would be an issue?

Stealing a couple of interesting items from Maggie's Farm today:

Dr. Joy Bliss: Reading aloud helps you remember more information.

One guy who reads aloud quite often is Mark Steyn. Which brings us to his fine fisking of "the heroic Lindsay Shepherd's outrageous 'investigation' by Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario'. He compares her treatment to the free speech trial he faced in Canada.

Steyn is just fun to listen to.

I know we touched on this subject last week, but Steyn really is a lot more fun than trying to listen to the original inquisition. Rips the inquisitors up. Video below the fold.


Hope you have a great weekend.

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