Wednesday too

9. Sleazebag news

Why are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle blowing £8m on a Santa Barbara mansion when they still owe the British taxpayer £2.4m for Frogmore Cottage? Royal insiders say Prince Charles ‘provided funding’ for new family home among Hollywood’s ‘wokerati’

8. Some nice news


Scott Tracey used the popular meme, from 2004 film Downfall, to portray scenes from company wage negotiations, posting it on a closed Facebook group. He was sacked by the company. However, after a two-year legal battle, he won an unfair dismissal case and returned to work.

7. Cv news

The question I aim to answer is: Is there evidence that the “lockdown” reactions to the epidemic of governments around the world have significantly helped to alleviate the effects of the virus, compared with what would have happened without those lockdowns? Or has it, perhaps, been a lot of pain for no, or little, real gain? You shall judge.

There is this and then two opposed approaches – Jackboot in NZ v Sweden. Seems to me all are lying.

[H/T Chuckles and haiku where applicable]

3 comments for “Wednesday too

  1. Distant Relative
    August 12, 2020 at 14:05

    Today’s bit of awful

    Thread shining a light on Jean Luc Brunel
    This article came out today. It’s a gross attempt by a “source” to move some of Maxwell’s awful over to Jean Luc Brunel when both have enough individual awful to call it done.

    FTR, my interactions w JLB were back in the late 80s – early 90s.

  2. Distant Relative
    August 12, 2020 at 16:25

    One by One Rik Mayall’s last film. Hour and a half-ish.

    Sets out the agenda of Them.

    Likely to disappear off YT.

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