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That's a good point, Trinoc.

I'm assuming my latest blog won't be taken too seriously - it was intended to be facetious.
Of course. It was a welcome relief from ploughing through all of the newspaper reports, many of which just copied the same stuff, often with little regard for accuracy and context.

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April 15th, 2010, 2:56 pm
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Did I hear correctly that the BCA have dropped their case?

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April 15th, 2010, 5:35 pm
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Yes! And the Guardian have reinstated Simon's original article! See: Chiropractic Awareness Week 2008-2010

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April 15th, 2010, 5:53 pm
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Simon was on Today this morning, along with some twat from Carter Fuck trying to muddy the waters ...

Today page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rw7dv

Direct iPlayer link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b00rw7dv

Starts at 1:51:06, length 6:24.

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April 16th, 2010, 2:22 pm
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Yes! And the Guardian have reinstated Simon's original article! See: Chiropractic Awareness Week 2008-2010

I see you got a mention in Ben Goldacres' piece in todays' Guardian. :notworthy:

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April 16th, 2010, 3:08 pm
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While Simon can put his feet up and concentrate on changing nappies...

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April 16th, 2010, 10:33 pm
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Got to dash out to work now, but just got this email (something to watch tonight)
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The Libel Reform Campaign is hosting the official Free Speech Hustings of the General Election 2010 tonight at the Free Word Centre, London from 6.30 pm. This is your chance to hear representatives from the 3 main parties answer your questions on libel reform and free speech.

If you want to ask a question to the politicians please twitter it to #libelreform, or email [email protected].



Details of how to watch the debate via our video or audio stream are here: http://tinyurl.com/y6lrx53

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April 21st, 2010, 3:50 pm
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I watched the debate, although I don't know an awful lot about the topic at hand. The Labour guy was very wishy washy, didn't really say much at all except defend Labour's record on free speech by bringing up the Freedom Of Information Act and the Human Rights Act. The Tory guy seemed very much on the side of the corporations to me, and every time he said something about manifesto pledges it was always language like "we will consult about doing this" or "we will consider doing that". Unsurprisingly, Evan Harris was the star of the night.

Oh, and one of my questions I submitted over twitter got read out :D

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April 22nd, 2010, 12:25 am
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grammar king wrote:
Oh, and one of my questions I submitted over twitter got read out :D
I noticed that ... and the barely-disguised sneer in the voice of the announcer at the fact that you used a pseudonym. Clearly someone used to the ways of the Internet (not).

I'd hoped for at least a token effort from the Labour and Conservative spokesmen, but of course these were people put up by their parties to electioneer. I was much more impressed by the pair who spoke at Westminster Skeptics a week or two ago, but I suspect the waffle and evasion we got last night was a much closer view of what would really happen with either of those parties in power: sweeping it under the carpet as much as possible. It's ironic that both main parties constantly accuse the LDs of fudging.

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April 22nd, 2010, 11:37 am
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Blogging: Zeno's Blog » Obituary: The death of the subluxation

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Skeptic Barista: http://skepticbarista.wordpress.com/201 ... ch-part-2/

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There is no clinical research base to support claims that the chiropractic vertebral subluxation complex is the cause of disease or health concerns.


And a cheeky little blogpimp for this: chiropractic for autism. It turns out that the evidence they have is, well, crap.

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May 16th, 2010, 1:39 pm
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Good news it today's Times, Libel must be rebalanced in the scales of justice There's a short video as well as the article.
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On Thursday my Private Member’s Defamation Bill will be published to help the Government to review the law. There will, of course, be professional resistance.

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I certainly hope this goes through. It amazed me to hear that theatre critics and restaurant reviewers were being threatened with libel for giving their, claimed at least, honest opinion. I believe that this was mainly in the US (no surprise there then) but was creeping over here.

Not that I ever give critics much credence anyway. :wink:

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May 24th, 2010, 7:28 pm
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It's a long post, but hopefully interesting! It brings you up yo date on the progress (or otherwise!) of my complaints.

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Blogging: Zeno's Blog » The beginning of the end?

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...or how the GCC decided that making claims for which there is no evidence is OK by them and how it's bothersome to have to ask what its chiros meant by things they didn't understand.

Oh! And sciatica and RSI.

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That's worrying Alan. The GC are clearly not going as far as their remit requires.

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grammar king wrote:
That's worrying Alan. The GC are clearly not going as far as their remit requires.

Didn't someone once try to find out who to complain to about the GCC?

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