Archive for February, 2008

Say Goodbye to Your Liberty

February 23, 2008

The front page headline of today’s Guardian:

Government wants personal details of every traveller

“Passengers travelling between EU countries or taking domestic flights would have to hand over a mass of personal information, including their mobile phone number and credit card details, as part of a new package of security measures being demanded by the British government. The data would be stored for 13 years and used to “profile” suspects.” (more…)

Ofgem Get Their Act Together

February 22, 2008

This isn’t about woo but I am angry about it and what the hell, it’s my blog. (more…)

Joseph Chikelue Obi is Feeling the Heat

February 21, 2008

It is beginning to look like Joseph Chikelue Obi’s attempts to silence criticism of his quackery has been a spectacular own-goal. (more…)

David Treddinnick MP Defends Woo

February 20, 2008

The smell of pork pies and burning underpants was wafting through Parliament in the early hours of this morning (20 February) as David Tredinnick got onto his hind-legs to promote woo. (more…)

Netcetera Cave In

February 18, 2008

Like Bold Sir Robin in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, web hosts Netcetera have bravely turned their tails and fled. On 23 January I described how a ludicrous quack, the self-styled “Professor Doctor” Joseph Chikelue Obi attempted to silence legitimate criticism of him on Quackometer. (more…)

What’s Needling JABS?

February 16, 2008

As I pointed out in my last post, JABS appear to have an unstated policy of deleting any posts or threads which do not toe their antivax, antiEBM line. (more…)

JABS and Public Health

February 1, 2008

If you look here you will find the mission statement of the pressure group JABS. (more…)