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Opinion: Devil in disguise, new drug, same old lies

There’s another new drug in town, and the System is being cranked up to counter its insidious spread. This drug is increasingly popular among the young, who consider it exotic and often try it when abroad. It’s called “The Devil in Disguise” in government propaganda, because of its supposedly devastating health effects – just one session of this drug is equivalent to smoking 100-200 cigarettes, so say the “experts”, and it can even harm nearby children.

What is it? Well, it’s the shisha water pipe (“hookah”), with tobacco. There is growing anti-shisha propaganda around, which I don’t have a problem with …

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  • Peter Martin
    @ Joe Bourke, Do you mean the turn of the 21st century? The further you go back the closer the approximation. Warren Mosler is including government bonds ...
  • David Evans
    An interesting debate here, including two responses from William Wallace, which are to an extent appreciated. The problem is that neither response answered the...
  • Joe Bourke
    When Warren Mosler refers to the public debt being simply the net money supply, it is true to say that net money supply (i.e. excluding the money supply created...
  • Jeff
    Matt Wardman 28th Nov '21 - 8:17pm: The upshot is that the best we will get for the foreseeable is perhaps 10-20% of H2 mixed in with the natural gas...
  • Jeff
    John Marriott 28th Nov '21 - 4:02pm: Instead of pumping natural gas through the pipes, what about using hydrogen? Just a pipe-dream. A hydroge...