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The unholy Trinity

Mr. Chalk our blogospheric teacher points out:

There are three areas of our society that cause great concern for many people at the moment

Education
Law and Order
Healthcare

If you are interested in these topics, then you can spend your money on a newspaper and read articles by journalists with no experience of the above professions and absolutely no guarantee that what they have vaguely researched (or overheard in the pub) bears the slightest resemblance to the truth.

Alternatively you can check out the views of those who have worked in these areas and equally importantly, you can comment on our posts and tell us if you think we are talking rubbish.

Law and Order is a thing of the past in many parts of the UK and who better than PC David Copperfield to bring us news of the latest plans to punish the law abiding citizens whilst ensuring that criminals are kept safe on the streets.

Healthcare is the third great fiasco and Dr Crippen can be relied on to keep us up to date with the latest medical madness.

I would add that the "Environment" and "Health Scares" are another area the MSM rattles on about without the benefit of knowledge. While many of my daily reads cover the madness well there doesn't seem to be a UK blogger who daily fisks the rubbish, or am I missing someone?

Comments

An unholy trinity indeed. But three brilliant bloggers. Chalk's book is very good, and I'm looking forward to Copperfield's.
Good question re the environment and health'n'safety. Are there any decent, long-term bloggers in these areas? I've not found any.
I'd further add: defence policy. Is any soldier currently blogging from the catastrophe that is Afghanistan?

You could always try Ben Goldacre's http://www.badscience.net/ for debunking health scares etc.

Also John Brignell - http://numberwatch.co.uk applies statistical rigour to all sorts of published research with predictable consequences. And Philip Stott http://greenspin.blogspot.com/ aims more at the environment - but appears to be taking a sabbatical at the moment. Even New Scientist is starting to get my ire on the topic of GW - they believe..

I am an avid fan of Chalk, Copperfield and Crippen. They are three bloggers who really tell it like it is.

Chalk's book is a great read and I'm looking forward to Copperfield's too.

I am an avid fan of Chalk, Copperfield and Crippen. They are three bloggers who really tell it like it is.

Chalk's book is a great read and I'm looking forward to Copperfield's too.

And 'Random Acts of Reality' for an idea of the things ambulancemen & women have to put up witrh......

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