I liked Ray Cassin’s Undercurrents (27/4). He didn’t consider the issue of whether the State Government ought even to have the power to intervene to restrict trading hours. I have always been of the view, particularly having travelled overseas, that it is local government that should have the power; it is more in touch with local feeling on the issue and also more accountable (not quite so here in Geelong, unfortunately)..

“With this hydrogen bomb test, we have joined the major nuclear powers,” the newsreader said.Hydrogen, or thermonuclear, bombs are exponentially more powerful and destructive than atomic devices. An atomic bomb uses fission to break up the atomic nucleus and release energy, while a hydrogen or thermonuclear bomb uses fusion to add to the nucleus. This leads to an enormous explosion resulting from an uncontrolled, self sustaining chain reaction.Kim has repeatedly asserted North Korea’s status as a nuclear armed country and has resolutely refused to return to multilateral talks aimed at persuading it to abandon its nuclear weapons program.Eight countries.

Before performing “FDT” (the song the tour gets its name from), YG selected fans to join him in destroying a remarkably orange Trump effigy. They did so with glee and fury, while the song’s chorus which simply invokes the title rang out with ardent disgust. It’s a sentiment that will surely endure beyond this election cycle..

A number of the evaluation studies have shown an impact of these campaigns on per capita cigarette sales,2,24 26 and a few have focused on the impact on youth smoking. Because youth represent a relatively small share of total cigarette sales, impacting overall sales does not necessarily imply a reduction in youth smoking. Given the difficulty in teasing out effects for the media campaign separate from other programme components, we assess the evidence for programme and media campaign effectiveness separately.In 1986, Minnesota was the first state to implement a statewide anti smoking campaign.27 The campaign spent nearly $1 million annually from 1986 to 1989 and $1.6 million in 1990 and 1991, or roughly $0.35 per capita.

At this point, the nightly ritual is probably more of an emotional crutch. Best to just do away with it before you become even MORE dependent on it psychologically.364 days 2 points submitted 1 year agoI SO into this accountability! I glad you quit and are being so in tune with yourself, so that when cravings come you can look back at this.On a personal note, I love your note about money. I on a (US) grad living stipend and would always have an excuse to not go out socializing with my friends; because I couldn spare a six pack or a game of bowling.