Author Archives: Jeff Miller

Rising Female Death Rate – “The rising rates were most dramatic for white women, with a jump of 111%.”

“You say the ring is dangerous, far more dangerous than I guess. In what way?’ ‘In many ways,’ answered the wizard. ‘It is far more powerful than I ever dared to… Read more »

Rising Female Death Rate – “Lung cancer cases in Northern Ireland increase by a third, increase among women more than four times the rise in men”

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, from “1984”       March 22, 2014 – Ireland – The health effects:… Read more »

the folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including crime in Philadelphia.

“Doublethink is the acceptance of or mental capacity to accept contrary opinions or beliefs at the same time, especially as a result of political indoctrination.” George Orwell, from “1984”  … Read more »

“f I could beat that man, if I could free society of him, I should feel that my own career had reached its summit…”

“Aye, there’s the genius and the wonder of the thing!’ he cried. ‘The man pervades London, and no one has heard of him. That’s what puts him on a pinnacle… Read more »

“The more outré and grotesque an incident is the more carefully it deserves to be examined.”

“The more outré and grotesque an incident is the more carefully it deserves to be examined.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1901… Read more »

“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science, and should be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.”

“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science, and should be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Sign of the Four”, by Sir… Read more »

great, epochal positive changes are sweeping the globe, and have been for three-plus years, now

“They say that genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains,” he remarked with a smile. “It’s a very bad definition, but it does apply to detective work.” Sherlock Holmes,… Read more »

‘if he had remained I might have shown him that my grip was not much more feeble than his own.’

“Holmes chuckled heartily. ‘Your conversation is most entertaining,’ said he. “When you go out close the door, for there is a decided draught.’ ‘I will go when I’ve had my say…. Read more »