Category Archives: Libertarians don’t live by argument alone

US Election Thread 2020

Update 2.24pm:

Posted in American politics, Elections, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 5,955 Comments

Alan Jones on the haka

Alan Jones has a piece on the haka in The Australian to day: The British empire was thriving and those living in the British Isles enjoyed the novelty of seeing visiting teams from the colonies. The All Blacks, Springboks and … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 32 Comments

You can’t trust government research

Over the past 12 years or so, I’ve had a nice side gig going where I have replicated and critiqued modelling that underpins government policy. To that end I have critiqued the FuelWatch scheme, the GFC stimulus, the mining tax, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Plain Packaging, Politics | 26 Comments

Freedom Slipping Away

Well done to the Cats who produced this. Many thanks to the people who have sent this to me.

Posted in COVID-19, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 65 Comments

911 Tribute

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 14 Comments

The good news. Lets hear it for Ron Manners!

Ron gets a gong! Never was an honour more deserved! The story from Andrew Pickford. It is fitting that Mannkal’s Chairman, Ron Manners, is included on the Queen’s Birthday list and made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Rafe | 3 Comments

Let’s not overreact

So it turns out the ATO and Treasury ‘miscounted’ the number of JobKeeper recipients. In a joint statement released on Friday afternoon, Treasury and the ATO said they now expected the number of employees likely to be covered under the … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 44 Comments

Adam: Adding fuel to the fire.

I haven’t had any posts up for the last few days as I haven’t had anything to talk about. There is only so much discussion of the current virus situation that my patience can put up with. What I have … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Cross Post, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 28 Comments

… and the devil take the hindmost.

As many Cats will know, local supermarkets have run out of toilet paper, pasta, rice, and flour. This is due to panic buying over COVID-19.  I can only surmise that many people expect to be confined to their homes for … Continue reading

Posted in civil society, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 64 Comments

Godspeed, Professor. His rise to fame probably didn’t help

Jordan Peterson recovering from severe tranquiliser addiction in Russia.

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 44 Comments