Category Archives: Libertarians don’t live by argument alone

PBW – Breaking News: Stairs sue Dan Andrews for defamation

A set of stairs today filed a defamation suit against Victorian Premier Dan Andrews, lawyers representing the as-yet unnamed stairs announced today. “Dan Andrews called our client ‘slippery’,” a spokes-entity for the stairs’ lawyers said. “‘Slippery’ is an entity slur … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan on Walter Mondale

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a civil rights champion who lost a 1984 White House bid in one of the largest Electoral College landslides in U.S. history, died Monday evening at his home in Minneapolis. He was 93. WSJ

Posted in International, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 13 Comments

Be afraid – scientists at work

The idea of artificially cooling the planet to blunt climate change — in effect, blocking sunlight before it can warm the atmosphere — got a boost on Thursday when an influential scientific body urged the United States government to spend … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 44 Comments

Australians will be among the first to get a vaccine …

Well … one Australian anyway. I have two minds on this sort of thing – I’m always happy to see medical experiments being conducted on politicians. But, on the other hand, is this queue jumping? More seriously, I’m seeing a … Continue reading

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Trump was a unionist

I’ll have to downgrade my opinion of the man.

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US Election Thread 2020

Update 2.24pm:

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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

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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

https://youtu.be/b0kPQBAHep0

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