Category Archives: Libertarians don’t live by argument alone

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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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

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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