Monthly Archives: September 2011

Freedom Of Suppress

As of today in Australia, the right not to be offended trumps the right to free speech.

Posted in Australia, Libertarianism, Rights | 49 Comments

Chutzpah In The House

How can you not be cynical? As the Labor government this week introduces into the House of Representatives the bills legislating the Carbon Tax she swore before the election she’d never countenance, La Gillardine’s courtiers have clearly advised her that her … Continue reading

Posted in Australia | 43 Comments

A Day To Pause And Reflect

I still don’t know what made me do it. It was late on a cool Tuesday spring evening in Sydney; I had been working sixteen hours straight at my computer, and my head was filled with ten thousand lines of software … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarianism, Rights, United States of America | 14 Comments

Spending More Than We Earn

I’m sure you’re growing a little weary of the farce that Australian politics has become this last week. I’ll keep the previous thread going, with updates as they occur. If, as I suspect, moves begin in Cabinet against Gillard, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, China, Europe, UK, United States of America | 16 Comments