Category Archives: UK

The Octocentenary Of Liberty

Just a quick word to commemorate one of history’s greatest advances in the cause of Liberty.

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UK Election 2015 – How Much Difference Will It Make?

Just a quick conversation starter while I’m out the back cutting wood. The UK general election, to be held in ten days’ time, could be a watershed in western politics, not just the British variety. Or it could be yet … Continue reading

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Alba Gu Bràth

Is there anything Australian actors can’t do? 😉 Seriously, though. I got sick of publicizing an ex-politician at the top of my blog, and thought a discussion of Scotland’s secession vote next week might be worthwhile.

Posted in Libertarianism, UK | 24 Comments

UKIP Storm To Victory

As Nigel Farage remarked at a press conference on Sunday evening, the only surprise is that it didn’t happen earlier. Warm congratulations to all UKIP members, supporters and voters. Your efforts have resulted in a watershed in British and European … Continue reading

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Hoist On Their Own Petard

Happy New Year to all my readers. I thought I’d interrupt my summer holidays in balmy climes to have a bit of a chortle at two seemingly unrelated stories in the news over the last few days. One concerns cricket, … Continue reading

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Psephology 101, Or Why Britain Should Embrace Electoral Reform

You may recall back in August, I railed against the undemocratic farce that Australian federal Senate elections have become. As indeed it has. Since the election in September, things have turned from farcical to downright embarrassing. During a contested recount … Continue reading

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LibertyGibbert Open Forum

I’m tied up with work at the moment so don’t have time for an in-depth article; so I’m throwing the floor over to you. A couple of starters: A number of British readers have expressed a bit of envy at … Continue reading

Posted in AGW, Australia, Libertarianism, UK, United States of America | 191 Comments