Category Archives: UK

The Thirty-Second Version

That’s all the time I’ve got to compose this post…

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The Principles Of Freedom – Some Bedtime Reading

I’m still drowning in work down here, and will be doing so for at least another three weeks. The thread on children looks likely to happen probably around the second week of November. Sorry about the delay, but I know … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Commonwealth of Nations, Libertarianism, Rights, UK, United States of America | 21 Comments

The Rainbow Connection

Last Thursday, Tasmania’s Lower House of parliament passed a bill which, if ratified by the Upper House next month, will make the Apple Isle the first state of Australia to legalize gay marriage.

Posted in Australia, Libertarianism, Religion, Rights, UK | 168 Comments

One More Five-Ring Circus

The Games of the XXX Olympiad kick off in a few hours, and I for one won’t be watching.

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A Mixed Legacy

Bella, horrida bella, et Thybrim multo spumantem sanguine cerno. – Virgil, Aeneid VI LXXXVI-LXXXVII Today LibertyGibbert marks the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Enoch Powell, British scholar, poet, soldier, linguist, politician and polymath. How prescient were his views, … Continue reading

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An Evening With James Delingpole

Today’s LibertyGibbert thread comes to you from Sydney, Australia’s largest city, where this evening I had the great pleasure of listening to James Delingpole, climate warrior and God-Emperor of the blogosphere, speaking live to a packed house.

Posted in Australia, Libertarianism, UK | 48 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