Category Archives: UK

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

Posted in UK | 24 Comments

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

Playing The Race Card Part II: Anarchy In The UK

What do you make of the riots happening in many British cities? I’ve read with some interest the discussion on GE’s blog, although I personally believe the emphasis on race is misplaced.

Posted in UK | 23 Comments

The Firm

He’s getting hitched in a few hours. And I’m supposed to be excited.

Posted in Australia, Commonwealth of Nations, UK | 26 Comments