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A Slap On The Wrist

Twelve months. With nine of them suspended. What a bloody joke. At long, long last, corrupt former union official and Labor MHR Craig Thomson, the man onto whose vote the Gillard government clung by its fingernails, was today sentenced in … Continue reading

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Not Right

I feel like a bit of a semantic quibble today. It concerns the term “right-wing”. As most of you are probably already aware, the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” have their origins in the États Généraux, the old French Legislative Assembly, back … Continue reading

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Judicial Activism And Its Threat To Liberty

This week, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the long-promised Royal Commission into union corruption. Its terms of reference—initially confined to a small number of unions and designed primarily to shine a light on the activities of the Australian Workers Union … Continue reading

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DT Down for Maintenance – Ozboy’s Still Open

James Delingpole’s posters are welcome over here till service resumes… Current topics include the recent sacking of Tim Flannery and Drunk Tanks. Or anything else that takes your fancy. I’ll close off this thread after the DT blogs resume operation. … Continue reading

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Abandoning All Pretence

Behold your future. Coming soon to a banking system near you. Last weekend’s announcement by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades that, as a precondition of the acceptance of a €10 billion EU bailout, his country would impose an immediate “tax” of up … Continue reading

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Early Exit For 2012

If the Mayan calendar is correct, this is the final LibertyGibbert thread ever, so farewell.

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And So Say All Of Us

I’m currently looking at GE’s recent thread at the DT, lamenting the rise of the Welfare State and the normalization of welfare dependency, helplessness, and self-righteous mendicancy; a subject LibertyGibbert has previously visited in detail.

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