David Cameron has described his party’s platform as “bold and radical” but in actuality, it is a load of wank. To illustrate, let’s take a look at the “six themes” they are planning to contest the election on: Act now on debt to get the economy moving Get Britain working by boosting enterprise Make Britain [...]
Entries for February, 2010
The video that made Daniel Hannan a small-government star! I know almost everybody had seen this, but for the 3 people reading who haven’t, watch and enjoy the rarest of pleasures: the prime minister getting his ass handed to him royally, on live TV:
When people talk about the NHS being “the pride of Britain”, “Flawed but necessary” or anything in between, it’s rare to hear about the random unintended consequences of the institution and how they weigh those against the supposed benefits. All government programs inevitably come with a host of unintended consequences that the politicians don’t talk about [...]
The excellent shane killian’s concise explanation of why gold is nothing like fiat (paper) money: Join the discussion on the popular Gold Thread at The UK Libertarian Forums.
Another edition of John Stossel’s fantastic show (Hey, BBC, how about something like this over here in the UK? Oh, what’s that? You don’t give a shit about discussing the side of the debate called freedom?). Pay special attention to video 5 which is extremely inspiring:
The BBC on the Staffordshire NHS inquiry: Hospital patients were left “sobbing and humiliated” by uncaring staff, an investigation into one of the worst NHS scandals in history has found. The independent inquiry claimed the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust had become driven by targets and cost-cutting. The report – the latest in a long line [...]
Nice Youtube dramatisation of John Galt’s epic speech from Atlas Shrugged. Go to Xcowboy2′s channel page for the subsequent parts: