Succinct and to the point from Jacob Spinney. A nice video to link people to if they argue that income tax or property taxes are as legitimate as a landlord charging rent because the government ‘owns’ the country.
Entries for August, 2010
Fascinating lecture that helps shed light on many of the myths that statists spread about “monopolies forming” on the free-market.
Snapped this in Cardiff a few weeks back. No idea who is responsible and it has since been cleaned up but it made me smile, like a single ray of badly-spelt sunshine trying to burst through a sky overcast by layers of immovable concrete clouds.
The “problem” of free market monopolies is constantly on the minds of our more state-loving friends; next time they question you about this topic, save yourself the energy of arguing with them and simply link them to this video:
I guess this has already gone viral but if you haven’t seen it, you need to; only because the animation is so beautiful! I’d have preferred the final tag line to just have been “End Prohibition” because the video could apply to many substances, but can’t grumble when the graphics are so pretty!
Okay I’ve been seeing a lot about this on the social networking sites and even though I’m not especially knowledgeable about the inner workings so of the Internet I know for damn sure I do not want the government interfering one iota. For a start the Internet is AMAZING. It WORKS. It is by far [...]
[Edit: original videos have been removed on copyright grounds. Here is a short video from Stossel on the topic, if anybody finds the full episode reposted let me know and I'll put it back up] Some good information in this episode about practical instances of privatisation in areas people often say the state just has [...]