Stewart Lee, probably the funniest comedian in the world, is at his best when he’s not making political asides in otherwise ok articles. Whilst most of the piece covers a genuinely interesting case of how the Market (triggered by an angry rant by Lee that went viral) reacted against Foster’s ill advised and badly thought [...]
Entries for September, 2010
For those who haven’t heard this yet, from the Mail Online: Clegg tax war on the middle class: Families could face ‘lie detector tests’ Hardline policy will hit thousands of ordinary small business holders Number of people targeted for tax checks to go from 5,000 to 150,000 Special investigators will target people hiding money offshore [...]
Excellent episode of the Stossel Show. I like this one because it tackles something that most people would think could only be a good thing–legislation designed to make employers treat people with disabilities equally–and shows how it actually creates unintended consequences which makes the situation worse. Not to mention the obvious affronts to free-speech and property rights. [...]
Little sympathy for state sponges
I received this comment on the Jeremy Kyle / Welfare article: AKALucifer wrote: Davy, I don’t think it was the greatest idea to post a video about welfare then write a post about how you think taxes are illegitimate. You were bound to confuse the two issues. I understand the argument that taxes are wrong [...]
“The story of the greatest financial disaster of our time… the one that is on its way” Excellent documentary highlighting the nuttiness of the government’s “stimulus” spending and crazy borrowing.
I thought this was good. How many more excuses will people make for Obama? I see some signs of people waking up that he’s just as bad as the rest, but not nearly as many as you’d expect. It seems the cognitive dissonance is strong amongst people who like velvety voices packaged in blue. Source.