Monthly Archives: August 2009

ID cards to be linked to police records for millions

A new press release from NO2ID. Once again, the precient Frances Stonor Saunders was right, and just recently, BLOGDIAL predicted that they would merge the databases and link them all off of the ID card ‘to save money’. Looks like

Posted in Uncategorized

Rothbard on Conservation, Ecology, and Growth

Liberal Complaints Left-liberal intellectuals are often a wondrous group to behold. In the last three or four decades, not a very long time in human history, they have, like whirling dervishes, let loose a series of angry complaints against free-market

Posted in Uncategorized

The All-Purpose Bedtime Story

In which we generalise commentary on ‘that report on government spending’ and find that it sticks; courtesy of The Guardian. There is not enough money for what has already been promised. We need a serious review – we’re not going

Posted in Uncategorized

We Have the Moral High Ground by Cindy Sheehan

"Hate begets hate; violence begets violence; toughness begets a greater toughness. We must meet the forces of hate with the power of love…” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1958 “There comes a time when silence is betrayal…” Dr. King, 1967

Posted in Uncategorized

Scientist says, "EVERYONE CALM DOWN!"

This article from New Scientist applies to everything, from panics and over reactions over hand guns causing irrational bans, to Home Education being banned… only in the case of Home Educating being banned, the risk is not real, but is

Posted in Uncategorized

What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us

Mises Daily by Yuri N. Maltsev The system had many decades to work, but widespread apathy and low quality of work paralyzed the healthcare system. In the depths of the socialist experiment, healthcare institutions in Russia were at least a

Posted in Uncategorized

Britain is dying – action is needed now

As I walk about the small town in the South Wales valleys that I now call home, I sometimes reflect on how vibrant and alive this place once was. I am not going back too far with my memories, but

Posted in Uncategorized