The Freeman Movement

I’ve been looking into the Freeman movement, ever since I found Captian Rantys blog early last year. (If you’ve not read the Captains work, shame on you. Go and read it all.) I’ll have to admit, I was never really…

Thinking of Renewing Your Insurance?

I’ve commented on this story over at my place, but thought I’d mention it here as well. ‘Pay how you drive’ is the new type of car insurance that companies are targeting at young drivers. They test how safely you…

BBC puts Eurozone Financial Assistance Debate Online

If you want to view how our politicians were outfoxed and thus sacrificed Parliament’s historic ability to control Government’s spending, the BBC have the debate on this web page: http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/house_of_commons/newsid_9494000/9494636.stm The embed code for this video has been entered here,…

The public debt swindle

Is the Government its own biggest creditor? October 15, 2010 In June the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast that the Government’s interest payments on its debts would be a whopping £43.3Billion this financial year. Part of this interest is payable…

Bogeymen

Click for linky Wiley Miller’s Non Sequitur nails it yet again, as does Cracked.com with a list of four reasons why instead of treating terrorists like evil masterminds and making getting on a plane ten times as big a pain…

One Ring to rule them all….

[On Tuesday, May 24th], a debate took place in parliament regarding an absolutely crucial issue for the future of the UK and the financial well-being of its citizens: Mark Reckless MP proposed an anti-bailout motion that would have been the…

Another Voice

I would like to thank everyone for the invitation to contribute, although the very libertarian tone of some of the posts makes me feel a trifle out of place. First, an introduction: I was born to a British soldier and…

A short constitutional ramble

I’ve been following a tiny news item via Captain Ranty’s site about a matter of constitutional import. Now just about every country in the Anglosphere has a legal system based on what is known as Common Law, which derives from…