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CBC Uncritically Endorses World Economic Forum Policies

According to the CBC, Buying our way out of pandemic malaise is hurting the planet, experts say. Whenever “experts” are quoted, I’m immediately skeptical. What do they say? Who do they work for? As COVID-19 infection numbers eased in recent … Continue reading

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Charity is not Shameful, the Welfare State Is

Frances Ryan, writing in the Guardian, can’t understand why Millions of destitute Britons rely on charity handouts, yet ministers feel no shame. Why should politician’s be ashamed? Presumably Ryan believes they caused those millions to fall into poverty. A decade … Continue reading

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Examining Anti-Libertarian Arguments

Today I’m going to comment on Daniel Miessler’s blog post “Why I’m No Longer a Libertarian“. Like me, Miessler is a cybersecurity expert working in the high technology industry. Libertarianism is attractive. I find that it functions as a sanctuary … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Corporate Welfare

I find myself agreeing with much in the Guardian’s article “Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline“, but for completely different reasons from its author. Do Not Resuscitate. This tag should be … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Statist Arguments Debunked

Rationality Rules has published a video “debunking” libertarianism: Here’s Why I’m NOT a Libertarian. Let’s have a look at his inane arguments. I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement libertarians in the u.s. that thinks Americans … Continue reading

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New York Times Lies About Marriage

Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times ask the question How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege? Let’s see if she can determine the answer. Fewer Americans are marrying over all, and whether they do so is more … Continue reading

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Automation is not the Industrial Revolution

The ‘experts’ are at it again, warning that Mankind is at a ‘tipping point’ as automation and AI begins to replace us in a ‘long and painful process’. Is it time to set your hair on fire, or are they … Continue reading

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