Friday, September 04, 2009

Friday arvo ramble

Here’s a wee ramble round the internet for you to check out over the weekend (to get these links live  head over to my Twitter page where I post them as they come in,and cick ‘Follow’)

  • DimPost goes all Samuel Beckett on Phil Goof's and Annette King's arse in 'Waiting for Voter'
    http://bit.ly/1wv77m

  • On CNBC Yaron Brook comments on Eliot Spitzer’s efforts at a political comeback.
    http://bit.ly/PSEsJ

  • Carbon scammers use carbon scam to scam carbon dollars. Hard to distinguish from the 'real thing.' http://bit.ly/SKTkO

  • On CNBC Reports, Yaron Brook discusses European demands to cap bonuses for American executives. http://bit.ly/aKFcj

  • The Wisdom of Silent Cal: Calvin Coolidge used to say that nine out of ten visitors to the White House lobbyists want something they ought not to have-and if you keep dead still they will run down in three or four minutes. Reagan had a similar strategy, which outfoxed the Dead Kennedy. 
    http://tinyurl.com/lab8va

  • It has to happen. You can't keep diluting your dollars by printing more and more of them and expect the value not to eventually collapse!
    http://peterschiffchannel.blogspot.com/

  • The unlearned lessons of the tragic Victorian bushfires are repeated in California. http://tinyurl.com/nlfw2u

  • Obama's bi-polar . . says The Onion.
    http://bit.ly/1SOTHL

  • Managers are typically gateways to resources. Leaders are gateways to vision.
    #fb

  • "Patients with terminal illnesses being made to die prematurely under NHS scheme to help end their lives" http://bit.ly/Ossmw

  • Peter Schiff on the phony recovery bought with government paper, and the new era in Japan with ‘Japan First’ – and the implications for the US dollar. http://bit.ly/3jOizT

  • Avoiding the resource curse. http://tinyurl.com/mz62oj
    It's "the Argentine delusion" all over again! http://tinyurl.com/ldozql3:45

  • Pithy yet wide-ranging summary of Ayn Rand's best short answers. What a mind!
    http://bit.ly/3Aehln

  • "Climate change is an election prayer. As an issue, it has no use during actual terms of office. "
    http://tinyurl.com/l6w7l4

  • Solar panels cost a fortune but deliver minimal reward. Yet people keep buying them – and keep being disappointed
    http://tinyurl.com/n2xee6

  • Ethiopia is starving again 25 yrs after the last pop start left? Why? One factor is incentives. All land is state owned.
    http://bit.ly/E0WNQ

  • Just a reminder when you hear the words 'trillion' & 'dollars' in the same sentence. Here's just how big that is.
    http://bit.ly/J19vP

  • Prohibition kills again, evidence this time from Gujarat in India. Govt cites deaths by illicit liquor, ignores the actual cause of death: govt intervention.
    http://bit.ly/gdZnK

  • The world's best complaint letter? Letter to British telecoms starts funny and turns hysterical. http://bit.ly/ouBuc

  • From blaming AGW on modern civilization, some scientists now say it all went wrong when man took up agriculture!
    http://tinyurl.com/kj3c7u

  • Bailouts make money . . . if you ignore all the losses.
    http://bit.ly/7TXHH

  • #Johan Norberg 's new book concludes: " the 'solutions' to the economic crisis are repeating the mistakes that caused it."
    http://tinyurl.com/manvu7

  • Johan Norberg:"The only thing more dangerous than financial crises may be our way of responding to them."
    http://tinyurl.com/n7rsx6

  • Thomas Sowell: In ways large and small, the West is surrendering on the instalment plan to Islamicists. http://tinyurl.com/kkehg4

  • A Berkeley Professor Dares To Debunk The Popular Wisdom on Energy - and to Attack Gore and Friedman's Exaggerations
    http://tinyurl.com/cmuwas

  • Good news" Labour realises they did some bad things in Govt. Bad news: they’ve selected the wrong bad things.
    http://preview.tinyurl.com/...11:16

  • "Propagrandstanding" - the perfect description of Sue Bradford's modus operandi.
    http://tinyurl.com/mcmhtl

  • People with Flat Screen TVs Should Stop Whinging About Capitalism.
    http://www.sydneyoperahouse...

  • Every cost-benefit analysis done for govt misses the biggest & most important cost: the unseen cost of lost freedom
    http://bit.ly/13YaLJ

  • Now that Robert Fisk finally makes it to the Collins English Dictionary, take a look at the history of the verb "to fisk." http://bit.ly/18jOoH6

  • Epic Armageddon IPA reviewed at Beer Advocate. http://tinyurl.com/l7gssn "Wheres the next one, i want more hoppy goodness"

  • Congressman says debt = wealth, threatens to defenestrate reporter ...
    http://bit.ly/14rThM

  • Climate Vulnerability and the Indispensable Value of Industrial Capitalism - by Keith H. Lockitch http://tinyurl.com/ncmy3u

  • If we're all morally obligated to 'others,' then who the hell are all the 'others' morally obligated to?

  • If we're morally obligated to relieve world poverty, as Peter Singer says we are, then just where exactly do you draw the line?
    http://bit.ly/16fKrN1

  • Bailout stocks soar on back of billons of taxpayers' money & investors get in bed with the govt Peter Schiff explains.
    http://tinyurl.com/18r

  • Stephen Hicks recommends "a good and important book”: Race and Liberty in America, edited by Jonathan Bean.
    http://tinyurl.com/nqhl9r

  • Ayn Rand: Radical for Capitalism — talk delivered in Guatemala in celebration of Atlas Shrugged' 50th anniversary.
    http://tinyurl.com/olhgzr

  • Inflation as we know it pretty much begins with the creation of the Fed, who in just one century hav destroyed the dollar’s value. 
    http://preview.tinyurl.com/...

  • America's Founding Fathers despised democracy.
    http://preview.tinyurl.com/...

  • Financial Times looks at the "new era" in Japanese politics.
    http://preview.tinyurl.com/...

  • The two biggest threats to Europe's freedom and prosperity, says Vaclav Klaus, are Europism and global warming alarmism.
    http://tinyurl.com/nrvkh5

  • Science shouldn't be decided by vote, says PZ Myers. Wonder why he doesn't think the same way on AGW? http://preview.tinyurl.com/...

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    1 Comments:

    Blogger Jeff Perren said...

    My favorite on Binswanger's list:

    ". Q: Is a girl's impression of her father her impression of manhood?

    AR: God help womankind if it were! . . ."

    What a wonderful sense of humor this allegedly dour woman had.

    9/05/2009 07:39:00 am  

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