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Long live the Social Welfare State
A poignant hallmark of our modern, civilised society is the relative fairness of wealth distribution. Some would argue it’s still not fair enough, but the important and huge philosophical step to inclusiveness was the invention of the Welfare State by … Continue reading
Posted in Political Theory Tagged 47%, Barack Obama, Big Government, Common Sense, Debt, Election, Handouts, Mary Ann Card, Mitt Romney, Taxation, Tytler Cycle, U.S., Welfare State Leave a comment
Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) warned Queensland premier (Anna Bligh) of the wet summer to come. The Jan 2011 floods were avoidable?
Here’s my take on the recent flooding on the Eastern Sea Board of Australia – I looked at Queensland state, but the Victorian flooding story does have many parallels to it. This is especially in terms of bureaucratic restriction on … Continue reading
Posted in Brisbane Floods Tagged Anna Bligh, Bureau of Meteorology, Election, Floods, La Nina, Queensland Leave a comment