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Australian Government Debt 1990-2013

Found interesting a graph from Australian Debt Clock .  I’ve simply added when the Prime Ministers in.  Rudd was in again (mid 2013) briefly before Abbott was elected, so that don’t feature on this graph.  …

the probability that we may fail..

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The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

Abraham Lincoln

VID: Friedman on Greed and Free Markets

VID: Friedman on Greed and Free Markets

Short article about me in Independent Weekly

Melissa Mack wrote a short article about me "Taxing times" in the Independent Weekly 19 March

VID004 - What's on the table for the election?

Have put out a short video about the same thing we get every election..

Onkaparinga Forum for Candidates

Attended a forum tonight organised by Onkaparinga Council regarding policies that affect the south.

I wasn't invited to speak but was able to submit my comments (which they had kindly made available on the night).

The Lemon Tree

I've started writing down some of my own experiences with big government getting in the way of common sense.   It reminds me of Thomas Paine in Common Sense : "our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer"

letters: to + from

In an effort for greater transparency, I am including a new section on my website - letters.   Here I'll include questions and responses from people who contact me regarding policies or opinions, as well as letters to newspapers (whether published or unpublished).

VID: The End of Affordability

I've posted on my loosethenoose.net site a grassroots documentary from YouTube about the damage the Urban Boundary has on housing affordability.   There are 5 segments (each 5 mins long)

a brief cartoon on the basics of freedom

Watched this again today.
Great video.  Illustrates in simple terms why freedom should be a founding principle of democracy.  Runs for about 8 mins.