Did Margaret Thatcher change the world for the better?
Yes, but socialism won in the end.
No, but she might inspire the next generation.
Other (please explain)
Total votes: 20
Submitted by Jameson on Wed, 2009-08-19 11:38
Joshua Bell opened the case of his $3.5 million Stradivarius on the floor of Washington's busy L'Enfant Plaza Station, threw in some coins and began to play "Chaconne" from Johann Sebastian Bach's Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Here's what happened next...
[hat tip: Jane Cherrington]
I guessed... — by Olivia on Thu, 2009-08-20 09:47
Stephane Grappelli... — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2009-08-20 09:19
Great article, Glenn. — by Rosie on Thu, 2009-08-20 08:59
Submitted by Jameson on Mon, 2009-08-10 10:10
Forgive me for this indulgence, but I'm as proud as any father could be.
Appreciate the post, Curt — by Jameson on Tue, 2009-08-18 12:10
Forgive? — by Curt Holmes on Sun, 2009-08-16 13:42
But Linz! — by Robert on Thu, 2009-08-13 15:58
Submitted by Jameson on Thu, 2009-07-23 12:47
The Government’s call to end the legal defence for provocation is idiotic.
Provocation defence abolished — by reed on Thu, 2009-11-26 21:11
Ross — by Leonid on Mon, 2009-07-27 18:27
I agree — by gregster on Mon, 2009-07-27 03:38
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2009-07-21 22:25
These guys are stalwarts for truth, using the scientific method to expose or confirm myths. This is arguably their best episode ever as they systematically dismantle the crazy Moon Skeptics' anti-heroic delusions.
um.... — by Kasper on Sun, 2009-08-02 10:26
Kas — by Matty Orchard on Tue, 2009-07-28 10:57
Kasper — by sharon on Tue, 2009-07-28 07:14
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2009-07-21 11:31
Ka-Pow!! Buzz sends an asshole skeptic straight to the moon!!!
You're right on the money... — by Ross Elliot on Tue, 2009-07-21 22:00
I think we're missing the point of the skeptics — by Frediano on Tue, 2009-07-21 17:10
If somebody... — by Robert on Tue, 2009-07-21 14:57
Submitted by Jameson on Sun, 2009-07-05 18:39
What a match!! Four set tie-breakers and 30 games in the final set!! Fed blasted 50 aces!!!!
Roger Federer (2) 5 7 7 3 16
15 Grand Slam titles (surpassing Sampras' 14)... and he still has a few years on the circuit!!
I take it — by Jameson on Wed, 2009-07-22 01:36
It's a game of logic, Jason — by Jameson on Sun, 2009-07-19 03:43
I don't get the point of — by Jason Quintana on Sun, 2009-07-19 03:38
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2009-06-12 15:53
SOLO NZ Press Release: In NZ it’s the Witches Who Do the Drowning
13 June, 2009
“It comes as an enormous relief that after 17 hours deliberation the jury has finally returned five guilty verdicts for the fatal Maori exorcism of Janet Moses. I was beginning to wonder if witchdoctory was a legitimate defense in New Zealand,” worries SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
Anything goes NZ — by gregster on Sat, 2009-08-15 05:53
Bungled exorcism was a 'crime of love' — by Jameson on Fri, 2009-08-14 15:55
A sentiment that could be expressed as... — by Kasper on Mon, 2009-06-15 07:32
Submitted by Jameson on Thu, 2009-06-11 05:51
Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan's blistering attack on a 'devalued PM of a devalued government':
"You sound like a Breshnez era apparachick giving the party line..."
Daniel Hannans 2009 election results speech — by Kasper on Fri, 2009-06-12 03:28
I think the point Glenn... — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-06-11 11:29
An oldie but a goodie — by gregster on Thu, 2009-06-11 10:18
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2009-05-26 03:17
This just in from The NZ Herald's entertainment section: France is trying to evict the pseudo-religion on the grounds of fraud. While the whole movement is almost certainly a hoax I can't see they've done anything wrong. Anyone stupid enough to put their psychology in the hands of Tom Cruise and his band of High-on-Lifers should have their heads read by a professional shrink.
Germany... — by Marcus on Tue, 2009-05-26 10:25
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2009-05-22 07:37
SOLO NZ Press Release: Time to End Racism in NZ
22 May, 2009
As support gathers for next Monday’s hikoi protesting the lack of Maori seats on Auckland’s Super City Council we’re reminded that racism is alive and well in New Zealand, says SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
Open wide Mr Jackson — by Sandi on Sat, 2009-05-30 04:49
Did you notice how many of — by Duncan Bayne on Fri, 2009-05-29 02:19
Did well — by gregster on Thu, 2009-05-28 08:47
Submitted by Jameson on Thu, 2009-05-14 00:13
SOLO NZ Press Release: Government Bulldozes Property Rights
13 May, 2009
Residents of Mt Albert and Waterview in Auckland are preparing to defend their homes against government bulldozers, and every citizen in New Zealand who values their own property should stand beside them in solidarity, says SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
Thank you, Richard — by Jameson on Fri, 2009-05-15 11:17
PC says... — by Jameson on Fri, 2009-05-15 11:16
"Does it help?" — by Kasper on Fri, 2009-05-15 01:18
Submitted by Jameson on Thu, 2009-04-23 06:29
SOLO NZ Press Release: 250 IRD Jobs Axed – Only 5750 To Go
23 April, 2009
Inland Revenue is looking for 250 volunteers in their department to put up their hands for an axing, which is a bloody good start but not nearly enough, says SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
Thanks, Sandi — by Jameson on Wed, 2009-04-29 06:38
Bravo Glenn — by Sandi on Tue, 2009-04-28 12:00
50%, 60%, 90%! — by PhilipD on Thu, 2009-04-23 12:42
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2009-04-17 04:10
Kasper found this amusing. I think we'll all get a giggle out of it too.
Thanks, Gregster... — by Jameson on Sat, 2009-04-18 09:20
Excellent ideas Glenn — by gregster on Sat, 2009-04-18 01:22
... and here's one just for you. — by Jameson on Sat, 2009-04-18 00:25
Submitted by Jameson on Mon, 2009-04-06 11:38
Great news that Atlas climbed to #1 in its category on Amazon, and now Wikirank has just posted an illustrative diagram s
Sandi — by sharon on Tue, 2009-04-07 09:26
Governments never learn. Only people learn — by Sandi on Tue, 2009-04-07 09:13
Yes, Great stuff — by gregster on Mon, 2009-04-06 11:46
Submitted by Jameson on Wed, 2009-04-01 05:06
SOLO-NZ Press Release: Tax Cuts Welcomed, But Don’t Stop There
April 1, 2009
After flagging a possible backtrack on its April 1 tax cuts, it’s pleasing to see National has ignored pressure from the tax-spanking Labour-Nannies and followed through on its promise to return some of our hard-earned money, says SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
The first cut is effective today — by Jameson on Wed, 2009-04-01 12:46
Give your team time — by gregster on Wed, 2009-04-01 09:11
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2009-03-20 13:12
The University of Michigan Students of Objectivism are organising a global rally on Facebook: Edison Hour.
Good stuff, Kasper — by Jameson on Sat, 2009-03-21 03:28
Brilliant. — by Kasper on Sat, 2009-03-21 03:01
Submitted by Jameson on Thu, 2009-03-19 09:41
SOLO-NZ Press Release: Applauding the Government for Cutting Road Safety Funding March 19, 2009 National’s plan to slash tens of millions off the road safety funding is a good thing, especially if it lowers the ghastly Nanny-nagging on our nightly TV viewing, says SOLO-NZ Coordinator Glenn Jameson.
"And in an interview in the WSJ... — by Jameson on Sat, 2009-03-21 08:46
Yes, a refreshing approach. — by Sam Pierson on Sat, 2009-03-21 04:05
Indeed, it all began in Australia — by Jameson on Fri, 2009-03-20 12:29
Submitted by Jameson on Sat, 2009-03-07 14:49
*SPOILER ALERT* (though I'm not sure how one can spoil something so corrupted)
I'd say Amy beat me to the punch, but frankly her film review felt more like the slap of a damp ticket stub.
Ditko's Question — by MichaelB on Fri, 2009-03-13 20:09
No one shows... — by Marcus on Wed, 2009-03-11 13:32
"You're absolutely right, Jameson, [moral ambivalence] is evil." — by Jameson on Tue, 2009-03-10 19:23
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2009-02-03 21:55
Most of you are probably familiar with John Cage's most famous 'piece' 4'33", but how many of you have heard the full orchestral version?
Laure — by HWH on Wed, 2009-03-18 00:50
clarification — by Laure Chipman on Tue, 2009-03-17 16:05
Nah Laure — by HWH on Tue, 2009-03-17 05:46
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2009-01-20 12:59
A Pew Report reveals what most of us already know: devoting one's life to an invisible god makes you dumb.
Vicious Cycle — by Luke Setzer on Sun, 2009-01-25 01:07
Well I don't know about — by AShortt on Sat, 2009-01-24 15:54
Quite true, Luke — by Jameson on Fri, 2009-01-23 23:33
Submitted by Jameson on Tue, 2008-12-30 13:58
The inimitable Fred, old enough to remember the FDR's bailout blowout, talks more sense than most on either side of the political divide, ridiculing his government's plan to spend its way to prosperity:
Getting ahead of yourself there, Mindy... — by Jameson on Wed, 2008-12-31 12:41
Could you give us your best example... — by Ptgymatic on Tue, 2008-12-30 21:25
Fred's election message that went unheeded — by Jameson on Tue, 2008-12-30 15:14
Submitted by Jameson on Wed, 2008-12-24 14:48
Iron Man is the only hero in a recent batch of comic book film adaptations that can genuinely be called super. I watched this tonight with my daughters on a heavily discounted DVD, my expectations too low to have risked the expense of seeing it on the big screen. Now I wish I had.
For Cracked.com, that's — by Aaron on Sat, 2011-01-22 11:31
Iron Roark — by Jmaurone on Fri, 2011-01-21 20:40
Iron Man 2 even more KASS! — by Marcus on Fri, 2011-01-21 08:36
Submitted by Jameson on Wed, 2008-12-24 05:54
Pulling the plug on another bad idea from the Green Nannies, National has announced that New Zealanders will continue to have a choice in the sort of light bulbs they may install in their homes.
Still "cheerleading" — by gregster on Wed, 2008-12-24 20:10
Bravo, NZ!!! Great victory — by Leonid on Wed, 2008-12-24 19:31
Wow! Great news! — by Marcus on Wed, 2008-12-24 10:56
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2008-12-05 11:34
Horrors will never cease!! Can someone please confirm if this is a true story?
Thanks, fellas... — by Jameson on Wed, 2008-12-10 10:01
"Even among supporters of — by Callum McPetrie on Wed, 2008-12-10 04:11
http://www.harvardir.org/arti — by Lance on Wed, 2008-12-10 04:04
Submitted by Jameson on Mon, 2008-12-01 15:51
SOLO-U.S. Op-Ed: Bring Back HUAC
In the last week I've seen two more films that have left me wanting a Senator with the kahunas to reinstate HUAC and root out the Hollywood writers, actors and studio execs guilty of wholly un-American activities.
Fair points, Joe — by Jameson on Thu, 2008-12-04 19:17
Exactly my point Joe... — by Marcus on Thu, 2008-12-04 11:55
Ah, OK — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2008-12-04 10:33
Submitted by Jameson on Sat, 2008-11-29 04:23
I've been watching a range — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2008-12-04 08:27
Humor — by Kasper on Thu, 2008-12-04 08:10
Richard — by Leonid on Tue, 2008-12-02 21:51
Submitted by Jameson on Sun, 2008-11-09 14:02
I stuck to my guns and voted with a double-tap to the head of the beast, but who would have guessed those shots were going to take down her drooling comrades as well?
Why Did Clark Get the Boot? — by gregster on Tue, 2008-11-25 04:17
No light between the parties? — by Jameson on Wed, 2008-11-12 12:47
Robert — by gregster on Tue, 2008-11-11 04:52
Submitted by Jameson on Sat, 2008-09-06 03:31
I have a single-minded objective: to help bring an end to the most corrupt government New Zealand has ever seen.
As I said, Robert... — by Jameson on Thu, 2008-11-13 23:56
At about... — by Robert on Thu, 2008-11-13 16:20
Now that I'm free to speak — by Jameson on Thu, 2008-11-13 11:29
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2008-08-29 15:19
Just announced on FOX, McCain has picked Sarah Palin as his running mate, the country's first female candidate for VP.
Let me pose this question... — by Robert on Fri, 2008-09-05 03:33
Another couple of things to ponder: — by Robert on Fri, 2008-09-05 02:47
She's definitely a tough — by Jeremy on Fri, 2008-09-05 01:35
Submitted by Jameson on Fri, 2008-08-22 03:55
The petition has closed to make our favourite car enthusiast the new British Prime Minister, the man who, as the Times reported, 'urged the Archbishop of Canterbury to close down the Church of England with the words: “I tell you this, beardie. Many, many more people have died in the name of God than were killed in the name of Hitler.”
I have never — by Elijah on Fri, 2008-08-22 05:59
I do ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2008-08-22 05:53
Ah. — by Matty Orchard on Fri, 2008-08-22 05:49
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