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 Leonid on Tue, 2012-07-03 16:10
The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and storing for the winter.
The Forgotten Ant — by Craig Ceely on Tue, 2012-07-03 20:54
Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-07-01 20:43
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2012-06-28 21:57
Death to America. To hell with America. The United States of America -- land of the unfree, home of the slave.
Medicare — by Damien Grant on Fri, 2012-06-29 00:25
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2012-06-28 14:48
The Supreme Court of the United States of Ameristan has evidently decided that the federal government possesses unlimited power.
Depressing... — by Marcus on Thu, 2012-06-28 17:36
Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-06-25 16:10
Why is this not given more coverage? — by Marcus on Thu, 2012-06-28 09:15
DOHUT — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-27 20:23
Commander — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-27 19:37
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2012-06-24 05:21
From best of Life Behind the IRon Drape.
Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-20 07:24
Possible worlds — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-07-03 07:31
Richard — by Callum McPetrie on Mon, 2012-07-02 11:35
Callum — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-07-02 07:12
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2012-06-14 04:23
From best of Life Behind the IRon Drape:
A society that puts the private affairs, and pain, of the Guy/Macdonald families on the six o’clock news every night for our prurient interest is a barbaric one.
Happily — by Damien Grant on Thu, 2012-06-14 11:23
No, a criminal justice system — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2012-06-14 11:05
Hmmm — by Damien Grant on Thu, 2012-06-14 10:55
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2012-06-11 02:18
In 1973, Arthur C. Clarke stated that:
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Mr. Goode — by ding_an_sich on Tue, 2012-07-31 01:24
Demonstration — by gregster on Sun, 2012-07-29 03:11
Adding epicycles — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-07-28 16:23
Submitted by Richard Wiig on Fri, 2012-06-08 10:21
... at the Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture, Dokki, Egypt.
A Dr. Mohsen El-Guindy.
Muslims Brothers are for sure — by Leonid on Fri, 2012-06-08 23:46
Bugger off, Leonid. This — by Richard Wiig on Fri, 2012-06-08 22:38
This is nothing. Try this: " — by Leonid on Fri, 2012-06-08 18:14
Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2012-06-06 18:03
Today I would like to salute the brave men and women who invaded NAZI occupied France on the 6th of June 1944, 68 years ago in order to liberate her.
Bomber command: Dambusters survivor at memorial unveiling — by Marcus on Thu, 2012-06-28 09:48
Make Magna Carta Day our national day — by Marcus on Fri, 2012-06-15 13:31
Merci ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2012-06-14 01:16
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2012-06-04 22:34
Cross posted from Life Behind the IRon Drape.
Mark... — by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2012-06-06 07:54
But please don't say you're — by Rick Giles on Tue, 2012-06-05 19:30
Thanks for letting me know — by Newberry on Tue, 2012-06-05 06:40
Submitted by PhilipD on Sun, 2012-06-03 03:37
SOLO-NZ Op-Ed (Philip Duck): Bouncy Castles and Coffee
The minutes of the April meeting of the Albert-Eden Local Board show that it gave away $3123 in ‘Neighbour Day’ grants. Small beer it’s true, but let’s see how some of it was spent.
circus bread — by Rick Giles on Tue, 2012-06-05 18:54
Shared this....fucking — by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2012-06-04 06:00
Submitted by Leonid on Sat, 2012-06-02 12:03
“Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.” (Job 1:21)
Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-05-29 11:56
If 'property rights' is the answer, what's the question?
The question is, how do we allocate scarce resources in a free society?
Here are two common examples of scarce resources.
No, Richard... — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2012-06-01 07:23
Reed — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-05-30 15:06
Ross — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-05-30 14:36
Submitted by Leonid on Mon, 2012-05-28 15:39
That reminds me something.
Spanish director put on trial for the film "How to make Jesus"
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2012-05-22 05:38
My extended holiday ends Friday, back to work on Monday. I've made a bit of progress on a private project, while away, being an attempt at a novel.
Hot peer-to-peer action — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-05-23 10:13
Deconstructing Hume featured on Bookman Beattie — by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2012-05-23 00:35
Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2012-05-18 16:24
"Free will is a comforting — by Leonid on Tue, 2012-06-19 16:34
Muggeridge vs Python — by Sam Pierson on Mon, 2012-06-18 11:29
Libertarian free will — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-06-17 14:38
Submitted by Leonid on Wed, 2012-05-16 16:31
"United States President Barack Obama has had served on 14 US Governors National Security Letters (NSLs) warning that if their actions in attempting to form what are called State Defense Forces are n
Submitted by reed on Tue, 2012-05-15 21:24
1) A punishment greater than the harm caused (or intended) is unjust.
Tom — by Damien Grant on Fri, 2012-06-29 01:20
Damien — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-06-25 16:31
Invention and discovery — by Tom Burroughes on Mon, 2012-06-25 14:46
Submitted by Richard Wiig on Tue, 2012-05-15 08:06
"You'd better have a great credit line at the Bank of Jihad"
Mark Steyn: The Spirit of Geert Wilders
This is the last thing which I'll ever do — by Leonid on Sat, 2012-05-26 06:39
What it is, then? Go and — by Richard Wiig on Sat, 2012-05-26 01:02
"The ideology of Jihadists is — by Leonid on Fri, 2012-05-25 19:52
Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2012-05-14 16:20
On the weekend I visited Blenheim Palace, the birth place of Winston Churchill, and I took some photos.
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2012-05-12 03:22
A great pictorial representation of the difference between the two economic systems.
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2012-05-09 19:35
Rand created Randroidism. It was a serious moral failing on her part -- but she did it.
Kyrel — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2012-06-12 06:56
The Attitude and Approach of Schwartz '89 Lives and Thrives — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2012-06-10 16:19
Who said that, Kyrel? — by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2012-06-09 09:37
Submitted by Sandi on Tue, 2012-05-08 22:17
The department of Immigration turned down an application from a Chinese millionaire because there were doubts raised about his identity.
"The Vanishing Jury in New Zealand" — by Sandi on Tue, 2012-05-08 22:42
Why aren't Politicians facing Juries? — by Sandi on Tue, 2012-05-08 22:36
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2012-05-06 21:51
Fanciful? Possibly not.
It's very nice, and for a — by Richard Wiig on Mon, 2012-05-07 10:29
Chin Chin — by Sandi on Mon, 2012-05-07 10:10
I hope that isn't — by Richard Wiig on Mon, 2012-05-07 10:02
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2012-05-06 19:19
Well worth a read: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/n...
Blandification of [N]ACT thread — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2012-05-06 22:28
Can't remember where... — by Marcus on Sun, 2012-05-06 22:03
Um — by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2012-05-06 21:08
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Sun, 2012-05-06 08:31
I don't normally set out to put the boot into the Christians, as it's the politicians and our social democracy which is the problem. However, I can't pass this one up.
Not true. — by Damien Grant on Sun, 2012-05-06 09:03
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2012-05-04 22:34
I'd not realised just how evil Obama is until I read the below quote of him on this article: http://www.manhattan-institute...
As for Obama... — by Jmaurone on Sat, 2012-06-02 23:31
Good Man — by Jmaurone on Sat, 2012-06-02 23:27
Ayn Rand's books — by Damien Grant on Sat, 2012-06-02 23:14
Submitted by Sandi on Thu, 2012-05-03 00:07
Australian families will be paid up to A$300 (NZ$383) a week to temporarily house asylum seekers to make up a shortfall in community housing.
Kira was not the landlord. — by Sandi on Mon, 2012-05-07 08:36
Sandi... — by Olivia on Thu, 2012-05-03 00:25
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