The Wild West ... the outback ... The new world of the 1800s was a time of true liberty. People stood on their own merits. They won or they lost and they reaped the rewards or swallowed the consequences. There were no cubicle dwelling civil servants hell bent on saving you from yourself. No planning permits no licenses no permissions no heritage overlay no bylaw no regulators no inspectors. And guess what ... it worked

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Stuff (Lone Ranger)

This has nothing to do with anything on this site, but I thought I would post it for amusement value. What this link does tell us, however, is what happens to a society where:
  • the middle classes becomes progressively poorer through the debasement of the currency and outright theft by major investment banks of public monies
  • everyone loses their dignity
  • it becomes socially acceptable to wear track suits in public.

This could be Australia. Check out


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