Tim Worstall over at the Adam Smith Institute blog, Good luck with that Jeremy, good luck with that:
“At which point we have this rather plaintive cry from Jeremy Warner (or perhaps the subeditor who wrote his headline), someone we usually rather agree with:
If the state must meddle, it should do it better
Continue reading Good luck with that, Tim, good luck with that
Now that we’ve got ourselves a Conservative government, you can bet that they’ll waste no time sticking a British Bill of Rights where the Human Rights Act used to be. So now’s the time to get your pens – or should I say quills? (wink!) – at the ready, ’cause they’ll be on the lookout for suggestions!
Continue reading Your guide to writing a British Bill of Rights
Guy Herbert, of No2ID, gave a talk recently where he argued that the Human Rights Act (HRA) is “a constitution of liberty”. And though this may surprise some readers, I wholeheartedly agree with him.
Continue reading Of course the Human Rights Act is a “Constitution of Liberty”
It’s funny (but also depressing) because it’s true.
Jeff Peterson II talks to a statist
The belief that we can successfully limit government if only we use the right words, is, sadly, misguided. The problem isn’t a political one: no word (or phrase) is uninterpretable, and there can be as many interpretations as there are interpreters.
Continue reading Leviathan and Sisyphus