David Cameron takes IPA advice on street parties

April 14, 2011

Apparently the cuts the Republicans want to make to the US budget are ‘radical‘. How radical is this?

The graph is by Stanford economics professor John Taylor. I first told you about him back in 2009 when he did this interview on Lateline about why the stimulus wouldn’t work.

Tuesday was the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the US Civil War:

The Greens love sovereign wealth funds, and apparently so too does Malcolm Turnbull. In my column in The Australian Financial Review I said they were a terrible idea (the CIS’s Stephen Kirchner agreed in The Australian.)

The British Nanny State is stopping street parties for the royal wedding. And David Cameron’s upset. Back in 2009 the IPA’s Chris Murn wrote about how hard it was to have street parties in Australia – you’ve got to follow a 25 page safety plan. I said this in The Age in 2007 about how government regulation was destroying communities.

Australia lost one of its finest (and funniest) writers this week – Peter Ruehl. Here’s some classic Ruehl on education.

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Here’s some of what the IPA said this week:

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