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"Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice" - Adam Smith

The Rotten State of Britain: A fork in the road

Written by Blogsmith | Sunday 08 March 2009

On the back of the much talked about Rotten State of Britain, Dr Eamonn Butler has been inundated with media requests. It would appear the subject matter is striking a resonance with the people of this country.

For example, The Telegraph's Christopher Hope has written on Dr Butler's analysis of bureaucratic and authoritarian state. While in The Times Dr Butler writes on how the believers in free markets are fighting back.

The Rotten State of Britain will hopefully prove to be the first obituary for a type the government that we were able to stop before it was too late. Let us hope it does not turn out to be a record of the end of this country's freedom. We will see...

Either way, it can and should be purchased by clicking here.

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The pensions crisis

Written by Blogsmith | Thursday 05 March 2009

If you have not seen it, Dr Eamonn Butler was in The Guardian today discussing the Labour-made pensions crisis. Well worth a look.

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Printing money

Written by Blogsmith | Thursday 05 March 2009

Given the news that we are about to start printing money, it is worth reading this recent Think Piece on this Zimbabwean approach to economic policy by Dr Eamonn Butler.

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