Libertarians in Thailand

Promoting Freedom in an Authoritarian nation

‘Tooth Fairy Economics’

Over at Campaign For Liberty Tom Woods has written a piece called ‘Tooth Fairy Economics‘ (found via), regarding the misconception that the governments involvement by ‘boosting’ the economy using stimulus packages would be a good thing or could be done so any without negative effects on other parts of the economy. Continue reading

February 22, 2009 Posted by | External posts | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A taxi drivers opinion and a Libertarian reflection

While in the taxi from my home to Suvarnabhumi airport I came into conversation with the taxi driver. Or more to say, the taxi driver came into conversation with me as he was very eager to inform me of his views of former PM Thaksin. During this conversation I was met with the repeating of the arguments heard before and somewhere in the back of my mind I couldn’t help but to draw to memory the importance of the taxi radio stations as expressed by others. Continue reading

February 15, 2009 Posted by | Editorial | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertarian blog-posts run-downs

Just some recent blog-posts that some might find interesting:

The Libertarian Slant has a post called ‘Obama Lies, Democrats Lie, USA dies‘ outlining his view of Obama’s presidency sofar. Not a rosy picture of hope and change. Perhaps not so balanced but sure entertaining.

Freedom Bunker is on the same train with ‘#748 – $13 Vs Your Federal Tax Bill – Reparations – The $30M Mouse – Destroying The 2nd Amendment – Still On The Wrong Track – Obama Disapproval‘ (Internet radio clip.)

Last and not least, a text by Jeffrey Tucker (editorial vice president of www.Mises.org) that Little Alex in Wonderland has reprinted, entitled ‘IP: It’s a Market Failure Argument‘. It’s a highly interesting read for any true free market proponents.

February 15, 2009 Posted by | External posts | , , , , , | Leave a comment