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In Defence of Free Speech


By Andy Duncan, Vice-Chairman of Mises UK

So, there I was, at Speakers’ Corner, in Hyde Park, at 3pm, on Sunday the 18th of March, 2018. So what was I doing there? Attempting, in my own small way, to defend that most sacrosanct of English monuments to civilisation, peace, truth, freedom, and property, the concept of freedom of speech, that’s to say, the ability of an individual to say what some other person or group of people may wish to remain unsaid.

The other group of people who usually wish to suppress free speech are, of course, a group who like to call themselves ‘the government’, or even better than that, ‘the authorities’. Where they get this oft-claimed ‘authority’ is one of those things that they would prefer the rest of us never to think about, I suppose.

I personally prefer to call these people, who I regard as nothing more than a jumped-up tenacious mafia gang, ‘the state’.

And I regard that as a short-hand for Professor Hoppe’s words: The state is … “an institution run by gangs of murderers, plunderers and thieves, surrounded by willing executioners, propagandists, sycophants, crooks, liars, clowns, charlatans, dupes and useful idiots – an institution that dirties and taints everything it touches.”

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The Great Firewall of Australia, and a caption competition


David Davis

Perhaps this blog will be filtered. I do not know.

"Free speech? Up yours for the children..."

And the term “Communications Minister” sounds tautological to someone like me. Perhaps Libertarians are just joyless cynical bastards, and don’t deserve such an exciting jolly world to enthuse about, since we just sit about whingeing and monaing about lefty scumbags who want to destroy everything that’s good.

Aynbody going to watch Question Time?


Michale Winning

The fascist left have guaranteed that Nick Griffin of the BNP will get prime time billing tonight or whenever it is. What they don’t get is that we all know they’re spitting tacks over the BNP exact;y ‘coz it’s stripping votes off what they think is their own little Pocket Borough. Ive just learned about these and that’s what Labour thinks its’ entitled to. So they are climibing the wall with anger and rage at the BNP, which is just a socialist party realy but a more nationalist one than they like.

You know, if libertarianism os to get off the ground ever, and les’t face it we are not exactly winning right today, all these bloody people may just have to go. I don’t care where or how, just go. Gone. Deprived of power, amployment (they don’t do anything worthwhile anyway) and the ability to influence events. It’s just too effing difficult to deal with them and their whingeing and obfuscation of everything that’s objectivly right. I’m not saying the BNP is right, far from it: why does everybody have to be seen to say loudly that they think the BNP’s wrong even though everybody knows you know it is?

But the sort of people writhing in public rage for TV consumption,  at the BNP’s man being on the telly, are the same sort of people that attack and try to shut down power stations. This doesn’t make the BNP right, and it just shows up where the enemies of liberty and free speech are coming from.

Sorry about that rant, I couldnt help ot.

Don’t take offence: it can be infectious.


David Davis

Guess what? Alleged “offence” to the [stricter parts of] the Hindu religion has been given by this:-

If the link is broken by the Torygraph or by threats, I have downloaded it and will reinsert it directly into the post, so don’t worry.

The offence-police clearly are watching minutely, all the detailed activities of what Mao would have called “Wicked capitalists and running-dogs of the Boss Class”. This appeared as a promotional poster in 3 (yes just three) restaurants in Spain.

It’s  __always__ always always something in, or done by, “Western” culture, isn’t it, that does the offending.

__Never__ never the other way about. Strange really, since we are such nice, inoffensive, tolerant and accommodating people. Perhaps you had not noticed this, since we are so submissive. We need to locate the source***, therefore, of all these allegations of “offence”.

You can bet your life that if a whatever-it-is-bar or bistro in somewhere-or-other was to depict a devil brandishing items that looked like a Communion-Wafer and a wine-flaggon, as part of some promotion, nobody in the West would object. We take this sort of stuff in our stride: it’s what we’re like – f*** it, we’re too bloody busy anyway, to worry about these trifles.

I should have thought that, Hindus being broadly associated with the Indian Persuasion, were more sensible than to allow themselves to get caught up as yet more innocent catspaws {like the moslems have been suborned already} in the generalised GramscoFabiaNazis’ war. This war is to destroy what matters about Western Civilisation. Like toleration of others’ customs of free speech, humour, and so on.

This war is run, in the main, by really really nasty Westerners, who hold to atavistic, pre-barbaian even, notions about how a human civilisation ought to look and arrange itself. These particular Gramscotrons will not scruple to use as innocent unaware pawns, those groups and religions who take themselves and their vulgates sufficiently seriously to be persuaded that they can be “offended” by what the controlling Gramscotrons point to.

***Very dangerous people, mostly indigenous, that we allow to flourish in our midst.

As libertarians, we are continually offended, 24/7, by the outpourings of socialists and all other varieties of GramscoFabiaNazi murderers, “dear leaders”, “intellectuals”, “educationists”, “social psycholgists”, politicians and the like. But we get over it and move on. All we really do is plan how to remove all barriers to a pfoperly-functioning minimal-statist (or even non-statist if that is what people actually want) civilisation, in which one is free to __say__ or depict anything one pleases. But in which __ nobody__  may employ coercion, threats or force to drive others in an unwilling direction.

Just like some “Hindus” have “driven” Burger King.

Nightjack has gone down … more Police bloggers needed now.


David Davis

I head it from Obnoxio, and it was sadly confirmed by Old Holborn, that the bastard enemy class press the Times has revealed the identity of an important and sound blogger. You will all have known Nightjack, or most of you.

Old Holborn has some more dirt on the bugger (who outed Nightjack.)

Nightjack won the Orwell Prize for blogging in April this year. A sad loss his ceasing to blog will be. here’s the offending Times piece. F888 The Times, may it go bust in interesting and hyper-creative ways, and soon.

May Foster’s head fall off and tumbel onto the floor with a loud thud-thud-thud, at some incovenient and embarrassing moment, like when he is having sex with a girl.

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