Mark Wadsworth

Blog URL:http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Land Value Tax, Cows, Humour, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Libertarianism, Simplification
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Economics and cow attacks.



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From the comments at The Guardian:KLN 1. "What happens when all land owners sell sell their property to the lowest bidder, run for the hills and the economy become non-existent?"KLN 2. "LVT will allow rich people to live in the best areas and push po...

From The Daily Mail:A Pakistani paedophile who claimed he didn't realise it was illegal to have sex with 14-year-olds intends to use his conviction for grooming to help him claim asylum in the UK...He now claims his conviction means he cannot return...

Bayard left a throwaway comment on a thread about Carillion a couple of days ago:"But the govt (and the EU) ignores small businesses because we don't so as we're told, can't lobby for bungs, oops contracts, and push back against their regulationism."...

Let's refer back to the handy cut-out-and-keep guide on what makes a good tax:I've been prompted to think about this a bit more from the various KLNs that were advanced in response to a tweet by @tomcopley.There is this brainwashing that taxes on lan...

I haven't spotted any wonky timing in ages, but there is something wonderfully weird in a song from Keith Richard's last solo album.Listen to the chorus at about 25 seconds in, the first "Trouble..." is on the last two beats of the bar (third and fou...

From The Daily Telegraph, April 2015:Why has everyone forgotten about male suffrage?... Before 1918, the vote was restricted not simply by sex but also by property qualifications. Roughly 60pc of adult men were then entitled to vote. At the 1910 gene...

From The Daily Mail:Last April, federal prosecutors filed charges against two men suspected of spying on the opposition People's Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) on behalf of Iranian intelligence, Deutsche Welle reported.The Paris-based MEK is an Islamist-Mar...