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Apr
4
2009

Australia Needs A Daniel Hannan

A new champion of the libertarian cause has emerged out of the UK in the last few weeks. Daniel Hannen entered the public eye when he unleashed on Gordon Brown in the European parliament in late March. He has since been appearing on US cable networks and other media, getting his ideas out there.

Mar
19
2009

Poker Sites On Leaked Australian Blacklist

I predicted this months ago when news of a mandatory filter on Australian internet first came to light. The blacklist of sites was leaked today and low and behold every major poker site is on it. While the legislation is unlikely to be passed, it is still kind of scary that some time in the future some bureaucrat could impose themselves on our online freedoms. I really feel like an online poker ban is political […]

Mar
12
2009

Is Regulated and Taxed Online Poker Really What We Should Aspire To?

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 changed the online poker world as we knew it. Many online poker operators pulled from the US-market leaving only a select number of sites available for US-based players. In the wake of the UIGEA the Poker Players Alliance grew in voice and have been lobbying Washington D.C. ever since to get an exemption for poker because it is a game of skill. The PPA has also made […]

Mar
12
2009

The New Government Bailout Mascot

Had this gem emailed me today. Enjoy!

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