November 22, 2011

140 more laws and counting

The Gillard government might (ok - does) suck, but unfortunately they're a whiz at passing new and revised laws.
''No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session,'' wrote a 19th century lawyer. 

The fewer sitting days the better. The father of liberalism, John Locke, argued that while parliament was better than monarchy, parliamentarians need to be restrained. One way was to limit how often they sat."
The less parliament sits, the better off we all will be 

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