Re: Gov't Loves Gov't

Charlie Stross (
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 10:03:13 +0000

On Fri, Jan 23, 1998 at 07:36:18AM -0500, James Daugherty wrote:
> Long ago Libertarians have solved the problem of the commons by eliminating the
> commons and devising systems of private property to replace it....where have you
> been?

In the UK. A country where the nearest thing to a libertarian politician
ever to gain power was fairly regulary burned in effigy until she resigned.
(Clue: the whole world doesn't work the same way as your back yard, or mine.)

-- Charlie