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David Leyonhjelm

David Leyonhjelm is the Liberal Democrat Senator for NSW.
The right to die
Law & Liberties - 6/08/2018 - 16 comments
Free speech
Law & Liberties - 23/07/2018 - 31 comments
Assisted suicide deal
Law & Liberties - 9/07/2018 - 14 comments
We all have the right to protect ourselves from harm
Law & Liberties - 2/07/2018 - 28 comments
Why legal marijuana makes sense
Law & Liberties - 25/06/2018 - 13 comments
Senate crossbench
Domestic Politics - 11/06/2018 - 5 comments
Libertarianism and optimism
Political Philosophy - 4/06/2018 - 9 comments
The morality of taxation
Economics - 30/05/2018 - 24 comments
Budget cover-ups
Economics - 14/05/2018 - 12 comments
Dumping on industry
Economics - 30/04/2018 - 1 comment
Nuclear necessity
Environment - 24/04/2018 - 67 comments
Motorists
Economics - 18/04/2018 - 23 comments
Free trade in labour
Economics - 19/03/2018 - 4 comments
Hanson true to form on company tax cuts
Economics - 7/03/2018 - 10 comments
Solar subsidy not so sunny
Environment - 21/02/2018 - 12 comments
Rationalising suicide
Health - 7/02/2018 - 10 comments
Workplace laws
Economics - 23/01/2018 - 8 comments
Future submarines
International - 9/01/2018 - 37 comments
Accelerating the share of women in management
Law & Liberties - 19/12/2017 - 3 comments
Gender pay gap
Economics - 7/12/2017 - 7 comments
Who should we elect to represent us?
Law & Liberties - 21/11/2017 - 12 comments
Unwrapping the economy
Economics - 13/11/2017 - 3 comments
Was Jesus a terrorist?
Law & Liberties - 8/11/2017 - 27 comments
Discrimination and the government
Law & Liberties - 25/10/2017 - 4 comments
Electricity politics
Economics - 9/10/2017 - 14 comments
Regulate first, ask questions later
Economics - 6/10/2017 - 13 comments
Other people’s money
Political Philosophy - 25/09/2017 - 15 comments
Uneasy riders on the nanny state
Law & Liberties - 12/09/2017 - 20 comments
The trials of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan
Environment - 17/08/2017 - 2 comments
Electricity prices
Environment - 16/08/2017 - 6 comments
Vested opposition to a sharing economy
Economics - 3/08/2017 - 8 comments
No massacres since 1996?
Law & Liberties - 11/07/2017 - 15 comments
Greens v One Nation
Political Philosophy - 3/07/2017 - 31 comments
Plain packaging failure
Health - 20/06/2017 - 5 comments
Cigars in plain wrapping
Health - 14/06/2017 - 7 comments
Zombies and the senate
Economics - 9/06/2017 - 9 comments
Means testing education support
Education - 7/06/2017 - 23 comments
John Howard a false prophet
Domestic Politics - 22/05/2017 - 7 comments
The NBN is a mess
Nation Building - 8/05/2017 - 19 comments
Alternative Budget 2017-18
Economics - 3/05/2017 - 2 comments
Authoritarians and same sex marriage
Law & Liberties - 2/05/2017 - 41 comments
Wages and penalties
Economics - 26/04/2017 - 4 comments
S18C and changing our culture
Law & Liberties - 4/04/2017 - 11 comments
The anti-Trump gang
International - 20/03/2017 - 12 comments
Decriminalising drugs
Health - 6/03/2017 - 15 comments
Whatever you do, try not to be poor
Domestic Politics - 20/02/2017 - 16 comments
Assisted suicide in 2017
Law & Liberties - 6/02/2017 - 25 comments
Partners for growth
Economics - 27/01/2017 - 2 comments
Free speech is a lot more than 18C
Law & Liberties - 20/01/2017 - 18 comments
Good debt, bad debt
Economics - 9/01/2017 - 10 comments
Three shrewd options for climate change
Environment - 5/01/2017 - 11 comments
It's all about trust
Law & Liberties - 12/12/2016 - 13 comments
Backpackers
Economics - 14/11/2016 - 6 comments
TransPacific Alliance against the TPP
Economics - 9/11/2016 - 4 comments
Outrage and the police
Law & Liberties - 31/10/2016 - 6 comments
Boosting growth
Economics - 17/10/2016 - 4 comments
Super swiftie
Economics - 3/10/2016 - 7 comments
Why this 'angry white male' took a complaint to the Human Rights Commission
Law & Liberties - 20/09/2016 - 36 comments
The Government's balance sheet
Economics - 5/09/2016 - 61 comments
The new cross bench
Domestic Politics - 22/08/2016 - 13 comments
Getting young people into work
Economics - 8/08/2016 - 24 comments
Reserve Bank
Economics - 27/07/2016 - 33 comments
Media concentrated on the wrong targets
Domestic Politics - 12/07/2016 - 7 comments
Robbing Peter to pay middle-class Paul
Political Philosophy - 28/06/2016 - 3 comments
Political correctness
Political Philosophy - 13/06/2016 - 28 comments
Coalition losing its base
Political Philosophy - 31/05/2016 - 10 comments
The nanny state wants to think for us
Law & Liberties - 17/05/2016 - 16 comments
Election predictions for house and senate
Domestic Politics - 2/05/2016 - 7 comments
An alternative budget
Economics - 28/04/2016 - 9 comments
Do it anyway - cutting tax and tied grants
Economics - 18/04/2016 - 1 comment
A tale of two Malcolms
Domestic Politics - 5/04/2016 - 4 comments
We can keep farmers afloat and the Murray-Darling flowing
Environment - 31/03/2016 - 8 comments
Spending addiction includes defence
Economics - 8/03/2016 - 12 comments
Lockouts and whiny doctors
Law & Liberties - 22/02/2016 - 9 comments
Privatise hospitals
Health - 8/02/2016 - 16 comments
A fetish for uniforms
Law & Liberties - 29/01/2016 - 16 comments
Whaling
Environment - 13/01/2016 - 14 comments
Spending addicts
Economics - 22/12/2015 - 11 comments
Singing helps with day job of trying to keep taxes low
Economics - 7/12/2015 - 5 comments
Is a life sentence justified for assisted dying?
Law & Liberties - 24/11/2015 - 21 comments
Singapore health system euthanises voodoo economics
Health - 9/11/2015 - 4 comments
Banning donations from 'bad people'
Law & Liberties - 26/10/2015 - 23 comments
Don't penalise the job opportunities
Economics - 12/10/2015 - 32 comments
True meaning of the Nanny State
Political Philosophy - 28/09/2015 - 19 comments
Illegal logging and coercion of the state
Environment - 4/09/2015 - 12 comments
The limits to military power
International - 18/08/2015 - 14 comments
Why I won’t be voting for an increase in childcare funding
Education - 6/07/2015 - 13 comments
Julia Gillard knifed the budget as well
Economics - 22/06/2015 - 18 comments
Wind turbines and infrasound
Health - 16/06/2015 - 30 comments
Let's not price disabled people out of a job
Economics - 9/06/2015 - 22 comments
Tax is too high every which way
Economics - 25/05/2015 - 13 comments
Reclaiming citizenship
Law & Liberties - 11/05/2015 - 19 comments
Alternative 2015-16 budget
Economics - 6/05/2015 - 3 comments
RET time-bomb is ticking
Environment - 17/04/2015 - 33 comments
Privatise and make government honest
Economics - 31/03/2015 - 17 comments
Who stands for free speech?
Law & Liberties - 16/03/2015 - 10 comments
Financial system inquiry
Economics - 5/03/2015 - 10 comments
Pensions are charity
Economics - 17/02/2015 - 22 comments
Existing data retention laws sufficient
Law & Liberties - 2/02/2015 - 2 comments
Right Charlies, but not Charlie
Law & Liberties - 27/01/2015 - 12 comments
Free trade from tariffs
Economics - 12/01/2015 - 17 comments
Standing up to the anti-smoking bullies
Law & Liberties - 30/12/2014 - 36 comments
A nation of victims
Law & Liberties - 24/12/2014 - 136 comments
Coastal shipping
Economics - 16/12/2014 - 14 comments
Don't lift taxes to fix the budget
Economics - 10/12/2014 - 10 comments
Angels and demons
Economics - 4/12/2014 - 19 comments
National parks: protected from what?
Environment - 17/11/2014 - 3 comments
School ownership
Education - 4/11/2014 - 9 comments
NBN scandal
Nation Building - 21/10/2014 - 11 comments
ACCC powers
Economics - 6/10/2014 - 5 comments
A nation of victims
Law & Liberties - 24/09/2014 - 30 comments
Assisted suicide
Law & Liberties - 8/09/2014 - 66 comments
Ditch RET to set economy free
Environment - 29/08/2014 - 33 comments
An unhealthy approach to health
Health - 26/08/2014 - 23 comments
My morning with Joe
Economics - 11/08/2014 - 9 comments
Electronic cigarettes
Law & Liberties - 29/07/2014 - 6 comments
Marriage is a private matter
Law & Liberties - 14/07/2014 - 35 comments
A new era in the Senate
Political Philosophy - 30/06/2014 - 50 comments
The truth about Australia's gun control experiment
Society - 16/06/2014 - 120 comments
Open the front door for a fee
Law & Liberties - 2/06/2014 - 17 comments
Data retention
Law & Liberties - 20/05/2014
Plain packaging does more harm than good
Law & Liberties - 5/05/2014 - 62 comments
The ultimate goal is free trade
Economics - 17/04/2014 - 19 comments
Marijuana's time has come
Health - 7/04/2014 - 45 comments
Welfare for the states
Economics - 24/03/2014 - 8 comments
Hockey's game missed the goal
Economics - 13/03/2014 - 2 comments
Tasmania: a province of Victoria
Economics - 10/03/2014 - 10 comments
Offence is taken, not given
Political Philosophy - 25/02/2014 - 4 comments
Two wrongs make a right
Economics - 10/02/2014 - 1 comment
Still taxing and spending
Economics - 28/01/2014 - 2 comments
Speed? Let the people decide
Law & Liberties - 13/01/2014 - 19 comments
'Frankenfish': food's future
Environment - 17/12/2013 - 13 comments
Let the people work
Economics - 13/12/2013 - 23 comments
ADM dodges a bullet
Economics - 6/12/2013 - 1 comment
Valuing animals more than people
Law & Liberties - 5/11/2013 - 17 comments
The Liberals should show respect to potential allies
Domestic Politics - 2/10/2013 - 12 comments
Agriculture is totally sustainable
Environment - 17/07/2013 - 9 comments
Welcome foreign buyers
Economics - 9/07/2013 - 17 comments
How to stop the boats
Law & Liberties - 6/05/2013 - 130 comments
Volunteer hunters are the true conservationists
Environment - 21/03/2013 - 3 comments
Offence is taken, not given
Law & Liberties - 30/01/2013 - 48 comments
Disarming the good guys will not prevent massacres
Law & Liberties - 18/12/2012 - 52 comments
Let’s talk about a real foreign ownership register
Society - 25/10/2012 - 1 comment
Agriculture in Australia's north – now that's a plan
Environment - 14/09/2012 - 33 comments
If speed limits were appropriate, we wouldn’t mind so much
Society - 16/08/2012 - 44 comments
Organic food – it's a religion
Science & Technology - 6/07/2012 - 42 comments
Enough to make a liberal weep
Domestic Politics - 20/04/2012 - 6 comments
Tough beef with Coles
Environment - 12/04/2012 - 5 comments
WA's socialist potatoes
Economics - 5/04/2012 - 26 comments
It's the government, stupid
Science & Technology - 22/03/2012 - 6 comments
Factory farming - essential to feed the world
Environment - 11/01/2012 - 19 comments
The true meaning of free range
Environment - 9/11/2011 - 22 comments
A plan for food
Economics - 3/11/2011 - 5 comments
It's competition, not cooperation
Economics - 19/10/2011 - 1 comment
Roaming chickens
Environment - 3/10/2011 - 6 comments
The foreigners aren’t coming: foreign ownership of Australian farms
Nation Building - 19/09/2011 - 14 comments
Can the CFI survive
Science & Technology - 7/09/2011 - 4 comments
Bad apples in Australia's exports
Economics - 30/08/2011 - 5 comments
Slaughtering Indonesia's cattle trust
Economics - 23/08/2011 - 10 comments
Finger pointing and farm chemicals
Environment - 16/08/2011 - 6 comments
Property rights and market forces
Law & Liberties - 4/08/2011 - 6 comments
NSW in a parallel universe on GM crops
Environment - 6/07/2011 - 1 comment
There are drugs at the bottom of your garden
Law & Liberties - 10/03/2011 - 21 comments
Let the people decide how much
Science & Technology - 14/02/2011 - 39 comments
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