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New Zealand has rewarded its sainted prime minister, heroine to the world, with a second term, following a landslide election result.  How did she do it?

Sunday, 18 October 2020 04:33

Circling the Wagons for Gladys

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Many are coming to the defence of the NSW Premier following her outing as a consort of the corrupt.  Their arguments in her favour, all five of them, are without merit.

Thursday, 15 October 2020 23:02

The Strange Case of the Shepparton Superspreader

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Covid madness is alive and well and living in Victoria.

Tuesday, 13 October 2020 06:46

Pants on Fire

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Should Daniel Andrew resign?  Should his NSW counterpart?  The chances are that each of these paragons of morality and competence has covered up the truth in the inquiries they have faced over the last week or so.  The now failed states of New South Wales and Victoria deserve much, much better.

Saturday, 10 October 2020 05:25

Scotties and Chotties - A Marriage Made in Covid

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We now inhabit a strange world where politicians and health bureaucrats, working in tandem, run just about every element of our lives.  This weird new system has replaced democracy as we once knew it, and it may not be over any time soon.  We should all find this quite chilling.  And sinister.  

Sunday, 20 September 2020 11:55

Should We Just Get Rid of Victoria?

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Victoria is now an international embarrassment to Australia.  Should we just ditch Victoria?

Friday, 18 September 2020 10:00

Was Sweden Wrong About Covid, and Australia Right?

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A number of Australians have asked - why should we follow Sweden's approach to lockdown, when Sweden's death rate per million of population is worse than ours?  Here is why we should have.

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 10:34

When We Needed Churchill - We Got ScoMo

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We are living through a national crisis.  Things are out of control.  Sitting atop the disaster is a man who shouldn't be there.

Monday, 31 August 2020 18:53

Memo to Victoria Police: Just Do Your Day Job

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Instead of insulting citizens who wish to protest their government's totalitarian lockdown, senior civil servants in Daniel Andrews' Victoria should just get on with doing their day jobs.

The British are surprised at the submissive reaction of Australians and New Zealanders to our governments' vicious lockdown measures in response to what is, for most, a mild Covid challenge.  This invites the question - are we in the Antipodes any more supine before the power of the Covid State than the Brits are?

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