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Thursday, 18 February 2021 06:50

Two Titans Felled

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Around a year ago, Rush Limbaugh was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.  He has now passed away.  Like the also recently departed Sir Roger Scruton, Rush was a conservative titan.  He also revolutionised American media.  I penned this article - unpublished until now - i early 2020.

Friday, 05 February 2021 23:47

Abbott and Trump

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Losing Trump was just like losing Abbott.  Two feisty conviction politicians with much in common have been lost to the West.  Their many enemies are grinning.  We will miss them both.  (A version of this article appears in the 6 February 2021 edition of The Spectator Australia).

Thursday, 14 January 2021 22:37

Lawyer X

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The journalists Anthony Dowsley and Patrick Carlyon are outstanding practitioners of their craft.  They have written a must-read, cracking story of Australia's worst ever legal fiasco.  Naturally, it involves Victoria Police.

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 09:49

Finally, a Decentralisation Policy That Might Work

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Governments in Australia and elsewhere have longed for decentralisation, and pursued it relentlessly.  It never worked.  Could Covid madness be the answer?

Monday, 16 November 2020 08:53

A Tale of Four Cities

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The story of the US election can be told as a tale of four cities.  As Dickens might have put it, it may just be the worst of times.

Friday, 13 November 2020 11:19

Love's Labour's Lost

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Does the left now despise the working class?  A British Labour dissident thinks so, and has written a book about it.  And he wants to change his Party.  In Australia, an ALP politician may this week have called time on the Labor woke-ocracy as well.

Thursday, 12 November 2020 10:19

The Coming Covid Gulag

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The Gulag Archipelago is coming to a Western democracy near you, very soon.  Not content with closing down economies and societies, and suppressing freedom, governments and their fellow travellers are now coming for the dissidents.

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:29

Biden's Useful Idiots

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Useful idiots are, well, useful.  Uncle Joe Biden has plenty.  What are they up to?  And what will they deliver?

The Anglosphere faces a crisis of leadership.  The West is now ruled wall-to-wall by second rate ideologues and/or chancers, either determined to change the global order or powerless to prevent the revolution we now face.

Sunday, 08 November 2020 05:50

Mourning in America

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The United States of America are broken.  We knew that.  But are they corrupt as well?  There are many questions about this election that need some answers.  Americans this week should be wearing black.

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