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Displaying items by tag: Australian Politics

Thursday, 12 November 2020 10:19

The Coming Covid Gulag

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.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:29

Biden's Useful Idiots

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

Published in Politics

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.

Published in Politics

Louise Milligan, who sought to destroy the reputation of Cardinal George Pell, has written a new book.  She should have, instead, abjectly apologised for having written the first one.

Published in Catholic
Thursday, 05 November 2020 09:58

The False Promise of Local Government Amalgamations

The latest financial scandal in New South Wales concerns the disastrous attempt to merge local councils.  It has cost taxpayers a billion dollars, for little gain.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 05:11

The Big Lie That Will Save ScoMo's Skin

The governments, including Australia's, that have jettisoned freedom and the economy to save us all from a largely limp virus, are banking on getting away with one more big lie to get them off the electoral hook.  It is called a vaccine.

Published in Politics
Sunday, 01 November 2020 05:43

Convergent Opportunism

Conspiracy theorists are everywhere.  Sometimes, though, they are called acute observers, social scientists, historians, critical thinkers.  Governments and others may not have planned the Covid epidemic, but many with agendas are cashing in.  Call them convergent opportunists.

Published in The Freedoms Project

When protest buses attacking Daniel Andrews get forced off the road by police, and when politicians abuse private sector executives for doing their jobs, there is clearly something very wrong with our public services.  It all goes back to an unhealthy 1980s obsession with privatisation and "new public management".

Published in Politics
Friday, 23 October 2020 23:27

A Nothingburger that Changed the World

The madness of 2020 has changed our lives forever.  We owe it to ourselves to ask how, who and why?

Published in The Freedoms Project
Sunday, 18 October 2020 04:33

Circling the Wagons for Gladys

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.

Published in Politics