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Tuesday, 10 August 2021 07:48

Covid and the McEwen Option

Once upon a time there was a politician called John McEwen.  He threatened to lead his Country Party out of a Coalition Government if the Liberals chose a leader he didn't like.  Today our very liberty is at stake.  Where are the modern day John McEwens willing to use hard power to make governments turn back?

Published in Politics
Sunday, 08 August 2021 09:21

The Idiot's Guide to Discrimination

Anti discrimination has a noble history.  Now there is a new form of discrimination that seems to be escaping the notice of the civil libertarians.  If we are going to discriminate against Covid superspreaders, let us at least practise rational governance.  Let us get our facts right.

Published in The Freedoms Project

The great unvaccinated hordes are not only selfish granny killers.  They (we) are trashing the economy as well.  Treasury says so.

Published in The Freedoms Project
Wednesday, 04 August 2021 08:30

Isolation Notes

Those of us confined to lockdowns will know the pain of Covid politics.  Add to that the pain of useless isolation and you get the full, purgatorial picture.

Published in The Freedoms Project

Fred Nile says enough is enough, and invites all who cherish freedom to respectfully remind the Prime Minister of his obligations to his citizens.

Published in The Freedoms Project
Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:11

Lockdown Blues (The W.H. Auden Variant)

First appeared at The Daily Sceptic, UK

Published in The Freedoms Project
Monday, 19 July 2021 00:25

Whacko Hazzard, No Moral Hazard

We expects thugs like Daniel Andrews to behave like thugs.  What we do not expect is that members of a party and a government with "liberal" in their names will take to abusing citizens, locking people up for dissent and imposing house arrest on its people.

Published in Politics
Sunday, 18 July 2021 09:08

Gladys and the Blue Gum

The NSW Lockdown has personal impacts on families.

Published in Politics
Friday, 16 July 2021 06:51

Scotty's Jab

Is Australia the champion of Covid management, or did we - despite the current furore - just get lucky with a low number of deaths from the not-so-killer virus?  Explaining Australia's performance is important for many reasons, not least because what has been achieved has come at a great cost.  And on close inspection, our performance is nothing about which to write home.

Published in Politics
Thursday, 15 July 2021 01:07

What Gladys Is Really Up To

Those who thought that the NSW Government's approach to Covid management was both liberal and proportional have been delivered a rude shock, with escalating Covid State totalitarianism that is only just beginning.  This article first appeared at Politicom.

Published in Politics