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Americans face, as they always say, their most important election in a generation.  Assessing the merits of any president isn't always easy.  Assessing the merits of Donald Trump is a whole other thing.

Published in Politics

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
Thursday, 15 October 2020 23:02

The Strange Case of the Shepparton Superspreader

Covid madness is alive and well and living in Victoria.

Published in Politics
Saturday, 10 October 2020 05:25

Scotties and Chotties - A Marriage Made in Covid

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.  

Published in Politics
Sunday, 20 September 2020 11:55

Should We Just Get Rid of Victoria?

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

Published in Politics
Thursday, 17 September 2020 11:57

The Covid Fascism of the Pro-Vaxxers

Those who wish to curtail our freedom and rights over a public health scare paint those who oppose their efforts as fringe dwellers and extremists.  Deplorables.  Anti-vaxxers.  Nut cases.  The ones who we should really fear are those who wish to deny us our essential freedoms.

Published in The Freedoms Project
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 09:40

Ten Killer Covid Facts

Politicians are said to love "killer facts".  And to want to "follow the science".  Sadly, those running our Covid policy responses seem not to want to do either.

Published in The Freedoms Project
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 08:26

Where is the Resistance to CovidMania?

While a Nationals MP in New South Wales is willing to threaten future of the Coalition Government over koalas, where is the resistance in our political parties to the threats to our basic rights and freedoms visited upon us by the Covid lockdowns their own governments have implemented?

Published in The Freedoms Project
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