Author Archives: Alan Moran

Trump Exits Paris!!!

He was elected by the people of Pittsburgh not Paris.  The deal would stifle the US economy and drain billions of dollars a year from the US to an anonymous international bureaucracy and have negligible effect on the climate. The … Continue reading

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Make the World Great Again

Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!  That’s 5 am on Friday Eastern Australia time. Always a reliable advocate for economic … Continue reading

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Whither the Paris Climate Change Agreement?

The media battle lines are set on the Paris Climate Change Agreement with Politico hoping that Trump will continue to “study” the issue Trump himself said he’ll make the decision this week  while Marc Morano says he has already indicated … Continue reading

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Future prosperity and can we attain it?

The debate over the future of the economy and the Liberal Party in government has got a lot of air-time with Tony Abbott continuing to make Headland speeches.  Abbott is claiming the mantle of Menzies,  and points out that our … Continue reading

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Macron leading France to Armageddon

France’s election of Macron was an accident due to the right’s Francois Fillon imploding because he was so skint that he had to invent a government job for his wife.  Macron by contrast married a wealthy woman 23 years his … Continue reading

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There’s The Economist, then there are economists

Under the misapprehension that The Economist is a journal that offers unbiased commentary on a range of issues that trouble the world, Donald Trump provided its editor in chief, national health fan, Zanny Minton Beddoes with a lengthy exclusive interview. … Continue reading

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The Budget another saga of government waste

My piece in the Herald Sun this morning IN this week’s federal Budget, the Coalition implemented policies established in the Rudd/Gillard years. The expansions in health, education and welfare budgets — now comprising two thirds of spending — were confirmed. … Continue reading

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Fish farming: a new project’s approval illustrates regulatory weaknesses

Yesterday the Commonwealth government gave environmental approval to Project Sea Dragon,  a $2 billion scheme involving prawn farming in the North.  According to reports it will increase the national prawn catch by 55 per cent and employ 1400 people in … Continue reading

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Cheap wind power the latest furphy in support of suicidal energy policies

Hot of the press, The Australian is breathlessly reporting that Origin Energy has contracted to buy wind energy at $60 per MWh, a price that is comparable with contracted prices from coal.  The article sees this as evidence that the … Continue reading

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Yet another unbalanced climate change policy review by the government

I have, on behalf of the Australian Environment Foundation, made a submission to yet another of those kangaroo court reviews into climate change policy designed to pave the way to causing even more harm to the economy and Australian living … Continue reading

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