Author Archives: currencylad

How will they wash down their bats?

Prince Harry and Meghan have ‘no intention’ of selling milk to the Chinese.

Posted in Market Economy | 13 Comments

Air apparent

Prince Charles flew 16,000 miles in just 11 days using three private jets and one helicopter before proudly posing with Greta Thunberg in Davos. In other Greta-related news: Associated Press in in trouble for this “racist” crop in a Thunberg/Davos … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 26 Comments

Scold of The Year wants tax increase, ad bans, lolly crack-down

Australian of the Year calls for sugar tax to fight diabetes-caused blindness. Dr Muecke said a tax on sugary drinks must be on the table as part of efforts to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes – which afflicts at … Continue reading

Posted in property rights, Taxation | 41 Comments

Peter FitzSimons (and his committee) open fire on the facts

It wouldn’t be Australia Day without the ‘author’ drumming up sales for another one of ‘his’ books … How Captain Cook SHOT an Aborigine from boat before he’d even set foot on Australian soil. The book, which FitzSimons wrote with … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Fake News, History | 47 Comments

Every single case cited has a woman playing the victim

Queensland politicians call for end to insults, but how long will the civility last? Julia Gillard pioneered the ‘misogyny’ shield in politics but the female politicians of Queensland have perfected the art. When they’re not being nasty, they’re on a … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, State Politics | 12 Comments

This is a law and divinity school dropout

“This is Thermopylae. This is Agincourt. This is Dunkirk. This is the Battle of the Bulge. This is 9/11.” – Al Gore speaking about the ‘threat’ of ‘climate change’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos. UPDATE: Truant child approached … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, Politics of the Left | 53 Comments

Was drone a convenient excuse to punish Cardinal Pell?

For appealing his case to the High Court, maybe. Police interview pair after suspicious drone near George Pell’s jail. Two men have been interviewed by police after a drone was seen flying over the central Melbourne prison where … Cardinal … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, Politics of the Left | 24 Comments

Attack of The Killer Climate! BIS Buys Into A Monster Movie

THE funniest thing about German director and writer Roland Emmerich’s 2004 meteorological disaster flick The Day After Tomorrow is that it was made to cash in on climate hysteria but had to accelerate catastrophe so it could be concertinaed into … Continue reading

Posted in Economics on the left, Fake News | 32 Comments

Freedom

No problem. The streets of Richmond, Virginia: No helmet. The streets of Sydney, New South Wales: The ABC is perplexed by liberty: Virginia rally shows what happens when the US tries to pass gun control laws.

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Take Nanny down | 104 Comments

Terrorists one week, tofu the next

Trump Targets Michelle Obama’s School Nutrition Guidelines on Her Birthday. “Democrats reacted furiously.” The children’s obesity crisis is real enough but the answer lies with responsible parenting, not Stalinist control of school menus. President Trump is systematically destroying the Obamas’ … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Take Nanny down | 30 Comments