Author Archives: currencylad

Two cheers for press freedom

Well done, newspapers of Australia for today’s blacked-out copy protest against arrogant, ceaselessly encroaching bans on free reporting and free speech. My only quibble is that it doesn’t make much sense to ask for liberty – which entails the state … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media | 1 Comment

Great moments in sarcasm

The Wallabies really missed Folau tonight…. — Peter van Onselen (@vanOnselenP) August 10, 2019

Posted in Uncategorized | 27 Comments

For they were jolly good fellows

It will be a shame if the Liberal Party’s 75th anniversary celebration this weekend is overshadowed by a growing scandal about old horses being sent to the knackery. But let’s be kind and celebrate the party’s two greatest achievements. First: … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, History, Market Economy | 344 Comments

Detraining Day

The white climate elitist kicks the black worker in the head from on high. Symbolically perfect. Report: Extinction Rebellion activist dragged from roof of London Underground train.

Posted in Liberty Clip, Politics of the Left | 48 Comments

Dislocated Albo

Very little about Australian politicking – distinguishing that from affairs of state – interests me these days. In my adolescence I became a politics tragic. That probably had something to do with the aggressively delineated sides that existed in the … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics | 53 Comments

Bammy, how I love ya, how I love ya …

Obama endorses Trudeau. I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President. He's a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change. The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbors to the … Continue reading

Posted in American politics | 35 Comments

Not quite smallpox in the blankets but pretty close

As an Indian, Elizabeth Warren should know better. She and fellow Democrats have endorsed what could be described as epidemiological rape. If you’re not aware of it, libertine boundary pushers now demand the repeal of laws which prohibit the intentional … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Ethics and morality | 19 Comments

Tasmanian wowsers mark centenary

A century ago: In 1919, 20 special deputies called “Sheriffettes” were sworn in to monitor the swimwear of the bathers at Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York. This was the latest salvo in an ongoing battle between women and beach authorities … Continue reading

Posted in Take Nanny down | 21 Comments

Attention, Border Force

A clear and present danger to Australia: No worries: Bring ISIS wives, children home, Keneally urges government.

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives | 27 Comments

Merdok moovs to sylence a wissleblower

First: sincere thanks to my assistant – Murdoch University English literature MA candidate, Jinjing – who wrote the header. I’ll take it from here. Hard on the heels of James Cook University’s decision to pursue marine scientist Peter Ridd to … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Freedom of speech | 26 Comments