Author Archives: Guest Author

Peter O’Brien: Offensive Symbology

Recently I postulated that Gen Angus Campbell might, on retirement from imposing gender quotas on our Defence Force, have a role in cleansing football codes of unacceptable symbology along the lines of his similar push within the Defence Force. The … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 41 Comments

Peter O’Brien: Kill CAGW starting now

The much vaunted NEG is in the news again today thanks to a Newspoll that shows voters trust Labor more than the Coalition to lower power prices and deliver reliability.  Admittedly the numbers are close but if the Coalition cannot … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 35 Comments

John Comnenus: ‘the banality of evil’

Cardinal von Galen warned his German parishioners about the evils of the Nazi dictatorship and the laws that had created that evil. Von Galen warned his parishioners via his sermons which were read throughout southern Germany by his priests, a … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 37 Comments

A message from the Australian Environment Foundation

James Cook University (JCU) has sacked Peter Ridd, who until then held a chair in geology at JCU.  He remains a highly valued AEF Director and Scientific Adviser. Peter is determined to fight his termination in court—along with the ‘final censure’ that … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Guest Post, Hypocrisy of progressives | 40 Comments

Fred Roeder and Bill Wirtz: Who Needs the WHO? Not the World’s Poor

The World Health Organization is a large and antiquated United Nations body that is expensive unnecessary and counterproductive to its own cause of “public health.” It’s time to take the appropriate measures and defund it. The WHO and Ebola: an … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 24 Comments

David Bidstrup: Sydney’s doing OK too.

This post follows on from my recent one titled “Not much change in 130 years” and analyses Sydney max/min temperatures from 1859 to 2017 in blocks of 10 years. The data is from the BoM website. The method is the … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 19 Comments

David Bidstrup: Not much change in 130 years.

A few days ago I had a post that discussed a couple of papers that questioned the relevance or otherwise of a “global average temperature” and whether this measure actually had any scientific basis. In that post I analysed Adelaide’s … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 45 Comments

Friedman 2018

It is just one month away until the 6th ALS Friedman conference, and what will be the biggest and best pro-liberty event in Australia’s history and the highlight of the political year for those of us who believe in free … Continue reading

Posted in Gratuitous Advertising | 13 Comments

Ryan Ferguson: My 5 Favorite Evil Corporations

 Uber Everyone loves to hate Uber, but there are few companies that have made the world so much better in such a short period of time. Uber has done significantly more to improve the world than the Red Cross, Unicef, … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 44 Comments

David Bidstrup: Is public ownership of electricity assets “socialism” or just common sense?

This article looks at the history of electricity generation, the reasons why governments’ were intimately involved in it and the reasons why they chose to exit the industry and create the godawful mess we have today. I fully expect to … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post | 77 Comments