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Luke Simpkins: The Left Delivers for Home Grown Terrorism

Recently a 16 year old German ‘ISIS bride’ was captured in Mosul.  She converted to Islam at 15 in Germany, became radicalised and then travelled to Iraq to support IS and become an IS bride.  Now, after the fall of … Continue reading

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Peter O’Brien: The Cash Affair

There are two dimensions to the AFP raid on the AWU. The first is the administration of justice.  The government had credible information that Bill Shorten may have made donations to GetUp and his own campaign without obtaining proper authorization … Continue reading

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John Adams: Hanson and Bernardi face a looming Senate showdown

With speculation rampant that the Coalition will take Australians to an early federal election in September 2018 to avoid a spate of state election campaigns, political manoeuvrings have already begun in the race for New South Wales’ sixth senate spot … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tucker: What Gave Bitcoin Its Value?

This article was written in 2014. ~++~ Many people who have never used bitcoin look at it with confusion. Why does this magic Internet money have any value at all? It’s just some computer thing that someone made up. Consider … Continue reading

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Warty: Suburbicon

We’ve read about Hollywood’s response to the election of Donald Trump, the ridicule, the cheap shots, and they’re relentless. They cater to a Clinton audience, yet they’re indirectly target the Deplorables who took away the promised fifty years of Democrat … Continue reading

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Lysander: IP and Double Standards at Their ABC

If you were a publicly funded organisation who paid employees to perform specific tasks and duties (say, a public sector employee at a Government Department), what chance would there be of that government department letting you “run off” with some … Continue reading

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Brittany Hunter: Technology Is Not Pro-Monopoly

In the fourth chapter of Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, he specifically addresses the issue of monopolies. Specifically, the myth “that technological changes have made competition impossible in a constantly increasing number of fields and that the only choice left … Continue reading

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Jeffrey A. Tucker: How Much Homogeneity Does Society Need?

It feels strange writing about this topic, some 25 years after I had it completely settled in my mind. But nothing is ever really settled, I suppose. The claim that I had long ago concluded was a basic historical and … Continue reading

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Peter O’Brien: Abbott and CAGW

The obsession with Tony Abbott that seems to dominate the ‘journalism’ of Peter Van Onselen and Nikki Savva has reached ludicrous proportions.  No review of theirs that critiques the Government’ s standing or performance can be essayed without  a reference … Continue reading

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Arky on Hollywood

Man is a strange critter. Part predator, part herbivorous herd animal. Jordan Peterson has an interesting commentary about zebra stripes. They aren’t camouflage against the landscape. The black and white stripes are camouflage against the rest of the herd. Once … Continue reading

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