Author Archives: Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus

About Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus

I'm a retired general who occasionally gets called back to save the republic before returning to my plough.

Charter flights

According to the SMH, But travel records reveal the licensed commercial pilot also charged $6300 to fly from Canberra to Melbourne in July 2014 and another $7000 to travel from Canberra to Adelaide in May 2015. Ms Ley’s social media … Continue reading

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Gender equality in Parliament etc

The latest argument that seems to be doing the rounds is that there is an additional inequality for women in the Australian Parliament because women tend to be in marginal seats. Effectively this argues for gender equality in both safe … Continue reading

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Mediscare, now Pensionscare

Labor and the Union movement are now beating up on the Government’s modest tightening of the age pension eligibility. Now, a couple which has more than $800,000 of financial assets (recall that the owner-occupied home does not count for the … Continue reading

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Our Fidel

I received the following email from the Cuban Embassy, the reaction to the news of Castro’s death starkly different to that in Miami. It seems there may be a special homage tax. Fidel, the Commander in Chief, the leader of … Continue reading

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She really is pathetic and should resign

The Federal Parliament has created a number of independent statutory offices, including: the Auditor-General Commissioner of Taxation ASIC Chair and commissioners ACCC Chair and commissioners Productivity Commission Chair and commissioners APRA members Australian Statistician Solicitor-General Australian Electoral Commissioner Human Rights … Continue reading

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On November 8th, let’s write the next chapter together

Well Hillary didn’t get the ending she expected, but it’s unlikely that Trump will now move to ‘lock her up’. He seems to be backing away from some of his more extreme promises – hopefully he will not move the … Continue reading

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Accept the result

In the USA there has long been a social compact whereby the people accept whoever wins the presidency. We don’t have riots in the street, where supporters of the losing candidate refuse to accept the result and engage in (potentially) … Continue reading

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KPMG gender equality politically correct crap

Spare us from yet another piece of pathetic research on gender equality from an accounting and auditing firm. This is a firm that has advised countless clients on minimising and avoiding tax (recall the KPMG tax shelter fraud in the US from … Continue reading

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Islamophilia by Douglas Murray

Paul Monk has an excellent article in the Australian today and cites Murray’s book, but for the life of me I can’t find it to read – it appears to have been removed. Perhaps an example of the fear of criticising this … Continue reading

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Building a new GOP

Bret Stephens (WSJ) is right, how far has the GOP under Trump shifted from core conservative principles including: immigration, free trade, foreign policy, culture, civility and character? Trump has trashed the GOP brand (assisted to be sure by some other nutters … Continue reading

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