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.

Virtue signalling

There was a time that departmental secretaries received relatively modest salaries, worked hard in the background in the interests of the Australian people and helped governments by providing sensible advice. Those days have sadly passed. Today’s departmental secretaries are overpaid, … Continue reading

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The end of Robert and Grace Mugabe at last

It is perhaps too early to celebrate, but it seems that the Mugabes have been deposed. The tyranny of Mugabe knew no bounds, he raped and pillaged Zimbabwe and turned the once proud country to his personal fiefdom. Put on … Continue reading

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Profoundly undemocratic, even racist

The Prime Minister is right to reject the recommendation from the Referendum Council to establish a constitutionally enshrined indigenous advisory body. It is a profoundly anti-democratic and even racist concept. The sophistry of proponents who claim it is not a … Continue reading

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Stephen Parry

Odgers’ Australian Senate Practice states (p. 149) While in office the President is entitled to the title “Honourable”. When the President leaves office, the practice is that the title may be retained only if authorised by the monarch. A list … Continue reading

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The Salem Witch trials

Anthony Rapp says that Kevin Spacey made sexual advances at him some thirty years ago when Rapp was 14. Spacey says he doesn’t recall. Ergo the Twitterati declare that Spacey is a paedophile and engage in virtue signalling. But surely … Continue reading

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It’s Mueller Time

One can only hope it ends this way, but it’s probably a forlorn hope. If the US wants to be great again, it will only happen if DJT is no longer president. But even then what’s on offer from the … Continue reading

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Can’t anyone keep secrets anymore?

The furor over the AFP raid of the AWU premises to gather information about donations to GetUp! has embroiled Minister Cash (who is one of the more effective Ministers in the Turnbull Government) in controversy as the media was tipped … Continue reading

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Robert Mugabe health envoy

The World Health Organisation is appointing Robert Mugabe, the tyrant of Zimbabwe, as its goodwill ambassador for health. This is absolutely bizarre. In a meeting held at Victoria Falls of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa, the Director-General of the … Continue reading

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Winston Peters = Rob Oakeshott + Tony Windsor

The Right Honourable Winston Peters (for that is what he is) has sold out his constituency for the proverbial thirty pieces of silver. Holding the Government and country to ransom, he finally has decided to back the socialist unknown Jacinda … Continue reading

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Another Nobel Peace Prize fail

What is it with the Nobel Peace Prize selectors who seem to have a penchant for choosing people or groups that have done nothing to advance world peace or even have worsened that cause? We’ve had Al Gore and his … Continue reading

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