Author Archives: marcus

Brandis Has Truly Lost the Plot

In case there wasn’t already enough of a disconnect between the political class and regular people, George Brandis put forward this ludicrous proposition the other day: Dual citizen politicians who “honestly swear” they didn’t know they held foreign citizenship should … Continue reading

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The LGTBI Waffen Never Sleeps

Is it just me, or do you get the feeling that we’re being followed by the LGTBI lobby and its brigade of extreme activists? As I logged into TMR the other week, an interesting little strip came across the top … Continue reading

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Yet Another ‘Worst Ever’ Hurricane

It’s official: every cyclone or hurricane these days is the worst, strongest, most powerful [insert hyperbolic untruth of your choice] EVER! Hurricane Irma has been no different. In the case of the Guardian – Irma has bizarrely been regarded as … Continue reading

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Safe Schools ‘All of Us’ Unit Guide Amended

Reader Jason has noticed that the All of Us unit guide appears to have changed: It seems they have changed the exercise on Page 20. Possibly others. Is it possible to put it up here to compare the differences? The … Continue reading

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Turnbull’s Energy Economics

In The Australian yesterday came this story of Malcolm Turnbull giving Einstein (or whoever really came up with his insanity quote) the middle digit: Power firms told to cut prices The nation’s electricity industry chiefs will be hauled in by … Continue reading

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‘Progressive’ Policies Have Regressed Us Back to the 1950s

Alan Moran’s graph from yesterday (sourced via Michael Crawford) deserves another look: This graph perfectly illustrates what happens when governments diddle around in energy markets and increase subsidies to wind and solar energy in the name of ‘climate action’. In … Continue reading

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The Swamp Runs Deep

If I presented the following conversation to you, who would you say is the crazy one? Person A (to person B) – I’ve been starving my people for years and committing various other human rights atrocities so that I could … Continue reading

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Shorten Attacks Business Class

Bill Shorten appears committed to destroying Australia’s middle and aspirational classes. His latest ill-conceived attack on discretionary trusts makes this abundantly clear. Tax minimisation is not a crime Simply put, among other things, trusts allow those running their own business … Continue reading

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Safe Schools Unit Guide Goes ‘Missing’

I was watching Andrew Bolt’s show on Sky tonight and he had a concerned mother on to discuss the Safe Schools agenda. Some of you may know her from this video:   If you’ve been reading TMR’s posts on the … Continue reading

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Advance Australia Fair

Who is the one creating more wealth for toil: the person pouring the beer; or the person who took out a business loan to buy the pub; who paid for the pub’s fitout and facilites; who takes on the unending … Continue reading

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