Author Archives: marcus

‘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

Posted in Economics on the left, Federal Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

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

Posted in Economics on the left, Politics of the Left, Socialism | Tagged , , , | 36 Comments

Scott… Meet Irony

To think this was barely two months ago! http://ffxapm-a.akamaihd.net/video/3910869709001/201705/3910869709001_5447222040001_5447194598001.mp4  

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics, Politics of the Left | Tagged , | 135 Comments

Where Does Our Foreign Affairs Money Go?

Hot on the heels of my earlier post on the UN’s nuclear weapons ‘ban’, a lot of people have asked me how much money Australia hands over to organisations like the UN. It’s a question I’m regularly asked and very … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Shut it down. Fire them all. | Tagged , | 37 Comments

Everybody Relax: the UN Has Banned Nuclear Weapons

If you want to know how pathetic the UN truly is, look no further than its recent treaty ‘banning’ nuclear weapons. In reporting this gross waste of time, the Pravda arm of Sky News (a.k.a. skynews.com.au) proudly proclaims that 122, yes, count them, … Continue reading

Posted in International, Shut it down. Fire them all. | Tagged , , , | 40 Comments

Turnbull’s Last Stand

A lot has been made of Malcolm Turnbull’s recent comments that the Liberal party is not a ‘conservative’ party and that the ‘sensible centre’ is the place to be. Whether you think his comments were right, wrong or reported by … Continue reading

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You Reap What You Sow

I came across this from Andrew Bolt’s blog, citing Janet Albrechtson’s highly interesting article in The Australian yesterday: It’s compelling viewing and shows very clearly what happens when you let the tail wag the dog. It also reminds me of … Continue reading

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