Author Archives: marcus

Ghosts of Budgets Past

Despite having delivered Australia’s finest budget analysis for the last two years running, TMR still hasn’t received an invite to the budget green room. Consequently, while imbeciles like Shane Wright get to see what’s cooking in advance, TMR can only access … Continue reading

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O’Dwyer Keeps Delivering

What more does Kelly O’Dwyer need to do to show that she’s clearly not qualified for the role of federal government minister? This is her complete disaster of an interview the other day regarding the banking royal Commission, This was TMR smelling … Continue reading

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We Need the Government to Do What?!

When TMR is not busy being a private lawyer, relishing sledge on a basketball court or tending to his fruit trees, he can be found cooking up culinary delights – such as his ridiculously tasty chicken and prawn curry laksa … Continue reading

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A Few Weak Men

Media coverage of the Australian cricket team’s failed and hilariously ill-conceived pre-meditated cheating attempt ball tampering fiasco has been as limp as it has been predictable: Stage 1: Shock. Stage 2: Diet-outrage. Stage 3: Outrage-classic. Stage 4: Interview former captain who once … Continue reading

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Watering the Leaves

If you had a limited amount of water and could use it on a tree’s roots or leaves, which would you choose? Even Forrest Gump could probably tell you that his mamma always said that we put sprinklers on the … Continue reading

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Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps: Part Two – Get Comfortable

TMR’s special on swatting leftists continues with Part Two: Get Comfortable… Time and time again I’ve seen non-leftists capitulate and make concessions that they would never otherwise have made – and which they don’t actually believe in. Often this is done to … Continue reading

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Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps: Part One – Read and Prepare

TMR’s special on swatting leftists begins in earnest with Part One: Read and Prepare. In case you missed the foreword, it’s here. For obvious reasons (to non-leftists), reading and preparing are arguably the most important things you can do when … Continue reading

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Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2018 is off to a flying start for you all. What’s that I hear you say? It’s been too long since my last post and you’re starting to feel triggered? And you want me … Continue reading

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Lessons in Morality From Hollywood

Following the 2018 Golden Globe celebrity virtue-signalling awards, we discovered that: black is now quite literally the new black (I guess it was only a matter of time); #metoo apparently means that, while behaving in a sexually inappropriate manner towards … Continue reading

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TMR’s Christmas Message to Millennials

Merry Christmas Millennials! Because I’m such a nice privileged white male, I’ve decided to give you some free advice. You may detect a common theme. If you want to regularly buy smashed avocado on toast for $15 (or more!) – … Continue reading

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