Author Archives: marcus

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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Scott… Meet Irony

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

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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

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