Author Archives: Rafe Champion

Climate Realists How to Vote Card

Vote One Mary Lou Carter in Reid! From Jim Simpson and Mike Elliott of the Climate Realists of Five Dock For those who have been patiently waiting for our proposed How To Vote (HTV) Card website for the coming election … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post on Middle Class Welfare

Robbing Peter to Pay Middle-Class Paul There is no government today that restricts itself to the provision of law and order, justice, and national defence. We have all become accustomed to the state providing an array of services. Some of … Continue reading

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Tinta for PM!

Breaking news, one of our more gorgeous threadsters, Tinta is the candidate for the Family First party in Reid, Drummoyne to Parramatta.

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David Leyonhjelm on political correctness. Guest post

When I released a video containing my National Apology to Taxpayers this week, the indignation it caused in some quarters was entirely predictable. It always amuses me when people claim something I have said or done is ‘inappropriate’ or politically … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. Coalition losing its base

Would the last liberal in the Liberal Party please turn off the lights? Waves of memberships, donations and pledges of support from people who have traditionally supported the Liberals are flowing into parties that support liberal values. We’ve certainly benefited … Continue reading

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Short Roundup 27 May

UPDATES ON SATURDAY Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. h/t Paul in the comments, check for another good link. Hadron collider boffins damp warming alarmism. The global warming shakedown. Continued. Dan Mitchell is great value! Whether they call it global warming or … Continue reading

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Say goodbye to the El Nino

How much cause for alarm here? The Figures tell the story.

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. The Nanny State

The Senate Nanny State Inquiry, which I chaired, has ended due to the election. Its seven short reports, available on the Parliament House website, make sobering and even disturbing reading. Throughout the inquiry – during public hearings and in submissions … Continue reading

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Living large into your 70s and beyond

Wed 18th at 8pm. A talk by myself with discussion and an interactive pen and paper exercise: the Circle of Life. At Humanist House, 10 Shepherd St Chippendale, Sydney, off Broadway near City Road. A lot more people these days … Continue reading

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Roundup 13 May

Busy this week. Completing the ms of Five Guides to various Karl Popper books in one volume for paperback production. Books. Classic travel books. This selection details journeys by car, train, boat (and lifeboat), horseback and on foot. In fact, … Continue reading

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