Author Archives: Rafe Champion

Guest post. David Leyonhjelm on the gender pay gap

Reports of a substantial gender pay gap from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency are intended to be alarming. It works; the more naïve media and commentators are suitably alarmed and insist something needs to be done. Wiser heads are not … Continue reading

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President Trump kicks some goals

On entry from various countries and national parks. Check out the MSM reaction.

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Warning. Planet savers at work with the government

Jo Nova on the background to the disastrous Grenfell tower fire in London. The UK Dept of Energy and Climate Change wanted help to get insulation onto buildings to save the world in 2011, so it asked the people who … Continue reading

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Niki Sava on Trump

Scans confirm not a single decent bone in Donald Trump’s body Niki Savva The Australian 12:00AM August 11, 2016 From the You Could Not Make it Up file. If Americans want to elect a pig as their president, then they … Continue reading

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President Trump on Thanksgiving

Walks like a President, talks like a President, sounds like a president…

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Meet Donald Trump

Recently a good friend in Tasmania sent a message urging me to read Understanding Trump by Newt Gingrich. Yesterday the book arrived and as she said it is hard to put down. Fortunately it was not my turn to cook. … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm: Who should we elect to represent us?

When the authors of the Australian Constitution were writing the bit about dual citizenship, I’m pretty sure they weren’t thinking about the eligibility of people whose parents were born in Great Britain, Canada or New Zealand, or whose grandparents were … Continue reading

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Roundup Nov 18

The media watchdog. The cost, supply and use of power across the states. Coal-fired power Units Planned and Under Construction. China 583, Australia 0. Trumpwatch. Pressing on with deregulation. 105 rules down. Climate. Brainwashing required to deal with global warming … Continue reading

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Roundup of Roundups

The joy of insomnia, checking out past Roundups in CIS Policy. From the Archive John O’Sullivan, ‘After Reaganism’, National Review, April 21, 1997. O’Sullivan takes conservatives to task for being too slow in matching the shifting positions of radicals who … Continue reading

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Roundup November 13

Breaking news! OMG Dan Mitchell has written a book! Support Connor Court. Buy Dan’s book! The media watchdog. The cost, supply and use of power across the states. Cheap power in Tasmania today (2.30 pm). Coal-fired power Units Planned and … Continue reading

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