Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Open Forum: August 1, 2015

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It’s Milton Friedman’s birthday

In honour of the occasion the ATA have organised a panel discussion. My contribution is below. -*- Milton Friedman – A man of his time; a man for our times   Today marks Milton Friedman’s 103 birthday. Sadly he isn’t … Continue reading

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Hard. Very hard.

The mother of the 13-year old that Adam Goodes had identified as being the face of Australian racism has spoken out. I do think people shouldn’t boo him at the football, they should be trying to encourage him to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Forum: July 29, 2015

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What their ABC thinks about footy fans

Francis Leach describing his listeners and the people who ultimately pay his salary: What a redneck wonderland footy has become. Every weekend, somewhere in Australia, Adam Goodes steps out onto a footy field. Simultaneously, an army of gutless drongos get … Continue reading

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Boo a Roo

It seems the AFL are pushing hard on the booing Adam Goodes is racist theme. West Coast say they are dismayed by the way their fans treated Indigenous star Adam Goodes, declaring they will not condone racist behaviour. Goodes was … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics | 65 Comments

Paranoia much?

In the Simon Chapman comments thread at The Conversation: ISDS is the real threat to Australia, not ISIS! ISDS is like sharia law imposed by global corporate to override our own courts and laws. ISDS stands for Investor-state dispute settlement.

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Q&A Forum: July 27, 2015

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Let them eat moral outrage

Here is Sydney University Professor Simon Chapman AO advocating starvation in Africa: I recently noticed a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Take Nanny down | 48 Comments

AFL: Our paying customers are sheep

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan has called for the “unprecedented” booing of Adam Goodes to stop immediately, saying it has reached a point where crowds are now “sheep-like” and don’t even know why they’re booing the star. Another lefty telling people … Continue reading

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