Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Arnold Kling on economics and economists

Economists are not without knowledge. We know that restrictions on trade tend to help narrow interests at the expense of broader prosperity. We know that market prices are important for coordinating specialization and division of labor in a complex economy. … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy | 6 Comments

Wednesday Forum: June 28, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 664 Comments

How much does Christopher Pyne support gay marriage?

So here we have the statement: Well, I’m in favour of marriage equality, I always have been. So, that’s not remarkable. And I’ve said, for many years, that I want marriage equality in Australia. And I’ve campaigned for it. That’s … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 73 Comments

Q&A Forum: June 26, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 245 Comments

The problem with Cory

Andrew Bolt had a very good interview with Cory Bernardi tonight. It reminded me that I had intended to share some thoughts on his recent appearance at the Friedman conference. Bernardi is a professional politician and he speaks well. He … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 216 Comments

Monday Forum: June 26, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,546 Comments

What a great story

From the Herald Sun: The Mordialloc-Chelsea Leader reported, beside tales of stolen purses and the like, that three men with iron bars “attempted to hijack” a late-model Commodore in a Bonbeach reserve on Sunday evening, June 4. “One man opened … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rule of law, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 41 Comments

Open Forum: June 24, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,350 Comments

Stop spending other people’s money

Posted in Budget, Economics and economy | 22 Comments

Disruptive kids in the classroom

Posted in Education | 55 Comments