Author Archives: I am Spartacus

Nanny State – What Would Darwin Have Said?

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Human Rights Commission Movie Review

It seems that the influence of the Australian Human Rights Commission knows no boundary or border. In its recent review of the movie Dunkirk, Brian Truitt of USA Today noted that: there are only a couple of women and no lead actors … Continue reading

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Your Tax Dollars in Action

Watch the video below, but read the HRC’s budget document first.  Get this: $20 million from Government A target to finalise 85% of complaints in under 12 months An average cost per employee of $137K

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Government by Thomas Jefferson

From the Declaration of Independence … We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of … Continue reading

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Land your helicopter into the winner’s circle

Performing on Paul Murray Live last night, the self declared arbiter of who is a socialist and who is a free enterprise-er, was in her usual “fine” form. In the context of a discussion around a coal powered electricity generator … Continue reading

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The Biggest Threat To Global Prosperity – Business

I know it is Wednesday and The Insiders was several days ago. But something that was discussed on “the couch” is still sitting in my craw.  You see, a dominant proportion of the Insiders panelists from last Sunday implied that … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Advertises Business Friendly Australia – Not!

In the last 24 hours, an article appeared in the Wall Street Journal – How Energy-Rich Australia Exported Its Way Into an Energy Crisis.  The by-line of the article was: The world’s No. 2 seller abroad of liquefied natural gas holds … Continue reading

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Spot the Differences

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Gonski Budgeting

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The Road to Venezuela

This is an assessment of what is going on in Venezuela by Enrique ter Horst.  He is the former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in El Salvador and Haiti, was UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights. It should … Continue reading

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