Author Archives: Steve Kates

Lost souls

The reason I have been up in Sydney was to go to a Wiggles concert along with my granddaughter. The place was packed to the rafters and for the under-sevens it was a sensation. But for me, it was how … Continue reading

Posted in Western Civilsation | 1 Comment

More economic incompetence coming our way

Modern economics is so incompetent to deal with the problems of our economy that it is simply breathtaking. This is the headline at The Oz: “Reserve Bank paves way for further cuts in official interest rates”. His comments come against … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy | 37 Comments

Some people even now would have preferred Hillary!

It is one of the odder parts of my life running into people who make it a point to tell me how much they don’t like Trump. I seldom even mention the name, and even among people I would expect … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Philosophy | 25 Comments

What do we want? Trump. When do we want him? Now

France, on their way to becoming a 3rd world country chants. WE WANT TRUMP🤣 pic.twitter.com/koLOqLEEMb — jack white (@HorseRacingCOO) December 3, 2018 The left and the complacent do not see that for us the only way forward into a future … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Global warming and climate change policy, International | 46 Comments

There are lessons here for us

PARIS WORST RIOTS SINCE 60S TAX REVOLT VIOLENT That was Drudge; this is Instapundit. MORE ON THE FRENCH RIOTS: “There are parallels between what is happening in France and almost every other developed country, including Canada, as comfortable urban elites seek to … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, International | 25 Comments

“Destructive, mad, pointless”

Projection to its very core. A psychological study that will be examined long after the subject has left this mortal coil. Malcolm Turnbull’s Twitter spray over plan to automatically preselect Craig Kelly. Malcolm Turnbull today publicly urged successor Scott Morrison … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics | 57 Comments

Catallaxy Literary Awards Christmas Present Suggestions

It is a sad fact that neither of my books made it into the finals of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards this year. Given who the Prime Minister was at the time, and the subject matter of the books, I … Continue reading

Posted in Books and writing, Gratuitous Advertising | 6 Comments

Wreckers and saboteurs without an ounce of policy sense

I have dwelt on the 45-40 party room tally when Malcolm was finally booted and have often wondered whether the score was actually: Skeptics 45 – Idiots and Buffoons 40. In the light of all this, what am I to … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics | 58 Comments

“Climate Change is a [Cultural] Marxist Hoax”

Do you want to know the near perfect dye marker to determine whether someone is on the left or the right? Just ask them about climate change. This is an article worth your attention: Brazil’s New Top Diplomat: Climate Change … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Politics of the Left | 117 Comments

And behind it all is Malcolm

The inanity revealed in the Coalition is something to behold: Liberal deserter Julia Banks fuels chaos in Coalition ranks. What Ms Banks thinks the major issue of our day is remains unrevealed, other than that Peter Dutton should have his … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics | 98 Comments