Author Archives: Steve Kates

Jordan Peterson trashes the left once again

Jordan Peterson strikes fear into the heart of the left [I know, big assumption there]. He has found a way round their gatekeepers and is laying havoc wherever he can. THE LEFT IS ACTUALLY AFRAID OF JORDAN PETERSON BECAUSE HE’S … Continue reading

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“No borders, no wall, no USA at all”

That’s Antifa, the American left in all its insanity, just today. Is that really what they want, because whether or not that is what they really want, that is what they are heading towards? This, however, seems more to the … Continue reading

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It’s not just their lies, but what they ignore

All picked up today. CNN Caught Putting Socialist on Panel to Pretend He’s a Disillusioned Trump Voter Left Working Furiously To Bury Feinstein Spy Story Media Silent: Linda Sarsour Connected to Terrorist Training Compound in New Mexico OMAROSA CALLED OUT … Continue reading

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A reading list of original and influential liberal thinkers

This just arrived in my inbox and may be of interest. The question asked is, in effect, who among the great liberal philosophers should be included in a course on Western Civilisation. Dear colleagues and friends,   For the 175th … Continue reading

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Quality journalism

I turned to the opinion page in The Australian and for a change four articles that not only could I read through to the end, but could agree with them all. In alphabetical order with a representative quote from each. … Continue reading

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The second Battle of the Marne a hundred years on

In August 2014, exactly a hundred years from the day World War I began, I happened to be in France driving along the battle front that crossed from the Belgian coast to the Swiss border and visited many of the … Continue reading

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Joe McCarthy and the Deep State

The term “McCarthyism” makes a come back in The Oz. But like everywhere, they use McCarthyism as if it had been a bad thing. But before I go on, let me remind you of my review of Diana West’s astounding … Continue reading

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Andrew Bolt and the anti-semitic left

At least for the present, being anti-Semitic is still counted as a negative. How long that will be, who can tell, but it is not hard to see that those days may be coming to an end, and if they … Continue reading

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Is this really true about the left?

Complete copy from this post from Hot Air: Vox: Sarah Jeong Was Just Talking The Way Most People On The Left Talk About White People. Vox: Sarah Jeong Was Just Talking The Way Most People On The Left Talk About … Continue reading

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The left are like locusts. They cannot help destroying

From Sarah Hoyt, where I have extracted her core argument which really gets to the heart of things as they now are. Her title is: The Left are the Locusts of Culture. There is a scene in Independence Day where … Continue reading

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