Author Archives: Steve Kates

“A shocking column of bias, vitriol and singular ignorance”

It’s getting to be as regular as the rising sun that the only value from most of the columnists at The Australian is so that they provoke replies from their readers. And so again, yet another anti-Trump screed, this one … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 57 Comments

The poetry of F.C. Meyer and why he is still discussed today

Discussed here: “The joy of ‘real’ bad poetry lies, of course, in the fact that it is unconsciously bad” but comes via Ace of Spades. It’s the kind of thing that makes me proud to be an Australian. And yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Books and writing | 25 Comments

Sunshine conservatives revisited

LIQ has raised the ridiculous and entirely spurious condition that my failure ever to criticise Donald Trump is somehow proof that my defence of PDT is beyond reason. What really can one make of this? Trump is a false messiah … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 93 Comments

PDT slurs speech and the left goes wild

You have to see the youtube reaction in full to appreciate how depraved the left have become. Hillary collapses as she gets into her limousine and there is nothing to see. This instead fills the left and the media (same … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 32 Comments

The majority of presidential experts agree who was the worst president in American history

How much expertise do you really need to know this: Most Presidential Experts Agree: Obama is Worst President In History. And it’s not even close. It appears that by a three to one margin presidential scholars are now convinced that Barack … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, War and peace | 71 Comments

“Stumblebum leftist jerks”

Via Instapundit. KURT SCHLICHTER: The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Deserve Our Respect or Our Trust. “The mainstream liberal media is primarily composed of stumblebum leftist jerks who want all the glory and respect due a caste of objective, moral truth-seekers, yet who don’t … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media | 34 Comments

Art of the Impossible for Christmas

My last suggestion for Christmas present is my Art of the Impossible, a book entirely made up my blog posts that led up to the American election. These posts were focused from the very start on why Donald Trump was, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Gratuitous Advertising | 23 Comments

Resolved: “there are no biological differences between men and women”

From Canada. Discussion of discipline handed down to Wilfrid Laurier University graduate student and Teaching Assistant Lindsay Shepherd for playing a 3 minute clip of University of Toronto Professor, Jordan Peterson, debating Canada’s bill C-16 which has criminalised the use … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Hypocrisy of progressives | 73 Comments

The book no child should be without

If you are looking for Christmas ideas, you might consider Economics for Infants, the only book of its kind. A perfect book to read to your children and grandchildren! How do you explain the complexities of the economic order to … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Education, Gratuitous Advertising | 18 Comments

The only thing Obama ever said I can wholeheartedly agree with

From The Australian via Andrew Bolt: It’s one of former ambassador Kim Beazle y’s favourite White House stories: the time Tony Abbott met Barack Obama in the Oval Office. “I was deeply worried,” Beazley told an audience gathered for a superannuation conference in Sydney yesterday. “It … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Australian Story | 44 Comments