Author Archives: Steve Kates

The Broward effect

Rick Scott was up by 50,000+ votes on Election Day, now they “found” many votes and he is only up 15,000 votes. “The Broward Effect.” How come they never find Republican votes? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 9, 2018 … Continue reading

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Vote late vote often

Can nothing be done to stop it? FLORIDA RECOUNT 2018… Rick Scott warns of ‘rampant fraud’… Orders law enforcement investigation… Teacher finds ballot box in storage area! Woman in Minnesota Receives Broward Ballot in Mail… Gillum un-concedes? DEM SUDDENLY LEADS … Continue reading

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If it misleads, it leads

I wasn’t going to post on this, but then the front page of one of those typically left-wing financial journals, in this case our own AFR, has as a front page story: “Warlike” Trump banishes enemies” with a photo of … Continue reading

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A bit of background on Malcolm

I put this up on line back in February 2015 just as Malcolm was about to lead the knifing of Tony Abbott. Title turned out to be wrong – I did vote for him – but the post was extraordinarily … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Media | 21 Comments

My first take on the American election result

I spent the afternoon in the company of like-minded friends watching the results and these are my first thoughts. There has been a shift in the momentum away from the #NeverTrump and the Democrats so that there is a clearer … Continue reading

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Media bias right before your eyes

Just to put the American election in its proper context. This is via Powerline. Wish we had had more time to cover the Senate campaign of John James in Michigan, in his uphill battle against incumbent battleaxe Debbie Stabenow. James, … Continue reading

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This time tomorrow the election results begin


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Watching the red tsunami in good company

I received a note a week or so back which had as its core message: I’m hoping you can recommend an event in Sydney where I can share the enjoyment of watching the red tsunami on November 7 with others … Continue reading

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Our modern Solzhenitsyn

The different voice that Jordan Peterson provides to the array of criticism of the socialist utopias so many seem to believe an actual possibility, in spite of the universal and disastrous failures every such experiment has created, is that he … Continue reading

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Robert Bowers, the Pittsburgh shooter, was rabidly anti-Trump

My wife lunched with her two oldest friends where the Pittsburgh shooting came up, and both said that the killer had been pro-Trump. Now I do understand how hard it is for some people to take on board that bad … Continue reading

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