Category Archives: American politics

Is that really it?

From Ann Coulter today; The big secret Trump allegedly revealed is that Muslims might try to blow up a plane with laptops. It is true that I had not seen what Trump had supposedly said to the Russians, but if … Continue reading

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How Venezuela Came to Be – Part 2

Ten days ago, I re-posted my article ‘Venezuela has Completely Run Out of Other Peoples’ Money‘ which goes some way to explaining how the disaster that is today’s Venezuela came about – and why it should matter to Australia, where 50% … Continue reading

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Whose side are they on?

What really gets me is that I cannot even identify an actual good that comes from this frenzy to undo Trump. The latest episode in a series of articles and posts, more or less in random order, added as I … Continue reading

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Fake news trolling

What shall we say about this which is a comment from OK, but what have you done for me lately?? As well as having a cool Christian name, ‘Malcolm’ is right to slam Kates’ simplistic rants – such as ‘you … Continue reading

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OK, but what have you done for me lately?

If you are not grateful that Trump is president, you are, whatever you may personally believe about yourself, a non-card-carrying member of the left. Political ingratitude seems to know no bounds, nor does the expression the art of the possible … Continue reading

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There is Something in a Title

Have you noticed that whenever anyone in the media, or other quarters for that matter, refer to President Trump, they just call him “Trump”?  Not President Trump.  Not the President.  Not Mr President. And while they were in office, I … Continue reading

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Trump likes Australian health care which Democrats think is a single-payer system

Australia’s health care system is the best in the world. It happened by accident with Whitlam having introduced Medibank in 1975 and Fraser having been flummoxed about what to do did nothing other than allow a parallel system of private … Continue reading

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Counting our political blessings

It’s nice to see an article pointing out how well we have done in having had the US elect Donald Trump. This is by Andrew Klavan who I don’t recall having been a fan during the election but does seem … Continue reading

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“We have to be prepared to do what we have to do”

The differences between DJT and his predecessor are profound. Obama was a lightweight far-left dunce who took almost nothing seriously other than his self-importance. Trump feels the weight of the world on his shoulders: Trump: ‘You make a mistake here, … Continue reading

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Well, how did it go?

As a matter of fact, it could not have gone any better. Ross Cameron came and spoke on Donald Trump. Mark Latham came and spoke on Donald Trump. And then I spoke on Donald Trump. And as a coincidence it … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Books and writing | 20 Comments