Category Archives: Australian Story

PM Morrison. Mediocrity morphs into malevolence

I think that the issue has had enough oxygen. Is it true that this is the way our Prime Minister thinks about freedom of faith and speech? Maybe. This was his reaction last week. So this is the man who … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Freedom of speech, Rafe | 2 Comments

Please Prime Minister no more Mr Niceguy

According to legend Chainsaw Al Dunlap told James Packer if he wanted to run a business he had to stop calling himself Jamie. Prime Minister the election is over. You pandered to the electorate, made yourself a small target, projected … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 18 Comments

“Behavioural awareness officers”

I spent the weekend in Canberra, visiting my money, and so missed the appearance of “behavioural awareness officers” at the football. As an Essendon member I go to a lot of games and see crowd behaviour on a regular basis. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media | 45 Comments

Hawkie steals the thunder of the Liberal backbench dries

Amidst the hymns of praise for Hawke and especially the long-awaited economic reforms that he achieved with bipartisan support – now there’s a thought, does anyone give the Coalition credit for that – spare a thought for the long march … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy, Rafe | 104 Comments

Liberty Quote. Big business always serves directly or indirectly the masses. Ludwig von Mises

Is that still true? Come to the Centre for Independent Studies and find out how political correctness and identity politics are rife in corporate life. Hurry, not much time left. This event is in Sydney next Tuesday. And some Ideas … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy, Rafe | 7 Comments

Politics and Sport: Not a Goodes Look

I am calling BS on Adam Goodes and the politically correct and biased documentary making him out to be a victim of racism. Special mention to Jupes who has already covered this topic brilliantly as I share most, if not … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues | 39 Comments

From an old Australia but comfortable in the new

I just thought that this was a story worth making sure everyone interested in this sort of thing would see. It is from cricket, and the opposite end of the Adam Goodes story told so well by Jupes. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 15 Comments

Globalisation is well on the way to bringing us to ruin

This is an exceptionally good article by Peter Smith at Quadrant Online whose title provides little insight into what is to come: In Determined Pursuit of Unhappiness. It’s about the way in which our political class is attempting to demonstrate … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Conservative politics | 48 Comments

Tim Wilson in the news today twice

First time: Wilson’s future a grey area. Tim Wilson, the newly returned member for Goldstein, raised howls of protest from the opposition with his extremely effective stint taking the House of Reps economics committee out and about to hear from … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 39 Comments

Sydney Morning Herald embarks on constitutional recognition campaign

Not surprising I suppose. Peter Hartcher wrote a leading piece on the theme that we need to do our best for the most forgotten and disadvantaged people in our midst. This is a really strange thing to say, considering the … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 43 Comments