Category Archives: Conservative politics

Jordan Peterson and Brett Kavanaugh

One of the major major flaws on the right is the reluctance to the point of refusal to back its side in a fight. Donald Trump is almost unique in his willingness to contest on every patch of disputed territory. … Continue reading

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Rite-On! New conservative kid on the block

Rite-On! put on a stirring show on the final evening of Libertyfest in Brisbane last week. Rite-On! Is committed to fighting for common sense Australian values so our children can grow up in a free and democratic society. Check them … Continue reading

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New PM: Scott Morrison

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Turnbull will not stand if party room votes for a spill

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Leadership Challenge Forum 2018

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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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20th century literature of liberalism

For a single book it is hard to beat Ludwig von Mises Liberalism that you can download as a PDF or read in various other formats including a book made out of paper! This is Mises’s classic statement in defense … 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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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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Thought bubbles

From Tony Abbott Mr Abbott said net migration had never been higher, arguing the two main drivers were businesses and universities bringing in labour and students. “Businesses want to bring in labour because they want to keep their labour costs … Continue reading

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