Category Archives: Conservative politics

Position Vacant: Liberal Premier of South Australia

As reported in yesterday’s The Australian:   “South Australian Premier Steven Marshall remains on the hunt for a new governor, with his preferred candidate a female with links to the Liberal Party’s moderate faction, sources say.” Seems to me the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, State Politics | 5 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

CHQ Insider: Morrison just won the equivalent of a Big Bash cricket match

Scott Morrison came into office unexpectedly in August 2018, threw together a staff, patched up the ministry, and cobbled together a minority government. His makeshift team won, thanks to Morrison’s 150 not out. Frydenberg scored a quick 25, Melissa Price … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 election, Conservative politics, Guest Post | 40 Comments

Some may call the election an upset but most of us weren’t upset at all

Only now, well after the event, has run an article on the election, but oddly for such a website, which is designed for people like ourselves, they put in an article from Slate. And as you would expect from … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 election, Conservative politics | 43 Comments

“Far right” is the new term for being sane

Analysis: Sri Lanka church bombings stoke far-right anger in the West — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 22, 2019 From Arthur Chrenkoff, Everything I don’t like is far-right, via Powerline where they note he is an Aussie blogger: “The … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Vaclav Klaus

From Desmog, not my favourite site but it often has useful background information. “As someone who lived under communism for most of his life, I feel obliged to say that I see the biggest threat to freedom, democracy, the market … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 20 Comments

State of the Union one day later

Remember when the Democrats were going to stop Trump from delivering his State of the Union. Funny how he seems to get his way in the end. The Wall is next. As for the politics, Trump’s State of the Union … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 28 Comments

Populist conservatism

“I call it ‘populist conservatism’ but it’s really just conservativism. Conservatism is about seeing the world as it is.”

Posted in Conservative politics | 82 Comments

How to find balance in an unbalanced world

In part their value is in having things explained from a conservative perspective and partly it is to correct the lies that are never ending in the traditional media, and given how frequent and relentless they are, seem to be … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Media | 22 Comments

Julia Banks update. The left were the bullies

Andrew Bolt has posted the news that the left among the Liberals were so spooked by the spectre of Dutton that they turned nasty. Who is surprised?

Posted in Conservative politics, Rafe | 34 Comments