Category Archives: Conservative politics

The impossible will take a little longer

I gave a presentation yesterday on “Donald Trump – One Year On.” These were my speaking notes. And while I mainly think of politics in relation to policy, the left thinks of policy as a fashion statement. They hate capitalism … Continue reading

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The Trump effect

A perusal of mostly Drudge at the moment brings to mind what a difference it has made that Donald Trump is now president rather than the pathetic Hillary or the incompetent buffoon who was there before. ISIS Fighters, Having Pledged … Continue reading

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This should be absolutely illegal

This previous post of mine was not a bit of whimsy but ought to be taken up as a serious proposition before it is too late: It must be made illegal on “social media” to deny service to people who … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Freedom of speech, Politics of the Left | 71 Comments

The “far right” is actually just the far left

Here’s an article you would think is on our side, even coming with the cartoon you see above: The First Step in Fighting Barbarity is to Speak Out. But there, right near the end, we find this: Well, I oppose … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Ethics and morality | 71 Comments

Malcolm what kind of conservative are you not?

Fritz Hayek explained why he was not a conservative. What is your explanation? In the appendix to The Constitution of Liberty Hayek described a triangle of political forces with conservatives and radicals pulling against each other at the base of … Continue reading

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That is why you fail

Classic words from Master Yoda to Luke Skywalker when expressing doubts as to his belief system. On the same note Tim Andrews in The Spectator: In attempting to court the soft left vote, May violated a cardinal rule of politics: … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Elections | 48 Comments

Quadrant Online publishing again

QoL is back up leading off with this: Patriotism, Nationhood and Globalisation. The intro: Nationalism belongs to the times when humans lived in an associative way and in a familiar and cherished environment, and it has brought mankind to where … Continue reading

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You do the math

Number of conservative political magazines in Australia with Quadrant: one. Number of conservative political magazines in Australia without Quadrant: zero.

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