Category Archives: Conservative politics

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 | 2 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.”

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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

Our modern Solzhenitsyn

The different voice that Jordan Peterson provides to the array of criticism of the socialist utopias so many seem to believe an actual possibility, in spite of the universal and disastrous failures every such experiment has created, is that he … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Philosophy | 103 Comments

You will know him by his enemies

Jordan Peterson is one of the most relentless and effective enemies of the left. Yet he is frequently criticised by those who are supposedly on his own side. If you are in any doubt about which side he is on, … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Media | 38 Comments

Cry me a river – the Liberals lost Wentworth*

Speaking of rivers it has been many, many years since I read The Water Babies so I don’t recall the exact details of the book. I do remember, however,  Mrs. Bedonebyasyoudid and Mrs. Doasyouwouldbedoneby.  Our friends in the parliamentary Liberal Party should … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Federal Politics | 105 Comments

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

Posted in Conservative politics, Politics | 61 Comments

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

Posted in Conservative politics, Rafe | 61 Comments