Category Archives: Conservative politics

And the news is that this is not news

I’m with marcus on taking a hard approach to dealing with the left. I just came across this, which is a report in an obscure journal about a statement made by the President of the United States, via twitter, that … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics, Media | 15 Comments

Abbott misses the boat (Again)

This op-ed from a year ago came up on my Facebook feed and I thought I’d repost it as it is still current and timely. +++***+++ I have an op-ed in the AFR dealing with Tony Abbott’s comments about immigration and housing … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Conservative politics, Economics and economy | 242 Comments

Donald Trump at the CONSERVATIVE Political Action Conference

As he says at the start, “I have proved I am a conservative”. And so he is. And very very well received he was.

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 26 Comments

What’s so special about what Jordan Peterson says and how he says it?

This is from Instapundit discussing Jordan Peterson, the most articulate defender of our Western values found anywhere in the world. The question that really is of central interest is why he has become the phenomenon he is. I have my … Continue reading

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Sunshine conservatives revisited

LIQ has raised the ridiculous and entirely spurious condition that my failure ever to criticise Donald Trump is somehow proof that my defence of PDT is beyond reason. What really can one make of this? Trump is a false messiah … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 93 Comments

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

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 29 Comments

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

Posted in American politics, Conservative politics | 15 Comments

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

Posted in Conservative politics, Rafe | 22 Comments