Category Archives: Cross Post

Cross Post: Terry Barnes Time to call out the public health boot boys and their media droogs

This week the public health Pooh-Bahs opened self-righteous fire on yet another front. A public health Pooh-Bah is a self-appointed guru convinced utterly their own rightness, who delights in telling the rest of us how to live and brook no … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Allan Hird Patrick Smith ignores the truth in his articles on my son James Hird

On Wednesday on Melbourne radio, The Australian’s columnist Patrick Smith claimed the purpose of his two articles about my son James Hird was to protect the truth. I find that risible. In my opinion, his “truth” is a distortion of … Continue reading

Posted in AFLgate, Cross Post | 36 Comments

Cross Post: Richard Holden Printing more money isn’t the answer to all economic ills

Economists did not predict the financial crisis of 2007, nor did we predict that advent of secular stagnation that has followed. Those events have shaken the economic and political world. Our theories need work. Maybe a lot of work. But … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Economics and economy | 11 Comments

Cross Post: John Adams Australian of the Year

Without question, the most internationally famous, influential and impactful Australian in 2016 is Julian Assange. Through Wikileaks, Assange had a big hand in the 2016 US presidential race through the publications of e-mails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Terry Barnes Every cloud has a silver lining

Notwithstanding investigations under way into stood-aside Health minister Sussan Ley’s touching fondness for the Gold Coast, it now appears she has crossed the line on survivability. Yesterday’s revelation by Fairfax reporters that Ley spent more than $13,000 of our money … Continue reading

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Cross Post: John Adams The coming storm

The election of Donald Trump has increased Australia’s strategic vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific region. Trump’s policy of ‘America first’ and his doctrine of policy unpredictability has caused significant alarm among America’s traditional allies who rely on America for military protection … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Rachel Moore You are the racist, actually, not me

I’m an Orthodox Jewish settler raising seven children in the West Bank. I’m also an American citizen and I voted for Donald Trump. Yeah, I’m that lady. I opened a local business here, and I did so on purpose — … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Ethics and morality, Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 48 Comments

Cross post: John Adams We must resist the war on cash

Australians must resist the international war on cash. Across the world, a major effort is underway, led by international financial institutions, to reduce the ability of citizens holding large denominations of physical currency notes thereby encouraging them to hold money … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Economics and economy | 84 Comments

Cross Post: Warren Mundine telling it how it is

Donald Trump’s victory demonstrates the media and commentariat are disconnected from voters. Almost without exception they failed to anticipate the presidential election outcome — and had little influence on it. Their message that Trump was unfit for presidency largely ignored. … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Roger goes to Washington

An old joke in New York newspaper circles imagined Armageddon as reported by the city’s rival rags. The pre-Murdoch New York Post, then owned by the genteel leftist Dorothy Schiff, pitched to the interests and sympathies of its core readership: … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Cross Post | 55 Comments