Category Archives: Cross Post

Cross Post: Robert Murray An Age of Decrepitude

After almost a lifetime of reading theAge, Melbourne’s 162-year-old morning news­paper, I am debating whether to cancel my subscription. This is not so much about digital technology as, in the words of a veteran ex-subscriber friend, because the paper is … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Adam Piggott Robert Gottliebsen has no business being a business columnist.

Writing in The Australian Robert Gottliebsen attempts to make the claim that the CEO of Australia Post is not overpaid. Currently the CEO, Ahmed Fahour, is the highest paid public servant in Australia and the highest paid national post service … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Colin Mendelsohn Australia’s looming e-cigarette ban robs smokers of a chance to quit

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh blow to smokers. Australian smokers will be denied access to life-saving technology estimated to have helped millions of smokers to quit overseas. Those … Continue reading

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Cross Post: John Adams The real story of the Q Society dinner

Jacqueline Maley’s report of Thursday night’s Sydney Q Society dinner published on the Sydney Morning Herald’s website on Friday has caused an explosion of outrage throughout the political class, the media commentariat and on social media in the subsequent 48 … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cross Post | 51 Comments

Cross Post: Allan Hird WADA inquiry needed in light of Essendon drug scandal

BRITAIN’S House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has established an inquiry, Combatting Doping in Sport, into WADA and the UK anti-doping authority. Olivier Niggli, WADA Director General, flew to London from Montreal to give evidence. Niggli was asked … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Marcus Putting Trump’s Executive Actions in Perspective

Even though Trump has barely been in office for two weeks, the left is already complaining about the number of executive orders he’s signed – as if he’s behaving like some sort of dictator. As you’re about to see, the media … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Cross Post | 18 Comments

Cross Post: John Adams When hoard work is not rewarded

Australians must be alert to the risk of the Turnbull, or a future Australian, Government engaging in mass gold confiscation. Across the economy, many Australians have lost confidence in the international monetary system, including recent actions of the Reserve Bank … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Morgan Begg Revealed: how your taxes fund the 18c Fan Club

One of the most obvious features of the parliamentary inquiry into section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act has been the volume of government agencies and government-funded left-wing interest groups that have contributed to the body of submissions. These beneficiaries … Continue reading

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Cross Post: Philip Thompson High Taxes And Plain Packaging Fund North Korean Nukes And Terrorists

In just first few weeks of 2017 police over the world have been busy seizing counterfeit cigarettes. In Ireland investigators, including Detector Dog Alfie, seized 60,000 illegal cigarettes with a street value of €32,500 ($34,000 USD), just beating out the … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Plain Packaging, Take Nanny down | 59 Comments

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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