Category Archives: Cultural Issues

Some People Understand

Recently, as I was enjoying a coffee at my favourite cafe in Fremantle, I heard a great song called ‘The Love Me or Die’ by CW Stoneking. On giving the song the Shazam treatment, I discovered that it was from … Continue reading

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Denying warm periods again, a massive defence of windmills and Henry Ergas on the indigenous voice.

Jo Nova replies to the latest effort to revive the “hockey stick”of recent warming. For five or so years believers didn’t really mention the Medieval Warm Period. Too bruised by the embarrassment of Hockey Stick Zombie failures. But it’s an … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues, Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 18 Comments

Racists are entirely on the left

On the way home but a few notes on our experience here in the US. First this. Every racist I have come across is on the left. The left are the only people today who seem to notice and dwell … Continue reading

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What is the most overblown issue of our times?

That was the question posed to a panel last night at FreedomFest, the most spectacularly interesting conference year after year I ever make my way to. In Las Vegas each year in July, a city more interesting than you might … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Cultural Issues | 28 Comments

Gun deaths in the US

Some important information turned up on the open thread courtesy of thefrollikingmole (possibly my favourite pseudonym). Read it all. The case for concealed carry is clear. The best protection against mad and bad people with guns is other people with … Continue reading

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Richard Colbeck has some explaining to do

Senator Richard Colbeck is the Minister for Sport. Now an interesting development occurred in the Folau saga: Rugby Australia may have inadvertently opened another legal avenue for Israel Folau to pursue following suggestions that sponsors were threatening to withdraw support if … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality, Oppressive government | 177 Comments

Trump ends global warming. And crosses the swamp!

A remarkable chart that shows how the Trump Pence administration has reversed the warming trend under Obama Biden (hyperbole alert). The heavy black line is the moving average that is not yet reflecting the latest decline produced by the Donald’s … Continue reading

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Politics and Sport: Not a Goodes Look

I am calling BS on Adam Goodes and the politically correct and biased documentary making him out to be a victim of racism. Special mention to Jupes who has already covered this topic brilliantly as I share most, if not … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues | 39 Comments

The Friedman Papers 2019

Get your copy of the Friedman Papers here. Selected from our favourite and most attractive speakers at the conference. The Doomlord contributed the first paper on Milton Friedman – a man of his time; a man for our times. The … Continue reading

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A litany of lies to end the rock climb at Ayers Rock

A stirring presentation by Marc Hendrickx at the Friedman Conference describing the outrageous falsehoods advanced by Parks Australia and the Board to justify closing the climb. On the 26th of October in just 155 days the Board of the Uluru … Continue reading

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