Category Archives: Cultural Issues

Master and apprentice

The point really is that on the left these things don’t matter at all, and they are normally only brought to light because they really do matter to conservatives. The instant and ongoing forgiveness for Bill Clinton for his sexual … Continue reading

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Storm vs Cowboys 2017

A nice clean grand final thread for cultured Cats. Sadly cant particpate myself. Enjoy the day. Play clean, no biting and scratching in the scrums.

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The LGTBI Waffen Never Sleeps

Is it just me, or do you get the feeling that we’re being followed by the LGTBI lobby and its brigade of extreme activists? As I logged into TMR the other week, an interesting little strip came across the top … Continue reading

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Nothing new under the sun

On the tidal wave unleashed in the Reformation after Martin Luther challenged the authority of the Catholic church. Described by Roger Kimball in a review of Jacques Barzun’s book Dawn to Decadence. And what a tidal wave: Manners are flouted … Continue reading

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R G Collingwood on the rise of fake news

R G Collingwood (1889-1943) was an English philosopher and historian who was obsessed with the rise of communism and state socialism while the sciences were making giant strides. This is a review of a collection of his political essays. A … Continue reading

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Safe Schools ‘All of Us’ Unit Guide Amended

Reader Jason has noticed that the All of Us unit guide appears to have changed: It seems they have changed the exercise on Page 20. Possibly others. Is it possible to put it up here to compare the differences? The … Continue reading

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On Brandis v Hanson

So Senator Hanson turned up in the Senate chamber dressed in a burqa.  To be clear, I don’t think she was making a point about the plight of women in Islam. Rather I suspect – along with George Brandis – … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics | 126 Comments

David Leyonhjelm. The sharing economy

If a man’s home is his castle, he should be free to allow anyone he wants to stay in this castle. If a woman’s car is her chariot, she should be free to offer a ride to anyone she wants. … Continue reading

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Safe Schools Unit Guide Goes ‘Missing’

I was watching Andrew Bolt’s show on Sky tonight and he had a concerned mother on to discuss the Safe Schools agenda. Some of you may know her from this video:   If you’ve been reading TMR’s posts on the … Continue reading

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Trump and our cultural wars

Travelling among the educated elites on this excursion into North America has been a depressing experience. I know that policy has been my line of work for the past thirty-plus years, but even so, you would think that for most … Continue reading

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