Category Archives: Federal Politics

Is an absence of common sense now the key ingredient for political office?

Malcolm is not only his own worst enemy, he is close enough to being ours as well. If this really is all the Libs have then they really are doomed. You would hope that this far out from an election, … Continue reading

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Help solve a mystery

As anyone who has read my views over the years would know, Malcolm has never been my cup of tea, but when it came to the election last year, I was all in for the Libs. After the bi[!] by-election … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Federal Politics | 92 Comments

The National Security Editor at The Oz speaks out

There are times when I think the media are inhabited by clueless clowns and then there are times when I think things are even worse. This is written by the person The Australian has designated as its “National Security Editor”: … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Media | 64 Comments

“Trusting the ABC was a rookie mistake”

An interesting article about the hysterics at the ABC and their fellow hysteric our interim Prime Minister: Four Corners stopped truth from ruining its ripping yarn. It’s about how nothing has come of the Royal Commission after “the ABC’s Four … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Federal Politics, Media | 25 Comments

The Constitution is Just Fine Thank You Very Much

I saw this opinion written by guest poster Sanjeev Sabhlok and just about fell out of my chair. It relates to the Federal Parliament’s citizenship crisis and attempts to follow the ‘law is stupid’ line of argument: Stop worshipping the … Continue reading

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Look Malcolm just Get-up and go

It’s from The Saturday Paper so they are obviously not trying to help the Libs, but it wouldn’t be the first time they got something like that wrong. The story is titled: Turnbull sought GetUp! help before spill. Via Tim … Continue reading

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What about PEFO?

Yesterday I heard Mitch Fifield being interviewed on ABC radio. Listen from the 2.01 hour mark for the interview. At 2.09.36 mark we have this exchange: Epstein: That’s the same thing as saying it’s Labor’s fault you broke your promise. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Budget | 32 Comments

Brandis Has Truly Lost the Plot

In case there wasn’t already enough of a disconnect between the political class and regular people, George Brandis put forward this ludicrous proposition the other day: Dual citizen politicians who “honestly swear” they didn’t know they held foreign citizenship should … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on electricity politics

Democracy has an ugly virtue. It makes the problems of government our fault. Electricity prices are ridiculously high and there is a real prospect of blackouts each summer and winter for the foreseeable future. Politicians are to blame, but so … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Global warming and climate change policy, Guest Post | 55 Comments

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

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality, Federal Politics | Tagged , , | 142 Comments