Category Archives: Guest Post

Guest Post: Brendan O’Neill – Here’s my beef with gay marriage

Sinclair Davidson seems to think my main beef with gay marriage is that the people who campaign for it use unpleasant tactics. But this is merely an observation. And it’s the one I made on Q&A last Monday because I had just … Continue reading

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Guest Poem: I am the walrus – The Revolution Will Not Be Subsidised

You will not be able to stay home, brother. You will not be able to turn on, plug in and cop out. You will not be able to lose yourself on Foxtel and skip out for beer during commercials, because … Continue reading

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Guest Post: JC – The Greek crisis

The Greek crisis has been an ongoing event for five tortuous years. It may be over for the foreseeable future, as a result of the German parliament finally ratifying the deal, but it also highlights what I believe is a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Driftforge – An Alternative to the Minimum Wage.

Currently the Australian Minimum Wage sits at $17.29 per hour for a 38 hour week.  This represents, depending on the exchange rate on the day, one of the highest minimum wages in the world.  It also sits substantially above the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Minimum Wage or Statutory Unemployment?

Let’s start with definitions. The minimum wage is nil. You don’t work, you don’t get paid. When there is discussion of minimum wage in Australia, what is really being discussed is the statutory wage; the wage below which the government … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on the need for Parliamentary debate on involvement in the Middle East

Thousands of miles from here a backward, misogynist, psychotic group of Sunni Muslims is terrorising all within their reach. Quite rightly, the Australian Government has not committed a single soldier to counter this evil. I speak of Boko Haram in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ian Plimer – Renewables in NSW produce 0.0% of all electricity generated

[Update: Some figures in the original post have been corrected. Sinc] The Climate Change Authority and the Greens want more renewables because apparently, human emissions of CO2 drive global warming. I am a patient chap, was fabulously good looking in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tim Andrews – Greater transparency for travel rorts

Another day, another travel scandal. Bronwyn Bishop was forced to resign as speaker for her use of a chopper, but this was just the latest in year after year of abuse. Mark Dreyfus used taxpayer funds for a family ski trip in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Muddy – Strategic Failure

“Like teenaged ruffians, the bullies in Moscow and in other such places as Beijing and Pyongyang rub their hands with glee as they see the world’s chief of police sipping coffee in the donut shop while windows are smashed, stores … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Rabz – While on the subject of Q&A …

The recent B.P. Terpstra guest post got me musing on the many years of frequent fallout (and subsequent hyperbowl) caused by a certain televisual feast – otherwise known as Q&A. A summary of the choicest denunciations (as they appeared on … Continue reading

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