Category Archives: Guest Post

John Constantine: Dictated Law from Unelected Operatives

Back in the old days, the police always used to say their job was to enforce the laws made by elected officials, not make laws themselves. Now we see vicpol political operatives making submissions on gun laws, and even vicpol … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post on Red Tape

The crippling effects of red tape on the economy are unfortunately not restricted to the NSW housing sector. As chair of the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape, I have so far introduced three interim reports – on the sale, … Continue reading

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Jason Potts and Marie-Anne Cam: With a new futures market, Bitcoin is going mainstream

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange will soon begin trading Bitcoin derivatives (futures contracts), signalling the cryptocurrency is now a mainstream asset class. Bitcoin has had limited use in the mainstream economy in part because the volatility of its price. The value … Continue reading

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Sanjeev Sabhlok: Stop worshipping the Constitution. Please start thinking.

Citizenship is meaningless if it does not include the right to represent the community in parliament. Australia citizenship is arguably worthless since our constitution imposes restrictions on citizens who can contest elections. But every policy must address a real problem. … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. Was Jesus a terrorist?

In the three years I’ve been in the Senate, the Abbott and Turnbull governments have introduced multiple bills to address terrorist threats. Each has involved loss of liberty, justified on the grounds that existing laws must be ‘strengthened’. Agencies responsible … Continue reading

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Greg Chapman: It’s Wombat Day

According to Australian folklore, if a wombat appears out of its barrow any time after January 1st on a sunny day, we will have 100 years of Global Warming. Some think this is a myth from the aboriginal dreamtime, but … Continue reading

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Peter O’Brien: More on the Cash affair

Further to my thoughts on the Michaelia Cash affair, I noticed Brad Norington using a curious turn of phrase in his article on this topic in the Weekend Australian. “The advisor, Dave de Garis, immediately took a political bullet for … Continue reading

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Luke Simpkins: The Left Delivers for Home Grown Terrorism

Recently a 16 year old German ‘ISIS bride’ was captured in Mosul.  She converted to Islam at 15 in Germany, became radicalised and then travelled to Iraq to support IS and become an IS bride.  Now, after the fall of … Continue reading

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Peter O’Brien: The Cash Affair

There are two dimensions to the AFP raid on the AWU. The first is the administration of justice.  The government had credible information that Bill Shorten may have made donations to GetUp and his own campaign without obtaining proper authorization … Continue reading

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Warty: Suburbicon

We’ve read about Hollywood’s response to the election of Donald Trump, the ridicule, the cheap shots, and they’re relentless. They cater to a Clinton audience, yet they’re indirectly target the Deplorables who took away the promised fifty years of Democrat … Continue reading

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