Category Archives: Hypocrisy of progressives

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A modern Stalingrad over the credibility of the left

Or to be more American, this is a return to Gettysburg. Or for us in the British Empire, we are again at Waterloo. But however you slice it, this is where the left and the media have placed their credibility … Continue reading

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So it’s the Liberals who have a woman problem?

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Claire Lehmann at CIS: identity politics on campus

Claire Lehmann’s 2018 Helen Hughes Lecture and other recent publications.

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So just who then are the fascists

From Drudge just now: SUSPECT TRIES STABBING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE WITH SWITCHBLADE… KNIFE MALFUNCTION… CAMPAIGN SIGN USED TO FEND OFF… COPS: CURSED PRESIDENT BEFORE VIOLENCE… MASS SHOOTING TWEET THREATENS TRUMP HOTEL MAGA EVENT… WYOMING GOP OFFICE SET ON FIRE… Conservative Columnist … Continue reading

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And now turning to sports

Bad sports in particular. Start with the single most important issue in the world over the last 24 hours: Serena Williams is calling out sexism in tennis. Here’s why. From the ever-reliable CNN. At a news conference following her loss, … Continue reading

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Bootleggers and Baptists revisited

The Bootleggers and Baptists idea is a public choice account of the way regulations may serve two very different interests. Prohibition of alcohol in the US is the model where the godly puritans who pushed for prohibition generated a prime … Continue reading

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That’s got to hurt …

The Mocker is out and about commenting on the Victorian government’s decision to ban Sky News from train stations. In relation to Laura Jayes skewering Victorian Transport Minister Jacinta Allan: By this stage viewers no doubt concluded Allan was unfit … Continue reading

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The voice of reason

Laura Jayes has an excellent op-ed in the Daily Telegraph: People nodding along with the broader sentiments are sick of being branded racists for wanting to have a discussion on it. Australians aren’t racist, they just want to hear their … Continue reading

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Call out in a loud voice: “Hypocrisy”

The Australian political establishment has been in overdrive today. Fraser Anning (who?) used the words “final” and “solution” in the same sentence in Parliament. For reader guidance I’m going to reproduce the entire two paragraphs that surround that hateful and … Continue reading

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