Category Archives: Hypocrisy of progressives

Call to arms! Can we stand idle while Trump enforces the rule of law?

A bit of jolly sarc.

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We are all Israel Folau

Well, apart from deplorables who don’t believe in freedom of faith and free speech. No need to agree with him, just recall the statement (probably falsely) attributed to Voltaire. I Disapprove of What You Say, But I Will Defend to … Continue reading

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“add, copy, delete or alter”

The media have been jumping up and down about the warrant to search their ABC: A top ABC ­staffer was “staggered” by the Australian Federal Police warrant executed in yesterday’s raids which he condemned for ­granting officers the power to … Continue reading

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“Call Lifeline”

In the Open Thread Dover Beach draws our attention to an article about Victoria’s voluntary euthanasia laws. His point is that the law will require falsification of death certificates. The patient’s terminal illness, not the voluntary assisted dying act, will be … Continue reading

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The Guardian on the ‘Death Tax Lie”

The Guardian has a huge story on the ‘death tax lie’ from the last election. Bottom line: No one Guardian Australia has spoken to has argued that Labor lost the election because of the death tax falsehood. No one inside … Continue reading

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Factually challenged.

This tweet was brought to my attention. Didn’t look too hard. The storming of police into a public broadcaster would be expected in an authoritarian regime, not Australia. While there is much to be criticised about the media, a free press fearlessly holding … Continue reading

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Aussie Vape Day

Today is Aussie Vape Day.  

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What can we do about the genocide of Christians?

Is that the right word? The massacre and “cleansing” of the Christians in the Middle East and parts of Africa. Yesterday I upset a longstanding friend in the US with a Facebook post calling out the progressive left for ignoring … Continue reading

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Picking fights

The ALP and their fellow travellers are picking a lot of fights. Retirees. Mortgage brokers. Taxpayers. Easter worshippers. Christians. That is from the Australian Political Debate page on Facebook. Really? Not smart. Not necessary. The faithful should be left alone … Continue reading

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Just don’t mention the Christians

Lefties invent a new word to avoid reality. Easter worshippers? Lefties stand with Muslims, LBGQT and nightclub dancers. What about Christians?

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