Category Archives: Hypocrisy of progressives

David Leyonhjelm. Don’t let the terrorists and supremacists win

If it is the right thing to locate Australia’s embassy in Jerusalem, we should do so even if terrorists threaten violence in response. And if it is ok to be white, we should be able to say so even if … Continue reading

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Identity politics and apartheid

I have long thought that identity politics and apartheid is the same thing – just that identity politics seems to be more respectable.  Racist right wingers are appalling while racist left wingers are promoting human rights.  It’s all so easy … Continue reading

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Talk about being out of touch …

The Herald Sun is reporting: COUNCILS across Melbourne could move to fortnightly rubbish collections under a plan to reduce food waste ending up in landfill. A state government agency has recommended that food and garden refuse be collected in special … Continue reading

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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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