Category Archives: International

Is there a case for Trump?

So first the real politic case from William McGurn: The alternative is President Hillary Clinton. This is the reality of choice in a two-party democracy. Still, many have a hard time accepting it. So even as Mr. Trump handily dispatched … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 109 Comments

Look at the up-side

I have argued before that the Australian government should nominate Kevin Rudd for the UN job. I thought that was all very detached and objective and all. But today Joe Hildebrand has exposed my hidden agenda: The Right hates the … Continue reading

Posted in International, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 40 Comments

CAS hands out more communal punishment

The WSJ is reporting: Russia’s Olympic delegation moved a step closer to being banned from the Rio Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday that individual athletes could be punished collectively for doping violations committed by … Continue reading

Posted in AFLgate, Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 17 Comments

Turkish coup

Erdogan gone. Turkish Military Says It Has Taken Over Country. ‘SECURE’ AT UNDISCLOSED LOCATION… URGES PEOPLE TO TAKE TO STREETS… PARLIAMENT SURROUNDED BY TANKS… Angry Turks drag commander out of turret, beat him… FALL OF ISLAMIST GOVT? Social media access … Continue reading

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Guest: Michael James on Brexit, What Now?

The sudden appointment of Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and Prime Minister has abruptly ended the brief period of shock, disbelief and paralysis following the European Union referendum. In those two weeks it has finally sunk in … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post, International, Oppressive government, Rafe, Take Nanny down | 25 Comments

Theresa May to be new UK PM

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I’m so old I remember when the left was against globalisation

From The New York Times even: Obama Will Need His Oratory Powers to Sell Globalization. But what about this: 1999 Seattle WTO protests. 1999 Seattle WTO protests, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Seattle or the Battle in Seattle, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics on the left, International | 14 Comments

July 4

In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, History, International | 13 Comments

Introducing Theresa May

I know nothing about her but here seems to be the leader of a conservative party.

Posted in International, Politics | 50 Comments

Donald Trump’s statement on Brexit

This is ​DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT REGARDING BRITISH REFERENDUM ON E.U. MEMBERSHIP: The people of the United Kingdom have exercised the sacred right of all free peoples. They have declared their independence from the European Union and have voted to … Continue reading

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