Category Archives: Politics of the Left

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

Posted in 2019 election, Hypocrisy of progressives, Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Politics of the Left, Taking out the trash | 18 Comments

“Do you see the impression it causes?”

That was a question posed by Virginia Trioli of @TheirABC this morning to Scott Morrison. This is in relation to a water buy-back that is causing some kerfuffle. The correct answer is: No. What impression, precisely, does it cause? Explain to … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 election, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all., Taking out the trash | 8 Comments

Peter Ridd wins a victory for academic freedom against political correctness

Will this be a shot heard around the world? From Benny Peiser at the Global Warming Policy Forum picking up a feed from The Australian. A Federal Court judge has ruled that James Cook University acted unlawfully when it sacked … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Politics of the Left, Rafe | 40 Comments

Tactile nuclear weapons

Is this really funny? She is one of two Senators from New York and is running for President. This should truly frighten you, as much for the lack of attention this has received from the media as for her outright … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 30 Comments

Some people said something

And from Omar’s colleague: Rashida Tlaib On Omar’s Disgusting 9/11 Remarks: She’s Just Speaking Truth. They provide a major public service in alerting those who are capable of being alerted to the kinds of ideas that are harboured among the … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left | 32 Comments

Is this the greatest political scandal in American history?

Is a scandal still a scandal if it’s not reported in the press? If not, what is it? Seems pretty bad. Start with this from Ace of Spades. Thursday and the big story is the reaction to Attorney General William … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 28 Comments

And here as well

Via Instapundit. MAY THE SAME THING HAPPEN HERE: There Is No Left Left In Israel. “The most far-reaching consequence of the 2019 Israeli election may well be that it verified, beyond any reasonable doubt, that there is functionally no left left in … Continue reading

Posted in International, Politics of the Left | 14 Comments

Affirmative dissent

This is a comment on a post with a self-explanatory title, The Looming Danger for Dissident Professors. It’s essentially why sites like this are necessary just to remind ourselves that it isn’t us who are nuts. Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote … Continue reading

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Further evidence of The Rise of Anti-Christian Sentiment in the West

Received today from Professor Augusto Zimmermann in WA. Dear Friend, I would like to call your attention to a very serious matter. As you know, I am organising in Perth a major conference on religious freedom entitled ‘Religious Freedom at … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media, Politics of the Left | 35 Comments

Government to be subsidising Porsches

Here I was thinking that I has bought my last car and wouldn’t be in the market for another car. But no. Bill Shorten is promising to subsidise Australians into luxury cars. “How long does it take to charge it … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 election, Economics on the left, Politics of the Left, Taking out the trash | 78 Comments