Category Archives: Politics of the Left

Seaward bound and unbound

Let’s first define seaward: “the direction or side away from land and toward the open sea”. Seems pretty innocuous, yet there has been quite a disturbance in the force over the use of just this word the other day. And … Continue reading

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The right and the left on the ending of the Korean War

There are two views on North Korea that you can find if you look. The easiest to find is the left-media take that nothing happened, and it’s all a well-worn charade. But then there is this, which I will come … Continue reading

Posted in History, International, Media, Politics of the Left | 78 Comments

Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps: Part 3 – Set the Table

TMR’s special on swatting leftists continues with Part Three: Set the Table. (Go here for Part One: Read and Prepare and Part Two: Get Comfortable). It is good debating practice to agree on basic facts that nobody can possibly disagree with … Continue reading

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Feather duster

Eight years on top but as gone as any politician has ever been. But I have to say, his supporters are more insane than is truly believable. This is the moronic Maureen Down writing in the NYT more than a … Continue reading

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Are they stupid, gullible or malicious?

Or maybe they are just nuts. Political derangement is a mental disease for which the left is highly susceptible. PDT is demonstrating that every principle they have lived by is wrong, but rather than being willing to learn, they have … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 23 Comments

Rhodes to ruin

The only thing Rhodes has correctly stated is this: “All these newspapers used to have foreign bureaus. Now they don’t. They call us to explain to them what’s happening in Moscow and Cairo. Most of the outlets are reporting on … Continue reading

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On the left it’s all about power

VENEZUELANS VOTE FOR MORE CRAZY MADURO 75% DISAPPROVAL NATION IN RUIN   That’s in some third world backwater where the elections are fixed and you cannot get rid of the left even when they are ruining everything about your lives. … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 24 Comments

You wish he were long forgotten but going stronger than ever

Born 200 years ago today Karl Marx in 1875 Born 5 May 1818 Trier, Kingdom of Prussia Died 14 March 1883 (aged 64) London, England, UK Resting place Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery, London, England, UK Residence Germany, France, Belgium, UK Nationality Stateless after 1845 Spouse(s) … Continue reading

Posted in History, Philosophy, Politics of the Left | 9 Comments

Privatise the ABC: Hysterical reaction edition

Chris Berg and I have a forthcoming book on why and how to privatise the ABC. Per-order here. Chris and I have been getting some great publicity from some unusual sources. The Guardian, for example: When the communications minister, Mitch … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Media, Politics of the Left | 61 Comments

McCarthy good; Stalin bad

  We are off to see Death of Stalin tonight, but unfortunately, as this article by Diana West makes all too clear, Stalinism is still not dead and can be seen at every turn and in what ought to be … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Politics of the Left | 34 Comments