Category Archives: Politics of the Left

Where I’ll be going next week

I am off to the first ever Heterodox Academy meeting in New York which almost overlaps with the meeting of the American History of Economics Society meeting which is also in New York. When I’m in New York I always … Continue reading

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Corruption and criminality

A fantastic series of posts from today that outline not just the corruption but outright criminality among the left in the United States in which they have used the levers of the Federal Government to attack their enemies and benefit … Continue reading

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The Queen may be the only one in England who really likes Donald Trump

In contrast, let us say, with Theresa May: Donald Trump to get parting shot from Theresa May during London visit. Here’s some text. Theresa May will give Donald Trump a copy of Winston Churchill’s blueprint for the United Nations in … Continue reading

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Socialism is not the answer but do socialists know that?

Democrat John Hickenlooper: “Socialism is not the answer” “We shouldn’t try to achieve universal coverage by removing private insurance from 150 million Americans” “We shouldn't try to tackle climate change by guaranteeing every American a gov job” Crowd boos loudly … Continue reading

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Me old china plate

Two stories, separate but thematically linked. The first about Chinese foreign policy starts with this. Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has warned that Australia will become “a tributary state” to China unless the Morrison government joins the US … Continue reading

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Now I know my ABC…

… tell me what you think of me. And here to tell them is Maurice Newman: Forces from within are destroying the ABC. Taxpayers spend more than $1 billion a year on the ABC and its 1983 act requires the … Continue reading

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It is astonishing how dishonest the American media is

From the people who never said a word about, “if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor”: Washington Post fact checker says president has now lied 10,000 times since taking office. From the same people who supported the … Continue reading

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“One of the gravest modern offenses to government transparency” = Hillary and the Obama “Justice” Department

Here’s what all this means. Obama with 100% certainty knew that Hillary was using an unsecured server to send him emails which is in complete violation of the Espionage Act of the United States. Now read on. From Ace of … 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

Posted in 2019 election, Hypocrisy of progressives, Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Politics of the Left, Taking out the trash | 48 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 | 18 Comments