Category Archives: Politics of the Left

“No borders, no wall, no USA at all”

That’s Antifa, the American left in all its insanity, just today. Is that really what they want, because whether or not that is what they really want, that is what they are heading towards? This, however, seems more to the … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 7 Comments

Joe McCarthy and the Deep State

The term “McCarthyism” makes a come back in The Oz. But like everywhere, they use McCarthyism as if it had been a bad thing. But before I go on, let me remind you of my review of Diana West’s astounding … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 12 Comments

Is this really true about the left?

Complete copy from this post from Hot Air: Vox: Sarah Jeong Was Just Talking The Way Most People On The Left Talk About White People. Vox: Sarah Jeong Was Just Talking The Way Most People On The Left Talk About … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics of the Left | 47 Comments

The left are like locusts. They cannot help destroying

From Sarah Hoyt, where I have extracted her core argument which really gets to the heart of things as they now are. Her title is: The Left are the Locusts of Culture. There is a scene in Independence Day where … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Socialism | 41 Comments

Claire Lehmann and Padraic McGuinness

This is a story of two editors. Claire Lehmann is a rising star or even a risen star in cyberspace with her online magazine Quillette that is a space for civilised conversation about controversial cultural issues. Have a look! Last … Continue reading

Posted in civil society, Cultural Issues, Education, Politics of the Left, Rafe | 16 Comments

The new socialism just like the old socialism

Just think of this in the Age of Venezuela: AP: ‘Democratic Socialism is Surging’. It was surging before and will continue to surge after since socialists are by definition ignorant to an amazing extent about both history and how an … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Economics on the left, Politics of the Left | 36 Comments

Actually only 68%

Although perhaps not the mayor of London. As noted about the pic: Pretty much every American news outlet is gleeful about the “giant Trump baby balloon,” as it is conventionally described, that supposedly is dominating the London landscape while Trump … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Politics of the Left | 54 Comments

ABC is deliberately misleading

There has been a great hullabaloo surrounding Chris Berg and my book Against Public Broadcasting:  Why and how we should privatise the ABC.  Even before it was published The Guardian and Senator Kristina Keneally began pushing the line that this book was … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Books and writing, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 75 Comments

First they came for Tommy Robinson

Great enterprises start small. First they put away just one fellow who is causing trouble and when that works they put away a second. You know the one about first they came for the Jews. In this case, first they … Continue reading

Posted in Oppressive government, Politics of the Left, Rule of law | 39 Comments

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

Posted in American politics, Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics of the Left | 17 Comments