Category Archives: Politics of the Left

Who you calling old?

There was this interesting exchange on Q&A last Monday: DAVID LEYONHJELM I sit next to Greens in the Senate and hear that claptrap all time. It is absolute garbage. (APPLAUSE) JUDITH BRETT I must say, you old men! (LAUGHTER AND … Continue reading

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This is the one that belongs to us

There was a time, maybe during the 1980s, that I took global warming as a hypothesis worth thinking about, but somewhere around then I concluded there was nothing in it and since then anyone who has taken it seriously has … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Politics of the Left | 35 Comments

Captive minds

Peter Smith discusses the posturing of the left, giving us a brief list of leftist idiocies, of which, he notes, there are far more to add: Ever more generous provisions of welfare, health and education are ‘rights’, the denial of … Continue reading

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Quadrant Couldn’t Have Timed Things Any Worse

This time last year, Quadrant lost the last of its government funding. Rather than giving them a handout, I advocated subscribing on the basis that it represented good value for money. I also put my money where my mouth was and … Continue reading

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Fake news trolling

What shall we say about this which is a comment from OK, but what have you done for me lately?? As well as having a cool Christian name, ‘Malcolm’ is right to slam Kates’ simplistic rants – such as ‘you … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 62 Comments

Left bots get their news from comedians which is why they are so ignorant

Is Comey a bad guy – he stopped Hillary from becoming president – or is he a good guy – investigating Trump’s Russian connection? Expect not honesty, consistency or common sense from the left who get their lead from comedians. … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 32 Comments

How Venezuela Came to Be

Now that Venezuela is completely ruined, Steve Kates rightly wonders why there has been no explanation as to how it all came about. I add that the complete lack of insight is most glaring in respect of socialist and communist cheer … Continue reading

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The ABC owes Peter Dutton an apology

The ABC has been running this story about a 5-year old and Peter Dutton’s version of events for some time. I haven’t paid too much attention because it looked to me to be one of those he-said she said stories. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 88 Comments

Know thine enemy

There is something so lacking in resolve among the supposed right side of the political spectrum that I am at a loss to understand how to get others to see what is right before their eyes. The left knows its … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Politics of the Left | 52 Comments

Guess who was “a supporter of the American Communist Party at the height of the Cold War”

How can this possibly be true and not have become common knowledge? From: This is the open scandal that Congress should investigate: John Brennan’s CIA operated like a branch office of the Hillary campaign, leaking out mentions of this bogus … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Politics of the Left | 21 Comments