Category Archives: Politics of the Left

Honi Soit 2017. So much for the cutting edge of student journalism

Idly googling Honi Soit, the weekly student newspaper at the Uni of Sydney it was interesting/shocking/only to be expected that the masthead of the website carries this declaration, framed in black. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, the … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Rafe | 15 Comments

This should be absolutely illegal

This previous post of mine was not a bit of whimsy but ought to be taken up as a serious proposition before it is too late: It must be made illegal on “social media” to deny service to people who … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Freedom of speech, Politics of the Left | 71 Comments

“Antifa” is defined as psychotic nutter

This is a story that I am reprinting as it was published but with a bit of editorial adjustment so that what actually took place is clarified: Masked anarchists nutters violently rout right-wing peaceful and law abiding demonstrators in Berkeley … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 130 Comments

David Horowitz on Charlottesville

Key points. 1. One of the parties had a permit to be in the park where the violence occurred, the others did not. 2. The left have been doing violence in the streets for years but it suddenly becomes an … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Rafe | 34 Comments

The Taliban of the modern American left

The American Civil War ended a long long time ago, but the American left has now decided to refight the war when slavery has vanished and racist attitudes in the US are at an all-time low, of course absolutely forgetting … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 157 Comments

Who is Imran Awan and why is there not wall-to-wall coverage of his arrest?

I mention this only because it is the kind of thing that you will be able to find only on blogs and will be largely unreported in the media: Imran Awan Scandal Shows Just How Much Dirt Dems Wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 35 Comments

Advance Australia Fair

Who is the one creating more wealth for toil: the person pouring the beer; or the person who took out a business loan to buy the pub; who paid for the pub’s fitout and facilites; who takes on the unending … Continue reading

Posted in Economics on the left, Politics of the Left, Socialism | Tagged , , , | 36 Comments

Scott… Meet Irony

To think this was barely two months ago!  

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics, Politics of the Left | Tagged , | 135 Comments

ABC beat-up

Yes, I know. Another beat up at the ABC. Red Symons is a 1970s rock star – he is also an ABC radio host on Melbourne radio. His style is irreverent but he always gets to make thoughtful points. There … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 66 Comments

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

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Politics of the Left | 41 Comments