Category Archives: Politics of the Left

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

Making Marxism cool again

There are so many different directions from which cultural Marxism comes that it is impossible to keep up. If you do not understand and wish to sustain a society of free individuals whose aim is to live in freedom and … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Politics of the Left | 62 Comments

We’re crazy and we vote

If you are interested in Australia’s energy future you can see it here in my home province of old: Ontario manufacturers eye greener pastures stateside as hydro rates go through the roof. “The government treats us like bourgeois sweatshop operators … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Politics of the Left | 27 Comments

Incentives matter

Today is “Harmony Day” and also the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. So an excellent day to reflect on how the Australian government’s efforts are proceeding. Here is Chris Kenny making the obvious point: The … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all., Take Nanny down | 74 Comments

Keeping their eye on you

I don’t know whether this was what Trump intended but the stories about Russian hacking the election have gone absolutely dead, as have almost all stories related to Obama having placed some kind of phone surveillance on Donald Trump himself. … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Ethics and morality, Oppressive government, Politics of the Left | 59 Comments

“They’ve marched, they’ve bled, yes, some of them have died”

You look at those words in the context of her entire 52 second statement. This is Loretta Lynch, Obama’s Attorney-General speaking just this weekend. She is calling for violence and pushing for fighting in the streets. It would have had … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 94 Comments

This is an American constitutional crisis

Donald Trump accuses Obama of ‘wire-tapping’ his office before election. If this is true, you are looking at a genuine effort by a sitting president to subvert not just the election but the Constitution. This is not, as Trump has … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Politics of the Left | 250 Comments

What the judge said

Justice Dowsett said student Jackson Powell’s posts, including one in which he wondered ‘where the white supremacist computer lab’ was located, were irony. He said that “to suggest that humour or irony cannot blunt the most outrageous of statements overlooks … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Oppressive government, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 29 Comments

How’s it playing out in Canada?

The differences between the Dominion I left and Australia today are, as ever, not that great. We are one election way from a descent from which we will never thereafter ascend. I get stories from home all the time and … Continue reading

Posted in International, Politics of the Left | 21 Comments

It is the values, stupid

A magnificent, and correct, diagnosis: Why the seemingly sudden rejection here and around the world? Is it the spin, the broken promises, the talking points, the slogans, the leaking, the entitlements scandals, the white cars? No, many these of these … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Politics of the Left | 108 Comments