Category Archives: Politics of the Left

On the left it’s all about power

VENEZUELANS VOTE FOR MORE CRAZY MADURO 75% DISAPPROVAL NATION IN RUIN   That’s in some third world backwater where the elections are fixed and you cannot get rid of the left even when they are ruining everything about your lives. … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 24 Comments

You wish he were long forgotten but going stronger than ever

Born 200 years ago today Karl Marx in 1875 Born 5 May 1818 Trier, Kingdom of Prussia Died 14 March 1883 (aged 64) London, England, UK Resting place Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery, London, England, UK Residence Germany, France, Belgium, UK Nationality Stateless after 1845 Spouse(s) … Continue reading

Posted in History, Philosophy, Politics of the Left | 9 Comments

Privatise the ABC: Hysterical reaction edition

Chris Berg and I have a forthcoming book on why and how to privatise the ABC. Per-order here. Chris and I have been getting some great publicity from some unusual sources. The Guardian, for example: When the communications minister, Mitch … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Media, Politics of the Left | 61 Comments

McCarthy good; Stalin bad

  We are off to see Death of Stalin tonight, but unfortunately, as this article by Diana West makes all too clear, Stalinism is still not dead and can be seen at every turn and in what ought to be … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Politics of the Left | 34 Comments

From the Victorian Ombudsman’s Report

Clause 9 of the Members’ Guide prohibits the use of Electorate Officers for the Member’s ‘political or party duties’ 45. Nineteen ALP Members of the 57th Parliament breached this provision by employing 18 Field Organisers as casual Electorate Officers, whose … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals, Wasteful Spending | 66 Comments

Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps: Part Two – Get Comfortable

TMR’s special on swatting leftists continues with Part Two: Get Comfortable… Time and time again I’ve seen non-leftists capitulate and make concessions that they would never otherwise have made – and which they don’t actually believe in. Often this is done to … Continue reading

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Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps: Part One – Read and Prepare

TMR’s special on swatting leftists begins in earnest with Part One: Read and Prepare. In case you missed the foreword, it’s here. For obvious reasons (to non-leftists), reading and preparing are arguably the most important things you can do when … Continue reading

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Really?

Here is Alan Sunderland – editorial director of the ABC: I work for for a propd (sic) organisation that asks difficult questions, holds governments to account and speaks up for people who don’t have a voice – that will sit uncomfortably … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Politics of the Left | 22 Comments

Swatting Leftists in 6 Easy Steps

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2018 is off to a flying start for you all. What’s that I hear you say? It’s been too long since my last post and you’re starting to feel triggered? And you want me … Continue reading

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Why don’t you Google it?

What comes up first if you google Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites. You might even pair this with this: James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives. Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media, Politics of the Left | 24 Comments