Category Archives: Politics

What they said: Believe everything you’re told edition

This is not about free speech, not about the freedom of the press, nor about legitimate journalism, and not about political correctness. Judge Heather Norton Professor Ridd’s academic freedom is not and has never been at issue and is not … Continue reading

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How the Libs can win where Labor will never follow

There are certain political observers who would have seen Labor elected in 2016 to teach the Libs a lesson, but I have to say the thought still terrifies me. There are then those in the Coalition who believe that their … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Politics | 98 Comments

Another goner

The High Court has ruled against Kay Gallagher. Labor senator Katy Gallagher has been thrown out of politics after the High Court found she was ineligible to sit in parliament. The full bench of the High Court has ruled the … Continue reading

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Pesky things, facts

Two articles have caught my eye this weekend. The first by now ABC employee Laura Tingle talking about pre-election budgets: In 2010, newly installed prime minister Julia Gillard was desperately trying to show her responsible fiscal credentials amid the controversy … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics | 45 Comments

O’Dwyer Keeps Delivering

What more does Kelly O’Dwyer need to do to show that she’s clearly not qualified for the role of federal government minister? This is her complete disaster of an interview the other day regarding the banking royal Commission, This was TMR smelling … Continue reading

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So John what policies do you propose?

Yesterday John Adams self-nominated a challenge for the PMs position. In doing so, John set out a long list of “failure” that he slated home to current PM Malcolm Turnbull. To my mind many of these “failures” were either state … Continue reading

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The best two sentences you’ll read all week

The big losers were Nick Xenophon and his SA-BEST candidates who look unlikely to win a single lower-house seat. Mr Xenophon was beaten in Hartley by sitting Liberal Vincent Tarzia who was given a hero’s welcome when he arrived at … Continue reading

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Depart, I say.

We are fighting to-day for our life, for our liberty, for our all; we cannot go on being led as we are. I have quoted certain words of Oliver Cromwell. I will quote certain other words. I do it with … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 election, Politics | 141 Comments

Who are you going to blame?

This is what Tony Abbott reckons is currently wrong with Australia: My issue is not immigration; it’s the rate of immigration at a time of stagnant wages, clogged infrastructure, soaring housing prices and, in Melbourne at least, ethnic gangs that … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Rule of law | 70 Comments

What? No!

George Williams has an op-ed in The Australian this morning promoting a quick fix for the ‘problem’ of s44. The better option is to fix the underlying problem. A solution is provided by the Constitution itself. Section 34 sets out … Continue reading

Posted in Oppressive government, Politics | 86 Comments