Category Archives: Politics

Wasn’t me

So the Canberra circus rolls on for another day – today Niki Savva is making excuses for Barnaby: It is not Joyce’s fault that New Zealand has a ridiculous law that not even New Zealanders understand, or that the Australian … Continue reading

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Okay – these foreigners are infesting our Parliament story is getting boring

DEPUTY Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has made the shocking announcement that he will refer his own eligibility to sit in Parliament to the High Court over dual citizenship. The Deputy Prime Minister made the announcement in Parliament this morning. The … Continue reading

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What is the end game here?

So the rebel Liberal-five have released their draft legislation: Religious ministers and civil celebrants will be protected from legal action if they refuse to marry same-sex couples under a proposal by a group of Liberal MPs. Senator Dean Smith, MPs … Continue reading

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Today you lose freedom of speech, tomorrow freedom of religion …

I wonder if Vic Alhadeff appreciates the irony, or even sees a connection? Here he is advocating against free speech: The proposed changes, if passed, will send a dangerous signal that hate speech is sanctioned as a form of freedom of … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Oppressive government, Politics | 109 Comments

Safe Schools Unit Guide Goes ‘Missing’

I was watching Andrew Bolt’s show on Sky tonight and he had a concerned mother on to discuss the Safe Schools agenda. Some of you may know her from this video:   If you’ve been reading TMR’s posts on the … Continue reading

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Scott… Meet Irony

To think this was barely two months ago!  

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

Damn foreigners

Now the s44 scandal becomes even more interesting. Todate we’ve seen rather open and shut cases of s44 violations; foreign born politicians who remain dual citizens cannot sit in the Australian parliament.  This doesn’t strike me as being particularly unreasonable, … Continue reading

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Where Does Our Foreign Affairs Money Go?

Hot on the heels of my earlier post on the UN’s nuclear weapons ‘ban’, a lot of people have asked me how much money Australia hands over to organisations like the UN. It’s a question I’m regularly asked and very … Continue reading

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Another foreigner resigns from the Parliament

The Australian understands Senator Waters has told her staff that she has discovered she remains a dual citizen of Canada and Australia. The move comes after former WA senator Scott Ludlam was forced to resign on Friday after realising he was … Continue reading

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So how much more could Scott Ludlam be up for?

On Sky News George Brandis draws our attention to another quirk of the constitution:  Until the Parliament otherwise provides, any person declared by this Constitution to be incapable of sitting as a senator or as a member of the House … Continue reading

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