Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Rafe’s Roundup 18 April

World news. Demons on fire and Parramatta show some form. What is going on here? And here – a “new race” discovered in Canada under the Constitution. 2014 Milton Friedman Prizewinner. Leszek Balcerowicz, former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 28 March

World news. Tulip Fanciers Trodden into Turf. Dutch courage? Records. Cuviers beaked whale breaks the deep diving record. Late addition. Could be filed under Art. Humour provided by Barry Williams. Local. The PM talks to one of the old press … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 14 March

Breaking news. This morning I am having coffee with the Thought Brokers. Who are the Thought Brokers? Leonie Phillips and Parnell Palme McGuinness. World News. Interesting moves in China. The most interesting messages are reserved for China’s political and business … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup March 7

Late extra. On the land, a thoughtful piece by Don Aitkin on the drought and the problems that farmers create for themselves. Also the problems created by past State policies like closer settlement and the soldier settlement schemes that resulted … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Feb 8

Breaking news. From the Demons. Sport. What a pack of bums! World News. A new low in the career of La Tingle. Not really world news, just the kind of thing that is happening all over the world. Posts of … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 27 January

Breaking news. How science works. Sport. Aussies own David Cup from 1950 to 1967 and the French won six in a row from 1927 World News. Russian ice breaker under construction. Posts of the week. Too many! Mental Health. Clubhouse … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 20 December

Breaking news. Fake translator hospitalized. BoltA in Tasmania, World News. Pope gets up with the Hispanic vote. Posts of the week. Lunatics in charge of the asylum, risk management rules! Getting spending under control. Andrew Bolt returns after the shortest … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 6 Nov

Late Final Extra. This day! World News. Libertarian conference 2014. See also Events (just under the evil dwarf in the photo). Posts of the week. Andrew Bolt as “collateral damage” for anti-hate speech. I have been particularly disappointed to be … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 29 November

Late Final Extra. Innovative coffin ads h/t Tiny Dancer prompt calls for commenters IT “I once did something filthy with a sock puppet” and Tiny Dancer to be banned for lowering the tone of the site. World News. Cat archives … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 22 November

World News. World’s problems solved by wise people at Thoughtbrokers. Lots of drinks and the canapes were good too! Summary of the conclusions (well, mine anyway): Deregulate, innovate, federalise and economise (stop wasting money). And the classical liberal agenda. Posts … Continue reading

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