Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Roundup 3 Dec

Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. IPA Hey, what did I miss? This weeks timewaster, Google earth view on how your place changed since 1985. Dan Mitchell’s trepidation about Trump, will he really drain the swamp?. Weather. Judy Curry’s week. A nice … Continue reading

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Roundup 26 November

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watchdog. David Leyonjhelm speaking on free speech in the Senate yesterday. Dan Mitchell on the war on drugs, specifically laws on money laundering, and the cost of laws and regulations which don’t achieve their purpose. Dan’s Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Roundup Nov 11

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watchdog. Lest we forget. Armistice Day. Approaching the centenary. The banner shows the Tower of London on the centenary of the start of the Great War aka the war to end all wars. Media bias. In DC … Continue reading

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Roundup Nov 8

Dan (if America goes under, I recommend going Down Under) Mitchell on wasting the mining boom in WA. Dan continues his European odyssey with some mordant thoughts on the future. There was a reprehensible American journalist named Lincoln Steffens who … Continue reading

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Roundup Nov 5

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watchdog. Always good to generate a sense of outrage:) Bomber news. Three fairy tales in the year, the Sharks, the Western Bulldogs and now the Cubs! 109 years is a long time between drinks. It took ten … Continue reading

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Roundup Nov 3

Dan Mitchell on tax reform. While the political world is consumed by the various scandals and baggage of the two main presidential candidates, let’s play a game of make-believe. Let’s pretend that politicians aren’t crooks and clowns and instead actually … Continue reading

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Roundup Oct 29

Leak. Gerard Henderson’s Media Watchdog. Shameless cherry picking from CSIRO and the BOM, aided by our ABC. Where in the world to do business. Answer. New Zealand, Singapore, Denmark, Honkers, S Korea, Norway, UK, US, Sweden, Macedonia, Taiwan, Estonia, Finland, … Continue reading

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Roundup Oct 26

Dan Mitchell on Sweden and the welfare state. Take home message – get rich first. Sweden became rich when government was small. Indeed, until about 1960, the burden of the public sector in Sweden was smaller than it was in … Continue reading

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Roundup Oct 24

Suicide of nation.. Mr. Obama, who understood that a legislative push would be fruitless, told his advisers to figure out how to enact deep emissions cuts without Congress. They found a way through the Clean Air Act of 1970, which … Continue reading

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Roundup Oct 20

Posting from Brooklyn, New York. Very important evidence-based lecture by Matt Ridley on climate change. h/t Jim Simpson of he Five Dock Climate Realists. Please circulate widely. Judith Curry reviews the literature on energy policy and recent developments. Check out … Continue reading

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