Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Roundup Friday 10 April

Holiday reading. Summary and annotations on the contents of the first 20 quarterly Quadrant magazines, edited by the stalwart poet, scholar and classical liberal editor James McAuley. Very cheap as well, get it before I double the price! You can read … Continue reading

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Parramatta premiers for 2020!

Parramatta sits at the top of the ladder as the NRL season is suspended. Assuming it does not resume in time to complete, they will have to follow the national basketball precedent where Perth got the chocolates when Sydney pulled … Continue reading

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Roundup 30 Jan

Statism advances. Never waste a crisis! Apparently Scott Morrison is calling for more Federal power to handle emergencies. I wonder how that will end up?  Look at the record in health and education. And welfare, that was a Commonwealth responsibility … Continue reading

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Climate bits and pieces

The death of cricket (sarc) reported by Jo Nova. Extreme heat due to climate change could send cricket’s Boxing Day Test into extinction, researchers say By Richard Willingham and Joseph Dunstan, ABC, News The Boxing Day Test may need to be moved to November … Continue reading

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Roundup 14 Dec

Windwatch. Yesterday morning 6%, evening 11% this morning  5%. That is the contribution to demand, the figures for the % of plated capacity are approx 20, 40 and 15. Double or triple those numbers and see how much of the … Continue reading

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Roundup 15 Nov

Lest we forget. Ten years on, Tony Thomas recalls Climategate at the University of East Anglia. Based on dud modelled forecasts, the West is now spending $US1.5 trillion a year in quest of zero CO2 emissions. Today, anyone questioning this … Continue reading

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Roundup 7 November

Australian Monarchists League celebrates 20 Years since the defeat of the 1999 Republic Referendum with a buffet dinner on a Tall Ship. Thursday 14 November. Australian Institute for Progress. Fridays on Logan Road: The Future of Hong Kong with Dan … Continue reading

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Roundup 27 Oct from the swamp in Washington DC

The admirable beaver h/t the Doomlord. More on their ingenious land management and engineering. Chile explodes in a popular revolt against energy costs. Jo Nova on the continuing vandalism of the weather records by the BOM. Coal is booming in … Continue reading

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Roundup 22 Oct from Prescott Valley Arizona

Arizona Sunset Several important posts from Jo Nova recently. See them all! UPDATE. Don Aitkin on deplatforming. Microbes love plastic! Stop worrying about drinking straws and all the other microbe food in the rivers and oceans! Microbes are eating the … Continue reading

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Roundup 12 October. From Seattle Airport

How dare you! Lisa Simpson said it in 2007. It was funny then, now it is just sad. Just in time. Escape from freezing in Vancouver. The coldest day in 123 years. Creativity and Innovation Project. Run by Ieva Notturno … Continue reading

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