Category Archives: Socialism

The October Revolution reaches 100

What have socialists ever done that would make anyone think they care about other people? For myself, I cannot think of a thing. Socialist ideas have never, not in a single instance, not at any time in the whole of … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Socialism | 34 Comments

NZ the next Venezuela

The stupidity of some people plumbs depths that are always hard to fathom. Is it really all that hard to learn from history? Jacinda Ardern: ‘Capitalism has failed New Zealanders’. Listen to this bewildering idiocy and marvel how someone can … Continue reading

Posted in Economics on the left, Politics of the Left, Socialism | 95 Comments

Advance Australia Fair

Who is the one creating more wealth for toil: the person pouring the beer; or the person who took out a business loan to buy the pub; who paid for the pub’s fitout and facilites; who takes on the unending … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not is not a socialist slogan

This is from the comments thread at Tim Blair. The point being made was that the money wasted paying Soupstain and Triggs is mere chicken feed compared with the amount of money being wasted on maintaining the desal plant in … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Socialism | 21 Comments

A modern case study on the evils of socialism

Venezuela is the most important case study on the evils of socialism in the world today which is why you hear so little about it. But this did come up today: Venezuela has a bread shortage. The government has decided … Continue reading

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Socialists everywhere you turn

My wife knows I don’t read The Oz any more so she opened the paper to the page while I sat down to dinner. And on the page there was this: Does the National Broadband Network work? What a question! … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media, Socialism | 69 Comments