Category Archives: Terrorism

Some vital statistics

Monaco on the left has an area of 4 km². Gaza, shown to the right, has a land area is 365 km². Both have a Mediterranean sea front. Gaza apparently has an area similar to that of Greater Detroit, which … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Terrorism | 7 Comments

Canada in the news

Quite a dismal surprise to find Toronto in the midst of one of our modern forms of multicultural horror. I am particularly struck by the outrage expressed in this CTV headline: 10 dead, 15 injured in Toronto van incident. Incident, … Continue reading

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North Korea and the modern media

The Winter Olympics are upon us, not usually of much interest in Australia given that we had experienced global warming well before anyone else. But it was nevertheless brought to my attention by this article in the Campus Review: Former … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Terrorism | 21 Comments

David Leyonhjelm guest post on Red Tape

The crippling effects of red tape on the economy are unfortunately not restricted to the NSW housing sector. As chair of the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape, I have so far introduced three interim reports – on the sale, … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post, Terrorism | 26 Comments

No news is good news if it’s bad news for the left

How do we know that PDT is the best president in 25 years: Media Give Trump Most Negative Presidential Coverage in 25 Years. To which they add as a subhead: “Only 5 percent of news reports are positive, according to … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Terrorism | 30 Comments

Some thoughts on Las Vegas

Watching the dismal story coming out of Las Vegas does bring many thoughts to mind, not least because we had just been there in July. In no particular order: Whether or not they are responsible, ISIS is happy to say … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Terrorism | 44 Comments

Member of the American Congress shot

The main headings at Drudge: MEMBER OF CONGRESS SHOT SCALISE IN STABLE ‘WE WERE SITTING DUCKS’ TRAIL OF BLOOD GUNMAN: ‘KILL AS MANY REPUBLICANS AS POSSIBLE’ And these are the minor ones: Gunman opens fire at congressional baseball practice… High-Powered … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Terrorism | 156 Comments

… the naval and military defence of the Commonwealth and of the several States …

Section 51 of the  Commonwealth Constitution sets out the powers of the Commonwealth. Those powers include: the naval and military defence of the Commonwealth and of the several States, and the control of the forces to execute and maintain the … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Terrorism, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 39 Comments

What is Laurie Oakes up to?

There is a very strange op-ed in the Herald Sun today by veteran political reporter Laurie Oakes: IN a radio interview on Wednesday, Special Minister of State Scott Ryan was asked about the idea of rounding up people on ASIO’s … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Politics, Rule of law, Terrorism, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 126 Comments

They understand our democratic system better than we do

The British election result shows these radical Islamists understand our political system, and the media that mis-informs us on a minute-by-minute basis, better than we do. The attacks in Manchester and London were designed to reduce the numbers voting for … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Terrorism | 66 Comments