Category Archives: Tough on Crime, tough on criminals

Thoughts on Bachar Houli

I’m a big fan of Bachar Houli. He started his career at the Bombers before he left for Richmond. So I’m probably a bit biased. Anyway … Looking at the vision it looks to me like any one of a … Continue reading

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What a great story

From the Herald Sun: The Mordialloc-Chelsea Leader reported, beside tales of stolen purses and the like, that three men with iron bars “attempted to hijack” a late-model Commodore in a Bonbeach reserve on Sunday evening, June 4. “One man opened … Continue reading

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… 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

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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

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Krav Maga [Make America Great Again] self defence

Andrew Bolt is unique in many ways including his willingness and ability to mix it up with psychopaths on the streets of Melbourne. And I do find it an interesting coincidence that the self defence of first choice nowadays is … Continue reading

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Guest Post: John Constantine Lone Wolves that have nothing to do with the ABC and GetUp!

The attack on a journalist walking the public streets of Melbourne, a journalist that has previously received death threats, was obviously carried out by ‘Lone Wolves’ –  no left wing militia has yet claimed responsibility for the action. Mr Bolt, … Continue reading

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Bolt Attack – Tony Thomas reports

Over at Quadrant Online (be sure to subscribe) Tony Thomas describes the aftermath of the attack on Andrew Bolt: Andrew Bolt was ambushed and assaulted by a trio of thugs at 11.55am today as he entered Il Gambero Restaurant in … Continue reading

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Violence at Kates’ book launch

I’ve heard reports of actual fisticuffs at Steve Kates’ book launch. Andrew Bolt was attacked by left-wing thugs. Word is that Andrew fought off his attackers, and has it on tape – expect to see an awesome Bolt Report tonight. … Continue reading

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Free speech not academic freedom

QUT academic Brian McNair has gotten himself into a bit of trouble. A Queensland university is in damage control after one of its ­academics, Scottish-trained media professor Brian McNair, described Islam as “a cancer on the planet”. Here is the … Continue reading

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Daniel – you have one job: Protect life, limb, and property.  

I’m happy to accept that the optimal level of crime is not zero. I’m also happy to accept that we can’t live zero-risk lives. Furthermore there is a price to be paid for living with a very large number of … Continue reading

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