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Catallaxy Exclusive – Spartacus Satire

Your correspond Spartacus has recently posted a number of satirical posts designed to highlight the folly and lunacy of our political overlords.  The most recent of these posts was: Catallaxy Exclusive – Labor Promises to Expand ACMA and ACCC Armory. … Continue reading

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Thank you Jason Soon and Sinc

A random thought occurred on the road this evening, we all enjoy playing on the Cat, so lets remember Jason Soon who started it back around 2005 and Sinc who took over a few years ago and carried it onward … Continue reading

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Black Americans swing to Trump

In the face of the Trump Derangement Syndrome. h/t Empire 5.5 on the open thread. A poll conducted by the NAACP shows that black support for President Donald Trump sits at 21 percent, which, according to the Washington Examiner, is … Continue reading

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Catallaxy Exclusive – Labor Promises to Expand ACMA and ACCC Armory

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has announced that a future Labor Government will legislate to empower and resource both the Australian Media and Communications Authority (ACMA) and the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) to embed teams of regulatory agents into … Continue reading

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Fuel-efficiency regulation impact draft is a fantasy

Today in The Australian Just two good things can be said for the government’s draft regulation impact statement on “improving the efficiency of new light vehicles”.

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Der Kommissar

There is an excellent oped in the AFR today about the Liberal-National Government’s decision to embed ASIC officials into banks with the potential to embed them later into other businesses.  This on top of the recently implemented Liberal-National Government’s BEAR … Continue reading

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White Privilege Conference

You may think this a joke, but it is not.  There is an annual conference in the US called the White Privilege Conference.  When Spartacus stumbled across this, he thought it was another Nigerian Email (Marketing) Conference.  But no.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Add this one to your lexicon – intersectionality

The disease is already here.  It just has a name now.  And the name is intersectionality. According to Wikipedia, intersectionality is: is an analytic framework which attempts to identify how interlocking systems of power impact those who are most marginalized in … Continue reading

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Captured – Left, Right and Centre

In the past couple of months, there have been 2 “messy” media stories about the personal lives and personal conduct of Commonwealth Parliamentarians.  One story was about Barnaby Joyce broken by Sharri Markson in the Daily Telegraph and the Emma … Continue reading

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NEG might be the answer but Turnbull needs to explain why

Today in The Australian Experts agree that a steady diet of fudge, cream pies and french fries is far healthier than consuming grains and vegetables. Or at least they do in 2173, according to Woody Allen’s movie Sleeper (1973).

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