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The Right to Set Your Hair on Fire

Earlier this week, the High Court made a decision on the case of Michaela Banerji. In an unanimous decision, the High Court: upheld a decision to sack a public servant, Michaela Banerji, for anonymous social media posts that criticised the … Continue reading

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Selection not election

Kristina Keneally is a Senator from the great state of NSW.  She is in the Senate, not because she was elected, but because she was selected by the NSW ALP.  Senator Keneally is also the deputy leader of the opposition … Continue reading

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When will business leaders realise that pandering to the woke generation will turn ugly? Now Alan Joyce is worried that climate change alarmism might lead to people giving up flying. Apparently a teenager from Sweden is the world’s conscience on … Continue reading

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The hazards of synthetic valuations of environmental services

I have a Spectator article ($) addressing new bans on rural, mining and recreational activities proposed in 77,000 hectares of the Victorian Goldfields region north of Melbourne.  The agenda involves converting the targeted area, which has no remarkable features, from … Continue reading

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It’s easy to be generous with other people’s money

What a Dick Smith. Hot on the heals of his complaint about receiving $500,000 in franking credit refunds, Dick Smith is now suggesting that the NewStart allowance should be increased by $75 per week.  Boy oh boy is Dick generous. … Continue reading

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Like being a mosquito at a nudist colony

Brilliant US economist Thomas Sowell was once asked to critique some of the policy failures of President Obama said: It’s like bring a mosquito at a nudist colony.  You don’t know where to start. Writing in the Australian on the weekend, … Continue reading

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One video worth a million blog posts

A look into what happened during one part of the national convention of the Democratic Socialists of America in Atlanta this weekend. — Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) August 4, 2019

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Folau Again

There was a very interesting piece in the Australian today by Janet Albrechtsen: Israel Folau: Starting gun fired on challenge with huge implications. TAFKAS does not want to talk about the specifics of the Folau matter again as they have … Continue reading

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Return on University Education Expenditure

TAFKAS won’t classify every dollar spent on education as investment.  Particularly and especially university education. Without doubt, for many, a university education is a pathway to a better standard of living.  But should every Australian child be nudged into university?  … Continue reading

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A Tax By Another Name

TAFKAS does not understand and cannot reconcile. Apparently Australia is in an unusually low inflation environment as evidenced by ABS numbers.  But for some reason, there is a massive cost of living problem that is driving all sorts of discussions … Continue reading

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