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Yassmin should convert?

On her blog, Yassmin Abdel-Magied states The thoughts and musings of a young, Aussie Muslim woman asking questions and doin’ her thang. Questioning rather than defending her religion might be something for her to consider. From her blog Islam does not allow … Continue reading

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Fake News from the Guardian

Here’s what we learnt from The Guardian today: In 1999 John Howard and Peter Costello halved capital gains as part of a wider tax package after the Ralph business tax review. Actually, the main change was the way the capital … Continue reading

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Electricity: no end to the damage regulations are doing

There is no let up in the lies, ignorance and dissembling that passes for debate on Australian energy policy. Tanya Plibersek ventured onto the Bolt program and said, in line with green ideology, that the Renewable Energy Target means cheaper … Continue reading

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More middle class welfare/ buying votes

Give it up, I say, to the Turnbull government that wants to pour even more taxpayer funds into regulated childcare the fee subsidies of which are overwhelmingly snaffled by the middle and upper middle classes.  This must be a try-on. (Don’t … Continue reading

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Sharia dissembling

Last night on Q&A Yassmin Abdel-Magied asserted that sharia law was as simple as ‘me praying five times [a] day’ and then ‘Excuse me, Islam to me is the most feminist religion, right. We got equal rights well before the … Continue reading

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Give it up, Innes

We all know that the Ai Group is a blot on the landscape but Innes thinks he is quite the expert on energy, although the RET can’t be changed – his green rent-seeker members couldn’t stomach that.  (Mate, the RET … Continue reading

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Fairfax Media’s failed “gotcha” moment

When you are taking your clues from the Australia Institute, you surely need to take a lot of care.  Deeply green and socialistic, none of its ‘research’ is to be relied on.  (I particularly love the Cat name for this outfit: … Continue reading

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United we fall: bipartisan energy policy

Oh dear, look at the following hangers-on who are sucking up to the carpet baggers in the renewable energy industry. Don’t you just love “hindering transformational change of our energy system”?  Actually, we never needed transformational change of our energy … Continue reading

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Baloney about electricity prices

You really did have to laugh at how the entirely left panel on Insiders (how is possible that Andrew Probyn is now on the ABC aka taxpayer payroll – is this some kind of joke?) stumbled their way through the explanation … Continue reading

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Australia’s third world electricity network

Thanks to a crazy love of inefficient wind farms, Australia’s electricity network is now approaching that of Pakistan. There many households own backup diesel generators for the times the network blacks out or there is load shedding. But at least … Continue reading

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