Author Archives: currencylad

Beirut

THERE has to be a via media between Victorian statism – really, an exemplar for the mindset of the modern West – and a polity whose regulations are so lax as to allow 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate to be … Continue reading

Posted in International | 30 Comments

Albanese hits the phones, marking return of dirty old politics

“Hello, is that Manwell… it’s Anthony Albanese here.” I understand why Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is now moving to reintroduce himself to Australians after months of polite invisibility – and I respect him for it. I’m never comfortable with politicians … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics | 21 Comments

The Sanctity of The Scheme

I’m very keen to make sure that – [contra] the onus of proof – we have the sanctity of the scheme absolutely protected in the interest of everybody.” – NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance told Ray Hadley today that when … Continue reading

Posted in Oppressive government, Rule of law | 28 Comments

He’s Alive!

Paul Keating slams Morrison Government for lack of scrutiny over early release of super.   FOR some time I’ve been concerned about the well-being – and, indeed, whereabouts – of former Treasurer and short-term prime minister Paul Keating. China’s most … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Economics and economy, Superannuation | 22 Comments

Kristallnacht In Karen Town

On at least three or four occasions in the last week, we’ve had to smash the windows of cars and pull people out to provide details because they weren’t telling us where they were going, they weren’t adhering to the … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Freedom, Oppressive government | 77 Comments

Scotty From Human Resources

   “There is no economic reason for you to go to work.”   LET it be said that the Prime Minister is now an impressive ringleader of exaggerated emergency. Authoritative in his delivery, nervously robust – if anything, thriving rudely – … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Finance, History | 38 Comments

Walloper pleads to black suspect that HE can’t breathe

Israel Folau stands while teammates take a knee acknowledging BLM.

Posted in Cultural Issues, Hypocrisy of progressives, Terrorism | 70 Comments

Floyd-Lewis vaccine is the most promising developed so far

The Western left is exactly like the old Soviet politburo – zooming through red lights in their chauffeured ZiLs. DC Mayor Exempts John Lewis Funeral Attendees From Quarantine Restrictions. But remember your grandma can’t have a funeral because her life … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Hypocrisy of progressives, Take Nanny down | 12 Comments

“Experts” are slaughtering people to win a PR war against virus

Lockdown has killed 21,000 people, data suggests. A study by economists and academics from Sheffield and Loughborough universities suggests that more than 21,000 people have died as a result of the measures, which were introduced in March. The analysis examines … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Hypocrisy of progressives | 39 Comments

Remembering George Floyd: Now they can’t breathe either

Endorsed by Joe Biden: Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago Sees 139 Percent Increase in Murder.

Posted in American politics, civil society, Rule of law | 20 Comments