Author Archives: Rafe Champion

Guest post: Problems on the Brereton Inquiry front

Post-script Preamble I wrote the opinion piece below a month before the release of the Brereton Report.  The language is harsh and unforgiving, but offers the best expression of my values I could muster.  In the aftermath of last week’s … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Guest Post | 9 Comments

Are we going to let defeatism beat us?

Have a look at Jo Nova’s take on the way the forces of evil are moving heaven and earth to stop Donald Trump use the legal avenues that are available to press his case against the voting fraud in key … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Freedom of speech, Rafe | 15 Comments

Always twice as hot!

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 12 Comments

Q&A on the value of 3000 windmills

Q. Minister, what is the most important contribution of the fleet of wind turbines? A. The information from the wind farms provides for the first time an accurate measure of the amount of wind across the country from hour to … Continue reading

Posted in Electric Power and Energy, Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 12 Comments

How a civil war could break out

Posted in American politics, Rafe | 27 Comments

Build the cable to Singapore Twiggy! Save us from the island effect

Do it for the nation Twiggy, give us access to cheap gas power in Singapore to supplement our expensive and unreliable RE when we run down our conventional power supplies. That might save us from the island effect that people … Continue reading

Posted in Electric Power and Energy, Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 11 Comments

Joel Fitzgibbon quits shadow cabinet. Updates

Several more  pieces appeared later in the day to elaborate on the events in the party room and the potential ramifications.  See below. Fed up with the climate obsession and the LEAN war on gas stoves. Joel Fitzgibbon quits shadow … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Rafe | 30 Comments

President Trump and the paradox of tolerance

Karl Popper articulated the paradox of tolerance, along the lines that the tolerant have to be prepared to draw the line to restrain the intolerant, otherwise the tolerant will be swept away, and tolerance with them. I don’t think President … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Rafe | 14 Comments

Young adult material on your ABC. Our taxes at work

Thanks to Tony Thomas for having the intestinal fortitude to watch. I suppose someone has to. Enjoy! With approval at highest levels, the ABC is encouraging schoolchildren 15 years and upwards to view salacious ABC materials. This week the ABC … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe, Western Civilsation | 29 Comments

Rafe Champion and others would offer more value by running old Dagwood Bumstead comic strips.

This is for Mick on the Gold Coast.

Posted in American politics, Rafe | 11 Comments