Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

How’s that war on tobacco going?

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare put out their latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey today. This survey comes out every 3 years. We covered it last time here. I have updated the graph showing the downward trend in … Continue reading

Posted in Oppressive government, Plain Packaging, Taking out the trash | 12 Comments

What they said: Cancel Culture

Op-eds that would have easily been published just two years ago would now get an editor or a writer in serious trouble, if not fired. If a piece is perceived as likely to inspire backlash internally or on social media, … Continue reading

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When “Fact Checking” becomes a collage of government press releases

This morning we awake to the news: Victorian health authorities have confirmed a link between two COVID-19 cases in people who attended the Black Lives Matter protest in Melbourne’s CBD just over a month ago, and the cluster of at … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Shut it down. Fire them all., Taking out the trash | 36 Comments

Tuesday Forum: July 14, 2020

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Open Forum: July 11, 2020

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Hardening internal borders

Up until now it has been possible to make some lawyer-talk bullshit story that Australia’s internal state borders are not really closed. It has been possible to cross the border, but people have to go into quarantine and goods are … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Rule of law | 79 Comments

Tuesday Forum: July 7, 2020

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Charlie Daniels 1936 -2020

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Ennio Morricone: 1928 – 2020


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Open Forum: July 4, 2020

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