Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Red Kerry embarrasses a Liberal government one last time

So it turns out that recipients of  Australia Day awards are notified in advance and consulted as to whether they will accept the award. This is done to avoid embarrassment to the Governor General and the government. This year there … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives, Taking out the trash | 110 Comments

Open Forum: January 23, 2021

Posted in Open Forum | 2,643 Comments

Music Maestro: January 22, 2021

Posted in Music Open Thread | 90 Comments

Vaping and combustible cigarettes are substitutes

Late last year I pointed out that the so-called gateway from vaping to combustible cigarettes was based on dodgy statistics. Nonetheless the Australian government remains committed to vaping being outlawed – or only available under prescription. In the meantime the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Hypocrisy of progressives, Innovation, Oppressive government, Take Nanny down, Terrorism | 13 Comments

Biden restores re-education

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden rescinded the Trump administration’s executive order prohibiting critical race theory (CRT) training for federal agencies and federal contractors. This is a sad reversal for Americans committed to colorblindness in public life. … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues | 19 Comments

Denier gets cancelled

Wilkinson got fired the Niskanen Centre for this ‘joke’.

Posted in Taking out the trash | 35 Comments

Mass arrests soon?

So now John Brennan is celebrating that The Biden administration is going to be going after libertarians because “they are an insidious threat to democracy” pic.twitter.com/LevpBba8Ag — Luke Rudkowski (@Lukewearechange) January 20, 2021

Posted in American politics, Hypocrisy of progressives, Oppressive government | 120 Comments

Biden Inauguration Thread: January 21, 2021

 

Posted in American politics, International, Open Forum | 113 Comments

Incitement?

Normally we sing Greg Craven’s praises, but today I spotted this silliness in The Australian: But here is the legal fact. Trump has engaged in activity that falls squarely within the definition of insurrection and associated offences. When an armed … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Fake News, Rule of law | 126 Comments

US post-election thread IX: We got so tired of winning that we stopped winning

Posted in American politics, Elections, Open Forum | 1,231 Comments