Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Budget 2021 Open Thread

ABC budget cut by a mere $1 million – but more on the way.

Posted in Budget | 44 Comments

Open Forum: May 8, 2021

Posted in Open Forum | 4,663 Comments

Music Maestro: May 7, 2021

Posted in Music Open Thread | 17 Comments

What a c … contrast

Charming. Speaking to a crowd of union members and their supporters at a Labour Day rally, Steven Miles — who hasn’t been shy about criticising the federal government on policy issues — seemingly called Scott Morrison a c***, which he quickly … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 59 Comments

What is Greg Hunt thinking?

Overnight the government has banned Australian citizens from entering the country from India. There is talk of imposing $60,000 fines and/or 5 year prison terms for anyone who violates the ban. This is literally a crime against humanity. 1. Everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Oppressive government | 112 Comments

Open Forum: May 1, 2021

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Music Maestro: April 30, 2021

Posted in Music Open Thread | 22 Comments

Why not both?

This is an interesting development: A former Coalition staffer who was sacked for masturbating on the desk of a female MP has made a report to police alleging he was the victim of revenge porn. … It was leaked by … Continue reading

Posted in Rule of law, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 52 Comments

Mentioned in despatches

I saw somewhere in the news that people were carrying on about fossil fuel subsidies and had a vague memory that I had looked into them once. Now I did recall writing something for the Minerals Council on this. Lucking … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Taking out the trash, Taxation | 35 Comments

Do-gooders destroying kids’ incentives to save

Stories like this make me very angry: For nearly a century, Commonwealth Bank’s Dollarmites program was aimed at teaching school kids a life-long lesson to save. A staple in most primary schools across the country, the junior banking program, in … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Politics of the Left, Taking out the trash | 71 Comments