Author Archives: Steve Kates

The best they have: an old senile white male

Found here: BIDEN’S MENTAL CAPACITY: THE EMERGING ISSUE. It’s a Trump ad focused on Biden’s mental incapacities, but what makes it especially special is that it includes our very own Rita Panahi! Not that I have anything against people who … Continue reading

Posted in American politics | 54 Comments

Four months is a long time in politics

Watching Andrew Bolt today I shared his concern about the American election. It is astonishing to see the line-up against Donald Trump. Every major news network but one, and even that is now half-hearted. The continuous efforts by various institutions … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Western Civilsation | 22 Comments

“We have no idea what we are up against”

Posted in Politics of the Left | 25 Comments

Welcome to Idiocracy

There are 6.5 million people living in Victoria. If 10% of the population had the CV-19, that would be 650,000 people. If 1% of the population had the CV-19, that would be 65,000 people. If 0.1% of the population had … Continue reading

Posted in civil society, COVID-19 | 46 Comments

The current wars

As for us, we’re off to the movies tonight while we still can. This is from our dummkopf premier: “It is unacceptable that families anywhere in our state can, just because they want this to be over, pretend that it … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 52 Comments

Trump rally live replay

Amazing. Spellbinding. PDT starts at around 25 minutes in

Posted in American politics, Politics | 86 Comments

Reifying a classification plus a message to 2dogs

Before I start I would like to invite 2dogs to contact me since I would like to put an article together – with him preferably – based on his comment on a previous thread. My email: [email protected] In my previous … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy | 32 Comments

Off with his head

I’m having trouble working out whether this is a positive story or a hatchet job: Explosive text messages of a Labor political ‘assassin’. It’s the lead story in The Oz. It begins: The federal Labor MP embroiled in the branch-stacking … Continue reading

Posted in State Politics | 29 Comments

The Victorian Reichstag Fire

Does no one any longer recall the Reichstag Fire? The Reichstag fire was an arson attack on the Reichstag building, home of the German parliament in Berlin, on Monday 27 February 1933, precisely four weeks after Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany. Hitler’s … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left | 26 Comments

Would the real anti-Keynesian economist please stand up

Here there are two anti-Keynesians in Australia and we both disagree with each other. The headline in the paper was kind of all right – It’s Keynes’s fault – again we go into debt to ‘stimulate’ the economy – but … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Economics, Economics and economy | 11 Comments