Category Archives: Cultural Issues

John le Carré (1931-2020)

John le Carré was the greatest spy novelist of my generation and may have been the greatest ever. He passed away yesterday and here are three obits if you would like to catch up on the details: this from The … Continue reading

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Skye Knew

💻 NEWS: West Midlands PC Skye Morden is determined to blaze a trail for other transgender police officers.Skye knew that though she was assigned male at birth and had lived as a man for many years, she was, in fact, … Continue reading

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I guess “the psychosis of white supremacy” has its advantages

If known-in-Melbourne Heritier Lumumba reveres Africa, why didn’t he move there instead of Los Angeles?

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Biden’s first order of business: letting men into girls’ toilets

A woman reporter asks Senate Democrat Party Leader Chuck Schumer if he agrees with the pseudo ‘President-Elect’ that this is a “first day in office” priority. Once upon a time – oh, like, a few years ago – this would … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics of the Left | 52 Comments

Lambie to Campbell “pull your head out”

It looks like Angus Campbell’s collective punishment of Afghanistan veterans has been rolled by the political class. Scott Morrison has publicly rolled Defence chief Angus Campbell over his decision to revoke meritorious service awards for Afghanistan veterans, declaring the actions … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues, Hypocrisy of progressives | 85 Comments

Veni video vici

Curtin University plans to ditch in-person lectures and exams, even after coronavirus pandemic ends. Western Australia’s Curtin University plans to abolish all face-to-face lectures and replace them with three 15-minute videos a week by the end of next year. A … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Education | 36 Comments

Peudo-Catholic’s Thanksgiving gaffe

"Devout Catholic" Joe Biden doesn't know the "P" in "Psalmist" is silent, not the "s" — (@LifeNewsHQ) November 26, 2020 Do not drag me away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace to their … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Cultural Issues | 86 Comments

Kim Beazley and Tony Abbott on saving Western Civilisation

Just posted by the Ramsay Centre: Peta Credlin speaks to two Rhodes Scholars on a reset worth backing:

Posted in Cultural Issues, Western Civilsation | 40 Comments

The therapeutic state

Really, why add to the crush of issues with this one when nothing whatever can be done about any of it? Still, I have only just cottoned onto it so thought I might share. This, however, is even less likely … Continue reading

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“As the elastic touches my ears”

St John Henry Newman composed Lead Kindly Light and the Mission of My Life prayer. Dick Bott gives you… The Rev Richard Bott, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, composed a very beautiful “Prayer for Putting on a Face … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Western Civilsation | 34 Comments