Category Archives: Cultural Issues

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

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics of the Left | 25 Comments

“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

Soak-ahontas: blogger’s new staffer mocks Native Americans

Still reeling from an earlier black-face episode, Tim Blair now pleads “purplish.” More like Indian red.

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality | 14 Comments

Single-word edit a very sound idea. Now, about being “free”…

NSW Premier wants national anthem changed to acknowledge Indigenous Australians.

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues | 55 Comments

Music Maestro

Over time there have been a few requests for a music thread where people can load clips, and the like. So I’ll go first: I saw this guy being interviewed by Chris Smith on SkyNews last week (or so).  Really … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Open Forum | 97 Comments

Sean Connery

Viewer discretion advised. ‘Progressives’ have banned – or want to – virtually everything seen at Le Cercle: It’s said that Ian Fleming personally trained the raw young Connery on how to move, gesture and carry himself in the suave manner … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, History | 60 Comments