Category Archives: Guest Post

David Leyonhjelm guest post. The problem with the police

Virtually all political persuasions agree on the need for police. For libertarians, maintaining a criminal justice system, of which the police are a major component, is viewed as one of the few legitimate roles of government. The first modern and … Continue reading

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Guest post. Cardimona planting seeds of doubt

Since retiring I’ve made it my mission in life to plant seeds of doubt in the minds of left-wing media (BIRM) employees.  You already know, I write many … many letters and texts to editors, often cc-ing the journo who … Continue reading

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Guest post: Cardimona – Wind energy’s Achilles Heel

In the grey, pre-dawn darkness the cold kiss of winter prickles the skin and the silent leaves hang motionless on the trees. A high pressure system has stalled over south-eastern Australia and renewable energy generators have choked. Without sun and … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Guest Post | 78 Comments

David Bidstrup. Mission creep in the Australian federation.

The chaotic response to the Chinese virus with all the attendant destruction of livelihoods and businesses shows some serious flaws with our federation and the continual arm wrestle between the sovereign states and the federal government. It is clear to … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Guest Post | 41 Comments

David Bidstrup. The brains trust strikes again

Today’s local rag, (July 2 2020), has an article titled “Solar owners should pay to sell or be paid for switching off”.  The proposal is floated by the Australian Energy Regulator, just another bureaucratic layer in the ongoing electricity fiasco, … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Guest Post | 11 Comments

Peter O’Brien: Cancel Culture

It seems ‘their’ ABC is going to audit its catalogue of titles to remove any of those that are ‘problematical’ in terms of perpetuating or glorifying offensive history. Yesterday I was listening to a concert on ABC Classic FM celebrating … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm. Stop listening to public health doctors

It is now clear that Australia’s response to the corona virus outbreak was a massive over reaction. Keeping the surge of infections below the capacity of our health system could have been achieved by moderate social distancing and personal disinfection. … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Guest Post | 60 Comments

David Bidstrup. Which temperature record would you like?

It’s been a bit cold here in Adelaide. The last few mornings have been bracing to say the least, particularly when the dog demands her early morning walk on the beach at 5.30 a.m. The local rag had a story … Continue reading

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Bill Muehlenberg: The Riots That Finished Off Covid

I guess this is my last piece on the coronavirus. Why is that? Because our enlightened leaders think it is over. Have they said that? Well not quite, but actions speak far louder than words, and with one leader after … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Guest Post | 56 Comments

Boris G: Were lockdowns justified? What’s the reference?

Initially, when people witnessed exponential rise in death toll, public opposition to lockdowns was extremely limited. But as the threat appears to have passed in most western countries, the patience runs out, and economic impact becomes apparent, views questioning and … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Guest Post | 75 Comments