Category Archives: Guest Post

Tabitha Alloway: “Rule by Experts” Is Tyranny Shrouded in Science

“You don’t need a mask.” “Everyone needs to wear a mask.” “Asymptomatic spreaders are the real problem.” “No wait, it doesn’t look like asymptomatic carriers are spreading it.” “Coronavirus will spread at protests… unless they’re protests over the death of … Continue reading

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Bill Muehlenberg: So This Is How Democracy Dies

It was George Orwell who famously said, We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One wonders if he had the state of Victoria in mind … Continue reading

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David Bidstrup guest post. Audrey’s getting anxious…

 and some shareholders want a company to go out of business to “reduce emissions”. A couple of things popped up in today’s local rag.  First, AEMO wants any solar system installed after the start of September to be able to be … Continue reading

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David Bidstrup guest post. The quest for complexity.

Today’s local paper had an “opinion piece” about the pursuit of the chimera, (a thing which is hoped for but is illusory or impossible to achieve), of “carbon free electricity” entitled “Time to face electricity grid challenges”. The author is … Continue reading

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Guest post: Cardimona; Journalist forces AEMO to face truth about curtailment capers with the grid

If you’re a wage slave at a left-wing newspaper (BIRM) you probably, literally, can’t afford to rock the boat, so I dips me lid to Tony Raggatt at the Townsville Bulletin. Well done, that man. From today’s print edition… POWER … Continue reading

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Bill Muehlenberg: Just Put a Sock In It Magda!

She may be appearing on Victorian TV screens with a mask on, but one can think of better things that could be used. I refer of course to the new infuriating and moronic TV ads Victorians now have to endure … Continue reading

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Pyrmonter on Palmer and WA

There was short-lived but understandable outrage when Western Australia tried to extinguish the legal rights of Mineralogy and Clive Palmer.  We can expect the coming litigation it will provoke to raise constitutional law issues that will be studied by our … Continue reading

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Bill Muehlenberg: What gives with The Liberal Party and Mandatory Vaccinations?

It gets to be quite worrying when science fiction begins to merge with the real world. What was that line from one of the Stars Wars films? “So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause”. Covid alarmism is revealing … Continue reading

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Rickw: The state of Victoria

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Pyrmonter: Don’t let the data get in the way of your predisposition

The coronavirus pandemic has led to many judgements based on very limited data, often inescapable uncertainty, among which have been judgements of the comparative performance of different institutions, both political and market. One that has emerged recently from the Victorian … Continue reading

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