Category Archives: Innovation

StateBook

The obvious answer for a worried gummint is to build on the world-beating triumph which is MyGov and turn it into a fun place to catch up with family and friends, compare notes on welfare fraud and tax cheating, share … Continue reading

Posted in #IstandwithFacebook, Innovation, Media | 17 Comments

Too much of a good thing

News Corp is continuing its outrageous rent-seeking. Today there is an op-ed by David Chavern in the Australian singing the praises of the Morrison-Sims tax on US tech firms. The proposed bargaining code between news publishers and big tech platforms … Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Media | 34 Comments

Vaping and combustible cigarettes are substitutes

Late last year I pointed out that the so-called gateway from vaping to combustible cigarettes was based on dodgy statistics. Nonetheless the Australian government remains committed to vaping being outlawed – or only available under prescription. In the meantime the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Hypocrisy of progressives, Innovation, Oppressive government, Take Nanny down, Terrorism | 13 Comments

Trust The Science

#COVID19 vaccination: 23 elderly people dead after Pfizer shot in Norway https://t.co/pakYW1nj0y — Business Today (@BT_India) January 16, 2021

Posted in COVID-19, Innovation, Take Nanny down | 60 Comments

Google experiments: ACCC to be humiliated?

As Cats know the Australian legacy media have been conspiring with the Australian federal government (and it’s so-called ‘independent’ agency the ACCC) to impose a tax* on Facebook and Google. Under the proposal Facebook and Google would have to pay … Continue reading

Posted in Cryptoeconomics, Economics and economy, Innovation, Media, Technology & Telco | 65 Comments

What happens when a confused weakling is ‘elected’ President

Iran’s Guardian Council passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting UN inspections.   Naturally, Tehran is characterising this escalation as a retaliation for Israel’s “assassination” of its nuclear terrorist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Certainly, the timing of his death was convenient. But … Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Terrorism | 48 Comments

Women in leadership: From the country whose men gave the world television, the telephone, penicillin, the refrigerator, the hypodermic syringe, fingerprinting and the pneumatic tyre …

🌍 Scotland is leading the world with progressive policies. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 The Scottish Parliament has just unanimously passed the Bill to end period poverty – making Scotland the first country in the world to provide free period products for all who … Continue reading

Posted in History, Innovation | 71 Comments

Cancer sufferers ignored while Joe’s pals hoovered the cash

Tax filings reveal Biden cancer charity spent millions on salaries, zero on research.

Posted in American politics, Innovation | 14 Comments

“Monty makes a very intelligent point”

pic.twitter.com/xfbfdNYGOO — KilldozerSZN (@KilldozerSZN) August 4, 2020

Posted in Cultural Issues, Innovation | 131 Comments

LOL: Victoria Police now claim cyclists are endangering granny

First time @VictoriaPolice has done this? Checking IDs of cyclists in St Kilda to ensure they’re within 5km of home. pic.twitter.com/vBhYlFNG1f — Paul Dowsley (@paul_dowsley) August 29, 2020

Posted in Innovation | Tagged | 78 Comments