Category Archives: Oppressive government

Crankster Squad

WITH News Corp providing cover this weekend for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s crazy obsession with extracting from Facebook the encryption keys that prevent him from reading your mail – spoiler alert: if you oppose governments wiretapping citizens, you’re a … Continue reading

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The ADF can’t defend Australia

Jim Molan has a very troubling op-ed in The Australian today: Australians need to come to a consensus about the nation we want to be and how we will sustain that in the face of real threat. We should have … Continue reading

Posted in Go Woke Go Broke, Oppressive government, Taking out the trash | 117 Comments

Pro-ponzi outfit’s own poll: we want newcomers to integrate

The ABC dobs us in to the “Liberal” government. Alex Hawke says he’ll take “measures” against you soon.

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Ministry of Truth might become a reality

From the New York Times: Several experts I spoke with recommended that the Biden administration put together a cross-agency task force to tackle disinformation and domestic extremism, which would be led by something like a “reality czar.” It sounds a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives, Oppressive government | 108 Comments

Fascism: El Presidente launches assault on Supreme Court

Politico: Biden starts staffing a commission on Supreme Court reform.   Like all liars with a low IQ, Biden will add suspicious embellishments to the bullshit story but the key goals now out in the open are “term limits” and … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Oppressive government, Rule of law | 15 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

Mass arrests soon?

So now John Brennan is celebrating that The Biden administration is going to be going after libertarians because “they are an insidious threat to democracy” — Luke Rudkowski (@Lukewearechange) January 20, 2021

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Most COVID fines to be dropped

The Age is reporting the news – unsurprising and welcome … yet still problematic. Police officers who issued fines for breaches of COVID-19 restrictions have been instructed to hand out cautions for unpaid infringements rather than proceed with charges in … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Ethics and morality, Freedom, Hypocrisy of progressives, Oppressive government, Politics of the Left, Rule of law | 62 Comments

ASIC and a policy trilemma

There is an ASIC apologist op-ed in the AFR that contains this gem: Regulators such as ASIC are created separately to carry out their democratically legislated mandate, independently and expertly.  Hmmmmmmm. Seems to me that a regulator cannot be democratic, … Continue reading

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Masking the truth

Can this really be true? From No Governments Have Isolated COVID-19 Virus–What Does That Mean?: Is Dr. Anthony Fauci Guilty of Negligent Homicide?, Oct. 27, 2020: “In 2009, Dr. Anthony Fauci co-authored a paper about the Spanish Flu Epidemic that … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Oppressive government | 33 Comments