Category Archives: Rule of law

Biden DoJ clears the decks of trivia to pursue something big

Justice Department drops investigation into COVID-19 deaths at New York nursing homes. Thomas Barrack – Trump Fund-Raiser – Is Indicted on Lobbying Charge.

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Rudd and Turnbull on News Corp: Worth a second look?

GOING out on a limb here, I know, but I doubt The Australian’s Jess Malcolm – or, indeed, anyone else writing virus porn for the now lunar News Corp – has ever had to manhandle a refrigerator or a wardrobe … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, Rule of law, Terrorism | 45 Comments

Parliamentary democracy – gone to the Dapto dogs

Ray texts Brad. Brad tells lawyers to amend “the orders.” Brad signs “orders” into “law.” Well, contrary to one international leader’s certainty that we’ll get it, I don’t share that certainty. We’ve never had a vaccine for a coronavirus.” – … Continue reading

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Australian Heroine

I love this lady. Hadn’t heard her story before. More guts and principle than the Liberal Party: How Mary Ann Campigli, the ‘Miss Stayput’ of Melbourne, defied her local council to the end. I’m going to fight for my home. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, History, property rights, Rule of law | 27 Comments

Vikki Campion guest post. Who is protecting the streets?

A Commonwealth fund originally intended to keep you safe walking home from the pub is now being used to stop terrorist attacks on mosques. As horrific as terrorism is, terrorism prevention should not be at the expense of the young … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rule of law, Terrorism | 32 Comments

Non-Judgement In Loo

Supreme Court refuses to hear transgender bathroom case, a victory for LGBT rights and student Gavin Grimm. BREAKING: The Supreme Court is not challenging Gavin Grimm’s victory in lower courts, in his lawsuit over the right to use the restroom … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Rule of law | 112 Comments

Having or stealing classified material is a bad thing again?

‘Wrong thing to do’: Ex-soldier kept secret, classified information at home, court told. Is this right, you deliberately kept secret and classified material at your home, knowing it could imperil Australia’s national security if it was hacked or stolen?” – … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left, Rule of law | 58 Comments

Just ring 36 24 36 VAD… I lead a life of crime

Dirty deeds recently legalised by Annastacia Palaszczuk have run into a constitutional wall: The Morrison Government has rejected Annastacia Palaszczuk’s request to exempt Queensland doctors from federal prosecution for giving advice on voluntary assisted dying to terminally ill patients over … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Rule of law | 53 Comments

The Bilo family situation

OBSTINATE autism is not national security. Like most, I’ve paid only occasional attention to the predicament of the Murugappan family – Nades, Priya and their daughters, Tharnicaa, 4, and Kopika, 6 – since the exhaustion of their legal claims. The … Continue reading

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1 Percenter Outlaw Motormouth Gang

ICON of wrong and Meghan Markle to harried justice, Louise Milligan, is excited – nay, breathless: “Breaking: Open letter by 23 barristers, almost all silks, including Justin Gleeson, Kate Eastman & Gail Furness back consent reforms by Mark Speakman.” Wow. … Continue reading

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