Category Archives: Rule of law

Flynn Wins

As I wrote last Tuesday: “What now? Stated simply: Sullivan will lose and Flynn will win.” ★★★ Appeals court orders judge to dismiss Flynn charges. Great! Appeals Court Upholds Justice Departments Request To Drop Criminal Case Against General Michael Flynn! … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Rule of law | 14 Comments

If they break it there, they’ll break it everywhere

America’s biggest city has experienced its worst pre-summer spike in murder in 30 years …   Nicole Gelinas, New York Post: Murder is rising — but New York doesn’t seem to care. Over the month ­until June 7 — including … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, civil society, Rule of law | 12 Comments

VicPol yawns about racist station assault on defenceless child

 Daniel Andrews’ police assigned dozens of officers and millions of dollars to Get Pell                       The mum reported it to police but they say for them to take action, they need the victim to make a statement. But the mum says … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rule of law | 97 Comments

The Black Chauvin

A judge has commandeered a courtroom to hold the truth captive and he refuses to come out   IT is taking Judge Emmet G. Sullivan far longer than 8 minutes and 46 seconds to snuff the life out of a … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Rule of law | 35 Comments

Doing without the police

Interesting to explore some episodes when the police were off duty to see what happened, promoted by the editorial in The Spectator, speculating that the wealthy would organize private security, well-armed people in the US would defend themselves and the poor … Continue reading

Posted in civil society, Rafe, Rule of law | 23 Comments

Bizarro world: British police have thrown in with the mob

 It’s called Stockholm Syndrome and it’s a real thing                                                                           Man removes some of the defacement from Churchill’s statue; UK police are after him like a shot. pic.twitter.com/FKLv9MqZrQ — Keith Miller Mort (@KeithMillerMor1) June 8, 2020

Posted in International, Rule of law | 39 Comments

Legal use of force by private citizens in the US

The legal situation in the US re violence and protection of self and property. [1.] In all states, you can use deadly force to defend yourself against death, serious bodily injury (which can include broken bones and perhaps even lost teeth), rape, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, property rights, Rafe, Rule of law | 42 Comments

Julia Gillard’s ABC-inspired live export ban was totally illegal

Federal Court rules in favour of live exporters in landmark class action against Commonwealth Government. Ginned-up ABC hysteria, cherry-picked ‘expert’ opinion and an utterly arrogant indifference to the human implications of state-imposed economic destruction. Sound familiar? Justice Stephen Rares ruled … Continue reading

Posted in Free Enterprise, Rule of law, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 67 Comments

What would we do without “intelligence officials”?

Spies kept busy by increase in suspicious internet activity during lockdown. Intelligence officers also detected a rise in “anti-China” and “anti-migration” sentiment in the community as a result of the global pandemic, although it was not clear whether any threats … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Rule of law | 25 Comments

She knew Australians loved it

The ABC asks: What did the Queen know about Gough Whitlam’s dismissal?   The final majority, of course, was actually 55 seats – the biggest in Australian history.

Posted in History, Politics, Rule of law | 67 Comments