Category Archives: Socialism

Speaking of the future, what did someone say about the road to serfdom?

A few years ago there was a flurry of activity in some circles when some left liberals called out Hayek for being crazy to suggest that there was a slippery slope to serfdom. A sample. Much of what is said … Continue reading

Posted in Rafe, Socialism, Western Civilsation | 13 Comments

The pope appoints Sharan Burrow to reform world economy

YES, really. The Argentinian pontiff wants Burrow to help advise a new Vatican body tasked with “reforming capitalism.” By “reforming capitalism,” he means the forced inauguration of a China-style global corporatism governed by a creepy elite the Vatican is calling … Continue reading

Posted in International, Socialism | 91 Comments

The Australian and the LNP think the state “shouts” us things

The “free” lunch is finally here: NSW budget: state to shout you lunch, pay for the movies.

Posted in Economics on the left, Socialism | 13 Comments

Saving Grace

I will begin with a single statement: if you do not already subscribe to Quadrant, then you should; it is the best political magazine of conservative thought in the world and I read them all. Subscribe here. Here is only … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Socialism, Western Civilsation | 34 Comments

These socialists are so ignorant

Loved the front page quote in The Oz today from the Leader of the Opposition: “I want a country that makes things, creates wealth – and shares it.” That is, of course, what we already have. That is what the … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Politics of the Left, Socialism | 29 Comments

Everyone Just Needs To Have A Cold Shower

THE utter contempt for the public from the governing class – and not since colonial times have they constituted such a distinct, lavishly enriched class – is something only electoral destruction can possibly correct. The more likely outcome in Queensland, … Continue reading

Posted in Socialism, State Politics | 20 Comments

Well, maybe, perhaps

It’s a survey in Victoria by the Libs in five swing seats. The election is two years from now by which time the lockdowns will probably be over so it hardly matters. It would have been interesting to have asked … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Socialism, State Politics | 74 Comments

Daniel Andrews’ aim is to destroy capitalism not protect us from a virus

This is from Ronald Reagan: “How do you tell a Communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.” Just came across the quote at Ace … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Oppressive government, Socialism | 45 Comments

What if this was just a practice run?

This is taken from Instapundit. HUBRIS AND MISCALCULATIONS ARE A GIVEN WITH THE LEFT. BUT EVEN I DIDN’T REALIZE THEY’D BE SO STUPID AND EVIL AS TO WANT TO DESTROY ALL OF ECONOMY AND STARVE PEOPLE JUST TO GET ORANGE … Continue reading

Posted in Free Enterprise, Freedom, Socialism | 51 Comments

Miracle On The Nod, Son

 Cameron Dick pitches for emergency landing                                                                                     JUST four days into the job and Jackie Trad’s successor as Queensland Treasurer, Cameron Dick, has signaled an intention to buy a one billion-dollar-plus stake in Virgin Australia on behalf of virtually bankrupt taxpayers. … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Socialism, State Politics | 37 Comments