Category Archives: Take Nanny down

Floyd-Lewis vaccine is the most promising developed so far

The Western left is exactly like the old Soviet politburo – zooming through red lights in their chauffeured ZiLs. DC Mayor Exempts John Lewis Funeral Attendees From Quarantine Restrictions. But remember your grandma can’t have a funeral because her life … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Hypocrisy of progressives, Take Nanny down | 12 Comments

Jailbreak

Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Stay-at-Home Order. This comprehensive claim to control virtually every aspect of a person’s life is something we normally associate with a prison, not a free society governed by the rule of law.” – Justice Daniel … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Rule of law, Take Nanny down | 17 Comments

The Young Disgrace

MY thanks to Twostix – site master of every PR scam on the go surrounding the phony war on coronavirus – for alerting me earlier today to Dr Jeannette Young’s admission that she mum-lied to the Queensland public about the … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Ethics and morality, Take Nanny down | 46 Comments

Slip, Slop, Slap, Surrender

Downloading the app ‘like putting on sunscreen to go outside’, PM says. Note that this is a deliberately mendacious analogy. The app cannot protect you from catching the virus. “We are seeking the goodwill and support and participations of Australians … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Politics of the Left, Take Nanny down | 37 Comments

Autocrats of the world arise…

An Economist survey. Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more coverage, see our hub … Continue reading

Posted in Rafe, Take Nanny down | 9 Comments

“Every one of us could be devastated by it”

That time the Federal government’s experts told grannys and five year-olds to always use condoms. Orlwiz. Now the same “experts” are telling politicians that lone paddle-boarders will cause ventilator queues.

Posted in Australian Story, Take Nanny down | 25 Comments

Something to learn from Germany?

The Germans have been capable of making big mistakes (don’t mention two World Wars) or border controls and they are losing WW3 against CO2. But they may have gone the right way in public health policy, as this paper suggests. … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Rafe, Take Nanny down | 13 Comments

“scantily clad figures” from movies rated M

The Currency Lad draws our attention to the latest sex scandal to rock the nations capital. The Australian has more information: The “scantily clad’’ figures in the office of Fair Work deputy president Gerard Boyce scantily-clad” figurines in the office of … Continue reading

Posted in Take Nanny down, Taking out the trash | 73 Comments

David Leyonhjelm guest post. The sinister side of the nanny state.

Not many of us like being told how to live our lives, especially by those we don’t know and trust. It gets up our nose. Yet there is an endless number of people who want to do just that. When … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post, Take Nanny down | 38 Comments

Freedom

No problem. The streets of Richmond, Virginia: No helmet. The streets of Sydney, New South Wales: The ABC is perplexed by liberty: Virginia rally shows what happens when the US tries to pass gun control laws.

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Take Nanny down | 104 Comments