Category Archives: Take Nanny down

Big-hearted minister won’t fine legless young man $100,000

Shark attack survivor wins legal exemption to keep tooth embedded in surfboard.

Posted in Take Nanny down | 22 Comments

He’s right. Al Sharpton is right. That hurt.

A Ban on Menthol Cigs Will Lead to More Confrontations Between Black People and Police.

Posted in Free Enterprise, Freedom, Take Nanny down | 18 Comments

Cost: approximately $3.79 million

‘Milkshake consent video’ pulled amid mounting political backlash.

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Underbite girl won’t take no for an answer

Yes, this is real. The Morrison government on sex, consent, cream and tacos: In A Bizarre New Video, The Government Tries To Teach Us About Consent. This is the government's new video to educate teenagers on consent… and honestly, I … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. Has the WHO reached its use by date?

The World Health Organisation has been criticised a lot lately. There have been plenty of reasons for that, including its farcical initial response to Covid and its origins. But criticism of the WHO did not begin with Covid – it … Continue reading

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How immoral is online gambling?

There is an article in The Times today that asks a question about Denise Coates: … on the moral balance sheet can she truly register as good? This is immediately after the article has set out her good deeds. Unlike … Continue reading

Posted in civil society, Market Economy, Take Nanny down, Taxation | 25 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

Trust The Science

#COVID19 vaccination: 23 elderly people dead after Pfizer shot in Norway — Business Today (@BT_India) January 16, 2021

Posted in COVID-19, Innovation, Take Nanny down | 60 Comments

CIS critique of the Covid lockdown

Monica Wilkie on Lockdown  

Posted in COVID-19, Rafe, Take Nanny down | 36 Comments

Dodgy stats on the Gateway Hypothesis

Once upon a time the Gateway Hypothesis* related to the fact that people who smoked cigarettes might at some point attempt to consume marijuana and/or cocaine. Cigarette consumption has collapsed in many countries, yet people still seem to consume marijuana … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Take Nanny down, Taking out the trash | 32 Comments