Category Archives: Tough on Crime, tough on criminals

Whistleblowers

Andrews sacks Somyurek, Albanese moves to kick him out of party. Q: Will VicPol again corruptly protect Premier Andrews – the man who insisted “Pell knew” about crimes?

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The Ku Klux Karonavirus

□ Democrat Mark Levine is the Chairman of the New York City Council health committee: Let's be clear about something: if there is a spike in coronavirus cases in the next two weeks, don't blame the protesters. Blame racism. — … Continue reading

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The Hateful Eight

Extraordinary moment EIGHT cops surround a homeless woman sitting on a Melbourne park bench and interrogate her amid COVID-19 lockdown.   Via IT. The other possibility is that she was muttering claims about George Pell and this is Taskforce Sano.

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He may not even be mentally fit to stand trial …

… but the Joe Biden sexual assault allegation just got a lot more serious. His accuser Tara Reade had claimed her late mother rang Larry King during a live panel discussion on assaults committed by the powerful way back in … Continue reading

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Causative factors, Detective Inspector?

Woman charged over fatal car crash in Huonville, Tasmania. Police have charged a woman with four breaches of a family violence order after she allegedly struck and killed a man with a car in southern Tasmania. Police were called to … Continue reading

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Bespoke Conspiracy Theory Emerges To Benefit Assange

EVERYONE can agree that Julian Assange only has himself to blame. Whether he’s a hero or a villain to you is an increasingly subjective question. But he is still the hacker prodigy who chose to enable the theft of classified … Continue reading

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No, but his future certainly will

October, 2018: Michael Avenatti’s Past Won’t Stop Him From Running in 2020. February, 2020: Michael Avenatti guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial. You’ll be going down more than you ever imagined. #KneepadsForAvenatti https://t.co/hTjDYJC1LP — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) February … Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on II

You read it here first: So what should Morrison do? Well the last thing would be to threaten to sue either Aly or Ten.  Rather get an invite onto The Project and debate Aly. That is exactly the correct thing … Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on

I want to put in a good word for Waleed Aly. Two interrelated things. First I think Janet Albrechtsen was a bit harsh yesterday. Waleed Aly exposed himself as a hypocrite. In the past, Aly has seemingly ducked for cover … Continue reading

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On the use of violence in society

One of the models that I use to organise my thinking of private-public trade-offs was developed by the Harvard economist Andrei Shleifer and various friends.  The basic story runs along the lines that all societies face a problem of bad … Continue reading

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