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Vive la Republique

The release yesterday of the John Kerr letters, and the confirmation biased interpretations of many, yet again reminded TAFKAS why he supports an Australian republic and why he believes we will never get on. Yesterday’s release brought back, yet again, … Continue reading

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And then they came for themselves

This is a great read from Victor Davis Hanson in the National Review: How Cultural Revolutions Die — or Not Please read. It comes with a word of warning but also a sliver of hope: Cultural revolutions not only eventually … Continue reading

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Fund me. Fund me. Fund me.

It’s all about the funding baby. Don’t blame us for poor management and inefficiency. Just give us more money taken by force from other people. This is the view of the medical experts. You know, the people with no expertise … Continue reading

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What he said

TAFKAS could not have put it better himself: It is thus always amusing to read the tax increase lobby argue for reform of and increase in taxes because of the need to increase the economic efficiency all the while unconcerned … Continue reading

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That’s not a tax increase.  This is a tax increase!

Picture the scene. On the sidelines of the Conference of CLOWN (Centre Lefts of World Nations), normally held in the off season at Davos, but this year by video conference. Australian politician and former shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen gets up … Continue reading

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CovidWaste, sorry Covid Safe

So.  Hows that CovidSafe app going?  You know the one that cost $1.5 million plus probably another $1m to advertise. How is that going?  You know the app that is part of our work to slow the spread of COVID-19. … Continue reading

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The debate is over. We NEED tax reform now.

Australia can’t afford to wait and waste any more time.  We NEED tax reform now.  It is absolutely essential to fund Innovationish training for public servants. This is essential, high priority spending.  Tax payers should, if they can, go to … Continue reading

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The Infrastructure Government(s)

Governments around the world, but of more concern for TAFKAS, around Australia, are about to go into an infrastructure frenzy.  You see, it’s the only thing that can save the ecomomy.  You know it is. Somewhere, some how, TAFKAS estimates … Continue reading

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Love is a many splendid thing

One frequently reads and hears that regional and rural voters “love” the ABC.  TAFKAS most recently read it from the chardonnay communist Philip Adams writing for the Australian: Paradoxically, many – perhaps most – Liberal voters admire the ABC, as … Continue reading

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It’s all a matter of perspective

Perspective.  It’s an amazing thing. Wanna be ABC public servants, currently under the employ of Nine Media, writing under the banner of the Sydney Morning Herald, are currently running 2 stories here and here (there may be more) arguing that … Continue reading

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