• Weekday Reading #8

    The Loss of the Ennobling Principle (The PostLiberal Order) MacIntyre’s excellent thesis is that we have turned the concept of dignity into something for which it was not built, and we’ve turned away from an objective account of justice which Cicero defined as “giving each his due.” The paradox is that we’ve lost both justice…

  • Weekday Reading #7

    How COVID Lockdowns Handed Global Warming Extremists The Tools To Crush Freedom (The Federalist) But there’s a major problem: While it might have felt like a return to normalcy, it wasn’t. We’re not going back to normal — at least not without a hard and vicious fight. Why not? Because the past two years have…

  • A Coat of Paint

    Update: The Vic Bar Association has since released a press release confirming my opinion here. They point out that under this bill, individuals who are detained [are unable to] seek a merits review of their detention by an independent court. [All they have available to them is an ]Internal review by a person who is employed…

  • Who’s better?

    I didn’t say he was the new Winston Churchill. I  said Scott Morrison is the best political leader in the world right now. Let’s compare him with that brace of Treble-J clowns: Jacinda, Joe and Justin. Scott Morrison is so far ahead of that crew of far-left grifters, I cannot believe there was any issue with…

  • No, it isn’t, Josh.

    Why is representing Perfidious Dan in a Nazi uniform offensive? According to Frydenberg, because (i) it shows a lack of understanding of history; (ii) it fuels hatred and danger; and consequently, (iii) has no place in public debate. Regarding (i), he doesn’t actually explain how the analogy lacks historical understanding. The Nazis are infamous for…

  • John Ray, dissecting leftism

    Great to see John J Ray on the blogroll, he is a great unsung hero of the resistance and he deserves to get full recognition before it is too late for him to see and hear it. Check out his sites and take advantage of the arsenal of weapons that he has forged to help…

  • Flat White ScoMo’s climate modelling is even dodgier than his climate policy

    The government went to Glasgow to sell its net zero emissions by 2050 policy to world leaders. The policy was based on heroic assumptions like green hydrogen becoming the cheapest source of electricity, and solar power, which presently costs $70 per MWh as long as suppliers dictate demand, falling to $15 per MWh. Now we…

  • Guest Post: Cassie of Sydney – The progressive politicisation of everything

    A friend of mine, whom I’ll call “Anna” (not her real name) is on Facebook. Anna uses the platform for work (she runs a small business) as well as to engage in Facebook groups with parents of disabled children (she is the mother of a severely disabled son). Anna is a member of a Facebook…