A Bridge to Kangaroo Island

A bridge to Kangaroo Island.. It would be an amazing project, and an amazing feat of engineering. It could certainly be done. 7 News | KI Bridge A multi-billion dollar proposal to build a bridge to Kangaroo Island has been met with anger from residents. The local Mayor says a bridge could be disastrous to …

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Georgina Downer and the Mayo By-Election

The current by-election in Mayo has been made necesary because Rebekha Sharkie was not entitled to stand or be elected because she was a citizen of another country at the time of her election. That is not just my opinion! That is what the Court found, and that is why another expensive election is necessary. …

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The Unspeakable Terror of Plastic Shopping Bags

Good to know Coles and Woolies are on the same page as murderous terrorists Al Shabab … The difference is that because almost none of Australia’s plastic ends up in waterways, whereas a high percentage of Africa’s does, Al Shabab’s ban may actually achieve something.

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Non-whiny Students Leave the Plantation

Some Hispanic students express the view that their failings are their own fault, and that the way forward is to accept responsibility and work harder. Naturally, academia is appalled. Can’t you see there’s no point in trying? You’re oppressed! It’s all whitey’s fault! Thankfully more and more young people are rejecting the elite/liberal/luvvie/progressive philosophy that …

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Who Are the Fascists?

Wikipedia is not always the most reliable of sources, but its definition of fascism is a reasonable starting point for discussion. A fascist is a follower of a political philosophy characterized by authoritarian views, desire for a strong central government, and no tolerance for opposing opinions. All forms of socialism, including Germany’s national socialism, are …

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Gays, Bakers and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

I am astonished by claims of moral equivalence between a baker declining to make a cake with images and text contrary to his beliefs, and the refusal of service to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on the basis of who she works for. The bakers did not refuse service because the customers were gay …

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Barnaby Joyce and the Media

Barnaby Joyce doesn’t talk to the media. The media: Why won’t Barnaby Joyce talk to us? What is he scared of? What is he hiding? Barnaby Joyce talks to the media. The media: No one cares what Barnaby Joyce thinks. Barnaby Joyce is a publicity-hungry media whore. Barnaby Joyce should shut up.

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Citizenship and Australian Politicians

It is not controversial that if you are part of the government of a country, then your loyalty to that country should be undivided. It is perfectly reasonable to require that members of the Australian Federal Government should be citizens of Australia, and not of any other country. Finding a clear way to make this …

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Every Day in Every Way …

“Every day in every way, I am getting better and better” was the catch-phrase of Émile Coué, French psychologist and pharmacist, who believed people could be healed and their lives improved through the power of aut0-suggestion. His theories have long since fallen out of favour. But what is true is that every day, in almost …

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To Energy, or not to Energy

Let me make this simple: If, instead of supporting responsible local energy development, you choose to support undemocratic oil-producing regimes which export terrorism, have low environmental standards, kill gays and oppress women, then I choose not to support you.  

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How Good is the US Economy?

When even the New York Times struggles to find words to say how good the US economy is, you know it’s good: We Ran Out of Words to Describe How Good the Jobs Numbers Are The economy is in a sweet spot, with steady growth and broad improvement in the labor market. The real question …

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The Conviction of Archbishop Wilson – Further Reflections

The media cannot reasonably be expected to report every piece of evidence. This means that any assessment based on media reports is necessarily tentative. It is entirely possible that any one media outlet may have omitted some critical point. But it is unlikely that every major outlet should fail to report the same argument or …

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