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The progressive or ‘regressive’ left?

During the intro of  a recent video of the Rubin Report, Dave Rubin discussed how the progressive left has changed over time, turning into what he calls regressive. This seems quite a reasonable thing to assert; and surely no reasonable … Continue reading

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Climategate 2.0

Such is the name of a piece in the Wall Street journal on February 7, where Patrick J. Michaels discusses a “Whistleblower’s claim that NOAA manipulated climate data for political ends.” Patrick J. Michaels discusses the latest controversy in climate … Continue reading

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Cory Bernardi forms Australian Conservatives party

Cory Bernardi has done the unthinkable; he has defected from the Liberal party to form his own political party Australian Conservatives. It has been suggested by Treasurer Scott Morrison and others that he has betrayed the Liberal party. Is this … Continue reading

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It is now offensive to not allow readings of the Koran in Christian churches

In a move Andrew Bolt has aptly commented on by saying that “so a civilisation rots and dies”, a chaplain for the Queen was recently compelled to either resign or shut up, after publicly objecting the decision to allow the … Continue reading

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Is Australia Racist?

A documentary by this name will air in just under three weeks on SBS. I watched an advertisement promoting it tonight on free-to-air television. I will belabour a certain observation I have made time and time again, but which may … Continue reading

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Democracy and compulsory voting – for or against?

It is often argued that America should enforce compulsory voting, such as other According to Lisa Hill from the University of Adelaide, everyone should be forced to vote – we’re forced to pay taxes and do jury duty and ensure … Continue reading

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After truth is gone, what remains?

According to Oxford Dictionaries, we may be living in a post-truth era, something  which has been provoked by Brexit and the US  Election. One might be tempted to correct that these events magnified its use, rather than post-truth leading to … Continue reading

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