Too Smart By Half

Australian Politics and Society

RIP Malcolm Fraser (1930 – 2015)

“We should have English language classes freely available, we should allow them to work, they should pay taxes and the Government will make money from those taxes and they would … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Females in Power – Part Two

(Continued from “Females in Power – Part One”)… Credit where it is due – these are just a handful of examples of the stellar work done by female politician in … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Females in Power – Part One

Recently, the Sydney Morning Herald published a ridiculous feminist article by Clementine Ford. If you’re not familiar with Ford’s work, suffice to say she is yet another social justice warrior … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Captain Tony – A Titanic Disaster

Vladimir Putin once said “great promise is followed by great disappointment”. This pessimistic view (typical of a Russian) holds true nine times out of ten in politics, anywhere in the … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tony Abbott and the Great Leap Forward

There is a first for everything. I’m giving a round of applause to the Abbott government. A standing ovation, in fact. And I’m dead serious.* This week, the government emerged … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Rock and a Hard Place: Global Warming versus Tony Abbott

    Tony Abbott once described himself as “a bit of a weathervane” – meaning he would spin and swivel according to the weather of public opinion. But there is … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Colossus of Cabramatta – Part Three (The Dismissal)

Myth # 3 – “The dismissal was a constitutional crime, a grievous injustice, and a vicious attack on our entire democracy” (The ALPs old guard) The old class warriors of … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

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