Category Archives: Politics

A post about politics

The Right Strikes Again!!!

In March 2014, an election was held. Not a blazing, world shattering election, but an important one for us in South Australia none-the-less. It was expected in that election, the 12 year incumbent government would be tossed out and the … Continue reading

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Defining the failure of mass education

I read recently that mass education is failing. This says that our education systems are no longer working. Obviously, this is making a lot of people very unhappy, parents, taxpayers, teachers, politicians- and the list goes on. There seems to … Continue reading

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Crazy is not a word we use around here!

I have always understood the interplay between Government and business is where the real dramas of political/economic philosophies develop and are enacted. I must admit that the real shock came for me when I realised that far from living in … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Murdoch Media

Over the last few decades, we have seen Australia changing, and not always for the better. Perhaps, as November 2013, was the 30th anniversary of the floating of the Australian Dollar, we should start with that. To November 1983, Australia’s … Continue reading

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Perspectives in Time

I know this seems like a grandiose title, but there is something I wrote a little while ago about the Villians of the piece. The last of the three villians named has died. Ronnie Reagan went first, then Milton Friedmann, … Continue reading

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Society – pursuit of a myth

More random thoughts. Why do we have a society? We clump together to do things for ourselves, to and for each other. We claim it is for mutual protection. What? Are we like schools of sardines on their annual migration … Continue reading

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Chaos out of time

Well, it has been a very busy Xmas period and it is not stopping yet. New job, new rules, new ideas, new people, and lots and lots of new things to get used to. Pity there is only 24 hours … Continue reading

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