Category Archives: Politics

A post about politics

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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Insanity, thy name is “gun”.

Ah… just another in a long string of anti-firearms blogs. Well, I hope not, but it probably will be. Here are some comments I have heard or read, and my responses: “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” How inane … Continue reading

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Schools are in trouble everywhere.

Winston Churchill once remarked that the deeper you look into the past, the further you can see into the future. Well, you do not have to look too far into the past the see why public education in the Western … Continue reading

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