No Reason To Cheer

No Reason To Cheer

The big news this week is that the Australian economy looks to be in a spot of bother. That’s why the Reserve Bank cut official interest rates. Normally this is a reason to cheer as the cost of borrowing is reduced and more money gets to slosh around the economy...

Labor’s Unlosable Election

Labor’s Unlosable Election

I’m on the road again in South Australia; enjoying the people and landscape of my home state. It’s always a joy to chat with locals and tourists who often have wonderfully different perspectives of similar experiences. No doubt the mental health professionals will be...

A Taxing Time For Mandates

A Taxing Time For Mandates

I was asked about my attitude to tax reform by ABC RN this week. Host Fran Kelly made a fair point that Labor had made themselves a big target by releasing some significant tax policies well ahead of the election and, if they did win, shouldn’t the Senate allow them...

Risible Renewables

Risible Renewables

The ability to laugh is a wonderful gift particularly when faced with the incoherent ramblings of the unprincipled political left. Such is their level of absurdity that they shouldn’t be taken seriously. Unfortunately they are and if you couldn’t laugh you’d probably...

Decency Abandoned

Decency Abandoned

Like Alice through the looking glass, politics gets ‘curiouser and curiouser’ where it’s not only ‘good English’ that gets forgotten. Unfortunately, civility and common decency seem to have been abandoned in the modern political era. Words are used and abused by the...