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A counterpoint to “When will it be time to short Tesla?”

Adam Piggott's recent article When will it be time to short Tesla? stirred me to write a counterpoint article, specifically as I take a...

Your Government Hates You

Recently, it has emerged that there were not one, but four lily-livered police officers waiting outside that school in Florida during the shooting. They...

Don’t Fear Nationalism, Fear Socialism

Editor's note: Using the analogy of the Lord of the Rings (which itself was an analogy for the quest by the people of the...

Quote of the Day: Reagan on Government

On the day that Australia finally gets its government back, it is worth remembering some wisdom which Ronald Reagan imparted to us.  Reagan understood...

Viewer Poll: How much do you miss having a government?

Australia has been without a government since Saturday night, and we suspect Australians couldn't be happier. For the last few days, Australians have interacted...

Food for thought – From my cold dead hands

Today, unsurprisingly, their ABC were having a hissy fit about guns. They invoked criticism of the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) ad campaign that attacks...

Of Nanny State and the Social Contract: A Reflection

The social contract theory has been the foundation of the liberal democracy since the Enlightenment. But are we contracting away too much to the...

The Animal Farm of Big Government

Australian politics has recently shown, by example, just how wasteful government is. Government, as an institution, has become synonymous with ever increasing size, wastefulness, bureaucracy...

Does the government actually want you to get married?

Despite all the excitement about marriage over the last few days, I am discovering why people don't get married anymore. There is a massive disincentive...