Author Archives: C.L.

Modern Western foreign policy is the art of theatrical amnesia

NATO leaders are shocked – shocked! – to discover that Russia has grown closer to China.

Posted in Foreign policy, War and peace | 10 Comments

Killing In the Name

Edgy: Rage Against the Machine donating ticket sales to reproductive rights organizations.

Posted in Foreign policy, International | 11 Comments

Life not worth discussing, says unwanted pregnancy survivor

This is a decision that goes to the heart of a woman’s right to control her own body. These are issues which aren’t the subject of partisan political debate in Australia. And that’s a good thing.” Prime Minister of Overseas, … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Left-wing extremism | 36 Comments

Called Shot

Remember when Trump said he’d put 2-3 justices on the Court who would overturn Roe v. Wade and then that was exactly what happened?

Posted in History, Rule of law, US politics | 19 Comments

Churchill mobilized the English language and sent it into battle

Whenever Kamala Harris tries to do the same, the English language dies during basic training.

Posted in US politics | 4 Comments

Quick! Send a celebrity to be photographed with Mr Zelensky

That’ll help: Ukraine’s Sievierodonetsk falls to Russian forces after one of war’s bloodiest fights.

Posted in International, War and peace | 10 Comments

We Won (UPDATED)

Deo Gratias: The US Supreme Court has overturned the non-existent ‘right’ to kill the unborn.

Posted in Ethics and morality, History, Rule of law | 59 Comments

Germany runs out of gas while fighting the Russians – again

Then and now. pic.twitter.com/SfZvwcVXrt — James Melville (@JamesMelville) June 24, 2022

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy | 12 Comments

Not interested in Aussie cyclones, Albo heads back overseas

■ Gough preferred Greece: Albanese to visit Paris to ‘reset’ Australia’s relationship with France. ■ Grattan to the rescue: Anthony Albanese has a lot on the go in the ‘back office’ of government.

Posted in Federal politics | 37 Comments

If they have to convene a meeting for that, it probably isn’t

WHO convenes meeting to determine whether monkeypox is a global health emergency.

Posted in Fake news, International | 6 Comments

Love triangle: ‘Door Matt’ Guy competing with Dom for Dan

Roger Franklin on the latest of Mr Guy’s flirtations: A not-so-alternative Victorian government.

Posted in Fake conservatism, Left-wing extremism | 12 Comments

Why Ben Stiller is currently the biggest story out of Ukraine

Because, as Adam Creighton points out, ‘Experts’ have been so wrong on just about everything. Foreign policy experts, though, have given economists a run for their money since Russia invaded Ukraine, prompting the US and Europe to wallop Russia with … Continue reading

Posted in International, War and peace | 32 Comments

Hypothetical Compassion

Video: Protesters at a ‘refugees welcome’ rally were asked to consider housing a refugee.

Posted in Hypocrisy of the left, International | 4 Comments

But For Wales…

On the feast day of Saint Thomas More, a favourite scene from the classic, A Man For All Seasons: To choose safety and preferment rather than call a lie a lie has never gone out of fashion in the 487 … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, History | 51 Comments

Zelensky understands contemporary ‘Western values’ very well

■ Ukraine Bans Main Opposition Party, Seizes All Its Assets. ■ Ukraine to ban music by some Russians in media and public spaces. Russian books also banned.

Posted in International, War and peace | 3 Comments

Anyhow, have a Kalashnikov…

Crime groups using illicit tobacco to finance drug trade and terrorism as cigarette prices soar. Australia’s soaring cost of cigarettes is presenting lucrative opportunities for international organised crime groups who are turning to illicit tobacco as a “low-risk and high-reward” … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Federal politics, Legal affairs | 13 Comments

Off-ramp for neo-cons: Pretending they stopped an annexation

Which was never Russia’s goal: U.S. Discussing Whether to Ask Ukraine to ‘Dial Back’ War Aims.

Posted in War and peace | 15 Comments

Biden said he’d reduce currency to “rubble” – and he was right!

Posted in Economics and the economy, Foreign policy | 12 Comments