Category Archives: Economics and the economy

Magnum Opus

■ Thousands will be hit by another hike in gas bills. ■ Aussies will pay more for a beer from today. ■ 800,000 Australian households are set to suffer a major mortgage repayment shock this year.

Posted in Economics and the economy, Left-wing extremism | 21 Comments

Doctor of Keating vs. Adam Smith

The market mechanism that has failed humankind for hundreds of years will at last be fixed: Lifetime staffer of the ALP: “We can build something better, more meaningful and more inclusive.”

Posted in Economics and the economy, Left-wing extremism | 24 Comments

If you change the meaning of inflation, things are looking good

Posted in Economics and the economy, Fake news | 24 Comments

I was only saying this to somebody the other day…

Posted in Economics and the economy, International | 2 Comments

They boasted Ukraine campaign would be an economy crusher

And they were right! ‘Extraordinary’: The United States could default on its debt as soon as June.

Posted in Economics and the economy, International | 12 Comments

Churchill cosplay only for Russia

We shall not fight them on the breaches: Offer on table for China trade deal. Trade Minister Don Farrell has signalled ahead of a trip to Beijing that the Albanese government is prepared to withdraw two World Trade Organisation cases … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Foreign policy | 2 Comments

You only get one Bondy and one Anthony Albanese in a lifetime

Rio Tinto and partners could receive $450m in government compensation for coal price cap. In this case, I’m talking about those who are trying to regulate gas prices in Europe. But they obey the Americans in everything, constantly bowing and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy, Left-wing extremism | 18 Comments

Beer, Cigs, Bribes Up

Not a typo: Queensland politics: Public service wages bill blows out further to $129 billion.

Posted in Economics and the economy, State politics | 8 Comments

Albanese blames Putin, ScoMo for Labor-made energy disaster

So build ten new coal-fired power stations: ‘Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures’. “Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. And we know with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, what we’ve seen is a massive increase in global energy prices,” he … Continue reading

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy | 15 Comments

Treasurer Jim Chalmers on the verge of calling Wallet Wizard

Albo laminated the cat: Australia is ‘hostage’ to developments ‘over which we have no control.’

Posted in Economics and the economy, Fake news | 31 Comments

He makes Rex Connor look like Milton Friedman

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy, Fake science | 15 Comments

Without a DFAT script, Airbus Albo bungles the bread 'n' butter

Gored of the Jungle: Small Business Minister flounders on detail as Liberal MPs bare their teeth. For the second day in a row, Small Business Minister Julie Collins has failed to answer two key questions about how many small businesses … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Federal politics | 19 Comments

Taiwanese told: No tickee, no laundry

Values: Anthony Albanese signals Australia unlikely to back Taiwan free-trade entry request. Anthony Albanese has signalled Australia is unlikely to support Taiwan’s entry into one of the biggest free-trading blocs just days after meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping. A bipartisan … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Foreign policy, Hypocrisy of the left | 25 Comments

How

Great minds: First NSW schools set for free pre-kindergarten classes from 2023 announced.

Posted in Economics and the economy, Fake news | 15 Comments

Peter Reith

IT would be remiss of me not to mark here the sad news of former Howard government minister Peter Reith’s death yesterday in Melbourne, aged 72, after a long illness. All the more so given that many of us continue … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, History, Rule of law | 22 Comments

Oi Oi Oikonomikos

If a personalist balm is what our political economy needs, leaders should start by apologising THOUGH not won over by Waleed Aly’s contention this week that the idea of a ‘wellbeing budget’ is gaining traction – as evidenced, he thinks, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Ethics and morality, Federal politics | 24 Comments

Motherhood Penalty

Judith Sloan noticed a strange and abhorrent notion in a recently released Treasury paper.

Posted in Culture, Economics and the economy | 21 Comments

Epitaph

Look what I’ve inherited and look what I’ve done!” – Joe Biden on the US economy

Posted in Economics and the economy, Elections, US politics | 2 Comments