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Random Note — Ita’s pretzel logic and circular reasoning

Apart from the sheer effrontery and unmitigated gall, it takes a special kind of chutzpah, pretzel logic and twisted, circular reasoning for Ita Buttrose to accuse the government of “political interference” over a simple call for accountability in establishing a...

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Random Note — Conservatives are sleepy and have no idea

Almost a hundred years before Andrew Breitbart made his observation that “politics is downstream of culture”, Italian communist, Antonio Gramsci understood the significance of culture when he further developed the Karl Marx concept of cultural hegemony and the idea...

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Random Note — Education

As well as rigour and greater parental involvement Tony Abbott should have included in his list a more critical focus on curriculum versus pedagogy. That is, what is taught versus how it’s taught. It’s a very fine distinction, understood  by many to mean the same...

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Random Note — Xi

Random Note — Xi

You don’t need to be Nostradamus to foresee the outcome depicted in Spooners cartoon. Xi is messing with the heads of the West playing three dimensional chess while they play checkers and is simply not going to play their game and commit to anything, if at all, until...

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Random Note — tweaking and tampering democracy

The idea that we shouldn’t tamper, tweak or update the democratic or voting system or the constitution for that matter, because it was developed by some supposedly very wise men 120 years ago and is Jurassic park like, suspended in aspic or fossilised amber, is driven I suspect by emotion and sentiment more than anything else and it’s a hard habit to let go. 

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Random Note — The Compelled Speech And Thought Control Of The Transgender Tyrants

We are now in the very dangerous area where FREE speech has been supplanted by COMPELLED speech. And it’s not just compelled speech though, it’s compelled BELIEF because it’s not only compelling you what to think and therefore say and how to say it, but compelling you what to believe and to believe things you don’t believe and believe things that simply are not true.

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Random Note — China, climate and net zero.

Climate and the pursuit of net zero emissions without first harnessing nuclear to achieve the same result is the pretext for the deliberate, repeat, deliberate, managed decline of the economies of the west. 

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