Opinion
In Pursuit of Truth

In Pursuit of Truth

“The first person to speak in court always seems right until his opponent begins to question him.” We should hold onto this profound wisdom which is the foundation of the right to examine witnesses. It is found in the Good Book at Proverbs 18:17. The capacity to test...

Bad governments use fear to manipulate people

Bad governments use fear to manipulate people

As a medical practitioner I am privy to just about all permutations and combinations of positions on COVID the disease, the various COVID vaccines available, and the effect of COVID vaccine mandates on people’s lives, both in the workforce and in the public. It is...

The ‘Xi” Variant

The ‘Xi” Variant

It has been a long time since a bloke walked into a Chinese wet market and purchased a serving of bat soup. Two years into the Covid saga and the world has sunk into the worst possible version of itself. I hope cosmologists are right about there being parallel...

Diplomacy 101

Diplomacy 101

The dark arts of diplomacy and international relations are largely unfathomable even to those who practice them. “Peace in our time” is one of the classics – where the UK Prime Minister was duped by the National Socialist dictator, Adolf Hitler. And the Communist...

Religious freedom bill misses heart of the problem

Religious freedom bill misses heart of the problem

De-fanging our broken anti-discrimination laws is the answer to freedom of religion and freedom of speech in Australia, not putting lipstick on a pig. The big lie of the Yes campaign for same-sex marriage was that no one else’s freedoms would be messed with. It’s...

Digital Identity: The Point of No Return

Digital Identity: The Point of No Return

Australia’s Trusted Digital Identity legislation is not an original idea; it is a foreign import. Although it has been printed in Australia by hundreds of faceless civil servants and promoted via clueless ministers who think ‘the cloud’ is a side effect of Climate...

Deplatform the bully, not the page owner

Deplatform the bully, not the page owner

The law. It is an ass, according to an old saying, usually employed to give expression to our frustrations when we don’t or can’t understand its ways.As someone who enjoyed the practice of law in a former life, the law still holds a deep and profound interest and...

The Victorian AMA President must resign

The Victorian AMA President must resign

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) provides us with a sneak peek of the woke dystopia the world is heading for. When Victorian President of the AMA Dr Roderick McRae said that "anti-vaxxers" should withdraw themselves from the public hospital system and "let...

The Russians Did It!?

The Russians Did It!?

If we take mainstream media as gospel, American elections are Vladimir Putin’s plaything. He installs presidents like oligarchs parade yachts, boasting about his latest model on the way to climate-champagne-get-togethers. At least, that’s what CNN thinks. You can...

Cyber Security Summit Needed

Cyber Security Summit Needed

Every eight minutes, Australia records a cybercrime. In total, 67,500 cybercrimes were reported last year. One assumes others go unreported. None of us is immune from this criminal activity. Last year these attacks increased by 13%. It costs us. Lots. $33 billion last...

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