Monthly Archives: February 2016

Donald Trump’s Sexist, Racist Appeal

Originally posted on BroadBlogs:
Donald Trump More than 40% of Republicans have favored Donald Trump for President at some point. Some despite his sexism and racism. They’re just fed up with establishment politicians who are so busy serving wealthy interests (thanks…

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Is Australia Over-Governed?

This is a thought-provoking article, in The Advertiser, written by South Australian Political Commentator Dean Jaensch. http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/dean-jaensch-federalism-has-become-a-hindrance-to-our-economy/news-story/c3574d8517a7551bf LAST week New Zealand Prime Minister John Keys visited Australia, and presumably held long conversations with Malcolm Turnbull. He may have had some … Continue reading

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Why did Paul Keating bring back negative gearing?

Paul Keating was a peerless Treasurer, a master of inventive invective, and not at all modest when it came to reminding us of his many achievements. Indeed at a Christmas Dinner Press Gallery in 1990 he described himself as the … Continue reading

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Labor targets Investment Returns.

Before losing the last federal election the Labor party held office for two terms during which the budgeted reserves they inherited were consumed, and replaced with alarming debt after staving off the global financial crisis, and  implementing many admirable reforms. … Continue reading

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