The Democratic Socialist People’s Republic of Australia

This appeared first on The Spectator. Across the West, the left are becoming increasingly unhinged. Despite it now being official that the Trump-Russia narrative really is fake news, the media even here in Australia are still defending their hysterical conspiracy theories about Russian interference in the US presidential election. We’ve always known that the left [...]… Read the rest

The Problem Of Democratic Sovereignty

This post appeared first on XYZ. This is the second in a series looking at sovereignty and political legitimacy in Western countries today. The first piece explored the problem of democratic legitimacy under socialism. The mood among the establishment media has shifted noticeably since the French election. Gone is the post-Trump melancholia. Lovers of the [...]… Read the rest

Sorry Mr. Franklin, The Republic Is Dead

This piece appeared originally on The Daily Caller. President Trump’s flurry of activity since taking office has been breathtaking to behold. Like no president before him, Trump is using the power of the presidential pen to roll back the worst excesses of the Obama years and bring the focus of government back to what is [...]… Read the rest

No Mr Soros, America Needs Defending

This article appeared originally on The Daily Caller. Last Wednesday oligarch George Soros wrote an opinion piece for Project Syndicate, a website his Open Society Foundation co-funds. In the article, entitled ‘Open Society Needs Defending’, Mr. Soros laments that his beloved open societies project is in crisis around the world. According to Mr. Soros, our [...]… Read the rest

Order Is Breaking Down

This post originally appeared on XYZ. Does anyone still not think that the world got real weird about a year or two ago? It's like the globe went from being a placid pond to a washing machine. Things that you never would have imagined ten years ago are now daily occurrences in the news. As [...]… Read the rest

Does Democracy Destroy Liberty?

This post originally appeared on XYZ. Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn recently dropped a grenade on my brain, and now my thoughts are all a-jumble. I believe I can now say, with conviction, that I can understand how Alice felt while falling into that hole. I'm as confused as the ABC's 'election computer'. Perhaps after reading this, [...]… Read the rest

Democracy Always Leads To Socialism

Alexis de Tocqueville's famous quote, written while touring America to inspect the relatively new republican system of government which he and many others erroneously call a 'democracy', that 'The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money', was astonishingly prescient. We can see today [...]… Read the rest

Who is the Oligarchy?

As you are no doubt aware, politics is the puppet show put on for us peasants by the puppeteer oligarchs. But who are the oligarchy exactly? All republican or representative forms of government are actually oligarchies, or very quickly become them. Rome had several rebellions by the proles during its early republican history until they were [...]… Read the rest