Author Archive for Leo King

A Research Request

A friend of ours has requested some help with some research and would like to reach a wide range of Australian Adults to complete a survey. You can start the survey by clicking on any one of the images below…

Your Media Friends

From the always sane voice of the Bishop Hill Blog SMH – the voice of the hidden vested interest Apr 24, 2015 The Sydney Morning Herald is giving much publicity to the anti-Lomborg rantings of someone called Professor Ray Wills. Adjunct…

Multinationals and a Tax Alternative

The current Senate stupidity of furious tongue lashing of the multinationals who are following the laws that the Senate just as much as the House put in place seems more than a little bizarre and more of a stage musical…

Stalag 13 South

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An escape plan being hatched at Stalag13 South Col. K: I have a plan to beat the Senate and implement the new budget. Sgt.S: What? Col.K: I will increase government spending on sport and the arts that’s always a crowd…

This is not a tragedy

Samizdata’s Perry De Haviland Nails it. Stop calling what happened in Kenya a ‘tragedy‘. A bridge collapsing is a tragedy. A house burning down is a tragedy. Dying from Ebola is a tragedy. What happened at Garissa University in north-eastern…

Submarine Sums

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US$17.6 billion dollars divided by 10 – US$1.76 billion per sub and still cheaper than what the last Collins class cost to build 20 years ago, and they are nuclear. Has no one in Canberra got a calculator? Even with…