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This Tax To GDP Rate Is Mind-Blowing!


With the Commonwealth Budget due to be presented later today, Australians should reflect on the words of Winston Churchill, who wisely observed that “there is nothing government can give you that it hasn't taken from you in the first place.”  Such clarity seems missing from our contemporary economic and public finance debates. There is a myth, even an attempt at...

ANSWER: The Carlson-Shapiro Question


I admit it. There I was on 27 February 2023, making a little mischief with my article: VOTE NOW! Tucker Carlson or Ben Shapiro? Well, it was mischief-making in the sense that I like to sharply define the line between liberal and conservative and then, with all the goodwill in the world, provoke people to think and explore these differences. There is a difference, you...

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