A Minor Christmas Rant

At this time of year I like to take stock, it’s much cheaper to get something off the back of a truck than in the Boxing Day sales. Continue reading “A Minor Christmas Rant”


A response to @pollytics

I recently read Possum Comitatus’ latest post, “Australian Exceptionalism”. And it’s been troubling me for a few days now, which must be the sign of a good post. Possum is a far more skilled blogger than I so I’ll leave it to the marsupial to give you the guts of the argument that Australia is:

[a] low tax nation with high quality, public funded institutions. A low debt nation with world leading human development and infrastructure. The wealthiest nation in the world where even though our rich get richer, our poor have income growth so extraordinary that it increases at a faster rate than the rich expect to experience anywhere else in the world but Australia. A nation where we enjoy the highest minimum wages in the world. Continue reading “A response to @pollytics”