“I have not failed 10,000 times. I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work.”
The above words attributed to the great inventor Thomas Edison are very applicable to conservative Australia in November 2017. Although we haven’t tried 10,000 ways that ‘will not work’ with making our weight felt in political and social life, more like a handful of ways at present. However, it’s enough to point very clearly to what definitely won’t win the immense battles we have ahead of us.
This month we saw the culmination of a decade long war waged by the regressive left’s global movement within Australia.
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The Queensland Greens have announced what they euphemistically call a ‘Housing Policy’, called ‘A home for all’. This will cost (by Greens fuzzy maths) $60 billion, yes, billion with a B, and produce 200,000 ‘dwellings’. The numbers are rosy and utopia will arrive, although they forgot to tell everyone that they’ll be better looking, but I’m sure that will be coming in the ‘cosmetic surgery improvement’ policy they’ll be announcing soon.
When you start relying on leaders from 25 years ago, you are truly desperate.
Nothing says desperation more than calling on the Hon. Bob Hawke to do your selling and evoking the memory of a labour dispute from more than a century ago. Alas, this is what the modern Labor party has come to in order to try and win some bush seats at the next election.
The outstanding success of the South Australian government of giving their people the highest power prices in the world is going to be replicated around the country.
Even as the whole nation is looking on in amazement as Jay Weatherill continues to display his incompetence and make his government a global laughing stock, other state governments are looking at imitating his policies. This is a bit like watching your friend walk down an alley, getting mugged and saying, ‘this looks fine’ and wandering down after them.