Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Government waste

If you keep the septic tank stirred you can't see what's in the bottom.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Outward, not back and forth


You can't explore beyond the bounds of the park until you get off the see-saw.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Detecting movement

The risk with waiting to see which way the wind blows is by the time your finger is in the air your arse is the only thing pointing in the right direction. 

Ageless laughter

You're never too old to laugh like a child. 

Monday, March 26, 2018

The maturation of socialism

The difference between socialism and authoritarianism is about one to four generations. 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The free State

When The State is a prison then everyone can be told they are free.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Being wrong well

What a rubbish life it would be if I could never be wrong or learn from someone better than me. 

Saturday, January 27, 2018

The price of principle

When you have to pay deeply for your principles only the true of heart take out loans against their integrity.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Root causes

You can throw a freshly unwrapped urinal cake into the trough but the same bastards will still piss all over it.

Stand on your own ground

People can't look down on you if you don't kneel where they tell you to.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Let things run their race

If yelling at horses made them run faster then auctioneers would be jockeys.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Ceremoniously equal

It's interesting how much pomp and ceremony the self appointed leaders of egalitarian societies demand. 

Monday, January 01, 2018

Navigating propaganda

It's hard to plot a true course when what we are told drifts in the winds of political opportunism.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Flushing FUD

Fear, uncertainty and doubt makes the political world go round and that vortex of distraction powers the constant flushing of our money into the murky sewers of government and their slimy mates.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Action watching

To understand where people's interests truly lie look past what they say and carefully watch what they do.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Thinking talks

‪Controlling language controls thought.‬
‪Constraining language constrains thought.‬
‪If you can't speak freely you can't think freely. ‬

Friday, December 15, 2017

Proud men

Christ almighty save us from proud, proud men.

Weedy paddocks

Every paddock has weeds. Some people see lots of them and some people see a few. 

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Cherish your optimism

Never give your optimism away to petty naysayers. It is more valuable than you can ever imagine.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Socialist seeds

The Corpse flower is not its seed but the seed is its roots.

A bowl of life

Sometimes you just have to pick the fly out of your soup and enjoy what's on the table.

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

We are food

Be it flora or fauna, nature gifts all of her creations their own unique link in the food chain.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The crowd and one

For every person in the crowd that pokes out their tongue and cries "I told you so!" there six companions biting theirs. 

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Root causes

If jackals keep pissing in your wells the solution is not to keep digging new wells.


Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Their "it"

There's always an "it" person.
There's always an "it" opinion. 
There's always an "it" direction. 
We're always being manipulated. 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Futures past

Tomorrow is over the horizon but sometimes we realise the sun set on it yesterday.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Still motion

Sometimes the best way to move out of somebody's way is to stand still.

Monday, July 17, 2017

The self serving vagaries of government legislation

No point restricting yourself to a straw when you can slurp and lap at a growing wound.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Self interested directives

Directives delivered with passion or pathos are not always serving the interests of those being directed.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Misdirecting the gullible

Gently whisper a narrative into the ears of those who suffer and their mind will bow down to you.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Feel your ears

When someone reveals how capably they deceive others then listen intently to your instincts.

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Government passing laws

The problem with passing a law where government judges what is and isn't right is that you have a law in place where government judges what is and isn't right according to their interests and not yours.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rewards of high office

It's no coincidence that those who hold high office are, by their own definition, performing the greatest service and are therefore deserving of the greatest rewards.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Unintended consequences

The rhetoric may be mellifluous but all the hound does is try to deworm itself on the grass.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Costly politicians

Politics is a history of bravery feigned for short term gain proven cowardly by long term costs.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Tax pockets

When you can pick the pockets of the taxpayer for the next great scheme, why would you bother trying to improve your process?

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Beneficial oppression

The stealthy erosion of freedoms is nearly always disguised as a "benefit" to the citizenry.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A flash of caution

When I see a flash of lightning over the horizon I should consider the likelihood of a storm. 


Accelerating truth

The danger with putting a brick of absolute certainty on the accelerator of your philosophy is that the tunnel you assume leads straight to the fruit of your truth may twist.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Watching for future threats.

If you never raise your head a hundred times then you'll never see the predator the one time that it matters.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Collectivist thinking

The issue with collectivist thinking is the hubris of those who propose to dictate what is best for the rest.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Carelessness

Careless with language, careless with thinking.
Careless with thinking, careless with actions.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Bears and Dragons

Don't poke the bear and don't tease the dragon but always keep your sword sharp. 


Monday, February 13, 2017

A sustainable future

New ideas not stale ideologies is the wellspring of sustenance for our future.


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Breathing great deals

If it truly is a great deal then it will still be so even after you take a step back and breath deeply.


Friday, January 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Contemplating rumination

It's okay to ruminate if you defecate regularly and try new pastures.


Sunday, January 22, 2017

The privilege of corruption

If you get obsessed with the spectres of "privilege" then you will never realise you're really being haunted by systemic corruption.


Monday, January 16, 2017

The colours of political parties

It doesn't matter what colour the yoke across my back is because I can't see it, I can only feel it weighing me down.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The whims of leaders

A drunken king calls for beheadings when his hangover is the most sour. 


Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The fruits of other's labours

Entrepreneurs envisage the orchard.
Other workers cultivate the trees.
Socialists take the fruits.


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Hammering outrage

Like only being armed with a hammer, when all you have is outrage then everything looks outrageous.


Monday, November 14, 2016

Raiding resources

You can't keep taking from the honey pot and expect to feed your unborn grand children.

Monday, November 07, 2016

Political philosophies of the state

Underneath their distinctly coloured togas all political philosophies of the state have warts on their genitals but it's never enough to stop them pissing downwards on the little guy.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

The battles of life

If I don't have grenades then I'd still prefer rocks over lemons.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Tall poppies all the way down

You know when you chop down those tall poppies you can then see the next highest ones to be chopped down? Continue the process and all that remains is scorched earth.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Killing cockroaches

If you only have one can of spray, find and use it on the nest of cockroaches - not just the ones that appear in your kitchen.

Sunday, October 09, 2016

The generosity of other people's money

It seems that those who are happiest when someone else's money is being given to their cause cry loudest when threatened with the same.