Bill Muehlenberg

Naomi is not crying wolf

3 June 2022 3:00 pm

Major issues of the day tend to fall along political and ideological lines. But not always. Some matters are so…

Bernie Finn: how the mighty have fallen

26 May 2022 7:00 am

Two giants have fallen. One has been falling for quite some time and it looks like it will be broken…

Whither the real conservatives on May 21?

19 April 2022 9:00 am

Taking to the skies seems rather popular on May 21. On that day in 1927, the American aviator Charles Lindbergh…

Judge Jackson and the ‘Cult of the Woke’

28 March 2022 4:00 am

The Great Awokening has reached every nook and cranny of our culture. And the impact of this disease is now…

On the Canadian disease of ‘liberalism’ and religious complicity

20 February 2022 7:00 am

The American satirist and libertarian commentator P. J. O’Rourke, who passed away this week, once said this: ‘At the core…

Health fascism has become a Hollywood dystopian sci-fi

18 January 2022 12:00 pm

Some of you might recall the 2013 film Elysium starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. It is about a ravaged…

I thought the left supported freedom

14 November 2021 4:09 pm

Not too long ago the left was all about freedom, individual choice, resistance to authority and the State, and full-on…

They don’t have safe spaces in North Korea

1 July 2021 5:15 pm

If you still have a copy of the important 1976 volume by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, A Warning to the West, it will be worth…

The looming medical apartheid

12 June 2021 3:01 pm

As is well known, the Afrikaans word apartheid means “apartness”. In South Africa, this involved keeping blacks and whites apart. We have moved on from…

The woke comes preassembled at IKEA

17 May 2021 7:23 pm

For those of us who are still sane, we fully expect the lunar left to doggedly push ever more insanity…

The real challenge for the real right

7 January 2021 6:52 pm

Many of us have watched with fascination and horror what has been unfolding in the American capital over the past…

2020: Orwell or Huxley?

31 December 2020 2:31 pm

One need not be a Hebrew prophet of old to be able to discern the times and give more or…

The great Great Reset and technocrat tyranny

20 November 2020 5:00 am

It really would be nice if the Great Reset was just another conspiracy theory. Sadly it is not, however, and…

Was Judas the world’s first socialist?

22 October 2020 7:22 pm

While readers of The Spectator Australia may not usually find themselves immersed in discussions of the Bible and theology, they would routinely have waded into important contributions here on…

Budget 2020: Josh, re-read Reagan

8 October 2020 8:28 pm

In 1987 a very important volume appeared by economic historian Roberts Higgs entitled Crisis and Leviathan. Although packed with a…

Has Daniel Andrews embraced the divine right of kings?

26 August 2020 3:36 pm

Back in 44 B.C Julius Caesar declared himself dictator perpetuo, dictator for life. On Monday, Victorian Premier Dan Andrews did much…

Mr Andrews, tear down this wall

9 July 2020 1:31 pm

A few things immediately sprang to my mind this morning as I awoke to my city surrounded by rings of…

Defund the police? Whatever could go wrong?

7 June 2020 12:04 pm

“Off the pigs!” OK, I confess: back in my wild youth, this was an oft-heard phrase rolling off my lips.…

Liberty is too important for bureaucratic bungling

19 April 2020 7:30 pm

Over the course of just a few days we have had all sorts of conflicting messages concerning the plan to…

Stop this pig-headed pandemic management

6 April 2020 4:19 pm

If this latest case of over-the-top moonbattery from Danandrewstan does not alarm you, I am not sure what will: A 17-year-old learner…

Remember: big government loves a big crisis

17 March 2020 5:00 am

On Sunday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a set of stringent measures to keep coronavirus in check, including travel restrictions,…

Let’s save the planet by eliminating everyone

18 February 2020 5:00 am

We have come to the place where our supposed love for the planet means that we must now hate people.…

And the Oscar for the most fatuous virtue signalling goes to…

10 February 2020 8:26 pm

Sometimes all you can do is let them speak — and say nothing in reply. Just one of the memorable…

The American left’s fill-tilt lunacy

4 February 2020 5:45 pm

The phrase “Liberalism is a mental disorder” can be dismissed as simply a conservative smear. But as the current election…

Gender-neutral toilets don’t help our kids, but threaten them

9 December 2019 7:16 pm

Here is a truth you can bank on: the sexual revolutionaries never eat nor sleep, but are ever on the…