John Ruddick

What's next for the Liberal Democrats?

28 May 2022 4:00 am

The Senate count is complex and won’t be complete for another week or more. However, around 60 per cent of…

Farewell to freedom

23 May 2022 9:25 am

At face value, the 2022 federal election is a run-of-the-mill change of government election. In the post-Menzies era, the average…

Is it time to put 'freedom' first?

19 May 2022 1:20 pm

Polling is concerned with the House of Reps so forecasting the composition of the 40 senators to be elected this…

I won't take the vaccine, here's why

4 December 2021 4:00 am

I won’t take a COVID vaccine. Here’s why. In 1783 the Treaty of Paris formalised American independence from Great Britain.…

Off with their head-of-states

30 October 2021 9:00 am

As a monarchist, I fear it is time to end the Australian monarchy

How can anyone own the word ‘liberal’?

31 August 2021 1:00 pm

There is no word more mangled in the political lexicon than ‘liberal’. It’s the only word whose definition first requires…

Freedom on the march

14 August 2021 9:00 am

Why I will continue protesting against the lockdowns

Why I’m off to the Liberal Democrats

14 July 2021 1:04 pm

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s roadmap to normality was criticised as vague but it did contain one piece of substance –-…

Who the bloody hell are you?

24 April 2021 9:00 am

The Prime Minister had an unorthodox rise to power

Rome, the sequel

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Americans need to rekindle their love of ancient history

Deconstructing Trump hatred ahead of 2024

30 November 2020 3:29 pm

Why is Donald Trump the most loved and hated president since Abraham Lincoln? At face value, the left’s hatred for…

The case for Trump

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Only Donald Trump can pull off a US post-Covid recovery

Trump vs Karl Marx

25 July 2020 9:00 am

This year is the third attempt at overturning US capitalism

Can Morrison emulate our forgotten conservative hero

8 May 2020 11:00 pm

History tells us there is only one way to avoid a depression

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the NSW Liberals’ secret revolution

8 December 2019 2:01 pm

In the 75-year history of the New South Wales division of the Liberal Party, there has never been more factional…

Will Labor back the winning party reforms Liberals baulk at?

19 June 2019 6:03 pm

If Chris Minns wins the ballot to be the New South Wales Opposition leader it will be a good day…

Bugger the Newspoll, ScoMo can win

25 February 2019 5:00 pm

Shortly after the 2016 federal election, Christopher Pyne declared, “That’s our sixth victory out of eight in the last 20…

Liberals want quality, not quotas

11 September 2018 11:20 am

Sorry lefties, but the Liberal Party ain’t ever going to have targets or quotas for transgenders or albinos. If the…

My war against the factions

12 October 2013 9:00 am

Why are the NSW Liberals so afraid of plebiscites?