Next to my bed lies a stack of books, the one on top right now is "The Meaning of Conservatism" by the late Sir Roger Scruton. For Sir Scruton, conservatism was not merely about politics, but rather about love and beauty.
On Thursday evening, I was just finishing up dinner with my two oldest kids. My wife was feeling unwell and feeding our four-week old baby in bed. I had just gotten the icecream out for the kids when the doorbell rang.
The distinction between men and women is being erased from all parts of society. Fashion magazines now have males model female clothes and makeup, newspaper articles refuse to mention women, and MPs want men to get abortions.
During the past few weeks I've been able to follow some great entertainment in what has become known as the Groyper War, which is focused on real life trolling in a well-presented manner by asking well crafted questions at Conservatism Inc events.
I totally disagree with what Australia Q&A's Mona Eltahawy has to say about white people, men, and capitalism. But I have to say that I have gained an appreciation for her after reading "Headscarves and Hymens".
Is it possible to write a bill that's worse than the First Tarrant Law? Apparently it is. It all goes wrong in the preamble. Owning firearms is a right, and the wording that claims to the contrary cannot change that fact.
Fifty lucky New Zealanders were invited to Beijing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the brutal, murderous, evil, and oppressive reign of the Communist Party of China. Among then was spy-turned-politician Jian Yang.
One of the coolest things to come out of the United Nations climate thingy was a new free trade deal between five small nations. The whole thing is also a bit funny as these nations combined make up 0.31% of the global greenhouse gas emissions.