When I first saw the New Conservative launch in 2018, I panned the idea. The "new conservatives are just as boring as the old" was my response. I didn't expect to hear from them again, but then something unexpected happened.
A friend of mine made a complaint to the BSA about Newshub’s first ever “Because It Matters” show about the dangerous “far-right”, because Patrick Gower's conclusions were not backed up with any evidence.
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.