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AFP officer accessed journalist's call records in metadata breach

This type of overreach from state officials can only end one way. And it’s not good.

ABC News, Luke Royes, April 29, 2017:

An investigator with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) sought and acquired the call records of a journalist without a warrant, Commissioner Andrew Colvin says. 640 more words

Why I'm conservative rather than libertarian

I firmly support the need to emphasize common ground, rather than differences when collaborating with individuals of differing ideologies.

So whilst constructive dialogue is important, and I consider parts of conservatism and libertarianism essential to my own ideology, I am first and foremost a conservative person. 575 more words

Cigarette taxation in Australia

Taxation on cigarettes in Australia has reached absurd levels, as they are woefully disproportionate to the impact smoking has on the health of both smokers and passive smokers. 13 more words

The state being where it shouldn't be

Although I’m a staunch conservative, I believe there to be plenty of room for us on the right, to seek common ground with Libertarianism.

Although there is variation on approaches to certain issues, conservatives and libertarians often share similar world views and we should emphasize our similarities, not our differences. 353 more words