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The closure of the Alcoa aluminium smelting plant at Point Henry will reduce Victoria’s power consumption by 6%, a noticeable contribution to meeting Australia’s 2020 emissions reduction target. Further closures will be in the suppliers to the announced closures.
Melbourne writer Nigel Jackson commends The Conservative Revolution by South Australian Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi.
You can make your views known through State elections in Tasmania or South Australia ( both March 15) by writing ‘Reduce Immigration‘ on your ballot paper. In particular in South Australia you can vote for Bob Couch and Alex Hodges of the Stop Population Growth Party (SPNG) in the Legislative Council.
High immigration, past and present, implies a significant per capita reduction of about one third to meet the 2020 target of a 5% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from the 2000 level. The list here of already announced closures and operations at risk in the manufacturing industry shows that achievement of the target will be made easier by the collapse of manufacturing.
Liberalism is devoid of a moral foundation. It is incompatible with the categorical imperative*. The ideology underlying liberalism is that one should seek one’s own ends in whatever way one sees fit. This has led to the demise of morality in the postmodern society and the silencing of anyone who speaks against liberalism, producing a society that is divided by conflicting self-interests of different social groups,
It is nice to see that the well circulated views of Bolt coincide with those of the TIA. In the Herald Sun on Thursday 5th Bolt published an article, well worth reading, headed ‘Yes it is time to revolt’ against the ABC.
The ABC is using taxpayers’ money to destroy Fairfax, the main commercial media purveying the left-liberal viewpoint. Fairfax is foreshadowing closing print in the long run, but has to charge for online, unlike the ABC.
Following on from last month’s post Victoria First got under way with a meeting on December 1st, adopting a constitution and an inaugural committee, with Kelvin Thomson as chairman naturally. There were over 100 attendees and a lengthy list of apologies. There was no free plug just prior in any MSM*.
The G-G has broken a long standing convention by launching into the political arena, expressing support for the ALP policies on a republic and on homosexual marriage. Amazingly, Abbott has condoned breaking the convention, setting an unfortunate precedent.