Reality Hits

Biological reality can't simply be wished away. Here's your daily news digest for 9 January 2023.

Reality Hits
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Reality Breaks Through As Female-to-Male Trans Swimmer Starts Competing on Men’s Team
The transgender madness is a war against reality. No one is doing Lia Thomas or Iszac Henig any favors by playing along with the delusions. Neither are heroes.


Opposition leader accuses prime minister of ‘treating people like mugs’ over Voice referendum
In an open letter, Opposition Leader Peter Dutton asks the prime minister 15 questions he says need to be answered before Australians can make an informed decision at the upcoming referendum.
Australia’s Democratic Backslide
Australian democracy has been under stress since the onset of lockdowns in March 2020, but the referendum on the Voice in 2023 could be our democracy’s biggest challenge yet.There is a phenomenon in political science called ‘democratic backsliding’, an academic description for how lawful and democra…
Other people’s money | The Spectator Australia
There’s something delicious about spending other people’s money during a financial crisis – at least, that is the only logical conclusion the Australian public can come to as Albanese and his Labor…


Netanyahu is sacrificing Israel’s myths
His new government is rewriting the nation’s story
Pakistan Frees 524 Afghan Illegal Immigrants From Karachi Jail
KARACHI, Pakistan—Afghan authorities said on Saturday that 524 Afghan illegal immigrants have been released from a jail in ...
UK plans to allow departments to more easily share more citizens’ personal data for digital ID verification
Potentially including the most highly sensitive details.

Business, Finance & Investment

Are You Prepared for a Hard Landing? | Economic Prism
How will the economy react to interest rates that remain relatively higher for longer? By this, the idea that there will be a soft landing seems highly unlikely. The economy, after decades of ultra-low interest rates, is not equipped to easily accommodate a sustained period of relatively higher in
Losing All Your Money Investing On Margin Is Not The Worst Thing
‘What happened to your friend who bought Tesla stock on margin,’ a reader asked. He likely lost a lot of money, but I haven’t asked for details. That would be rude. On March 31, 2021, I published a post entitled, Buying Stocks On Margin Is A Bad Idea: You Could Lose Big. I wrote the post because I w…
Hedge fund fees fall to lowest level since 2008 financial crisis -HFR
Hedge fund fees have dropped to their lowest level since the global financial crisis in 2008, research firm Hedge Fund Research (HFR) said on Friday, as high inflation and recession fears hit investors. HFR said hedge fund base fees fell from the second to the third quarter of 2022 by one basis poi…


Fear Of COVID Is The Opiate Of The People
Politically and economically, it’s been extremely useful to perpetuate the Covid franchise...
Will Jordan Peterson Lose His License for Wrongthink?
The Canadian psychologist is right to resist re-education.
The Catholic Case Against Communism - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Communism and the Conscience of the West By Fulton J. Sheen (TAN Books, 280 pages, $28) Born on the Midwestern plains of El Paso, Illinois, in May 1895, Fulton J. Sheen was ordained a priest in 1919 in the Catholic...

Crypto & Blockchain

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Coinbase Will Pay $100 Million After Regulators Find ‘Significant Failures’ Heightened Risk Of Criminal Activity
Coinbase, one of the nation’s top cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has agreed to pay $100 million as part of a settlement with New York regulators who allege the firm violated anti-money-laundering laws.
Choose Your Fighter: Bitcoin Maxis Vs. Fiat Maxis
Using the “choose your fighter” paradigm popularized by video games, we can compare Bitcoin and fiat and determine a winner.


A City Where Socrates Need Not Die - The American Conservative
Jan Patocka’s study of Plato can inform our own political philosophy.

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