The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @pwgallagher ever

September 2021

ianmSC Cases in Victoria are now up 20,225% since July 15th when they made masks mandatory anytime outside the home, with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VO

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“[AU] will likely never get any nuclear subs…we have once more followed our own traditions of grand announcement letwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ihfG

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@SincDavidson “No consequences” is a very bad result.

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rachelbaxendale No minister, bureaucrat or security firm operative is likely to face the justice system over Victoria’s bungled hot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…71

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One answer to “walled gardens”: open domains. Microsoft sticks it to Apple::mjtsai.com/blog/2021/09/2…

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ARKloster Very good read twitter.com/Scholars_Stage…

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christinemcdan Fascinating: they found that moving one SD (1,100 km) closer to a strategically valuable location increases the con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7H

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ianmSC Germany and Sweden have reported nearly identical population adjusted COVID deaths for 15 months now, despite Germa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qH

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:33 AM, Sep 29th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

steve_hanke Europe’s rush to renewables is leaving people cold & broke. Green energy can’t provide sufficient power & Europe no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Q

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An IEEE series on computational challenges of “AI”. Recommended. twitter.com/TimothyTTaylor…

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SHamiltonian This, from the head of the @TGAgovau, is *mind blowing*. In Australia, 18 months into the pandemic, it’s illegal to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:49 PM, Sep 28th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

mattjcan Trying to get to net zero is like trying to get back to COVID zero. Both are unattainable and it will cost us a bomb of we try.

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snlester New short piece from CRS:

“China and Taiwan Both Seek to Join the CPTPP”

crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/IN…

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RT @SamKSS: People who dislike medical coercion (aka Right wing extremists, apparently

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_davidlimbrick Dear God. Now health care workers are protesting. They’ve been surrounded by police. I really hope the Government h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QS

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CampbellNewman Well said Nick Cater. And shame on all the so called “civil-libertarians” who haven’t dared critique the actions of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b4

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:51 PM, Sep 27th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

“Social differences!” Just little stuff, of course. Apparently Australians want cops to shoot & pepper-spray, choke..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VG

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j_b_curran When exposed to the full force of historical forensics, Morrison’s “forever partnership” has feet of clay…It invoketwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ObJU

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Sep 26th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

GideonCRozner Talk is cheap, Prime Minister. twitter.com/randydeactivis…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:46 PM, Sep 26th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Coming soon, it seems, from the repressive AU govts whose massively expensive COVID controls are a failed nightmare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xv

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chrisberg this is completely out of control, and it is insanely being done in the name of public health twitter.com/RitaPanahi/sta…

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RT @aginnt: Watching Australia devolve into an authoritarian state is so sad and awful.
https://t.co/hbwpP6OrF7

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NAChristakis “Let’s look at the big picture: A novel SARS coronavirus emerges in Wuhan with a novel cleavage site in it. We now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lp

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:35 PM, Sep 24th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

incunabula Located high above the main body of the Cathedral - accessible only by 38 spiral steps - this is the Library Room o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7z

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RT @_HelenDale: This is the piece I wrote for @StandpointMag late last year & raised with @Iromg just now. It discusses Australia’s distinc…

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_davidlimbrick Things that are violence and should be condemned:
- throwing objects at police
- police throwing people into the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ys

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:18 AM, Sep 24th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

ianmSC Singapore has officially reached a new high in cases, 527 days into their mask mandate and with 82% of their popula..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5x

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:56 AM, Sep 24th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

“Experts” have imposed lockdowns (no school, industry shut) on Melbourne for the past 6 months since May + curfews,… https://t.co/ECZgXCvhfD

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RitaPanahi More scenes from Melbourne…
PS they may look like military but they’re police.pic.twitter.com/wFcyWIh1IjIj

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:05 PM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

tonytardio For any Victorian interested in the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth . twitter.com/daviddavismlc/…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:39 PM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

SincDavidson How union failures fuelled protests theaustralian.com.au/business/how-u…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:37 PM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

DavidLeyonhjelm The non-liberal Liberal party has totally forgotten the values which the Shrine commemorates.
Fighting authoritar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QS

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:54 AM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

lux_schwab Every so-called Covid expert spent a month abusing Gladys for her ‘failed’ lockdown

The same experts then lavishly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7R

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:32 AM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

Militarised Victorian police shoot protesting citizens at a shrine to our parents, grandparents who fought to defea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iH

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ianmSC It’s been 2.5 weeks since Alberta, Canada mandated masks, with 83% of everyone over 12 at least partially vaccinate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:36 AM, Sep 23rd, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Video feed from @therealrukshan at present shows a calm protest at the Memorial. A sunny afternoon on the pavement..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fs

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darren_levin Dan Andreas Fault.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Sep 22nd, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

ianmSC Well it’s official. Vermont has reached a new high in cases with 88% of adults & 99%+ of everyone over 65 at least..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1y

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:38 AM, Sep 22nd, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

DavidLeyonhjelm Monica Smit is a political prisoner in Victoria. Held for “incitement” of protests, she won’t sign bail conditions..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9j

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:42 PM, Sep 20th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

newbury3186 The truth is Labor’s roadmap keeps restrictions until November - 7 weeks away.

That isn’t offering a pathway of ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NV

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:32 PM, Sep 19th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

pwafork Victoria still has a curfew for another month? Why does anyone take that government seriously anymore?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:32 PM, Sep 19th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

The proposed ‘nuclear submarine’ idea looks worse the more you look (cost, delay, capacity). Would be great to have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ar

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ianmSC Well I checked on Australia again to see if the endless lockdowns & police enforced beach mask wearing had brought..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dx

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:16 AM, Sep 18th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Recommended thread on the industrial, technical (and hend ‘strategic’ ) challenge of adding a nuclear sub fleet. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pr

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@GearoidReidy No. At best we thought it might have offset the expected impact in the Pacific of the then-planned US..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V9

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@dikenson Well. It won’t be a walkover. But it’s not up to AU. JPN, CAN have a lot of problems with CHN, too. Ultim..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2f

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AU’s contract to buy modified French subs was a bad idea, badly executed. But it was a commercial contract. Will it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eC

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@SincDavidson I believe the Taliban been allowing people, other than their leaders, to leave the country.

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Adam_Creighton Scott Morrison ruled out civilian nuclear power just now, which is a shame. Missed opportunity.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:12 AM, Sep 16th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

ianmSC Just FYI, here is where Sweden ranks among the top 40 countries in COVID mortality rate despite no masks and no str..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oA

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:53 AM, Sep 16th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Adam_Creighton This should split Labor, making it harder to maintain its stupid, simplistic opposition to domestic nuclear power…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xA

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 6:41 AM, Sep 16th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Cases! Seems vaccines, masks don’t control case numbers. So why the hell are we all still in gaol? twitter.com/ianmSC/status/…

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ianmSC Just when you think Israel’s reinstated mask mandate might be working after 2.5 months of failure — after 15 months.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w0m

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:08 AM, Sep 15th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

RT @hamishjones: Remember when the Greens voted to give the Government powers that allowed things like this to happen. Actions have consequ…

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ianmSC Over the past month or so, Australia has been reporting more population adjusted deaths than Sweden, despite having..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gq

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:55 AM, Sep 14th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

RitaPanahi England joins Denmark & ditches vaccine passports.
bbc.com/news/uk-585352…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:03 AM, Sep 13th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

ianmSC Australia, months into lockdowns and mask mandates, continues to report record levels of new cases, over 2,000 on 9..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:49 AM, Sep 13th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

If AU had governments that defended our freedoms they could fix this. “The Herald can now be sued for the hundreds,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uu

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@bobdavis187 @greg_ip @Lingling_Wei @WSJ This is truculent Trumpism — AKA ‘tying our own shoelaces together’. Drop.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CDR

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@JDMayger Thanks James. The reason to want CHN in the CCTPP is to make it a little bit more difficult for them to u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iz

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SincDavidson Voluntary social distancing was the optimal strategy from day 1. Government can never have the information needed t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yl

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:23 PM, Sep 10th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

OpenForAllAU Treating people like adults. Well done Denmark. twitter.com/patrickdurkin/…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:22 PM, Sep 10th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

SincDavidson Front up to the parliament. Not press conferences. twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:15 PM, Sep 10th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

@JDMayger James, I think you’ve got this dead wrong. You seem to read AU-CHN trade as a competition with winners. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Us

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alan_john_moran Josh cites other Keynesian dreamers to justify the stimulatory effect of jobkeeper “as fundamental to Australia’s e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5T

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“…the manufacturers hadn’t provided sufficient evidence that their products benefited adult smokers to an extent thtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…0qrx

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OpenForAllAU The idea that businesses cannot open without double jabbed employees, and must refuse unvaccinated customers is wro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iq

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:11 PM, Sep 9th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

SincDavidson The Australian government has no regard for sovereign risk and regime uncertainty. China is Australia’s largest tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7q

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:04 PM, Sep 9th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Adam_Creighton “Once an honorable member of the Free World, Australia has lurched into a bizarre and disturbing netherworld of bur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2h

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evmulholland “Australia has proved that dispensing with key elements of advanced liberal society in the hopes of total victory o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hP

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pwafork Calling this a “roadmap to freedom” stretches the word to the breaking point. At 70 per cent vaccinated we will sti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xo

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:47 PM, Sep 9th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

Morrison’s “Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill” gives his government new *warrantless*..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1n

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ianmSC Cases in Australia continue to rise despite their strict, army enforced lockdowns & mask rules.

They’re up 17,711%..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lf

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stratechery The App Store Trap and Tech Epochs

Centralized control is useful at the beginning of an economy, but limits innova..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ys

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“Australia no longer seems to function like a country and Australian citizenship has been largely drained of legal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yL

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LibDemAus “We don’t need a new opposition leader, we need a new opposition” - @_davidlimbrick on Sky last night, on the Vic L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7V

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 5:14 PM, Sep 7th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

SHamiltonian To illustrate Australia’s new problem, at a time when doses are being imported at a faster and faster rate, growth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tr

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:24 PM, Sep 7th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

JDMayger Chinese data today shows imports from Australia hitting another record - US$18.1 billion in August. Once again, lik..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7y

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:21 PM, Sep 7th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

sallyrugg Do you think Morrison knows how many parents across the continent have had to miss their kids for months because th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eQ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:20 PM, Sep 7th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

SincDavidson .@tylercowen calling ‘bullshit’ on apologists of Australian health fascism.
marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolu…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 4:19 PM, Sep 7th, 2021 via TweetDeck)

Agree! “There seems to be an incredible complacency that people in some parts of the country will put up with the c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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ianmSC Cases in Australia are up 15,800% since the Washington Post said they had almost eliminated COVID by putting faith..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lO

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ianmSC Arizona, California & Nevada have different mask rules in major cities, reopened at different times & have differen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:47 AM, Sep 7th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Adam_Creighton “It is coming on two years since the lockdowns started. Two years (and no end in sight) is a significant portion of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eD

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ianmSC Cases in Israel with mask mandates and vaccine passports are 1,191% higher than Sweden where no one is wearing mask..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T5

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:39 AM, Sep 7th, 2021 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

JDMayger Australia’s economic resilience in the wake of China’s efforts to punish it for diplomatic slights has some Down Un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tN

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Hmm… OK. But that would never happen here in Austwitter.com/Snowden/status…VXEJ

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pwafork Someplace that doesn’t think that between liberty and safety, safety must always win? NYC, Florida, indeed all of U..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sY

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henrysgao My take on the latest wave of crackdowns in China in this nice story by @Jane_Li911 @qz qz.com/2037818/china-…

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@snlester Our best chance, once, might have been that CHN would “Belt and Road” a rail link (iron ore imports?). Bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…94

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@snlester Alas, it is possible to travel from London to Singapore by rail (via Moscow, Beijing, Saigon, Pnom Penh,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UC

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clairlemon For those overseas who are interested in what’s going on in Australia, you can read about the failed Covid Zero pol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WY

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 4:15 PM, Sep 3rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

Sure, Apple is including its own client-side spyware on all ~1bn iPhones this year (iOS-15). But only THEY have the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0H

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Will the fallout from the USA’s disatrous withdrawal from AFG loom larger in history’s page than COVID? Will both s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LH

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jkalbrechtsen ‘How long can a democracy maintain emergency restrictions and still call itself a free country?’ It’s not free. Not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kt

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davidlipson Australia’s hard core lockdowns getting noticed globally twitter.com/ggreenwald/sta…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:52 AM, Sep 3rd, 2021 via TweetDeck)

mattwridley The collapse of cases in India- and the lack of reporting of that - is hard to explain. This virus keeps doing this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dc

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DrCameronMurray Terrific overview on COVID mask mandates and the lack of evidence for them by @FrijtersPaul

clubtroppo.com.au/2021/08/31/two…

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By what means can citizens stop an insolent State from repeated destruction of lives, business, education & hope wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f4

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AU (rightly) held up to ridicule. Our leaders timid & irrational behind their brutaility. Whose fault but ours? “Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eL

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“The Feds insist a drug known to be perfectly safe in humans still must be carefully tested in random controlled st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pR

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RT @TimSmithMP: Facts are stubborn things, please read these

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caseybmulligan E.g., Measles is more than 1000 years old.

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