jamesmacpherson

James Macpherson is a sought-after international speaker with a background in journalism at the Courier-Mail and Daily Telegraph. He previously pastored a significant church in Australia and South Africa. He is a regularly contributor to The Spectator. You can subscribe to receive all his articles on faith, culture and politics at Patreon.

Articles by jamesmacpherson.

  • 25 January 2023

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    The Queensland Deputy Premier weighs in on UK euthanasia laws. Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles has written to the British Parliament urging them to legalise euthanasia. Of course, he has encouraged them not to use the terms “euthanasia” or “suicide”. Call it Voluntary Assisted Dying, [...]

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  • 23 January 2023

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    Virtue-signalling administrators are ruining sport. I intend to spend next January in New York so that I can watch the Australian Open at a decent hour. Last night’s epic five-set match between former world number one Andy Murray and Aussie hopeful Thanasi Kokkinakis finished at [...]

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  • 18 January 2023

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    1 in 9 officers have quit the Victorian police force since 2019. Perhaps the conduct of the organisation during the pandemic has caused the public to lose trust as well as interest in joining its service. Victorian police have begun a massive recruitment drive in [...]

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  • 17 January 2023

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    The New South Wales Premier is in hot water over a Nazi costume he donned a couple of decades ago, just as he prepares to take on the gambling industry and campaign for the upcoming state election. Does anyone really believe NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet [...]

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  • 12 January 2023

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    The Cambridge Dictionary recently updated its definition of the word “woman”. Underneath the existing primary definition of "woman" which reads: "Adult female human being" the dictionary now says: "An adult who lives and identifies as female though they may have been said to have a [...]

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  • 10 January 2023

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    Grab your mask to wear over the mask you are already wearing. No, not the cloth one, the N95 one. Queue up for your 58th booster shot. Hurry, pull the kids out of school. Cancel all family gatherings. Unless you want to be responsible for [...]

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  • 9 January 2023

    2.2 MINS

    ... rather than the actual woman he raped and murdered. “(A fellow) inmate described McLaughlin as a painfully shy person who came out of her shell after deciding to transition. ‘She always had a smile and a dad joke,’ Hicklin said. ‘If you ever talked [...]

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  • 6 January 2023

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    Doctor Strange actor is hit up for reparations. Benedict Cumberbatch starred in Doctor Strange, which is appropriate, considering what is now being asked of him is strange indeed. The actor is being asked to pay money because his great, great, great, great, great, great, great-grandad, [...]

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  • 5 January 2023

    2.4 MINS

    How intellectual stupidity and moral cowardice allowed the culture to be trashed. I’ve heard this expression used numerous times as a reason for people to stay silent in the face of evil. I’ve heard preachers say it from pulpits, and receive applause as if they [...]

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  • 4 January 2023

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    The Prime Minister hosted the Australian and South African cricket teams on Sunday at a function where he extolled the virtues of his proposed Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Albanese made his usual pitch, but it’s a no-ball since it involves appealing to emotion rather than [...]

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