David Flint

The Ruby Princess fiasco: our leaders’ latest great failure not only over coronavirus, but China as a whole

2 April 2020 11:01 am

Our political leaders have significantly failed to protect Australians from the Wuhan virus. On the principle enunciated by President Truman…

China has stripped us bare

28 March 2020 9:00 am

As our economy teeters, the communists are poised to strike. Instead make them pay

Anyone remember the Obama pandemic?

21 March 2020 9:00 am

The media have been creating panic around the coronavirus

Guilt by accusation

14 March 2020 9:00 am

The more serious the allegation, the more satisfied one must be of the proof

Trump’s clean sweep

7 March 2020 9:00 am

...and the media mogul we should have had

Why isn’t Tony Abbott part of the bushfires royal commission – and other missing common sense

27 February 2020 5:06 pm

Common sense is certainly not common in Australia’s current political class. If we must have a bushfires royal commission, the…

Time to take back our country after the High Court’s constitutional coup

21 February 2020 12:59 pm

Without any consultation whatsoever with the Australian people, much less their consent, the Constitution has been amended to block the…

Aux Bien Pensants

15 February 2020 9:00 am

Media sacrifices independence and prestige

The Palace should be warned

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

Republicanism is near-comatose. Don’t revive it

Has impeachment had its day?

1 February 2020 9:00 am

Impeachment has a noble past

King Kevin through the back door

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Are the politicians planning to crown one of their own?

Gastrointestinal disease, climate change and a republic

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Whenever something adverse  happens these days, the event will more likely than not be attributed to,  or associated with, the…

Culpable negligence? Or criminal?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

What were the most important issues facing our politicians as we moved into spring? If we pause for a moment…

Harry and Meghan: ignore the so-called experts and leave them alone

10 January 2020 12:00 pm

Forget about Royal ‘experts’ who claim that there is some ‘Royal Split’, that Prince Charles and Prince William are ‘incandescent’…

Climate is a cop-out. Political pissants are to blame for our bushfire crisis

30 December 2019 5:00 am

Matt Kean, the New South Wales Minister for the Environment, recently blamed climate change for the current bushfires in Australia.  He…

Trump’s re-election is crucial

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Show trials, where the accused have no rights and guilt is predetermined, are integral to communist and Nazi regimes. They…

Politician, thy name is hypocrisy

14 December 2019 9:00 am

In the National Party room… everyone…tenaciously… opposed dairy deregulation. (But) when they came back in here (into the chamber), they…

Lock up the politicians

7 December 2019 9:00 am

A favourite argument of the elites is that something is ‘inevitable’  or, more subtly, ‘the planets are aligned’. Blasting what…

Guilt by association

30 November 2019 9:00 am

It was inevitable that Prince Andrew’s interview would be used to support a push for a politicians’ republic. Janet Albrechtsen…

Water, water everywhere

23 November 2019 9:00 am

These words from Coleridge’s great poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, could have been the theme of the 2018…

Labor’s lamentable loss

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The question Labor grandees Craig Emerson and Jay Weatherill should have asked in their review of the ALP’s loss in…

Treachery of the elites

9 November 2019 9:00 am

The greatest struggle in the West, and especially amongst the English-speaking nations, is an internal one. This is not to…

PM abdicates responsibility

2 November 2019 9:00 am

The drought is our greatest problem today. While they can’t make it rain, it is elementary that governments can move…

Politicians are responsible for the drought

26 October 2019 9:00 am

‘I’m going to make a shitload of money.’ Peter, a farmer, listened intently to the merchant banker boasting to the…

Hold on, what about Holdaway?

19 October 2019 9:00 am

What do the years 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300 and 1400 AD have in common, asks British Professor,…