David Flint

National roll of dishonour

18 August 2018 9:00 am

In times of crisis, Australians demand leadership, leadership of the quality which that great Roman, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus, or that…

Leadership drought

11 August 2018 9:00 am

Water is the very essence of life. As Benjamin Franklin said, its only when the well’s dry that we know…

Last chance for the Liberals

4 August 2018 9:00 am

If the Liberals go to the next election with Turnbull as leader, they’ll be handing over the government to a…

Turnbull’s time is up

29 July 2018 1:06 pm

The appalling Liberal Party performance in the five Super Saturday by-elections confirms what has long been obvious. This is that…

Keep on tweeting, Mr President

28 July 2018 9:00 am

Mention One Nation voters in elite circles, and they’ll be dismissed as backward, unsophisticated and easily misled. But when asked…

Paradiski lost

21 July 2018 9:00 am

Once again, Western civilisation is under mortal threat. This time it comes from a deepening schism between the rank-and-file and…

Anti-Abbott galahs just lying or incompetent?

14 July 2018 9:00 am

Tony Abbott has the politicians, the commentariat and other elites very worried, and not just about energy.They know that what…

Judge for yourself

7 July 2018 9:00 am

An 82 year old American judge, Justice Anthony Kennedy, announces his retirement and the country is in uproar. It’s a…

CNN sucks, Trump triumphs

30 June 2018 9:00 am

‘CNN sucks…CNN sucks,’ the capacity crowd of rank-and-file Americans in Minnesota’s giant Amsoil Arena chanted. This was their down-to-earth message…

Nobel laureates manqués

23 June 2018 9:00 am

Calls for a Nobel Peace Prize for Donald Trump reminded me that if anyone should be a Nobel Laureate, it…

Australia, defenceless

16 June 2018 9:00 am

The ability of our armed forces to defend the nation is being crippled, not through any fault of theirs, but…

Decline and fall

9 June 2018 9:00 am

It’s official. Our decline into Third World status is accelerating. Our students languish behind those of Kazakhstan and Bulgaria in…

Tony’s trifecta

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Surely it was obvious that, on any reasonable examination, Donald Trump was by far the better candidate in the 2016…

Warrior prince weds a Hollywood princess

26 May 2018 9:00 am

The happy marriage between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have formidable and long-lasting consequences. Australians took the occasion to…

Budget conjuring trick

19 May 2018 9:00 am

The Federal Budget process is no more than a conjuring trick to ensure the next election results in a high-taxing,…

Aux bien pensants

12 May 2018 9:00 am

Beria born again in the usa You could have thought the central feature of French President Macron‘s visit to Australia…

Save Liddell or let Abbott do it

5 May 2018 9:00 am

Responsible for Australia having the world’s most expensive electricity and gas, the least thing the Turnbull government could do is…

Menzies, the banks and Liddell

28 April 2018 9:00 am

The appalling behaviour of the banks and insurance companies, exposed in testimony to the banking Royal Commission, is nothing new.…

Harlotry in the collective of collectives

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Who controls the mainstream media? Baldwin famously declared that moguls like Lord Rothermere and Lord Beaverbrook did, exercising power without…

More Marxist gibberish

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Paul Keating‘s obsession with turning us into some politicians’ republic is not about improving the governance of Australia, surely the…

It’s (party) time

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Was there anyone who was not moved when they saw former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith’s public act of contrition…

Aux bien pensants

31 March 2018 9:00 am

Mug the frugal, turnbull teaches shorten The standing of politicians has never been lower. They’re widely regarded as self-interested, incompetent,…

Lesson One: don’t get caught

24 March 2018 9:00 am

The dismissal of the FBI’s second-in-charge, Andrew McCabe, was not by President Trump, as several Australian outlets who bothered to…

Washington diary

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Washington is now the capital of a resurgent nation, rejecting the untenable proposition that she is in terminal decline, a…

Abbott’s winning agenda

3 March 2018 9:00 am

‘The government which stopped the boats can’t slow the planes’, concluded Michael McLaren, the Macquarie Media Network’s rising young star.…