David Flint

Dystopic pregnancy

28 October 2017 9:00 am

The mathematical, reading and science skills of Australian school students are in serious decline with the average student now close…

Convention of Outsiders

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Confidence in our political system has collapsed, as the internationally respected 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer records. Politicians usually justify our…

But what about survival of the press — and the role of the ABC?

15 September 2017 1:02 pm

The Australian media have always been subject to competition law. So why should there be special laws about their structure?…

The Prime Minister’s protection racket

13 September 2017 7:37 pm

The Prime Minister is in a terrible mess. Not because of the photograph cuddling his grandchild and holding a glass…

Aux bien pensants

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Everything and anything to bring Australia down Will our elites succeed in bringing Australia down, just as Argentina and especially…

If you don’t know, vote no

6 September 2017 11:59 am

From its previous decisions, it is possible, indeed probable that the High Court will stop the same-sex marriage plebiscite on…

Burkas and broken oaths: complete the constitution

24 August 2017 7:20 am

My blood ran cold. A woman – I assume she was a woman – came towards me in a burka…

Aux bien pensants

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Say Yes to No Just as the appeasement of Nazi Germany ended with Chamberlain’s Declaration of War at 11.15am on…

Same sex notes

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Hang the Senate: let the people decide   However much he has foolishly encouraged it, the Prime Minister cannot tolerate…

Constitutional notes

5 August 2017 9:00 am

When no means no   The golden rule for constitutional change is that this should only be contemplated if it…

Liberal notes

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Rosehill: democracy reborn   The Rosehill Convention of the NSW Liberal Party may go down in history as the beginning…

Aux bien pensants

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Boxers, Accountants & Emperors In cleansing the Liberal Party, their anti-corruption consultant has scored another victory. The latest culprit is…

Australian notes

1 July 2017 9:00 am

LINO takeover Did that curious phone call really mean I was to be dragged before some Liberal inquisition to suffer…

Thespian notes

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Vacancy for a leader, not a comedian Malcolm Turnbull is the latest Australian politician to risk relations with our most…

Politicians and political activists cannot sit in judgement

21 June 2017 8:59 pm

The resignation of Professor David  Weisbrot from the Australian Press Council was not necessary. This relates to the controversy concerning the…

Manus: a ten point plan to recover our honour, our borders and our country

15 June 2017 2:16 pm

The Turnbull government has gone to water over the claim by about 1900 Manus Island detainees. It could have and…

Barbarians and Marxists

10 June 2017 9:00 am

The election of President Trump was, along with Brexit, one of the great events, not only of 2016, but of…

Aux bien pensants

3 June 2017 9:00 am

At war Australia, along with all of the West, is at war. The enemy is Islamic terrorism. What should we…

Worth losing the base?

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Donald Trump has identified a phenomenon in the Western media which many suspect and which believers in a free press…

Marine or Macron?

6 May 2017 9:00 am

If the voters obey the elites and elect Emmanuel Macron, the Fifth Republic may well be doomed, which could have…

‘Head of state’? Did I say that?

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull has always been a vote loser, contrary to the opinion of the commentariat who put him there. Apart…

Malcolm Turnbull: governing for headlines and opinion polls

26 April 2017 2:17 pm

You would think that after imposing what they had promised not to impose, a new tax on superannuation, or the backpacker tax,…

Labor voters’ choice? Tony.

14 April 2017 11:00 pm

Tony Abbott is a ‘very good human being’, ‘his decency quite impossible to overlook’, declares the ALP eminence, Graham Richardson.…

Rejoice: America is back

11 April 2017 9:50 am

In the vast array of comment concerning President Trump’s intervention in Syria, recall that most commentators, whether American or not, refused to…

Australian notes

1 April 2017 9:00 am

The Human Rights Commission must go Described by its leading victim, Bill Leak, as a ‘rogue totalitarian unit’, the Human…