David Flint

Aux bien pensants

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Australians should thank ICAC Commissioner Megan Latham for demonstrating that she presides over what was, from its very inception, a…

Will they Cruzify Ted?

13 February 2016 9:00 am

The American mainstream media, the Republican Party establishment and the Democratic Party are determined that Ted Cruz not be sworn…

Republicans’ cunning stunts

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Almost every Australia Day now features a media promoted stunt engineered by the republican movement. It’s surprising they never put…

Turnbull’s chicken entrails

9 January 2016 9:00 am

If an election were held now, the Turnbull government would probably be returned, but with a majority significantly less than…

Don’t cry for me, Australia

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Are our politicians dragging Australia down into the third world, just as Argentina’s did? Our massive public debt is out…

Don’t risk bringing in terrorists (again)

28 November 2015 9:00 am

An unintended consequence of the coup against Tony Abbott was that he was not available to put some spine into…

Republican notes

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Our best defence against jihadism? Abbott Until those acts of appallingly primitive barbarism in Paris, the events surrounding Prince Charles’…

Have republicans no shame?

14 November 2015 9:00 am

So all that plotting and leaking, all that destabilisation, was just for this. Tony Abbott was knifed so Malcolm Turnbull’s…

Aux bien pensants

31 October 2015 9:00 am

If the Turnbull government had been elected in 2013, there can be no doubt that illegal immigration would now be…

Replacing Churchill with Chamberlain

17 October 2015 9:00 am

It was as if the British had replaced Winston Churchill with Neville Chamberlain. Following the recent terrorist murder at Parramatta,…

Lord High Protector

3 October 2015 9:00 am

It is indeed ironical that the first policy initiative of a government born in treachery and dishonour would be about…

Aux bien pensants

19 September 2015 9:00 am

If Malcolm Turnbull is remembered for anything, it will be for his supreme act of treachery in bringing down a…

Let’s just keep on voting until the plebs get it right

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Treasurer Joe Hockey has done what no minister has ever done without resigning − thrown in his lot with the…

Aux bien pensants

29 August 2015 9:00 am

It’s not so long ago that the commetariat was talking about the end of Qantas, at least as an international…

Shock! Horror! Abbott does what he said he would

22 August 2015 9:00 am

The Constitution belongs to the Australian people, and to no one else. In demonstrating their support for this fundamental principle,…

Bronny bad, Adam goodes

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Even in the ultra-secular world inhabited by the commentariat, there seems to be a need for a parade of devils…

Bandana republic

1 August 2015 9:00 am

When the Australian nation comes together, it’s a rare emotional moment. This happened on 6 November 1999, when, dramatically, John…

Abbott, part II

25 July 2015 9:00 am

Last summer, few commentators were predicting that Tony Abbott − dismissed as a ‘dead man walking’ − would lead the…

Squawk du jour

4 July 2015 9:00 am

It seems as if every parrot in every pet shop is squawking over and over ‘Don’t make jihadists stateless’ and…

A birthday worth celebrating

13 June 2015 9:00 am

On 15 June the world celebrates the 800th anniversary of an event which, as Daniel Hannan rightly says, is one…

Gotcha by the Shorten curlies

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Bill Shorten can now celebrate what must be the landmark success of his leadership. His coup has been to make…

Bill Shorten, PM

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The commentariat is using every effort to ensure the next election results in a Labor victory. But under Bill Shorten,…

The great divide

16 May 2015 9:00 am

It is always easier to divide a nation than to unite it. It was divisive to force devolution onto the…

Star Chamber Wars

2 May 2015 9:00 am

The unsuccessful inquiry by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption into Margaret Cunneen was not only a spectacular own-goal, it…

Total recall

18 April 2015 9:00 am

‘I feel sick in the stomach,’ Queensland’s Labor Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk lamented when she learned of the criminal record of…