David Flint

Aux bien pensants

4 June 2016 9:00 am

This election should be about more than which of two spendthrift assassins is likely to waste less money − yours−…

And if we lose…?

28 May 2016 9:00 am

Will the Liberal Party forgive Malcolm Turnbull for this election if Tony Abbott’s hard-won gains are lost for no good…

Aux bien pensants

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Is keeping Christopher Pyne in Parliament and Malcolm Turnbull in The Lodge really worth over-spending $50 billion on a fleet…

Australian notes

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Irony of ironies: Abbott to save Turnbull? Putting Malcolm Turnbull in the Lodge has not worked out as the conspirators…

Australian notes

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Del-Cons? Or Hon-Cons?   When the conspirators met to approve of Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten knifing their respective leaders,…

Federal fiasco

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull has ensured that the crucial restoration of the health of the Australian federation has been delayed for years,…

Malcolm Turnbull, chameleon

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s Lowy Institute Lecture was so compelling and so strong it could have been written by Tony Abbott. (But…

Australian notes

26 March 2016 9:00 am

What a heartless man Malcolm Turnbull is. The autumn travel plans of scores of people lie in ruins. Those poor…

Australian notes

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull has missed the bus. Not only over economic leadership, but also on a double dissolution which is no…

Time to stop this politicians’ rort

12 March 2016 9:00 am

The Turnbull government’s proposal, supported by the Greens, to allow optional preferential voting in Senate elections should be adopted by…

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,…