David Flint

Yellow Peril, White Paper

2 December 2017 9:00 am

The great foreign secretary, Lord Palmerston, saw no need to spell  out British foreign policy in some vast official paper.…

Has the parliament been infiltrated? The Senate must act

1 December 2017 10:02 am

The Senate must decide the Dastyari question now. It’s more than about one senator. It’s about the control and influence…

Aux bien pensants

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Dat’s a nice bottom With so many stories about sexual harassment, I should reveal my experience decades ago. Looking up…

Citizenship notes

18 November 2017 9:00 am

It could have all been so much easier… Whatever the deal done by the Coalition and Labor, there always was…

The evil face of anarchy

15 November 2017 1:33 pm

A possible future Australia was on show outside Sydney’s old Eveleigh Railway Workshops on Friday night and it is not at…

Sacrificial notes

11 November 2017 9:00 am

To the Sun Goddess Wong Visiting Canada, I could not fail but note the absence of any significant campaign to…

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…