David Flint

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…

Aux bien pensants

27 August 2015 1:00 pm

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…

Commander Bill

4 April 2015 9:00 am

The Coalition win in NSW produced a typical media reaction, with Fairfax warning a ‘Baird win could prove awkward for…

Tony, Bibi, and the commentariat

28 March 2015 9:00 am

The Prime Minister is doomed. On that, the commentariat, the elites and the whole political class are unanimous. He has…

Farrago of leaks, libels and downright lies

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The principal skill of some Liberal MPs, acquired over years of taxpayer funded mobile telephoning, is Machiavellian intrigue. Normally, this…

The harlot throughout the ages

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Like some banana republic, Australia is in the middle of an attempted coup. Not by the army, but by the…

Sir Phil the Greek; the truth

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Who would have predicted that Prince Philip’s knighthood would have been marked by a serious tactical blunder? That wasn’t the…

Could an ‘Aussie Hebdo’ survive?

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Imagine a government introducing legislation to declare unlawful anything done in public, including the media, which is offensive to Muslims,…

The sordid state of voting for the Senate

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Australia is one of the oldest continuing democracies in the world. As our constitution says, the politicians are ‘directly chosen…

Breaking Republicans hearts

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Fifteen years ago, Australians rejected a proposal by the ruling class to ditch the Queen. This ignored all the great…

The persecution of Cory

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Cory Bernardi’s book is a reminder of the traditional values that made Australia and inspired earlier generations to fight for…