David Flint

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,…

Australian notes

14 April 2016 1:00 pm

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

23 March 2016 3:00 pm

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…

Australian notes

17 March 2016 3:00 pm

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’…

Republican notes

19 November 2015 3:00 pm

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…

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…