David Flint

Aux bien pensants

23 July 2016 9:00 am

There is a disturbingly authoritarian trend in Australia, an insistence that out-of-touch politicians know best. Decisions are made reducing or…

Liberals must take back their party – and how to do it

12 July 2016 9:28 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s knifing of Tony Abbott is proven to be a disaster, not only for the Liberal Party but also…

In the name of God, go!

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Even if he scrapes in, Malcolm Turnbull has lost this election, as this column warned on 28 May. If he…

Rediscovering law and order

6 July 2016 11:59 am

The first duties of governments are to defend the realm, secure the borders and maintain the Queen’s peace, that is…

Why can’t we exit, too?

2 July 2016 9:00 am

The British people have not only shown us how to recover our country from the elites, Brexit has further reduced…

Polling failure and fraud

30 June 2016 11:57 am

Apart from empowering the British people and returning sovereignty to the United Kingdom, Brexit has exploded the myth that betting markets…

Turnbull’s Judgement (Day)

25 June 2016 4:00 am

This is the second time Malcolm Turnbull has led a national political campaign. The first one ended in tears. This…

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

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

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,…

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…