David Long

A progressive ALP is unelectable

22 May 2019 1:37 pm

There used to be a line in the Lord’s Prayer which went: “But lead us not into temptation; and deliver…

Multiculturalism is the enemy of diversity

9 May 2019 8:04 am

The American motto E pluribus unum (“Out of many, one”) expressed perfectly the founding intent to mould a land of…

Rugby Australia has values – but Israel Folau has principles

12 April 2019 11:33 am

‘Doing your own thing’ seemed like such a simple, straightforward idea. It captured the whole idea of freedom in a…

Scott Morrison has just weeks to prove: is he a conservative or a con

15 March 2019 7:10 am

I don’t want to spend too much time on all these Newspolls that show that Shorten’s ALP is going to…

‘Corporate values’: any more than marketing?

11 March 2019 11:32 am

Have you ever wondered what ‘corporate values’ are? I must confess here that it is entirely possible that ‘values’ do…

Just to re-Itarate for Their ABC

6 March 2019 1:44 pm

Perhaps the government does have an eye on the women’s vote with its choice of Ita Buttrose as the new…

American Socialism and the coming Great Leap Backwards

5 March 2019 7:29 am

It was never going to be the case, even under the most perfect Marxist Communism, that the proletariat would rule…

Some sweet and sour takeaways for educational happiness

2 February 2019 6:16 pm

With Scot Morrison on the way out, Bill Shorten on the way in, and the economy on the way down,…

The empire – sorry, EU – strikes back

31 January 2019 5:06 pm

While it is always interesting to be a fly on the wall, it is also interesting to try to understand…

The Ramsay Centre: knowledge or nihilism

30 January 2019 4:43 pm

Everyone must surely be aware that the Ramsay Centre has held discussions with a number of Australian universities as it…

How to be a man? Be a boy first

15 January 2019 4:17 pm

Imagine for a moment that you have been given a special power. I don’t mean one of those super powers…

Santa can exist in all of us – and so can good

21 December 2018 9:27 am

There are some things that it is difficult to face up to on your own. Boring Hollywood movies is one…

Give it to me straight, Doc

18 December 2018 2:23 pm

Here’s a statistic you wouldn’t read about – at least not in any medical association playbook. John Hopkins University in…

Confucius say: relax

5 December 2018 7:43 am

You get a glimpse of the real purpose of education when you look at the liberal arts curriculum offered here…

Tinker, tailor, soldier, Mr Harbourside Mansion?

30 November 2018 4:22 pm

George Papadopoulos has gone to gaol, it seems, for lying to Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller. Scott Morrison is going into…

Apocalypse not

29 November 2018 4:12 pm

I have read that Pope Francis believes that climate change is such a big danger to the planet that it could turn…

Give speech a chance

26 November 2018 12:25 pm

It’s time once again, good people, to take out your pen and paper (or your QWERTY keyboard and computer) and…

Mutti and Macron: a tragic tale of thwarted love

20 November 2018 4:45 pm

You probably thought it was not possible to accurately equate the relations between nation states with personal human relationships. That…

The age of unreason

19 November 2018 7:53 am

We have entered an age of unreason; an age when the evidence of our senses and the sentences and words…

Fcuk orf

14 November 2018 1:13 pm

I want to be upfront with this. There will be no beating around the bush. I want to see the…

What’s so bad about negative gearing?

8 November 2018 4:33 pm

As Scott Morrison tours the Queensland coastline, his mind is most probably wandering across a range of policies that he…

Literacy: a conservative value

2 November 2018 3:17 pm

Phonics is a way of teaching children to read that links the letters of the alphabet, syllables and words to…

Good luck with that religious freedom, ScoMo

1 November 2018 7:39 am

Scott Morrison really has his work well and truly cut if he intends to protect our religious freedom without antagonising…

Did George Soros buy you those koala suits, kids?

23 October 2018 4:51 pm

Have you ever wondered how much money is collected by those mobs of young men and women who patrol the…

Marriage à-la-mode

13 October 2018 3:54 pm

You have had plenty of time to think about it. Tell me, madam, why did you get married? You don’t…