David Long

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…

Are the ABC FactCheck scales of justice weighted?

8 October 2018 7:33 pm

Last week your ABC ran a fact-check on a statement by Senator Matt Canavan — well, it actually had a…

Brett Kavanaugh has religious protections against lunatic left-wingers. We don’t

3 October 2018 6:24 pm

I am sure you all remember that old poem by the German Lutheran Pastor, Martin Niemöller. No? Then let me…

Sex, sexual harassment, and those left wing lunatic women

27 September 2018 1:26 pm

It seems that sex is on everyone’s mind these days. There is, of course, that great free intercourse provider, otherwise…

Deep State Downer, the Foreign Minister, the PM — and the Clinton campaign

25 September 2018 6:54 am

If there is one thing that a variety of media provides, it is diversity of detail and greater transparency. That…

Tinker, tailor, Downer, spy?

17 September 2018 7:14 am

It is a great pity that the Australian Senate does not have the same sort of inquisitorial role that the…

Socrates, the poets and the deplorables

10 September 2018 6:42 pm

Everyone who has ever read or even started to read Plato’s Republic, the philosophical text by that dead white male…

Trump Derangement Syndrome and the end of the West

6 September 2018 4:32 pm

If we assume for the moment that the zenith of Western Civilisation since at least the fourth century BC has…

Immigration: practice please, not theory

5 September 2018 11:26 am

When Steve Bannon, President Trump’s former strategist, described Australia on Your ABC as the “canary in the mineshaft”; that it…

Their ABC: a conservative – and male – free zone

31 August 2018 6:36 pm

When I was growing up, a popular folk song written and recorded by Pete Seeger lamented “Where have all the…

An obit for Malcolm, a prayer for ScoMo

29 August 2018 2:07 pm

Well, the King is not dead, but he has been put to rest. Even as he was on the way…

The real reason for the Fraser Anning anger

18 August 2018 2:48 pm

When Australia’s population was about to pass 25 million the Commonwealth announced that the person would most probably a migrant…

Multiculturalism isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

17 August 2018 7:56 am

You are not alone if you are worried about our governments’ obsession with multiculturalism. Most people only know it as…

Time to put free speech in the Constitution

13 August 2018 3:00 pm

I want your help. I want your help to give we the people the most important power there is, one that…

Weekend reading, weekend thoughts

5 August 2018 9:56 am

While The Weekend Australian has declined in size, it is still of a sufficient size to waste one’s entire weekend; unless…

John Winston and Winston’s Kiwi komedy kapers

2 August 2018 4:22 pm

The reaction of the New Zealand government to a speech given by our cricket-tragic ex-prime minister, John Howard to the…

Oh my darling Clementine!

26 July 2018 4:34 pm

It seems to have been finalised rather quickly, but a deal has been struck that merges Nine and Fairfax. There…

Downer, the Democrats and the Donald

25 July 2018 1:37 pm

It can be difficult for us Australians at this distance to understand the Democratic Party’s obsession with Donald Trump; especially…

Doing God

23 July 2018 6:02 pm

It was interesting to learn from Greg Sheridan in The Weekend Australian that there are some religious people in the Parliament.…

Pro-choice or pro-privileged, middle-class, hysterical women?

18 July 2018 5:25 pm

Queensland’s white, privileged ALP Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk emerge from her very working class electorate of Inala, to tell one of…