James Macpherson

Aboriginal imprisonment: don’t confuse a social issue with a justice issue

13 April 2021 1:46 pm

Those who insist that too many indigenous people are in jail confuse a social issue with a justice issue, and…

Their ABC’s divine comedy

7 April 2021 5:02 pm

ABC viewers have complained that the public broadcaster showed footage of Hillsong easter services rather than focusing on “mainstream churches”.…

Forget the reshuffle and the fancy new titles, Prime Minister, and try this one simple suggestion

29 March 2021 4:00 pm

If Liberal MP Andrew Laming is to be sent for “empathy training” to correct poor behaviour, what about other politicians?…

Stumblin’ Joe Biden: what I know about women

28 March 2021 1:34 pm

Biology is no match for ideology in Joe Biden’s America, where the President this week insisted “there’s not a single…

The Greens: if you don’t go commando a child in Africa will die. Or something

26 March 2021 2:28 pm

My parents used to encourage me to eat my vegetables because “there are children starving in Africa”, as if my…

“You get the politicians you deserve” has never been more insulting

24 March 2021 2:02 pm

Hundreds of New South Wales families are being evacuated from flooded homes.  Meanwhile, our political advisors are busy jerking off…

There’s no racism at Basketball Australia? Well never mind, all is not lost

21 March 2021 3:00 pm

A Human Rights Commission report into racism within Basketball Australia, released at the weekend, is a solution in search of…

I, myself and me: an apology

17 March 2021 6:34 pm

With the way things are going, I wonder if we might start issuing apologies before we get cancelled. You know,…

How singer Sam Smith cancelled himself

16 March 2021 11:43 am

In a classic case of unintended consequences, non-binary singer Sam Smith will find himself neither here nor there when awards…

Can a $50 note identify as a $100 bill?

10 March 2021 7:37 pm

If you were to believe everything you read in the mainstream press, the greatest threat we face is from the…

Thorns among the roses: Dave Sharma’s International Women’s Day debacle

8 March 2021 8:34 pm

Liberal politician Dave Sharma handed out pink flowers on International Women’s Day, sending all the petals on Twitter into a…

The ABC wants to redefine ‘paedophilia’ for the sake of sensitivity?

6 March 2021 2:00 pm

The problem with so-called Progressives is that the very term they use to describe themselves begs a question that they…

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John? Sorry, but there’s only one gospel – the Gospel According to Dan

2 March 2021 7:00 pm

Those who accuse the Victorian Government of trying to remove religion from the public square with their so-called gay conversion…

Banned: sweet singing in the choir

1 March 2021 7:58 pm

The Sunday before last I went to the basketball where the courtside announcer encouraged us to chant “defence, defence” as…

The World Economic Forum: ‘lockdowns are improving cities around the world’

28 February 2021 3:52 pm

The World Economic Forum — an economic think tank that thinks it’s great that everything is closed — announced today…

Madonna: over the borderline

23 February 2021 3:05 pm

Madonna, terrified of dying from the plague, has taken the vaccine. And no, we are not talking about Covid-19.  The…

The Australian Open booing: Daniel Andrews’ Ceausescu moment?

22 February 2021 1:31 pm

That barrage of boos echoing around Rod Laver Arena last night was the sound of propaganda meeting reality. Tennis Australia…

Melbourne, the most lockdownable city in the world

16 February 2021 6:04 pm

Drongo alert: this piece may contain traces of satire. None of the quotes are accurate and, if they are, they’ve…

What Saint Valentine and Margaret Court have in common

14 February 2021 4:32 pm

The same people who revile Margaret Court will today celebrate Valentine’s Day, without even a hint of irony. Few will…

How the left can’t let Trump die – while wishing death upon him

12 February 2021 4:08 pm

US media continues to be gripped by Trump derangement syndrome with Thursday’s New York Times breathlessly reporting a non-story about…

Eddie McGuire: only a fool feeds the woke beast and thinks it will not devour him

10 February 2021 11:01 am

Collingwood Football Club President Eddie McGuire played the woke game for years but he could not outrun it. Yesterday he…

The UN decrees ‘There’s no wrong way to be a woman”

9 February 2021 4:37 pm

It’s not for nothing that the United Nations entity for women is called UN Women. They do, after all, spend…

Wokespeak: a pocket guide

8 February 2021 5:30 pm

With the ascendency of Joe Biden and the rise of Leftism around the Western world, it is vital that every…

St George Illawarra tried to boost their premiership hopes recruiting Unapproved Opinions? Shocking!

4 February 2021 2:09 pm

I can’t wait for the NRL season to begin so I can watch my favourite opinions run out on the…

Eddie McGuire tried to smoke an exploding cigar. Why is he surprised at what happened?

2 February 2021 3:45 pm

The Collingwood Football Club is like the man who ordered an exploding cigar and then smoked the exploding cigar only…