Flat White Quick Shots

How have we missed Matt Damon’s true hypocrisy?

19 January 2021 1:09 pm

Aficionados of the high arts will remember the Matt Damon from the classic Team America, World Police, a moronic member…

The consistent inconsistency of Daniel Andrews

18 January 2021 3:33 pm

As Novak Djokovic today bewails the misery of the multi-millionaire whose minders fail to read the small print, The Age…

Robert Menzies “we forgot to go beforehand” people

17 January 2021 7:00 am

If you need reminding of the depths to which the Liberal Party has fallen — particularly in the lobbyists’ playground…

Everything you always wanted to know about the public sector* (*but were afraid to ask)

14 January 2021 4:36 pm

Out of the mouths of babes and … Daniel Andrews? Amazing, but true. The Oz reports: Victorian private sector workplaces…

Revealed: the astounding quality of our state parliamentarians

4 January 2021 6:13 pm

From The Age: Labor upper house MP Cesar Melhem… said… some… MPs found it difficult to secure employment after… politics……

The Greens cult of no personality

20 December 2020 3:09 pm

Out today: yet another screed of delusion, distortion and deceit that the Greens pass off as their magazine. It’s only…

The other coronavirus toll

17 December 2020 12:22 pm

We know all too well about the coronavirus death toll, but what about its household and financial impact? Treasurer Josh…

Bring out McGimp

16 December 2020 5:38 pm

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan isn’t a native sandgroper. He’s from Newcastle and only washed up in the West thanks…

Hello, Kevin. Want some good news on media diversity?

2 December 2020 1:51 pm

As Kevin Rudd continues on his strange search for affection and respect through Twitter tantrums demanding media diversity by attacking…

Victoria returns to the rustbelt under Daniel Andrews

19 November 2020 2:17 pm

Dig into the detail of today’s unemployment figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and one figure leaps out; one…

Daniel Andrews is escaping the consequences of his corona catastrophe

17 November 2020 4:44 pm

New figures out today confirm what we warned you a fortnight ago. Daniel Andrews is managing one of the greatest…

That Murdoch media digital dominance in full

13 November 2020 3:07 pm

The concerted efforts of leftie bedwedders, axe-grinders, opportunists — and, most of all, censors who don’t want the Australian public…

Honk – sorry – bonk if #YouStandWithDan

8 November 2020 3:05 pm

Logic, Danandrewstan-style. A quick glance at the updated coronavirus “roadmap” for reopening released by the Chairman today tells that even…

A true tale of Halloween horror

31 October 2020 6:33 pm

The SpecOz receives some curious media releases with curious punctuation, but this one might just take the cake — or…

Danandrewstan opens – in a way that only the people who created the problem to begin with could arrange

26 October 2020 4:02 pm

Daniel Andrews loves his facts and figures. At his press conference today, he seemed proud that it was 139 days…

Dandrewstan: the lead in the saddlebags as states shed jobs

20 October 2020 2:48 pm

There’s more bad economic news out today from the Australia Bureau of Statistics; more bad economic news that not only…

Daniel Andrews: never apologise, never explain

18 October 2020 12:05 pm

What stands out the most about Daniel Andrews announcement today? One short line uttered near the beginning of his press…

How the Grey Lady went dark on Victorians’ civil rights

16 October 2020 9:13 pm

If you’re one of the five million people chafing under the Victorian governments unreasonable, unjustified and irrational restrictions at the…

Chairman Dan, tribune of the former workers

15 October 2020 12:08 pm

The September unemployment figures are out — and we can clearly see results of the champion efforts of Daniel Andrews…

How good are today’s talking points?

15 October 2020 10:09 am

The Prime Minister’s Office was so pleased with today’s talking points that they sent them out to the media —…

People taking responsibility in Danandrewstan? That’s dangerous

12 October 2020 11:02 am

People taking responsibility in Danandrewstan? Things have just got very dangerous for Premier Daniel Andrews. Chris Eccles, the career bureaucrat…

Chairman Dan flunks corona class. Again

6 October 2020 1:30 pm

You’ll recall our little reality check from a fortnight ago after Newspoll found 62 per cent of Victorian voters believe…

No doubt the ABC will blame the lack of coverage on funding cuts

5 October 2020 7:56 pm

Big, big, big. It would be hard to get a more lurid tale than The Times article, republished in The…

Did Chairman Dan just blink?

5 October 2020 12:19 pm

Daniel Andrews has always been firm: the average new daily coronavirus case count — Victoria-wide — needs to drop below…

Danandrewstan’s new health minister is off to a flying start

29 September 2020 4:45 am

Lessons have been learnt — or, as the modern bureaucrat might ask — learnings have been made? Not quite. The…