Rebecca Weisser

Trump’s blood-Kurdling stupidity

19 October 2019 9:00 am

‘After defeating 100 per cent of the ISIS Caliphate, I largely moved our troops out of Syria,’ tweeted President Donald…

Eat the activists

12 October 2019 9:00 am

I have a modest proposal. Lately, there have been some commendable if flawed solutions put forward to deal with the…

Our Manchurian candidate

5 October 2019 9:00 am

‘Power grows out of the barrel of a gun,’ said Mao Zedong and there were plenty in evidence in Tiananmen…

Revolt of the elites

28 September 2019 9:00 am

It was a big week for the noisy Australians. Some 300,000 downed pens and nobly put aside the tedium of…

Iran’s hostage chess

21 September 2019 9:00 am

The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad,’ wrote Mark…

Anglosphere’s finest hour

14 September 2019 9:00 am

These are extraordinary days for the Anglosphere. As China and the EU show their contempt for ordinary people, the values…

Below the belt —and road

7 September 2019 9:00 am

In the Land of Oz, when Labor apparatchiks follow the yellow brick road  to the end of the rainbow —…

Pilgrim Daughter

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Like the Pilgrim Fathers before her, Greta Thunberg, the po-faced Pilgrim Daughter of the climate cult, set sail for America…

Mother Jacinda and climate change’s King Canute

24 August 2019 9:00 am

A Pacific Island Forum in Tuvalu was always going to be inundated by climate catastrophism. One of the lowest-lying island…

NSW botches abortion

17 August 2019 9:00 am

‘The sound of men arguing over our personal reproductive health choices hurts my ears and it offends my very core,’…

The Year My Woke Broke

10 August 2019 9:00 am

When Prince Harry revealed, in the issue of Vogue his wife guest-edited, that they would only have two children ‘to…

Eat the chefs

3 August 2019 9:00 am

The offenderati have been baying for blood ever since it was revealed that MasterChef Australia judge George Calombaris had been…

Through thick and spin

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Once upon a time, Britain sent Australia its excess convicts.  These days we get Tony Blair’s old spin doctors, a…

An upside to invasion?

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Nathan Moran, of the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council in Sydney, kicked off Naidoc week by criticising the city’s publicly-funded…

Ghostbusters

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Last week the miserable ghost of Malcolm Turnbull put in an apparition at the Friends of Wolper Jewish Hospital. Presumably…

Another Sampson blinded in Gaza

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Hooray for Pallywood, or rather Gazallywood, that wonderful melange of misleading footage, falsehoods, fakeries and frauds that makes up so…

Go fund yourself!

29 June 2019 9:00 am

In 2009, on ABC’s Q&A, host Tony Jones asked host of Channel Ten’s The Project and practising Muslim Waleed Aly…

China’s organ grinder

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Political violence is rare in Australia but a senior partner at a Sydney accounting firm gave a new ‘twist’ to…

Undie-cover agents

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Last week, with all the stealth of the pirates of Penzance, Australia’s Federal Police, raided not one but two major…

They’re a weird religious mob

8 June 2019 9:00 am

‘I cannot believe in this election that there is a discussion even under way that gay people will go to…

The sloppiest suicide note

25 May 2019 9:00 am

‘No-one saw it coming,’ the shocked commentariat claimed. Goodness.  Where are the ABC’s fact checkers when you need them? In…

Dirty dancing with Fannie and Freddie

18 May 2019 9:00 am

You don’t need a crystal ball to see that whoever wins our federal election, the taxpayer is going to be…

The nutters we had to have

11 May 2019 9:00 am

‘Every now and then you have to flick the switch to vaudeville,’ former prime minister Paul Keating once said, and…

Doomsday, again

4 May 2019 9:00 am

‘NOW is Not the time for Business AS usual,’ read the grumpy boy’s placard as he munched on an apple…

The Curate’s NEG

27 April 2019 9:00 am

It’s been all the fun of the fair as a 10-day long weekend gave voters a chance to observe the…