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Yessssssss

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The devil is in the detail. And the snakes are in the grass. This week’s cover by Sarah Dudley and…

New Year’s election?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

What a mess; and, for once, it didn’t start with Malcolm Turnbull. The citizenship fiasco is a consequence of the…

Julie? No thanks

4 November 2017 9:00 am

There is now a real prospect that Julie Bishop will become our next Prime Minister. Alas, such an outcome would…

Age of Endarkenment

28 October 2017 9:00 am

All around us, we are seeing the cultural lights of Western civilisation flickering, if not being dimmed or even switched…

Just another hoax

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Two out of three ain’t bad. Or so we are supposed to believe. So let’s start by accepting that the…

Goats, volcanoes and Turnbull

14 October 2017 9:00 am

‘Contrary to the breathless assertions that climate change is behind every weather event, in Australia, the floods are not bigger,…

Grateful, not dead

7 October 2017 9:00 am

As is the case after every horrific mass shooting in the United States, Australians not directly affected by the events…

Absolutely nothing

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Once more we are being asked to believe the unbelievable. Once again the usual suspects in the media and politics…

Happy New Year

23 September 2017 9:00 am

As with the Chinese New Year, Ramadan, and other festive occasions on our multicultural calendar, the ten-day period from Rosh…

Our energy farce

16 September 2017 9:00 am

What a mess! Australia has the world’s largest readily available supplies of coal, gas and uranium yet our power prices…

The conservative case for SSM

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Is there a credible conservative case for voting Yes to same-sex marriage? This critical question has been addressed by, among…

The Great Cultural Swindle

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Forget about the ‘culture wars’. What Australia, and indeed the West, is now being subjected to, and in many ways…

Burqas and bigots

26 August 2017 9:00 am

When the first pictures emerged of Afghan women celebrating the demise of the Taliban by scornfully tearing off their blue…

Frazzled

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Soon it will be raining barbequed chook in Port Augusta, thanks to the latest madcap scheme by the Turnbull and…

Nice is overrated

12 August 2017 9:00 am

It’s time that conservatives stopped being so damn nice and finally decided to stand up for what they believe in…

Gaggle of gays

5 August 2017 9:00 am

It beggars belief that at a time when all Liberal guns should be squarely focussed on the destructive ‘tax and…

Healthy scepticism

29 July 2017 9:00 am

As we pointed out last week, if the Liberals wish to win the next election they can do so easily.…

Freeze out the bedwetters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

The next federal election is a shoo-in for the Coalition. This statement may appear counter-intuitive, but is nonetheless true. The…

Party pooper

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Last week, while in London accepting an award for Australia’s ‘non-discriminatory’ immigration policies, Malcolm Turnbull made his now infamous Sensible…

Recognising murder

8 July 2017 9:00 am

The flags will unfurl, the crowds will cheer, the bands will play, an explosion of red, green, black and white…

Marriage of connivance

1 July 2017 9:00 am

‘Loose lips sink ships’ was the famous Second World War phrase which accurately warned of the dangers of allowing careless…

Trouble in Libland

24 June 2017 9:00 am

The clock is now ticking on Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership. He currently faces active resistance from more than a score of…

The Finkel farrago

17 June 2017 9:00 am

By what authority does the Turnbull government believe it has a mandate to lay waste to the economy and destroy…

Riding the multiculti wave

10 June 2017 9:00 am

‘Dirty Enoch Powell said to the immigrants, immigrants you better get back to your commonwealth homes,’ rapped Paul McCartney, as…

The Voice

3 June 2017 9:00 am

After a decade of muddle-headed thinking by the so-called Recognition movement, their confusion best summed up by Speccie columnist Gary…