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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…

Muslim grievances

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The suicide bombing at Manchester Arena should remind us that in the coming discussions about the perpetrators and what motivated…

77

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Ronald Reagan was 77 years old in his final year in office running the free world. And he made a…

Free speechless

13 May 2017 9:00 am

The awarding of a ‘free speech’ award to the Human Rights Commission’s Gillian Triggs left many lost for words. It…

Up Badgerys Creek

6 May 2017 9:00 am

It would probably be wrong to predict that the Turnbull government’s decision to build an airport at Badgerys Creek will…

Aussie values

29 April 2017 9:00 am

We have heard much over the past fortnight, thanks to a new citizenship test and the Anzac commemorations, about Australian…

Housing ‘affordability’

22 April 2017 9:00 am

With less than three weeks to go until Treasurer Scott Morrison hands down his 2017 Budget, the signs that he…

Christ almighty?

14 April 2017 11:00 pm

Last week, Egypt declared a state of emergency. Twin bombings of churches that were packed for Palm Sunday services killed…

Sensible centre

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in fine form the other day when he proudly proclaimed to a gathering of Victorian…

Lucky larrikins?

1 April 2017 9:00 am

‘How lucky am I?’ It was Bill Leak’s catchcry, loudly and proudly proclaimed to anyone who happened to pop into…

18Congratulations

25 March 2017 9:00 am

The memorial service for Bill Leak at Sydney’s Town Hall on a grey and rainy day was a moving, entertaining,…

Vale Bill Leak

18 March 2017 9:00 am

He was our very own rock ‘n roll star of the printed page. An Aussie Keith Richards and John Lennon…

Heart and soul

11 March 2017 9:00 am

‘He [Tony Abbott] knows exactly what he’s doing. I’m not going to go into what private conversations I have with…

Heart and soul

9 March 2017 3:00 pm

‘He [Tony Abbott] knows exactly what he’s doing. I’m not going to go into what private conversations I have with…

Heart and soul

9 March 2017 3:00 pm

‘He [Tony Abbott] knows exactly what he’s doing. I’m not going to go into what private conversations I have with…

18Cowards

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Think back to November of last year. It had become widely realised by the public that the so-called hate speech…

18Cowards

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

Think back to November of last year. It had become widely realised by the public that the so-called hate speech…

18Cowards

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

Think back to November of last year. It had become widely realised by the public that the so-called hate speech…

Welcome, Bibi

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Sensible and fair-minded Australians, whether supporters of the Coalition, Labor, One Nation, or Cory Bernardi’s new party (obviously supporters of…

Welcome, Bibi

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

Sensible and fair-minded Australians, whether supporters of the Coalition, Labor, One Nation, or Cory Bernardi’s new party (obviously supporters of…

Welcome, Bibi

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

Sensible and fair-minded Australians, whether supporters of the Coalition, Labor, One Nation, or Cory Bernardi’s new party (obviously supporters of…

Turnbull’s PPL lesson

18 February 2017 9:00 am

One of the mistakes that plagued Tony Abbott during his period as Prime Minister was his stubborn commitment to the…

Turnbull’s PPL lesson

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

One of the mistakes that plagued Tony Abbott during his period as Prime Minister was his stubborn commitment to the…