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Unforced assimilation

5 November 2015 3:00 pm

Finally, it would appear, we are beginning an honest conversation about the assimilation of Islamic cultures into mainstream Australia. This…

Fine moments

31 October 2015 9:00 am

What a shame that Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull never found a way to work effectively together. Or to look…

Fine moments

29 October 2015 3:00 pm

What a shame that Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull never found a way to work effectively together. Or to look…

Back to the future

24 October 2015 9:00 am

With luck and prudent decision-making, the Coalition government will ride comfortably high in the opinion polls up to and beyond…

Straight to the heart

17 October 2015 9:00 am

Muhammad Salah, or Abu Rajab as his mates call him, is what you might call a ‘firebrand cleric’. Even, possibly,…

Straight to the heart

15 October 2015 2:00 pm

Muhammad Salah, or Abu Rajab as his mates call him, is what you might call a ‘firebrand cleric’. Even, possibly,…

Lingua malcolma

10 October 2015 9:00 am

There is a breath of fresh air that has wafted through our political system over the last three weeks, ushering…

Through gritted teeth

3 October 2015 9:00 am

Many questions remain in the wash-up of the House of Cards style coup in which Malcolm ‘FU’ Turnbull plotted over…

Through gritted teeth

1 October 2015 1:00 pm

Many questions remain in the wash-up of the House of Cards style coup in which Malcolm ‘FU’ Turnbull plotted over…

The Great Communicator

26 September 2015 9:00 am

He pauses, he stutters, he umms and he ahhs. Hesitant moments as his hands wave meaninglessly in the air; awkward…

Coup de (dis)grâce

19 September 2015 9:00 am

The knifing of Tony Abbott will go down as one of the most destructive and arrogant acts of political bastardry…

Coup de (dis)grâce

17 September 2015 1:00 pm

The knifing of Tony Abbott will go down as one of the most destructive and arrogant acts of political bastardry…

Photo opportunity

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Former Speccie columnist and would-be federal Treasurer Chris Bowen clearly is in need of a decent sub-editor to help him…

Photo opportunity

10 September 2015 1:00 pm

Former Speccie columnist and would-be federal Treasurer Chris Bowen clearly is in need of a decent sub-editor to help him…

Distraught and distracted

5 September 2015 9:00 am

The law is straightforward. If you denigrate or demean the work of a Royal Commission, or indeed a Royal Commissioner,…

Distraught and distracted

3 September 2015 1:00 pm

The law is straightforward. If you denigrate or demean the work of a Royal Commission, or indeed a Royal Commissioner,…

Protecting Leftist dogma

29 August 2015 9:00 am

It’s hard to see what Dyson Heydon, Mark Latham and anal sex have in common, yet these are the three…

Protecting Leftist dogma

27 August 2015 1:00 pm

It’s hard to see what Dyson Heydon, Mark Latham and anal sex have in common, yet these are the three…

Clean-up required

22 August 2015 9:00 am

A Dyson cleaner is a slick, state-of-the-art invention, looking like an escapee from the set of Alien with its transparent…

Clean-up required

20 August 2015 1:00 pm

A Dyson cleaner is a slick, state-of-the-art invention, looking like an escapee from the set of Alien with its transparent…

The martyrdom of Bronwyn

15 August 2015 9:00 am

The destruction of Bronwyn Bishop’s career stands as a stain of shame on this parliament. The entire affair exposes the…

The martyrdom of Bronwyn

13 August 2015 1:00 pm

The destruction of Bronwyn Bishop’s career stands as a stain of shame on this parliament. The entire affair exposes the…

Travel humbug

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Bob Hawke famously observed that if you can’t govern yourselves, you can’t govern the country. Allow us to update this…

Travel humbug

6 August 2015 1:00 pm

Bob Hawke famously observed that if you can’t govern yourselves, you can’t govern the country. Allow us to update this…

Same old, same old

1 August 2015 9:00 am

If there’s one thing Labor always does better than the Liberals, it’s party conferences. Even in Government, Liberal snoozefests attract…