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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…

Don’t raise taxes, cut them

25 July 2015 9:00 am

While the media’s attention is distracted by Madam Speaker’s and other politician’s curious choices in executive travel, this week is…

Don’t raise taxes, cut them

23 July 2015 1:00 pm

While the media’s attention is distracted by Madam Speaker’s and other politician’s curious choices in executive travel, this week is…

Shorten’s mensis horribilis

18 July 2015 9:00 am

One problem of being Opposition leader is getting air time. They yearn for cut-through moments when the full focus of…

Shorten’s mensis horribilis

16 July 2015 1:00 pm

One problem of being Opposition leader is getting air time. They yearn for cut-through moments when the full focus of…

Greek disease

11 July 2015 9:00 am

This week, Greeks voted to reject a tough debt deal imposed by the European Union and the German-dominated European Central…

Greek disease

9 July 2015 1:00 pm

This week, Greeks voted to reject a tough debt deal imposed by the European Union and the German-dominated European Central…

Gotcha in reverse

4 July 2015 9:00 am

The ABC, through its glamour couple Sarah Ferguson and Tony Jones, did Tony Abbott two huge favours this past month.…

Gotcha in reverse

2 July 2015 1:00 pm

The ABC, through its glamour couple Sarah Ferguson and Tony Jones, did Tony Abbott two huge favours this past month.…

Constitutional smoking ceremony

27 June 2015 9:00 am

The push for changing our Constitution to recognise explicitly the special status in Australia of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders…