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The Cory Show

24 July 2017 7:30 am

Senator Cory Bernardi is blitzkrieging the east coast at the moment, holding a series of meetings and interviews. I caught…

Ordure in the House

23 July 2017 4:07 pm

We’re about to be gifted, courtesy of ‘Our ABC’ a new series hosted by Annabel Crabbe, she of the ‘take…

Since when was democracy a right wing thing?

23 July 2017 11:02 am

Does it strike anyone else as ironic that the push to reform the preselection process of candidates and give grassroots…

How many safeguards are needed to make assisted suicide safe?

22 July 2017 12:30 pm

The Final Report of the Ministerial Advisory Panel on ‘Assisted Dying’ set up by Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews late in…

The fuel that must not be named

21 July 2017 12:18 pm

The lengths to which some policy makers go in a democratic society to ensure that other points of view aren’t…

The roots of terrorism

21 July 2017 7:33 am

The Hindu ceremony of Shiva Sarwan is a dedication to Lord Shiva through a special pilgrimage to the Ganges on…

Just when you think Fairfax couldn’t be more idiotic

20 July 2017 9:10 pm

Just when you think Fairfax couldn’t go any lower, couldn’t be more asinine, they come along and surprise you. “Are…

McManusstan: the workers paradise?

20 July 2017 6:25 pm

Australia was introduced a new and upcoming regressive in our body politics earlier this year. This was the new Secretary…

Silencing dissent against assisted suicide

20 July 2017 1:39 pm

Later this week the Ministerial Advisory Panel set up by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to advise his government on a…

I’m a doubter — and a sceptic too

20 July 2017 7:36 am

The Associated Press is a worldwide news agency headquartered in New York City. It issues ‘The Associated Press Stylebook’ which…

Abbott birther barminess booms

19 July 2017 8:07 pm

Oh boy. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy… We’re not in Kansas anymore, people. You remember that Abbott birther barminess…

What shall we do about Section 44?

19 July 2017 1:00 pm

Did you hear the one about Senator Richard Di Natale approaching the Deep Thought super-computer and asking what’s the answer…

Blunders, boobs and Greens

19 July 2017 7:34 am

It would be funny if it weren’t so… totally hilarious. Deputy Greens leader Larissa Waters has resigned from the Senate.…

Fairfax fools join the birther brigade

18 July 2017 8:30 pm

What else were they ever going to do? Two Green senators were forced to resign because they’re better at self-righteousness than…

The F-35 by the numbers

18 July 2017 6:58 pm

There are some rules of thumb in the costs of fighter aircraft. One is that the engine cost will be…

It’s the vibe…

18 July 2017 3:15 pm

Leftists like the Greens are constantly trying to do everything they can to dilute tradition, undermine our institutions and ultimately…

The new Home Affairs Department should be welcomed

18 July 2017 11:42 am

The Prime Minister has today unveiled a national security ‘mega-department’, to be called, as guessed by the commentariat, the Department…

Islam’s “barbaric fury”

18 July 2017 7:31 am

Andrew Urban has lived up to his famous namesake, Pope Urban II (1088-1099), in his warnings that evil thrives when…

It’s just a jump to the left…

17 July 2017 5:20 pm

If it feels like you’re doing the Time Warp again, it’s because you are. Our nominally conservative parties have been…

AFL and the biased politics of sport

17 July 2017 2:05 pm

Politics thrives and prospers on power. Power seeps through winning over the masses. Where are the masses in Australia? Watching…

Same old inconvenient drivel

17 July 2017 7:30 am

Al Gore’s new film, An Inconvenient Sequel – Truth to Power, opens in Australia on August 10. What a pity.…

Game of Greens

16 July 2017 7:24 pm

“Woeful news my lord Richard, of Ser Scott of the Greenwald, well, it turns out he’s not one of us,…

Protection? What a load of bollards

16 July 2017 6:13 pm

“Melbourne’s concrete bollards could slide 30 metres in a crash, warn experts.” I wasn’t in the least surprised when I…

Headscarf emancipation

16 July 2017 7:56 am

In a world in which female empowerment is increasingly defined by SlutWalks, headscarves are a display of true liberation. I…

Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Marx’s detritus

15 July 2017 1:59 pm

Yassmin Abdel-Magied recently published a piece in The Guardian Australia lambasting her critics as being merely ‘afraid of a young…