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The Liberal leadership and other circus acts

21 August 2018 9:36 pm

In a long and often bloody and tumultuous history of the Roman Empire, there are few periods like what has…

Charles Blackman’s 90th birthday

21 August 2018 6:24 pm

Geoffrey Lehmann and I were invited by August, his eldest son, to join the family celebrating Charles Blackman’s ninetieth birthday…

The end of the beginning

21 August 2018 1:55 pm

So Malcolm Turnbull finally made a tactically wise move and vacated the leadership to bring on the Peter Dutton challenge…

In the name of God, go!

21 August 2018 11:17 am

The message from the Liberal Party to Malcolm Turnbull should be the same as Leo Amery’s message to Neville Chamberlain…

Will we vote now before the party room?

21 August 2018 9:44 am

Malcolm Turnbull rolled the dice. He won — but only just. The ambush worked — but only just. Paul Keating, of course,…

The #MeToo bombshell we didn’t see coming

21 August 2018 7:46 am

Question: if life is as simple as black and white, men are oppressors, women are victims, wouldn’t all of life’s…

Malcolm, you promised… so go

20 August 2018 2:36 pm

Malcolm Turnbull’s backing off trying to bully his party into a NEGative plan has given the Liberals a golden opportunity…

Abbott’s a better option than Dutton, but…

20 August 2018 7:42 am

As Malcolm Turnbull limps into the second week of a tumultuous parliamentary sitting, his leadership is under threat whether he…

We can’t talk about unethical transgender medicine involving children?

19 August 2018 7:06 pm

Here we go again. Now the University of Western Australia has caved in following protests by the LGBTI lobbyists and…

Young or old, too many Liberal backbenchers won’t stand for principle

19 August 2018 3:51 pm

I knew things were bad with the federal Liberal Party but I didn’t know things were this bad.   You see…

Only certain outrage makes the Letters to the Editor

19 August 2018 8:18 am

There are some words and phrases that are better left unsaid and newbie Senator Fraser Anning has now probably realised…

Sino sexbot subversion? It’s coming…

18 August 2018 5:24 pm

China is looking to dominate the American market in yet another sector: WMDOLL, based in China’s southeastern Guangdong province, develop AI-powered…

The real reason for the Fraser Anning anger

18 August 2018 2:48 pm

When Australia’s population was about to pass 25 million the Commonwealth announced that the person would most probably a migrant…

Don’t say Cory was right after all?

17 August 2018 7:01 pm

Tom Raue, the Greens candidate for Summer Hill in NSW, has recently been in the news for publishing two separate…

The Australian Conservatives: not dead yet

17 August 2018 1:04 pm

Like Cory Bernardi, I was once in the Liberal Party, which under Robert Menzies was the natural home for conservatives.…

Multiculturalism isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

17 August 2018 7:56 am

You are not alone if you are worried about our governments’ obsession with multiculturalism. Most people only know it as…

We have an euphemism problem on our streets

16 August 2018 7:23 pm

Modern law enforcement seems to be increasingly as much about policing language as policing crime. Some cynics might say more…

It worked so well yesterday, so…

16 August 2018 5:04 pm

Well, whaddya know! It worked so well yesterday that the Greens have come back for an encore performance. Forget about…

Anyone want to play Gender Jenga?

16 August 2018 1:05 pm

I was watching my kids and their friends play Jenga recently – you know the game where you have a…

Katter’s Ottoman Empire Party?

16 August 2018 8:29 am

Maverick MP Bob Katter has previously blasted any suggestion he could be a dual Lebanese citizen by descent, declaring no…

Never miss an opportunity

15 August 2018 4:42 pm

“We, like, hate racism, right, so, like give us money?.” You guessed it. It’s the Greens: But wait. There’s more:…

Clementine Ford and the illogical excuse of misogyny

15 August 2018 7:53 am

We may have all come to expect crazed fury and blatant bias from far left exhibitionist feminist activist Clementine Ford…

Why’s a libertarian backing state-sanctioned suicide?

14 August 2018 7:59 pm

This week, the Senate is considering giving a blank cheque to both the ACT and Northern Territory to introduce laws…

Facebook is not our friend

14 August 2018 7:04 pm

Facebook’s drive towards absolute transparency – of its users’ information, of course, not of Facebook itself – continues apace: Anyone who…

Antifa are the real fascists

14 August 2018 4:55 pm

The West has a plague of homegrown terrorists putting Islamic extremists to shame with their frequency and ferocity of attacks:…