Greens Voters: The Grinches Who Stole Christmas

A poll carried out by the Guardian has revealed something we've all had a sneaking suspicion about for a while: Those who vote Greens are most likely to be the Grinches who stole Christmas. The poll...

Plankton Apocalypse

Well that’s settled it for me. This climate change caper is serious stuff and life as we know it is pretty much over. I’m not talking about the Paris talk-fest with its hangers-on, its...

Sydney Siege “Wasn’t Terrorist Event” – Lord Mayor Clover Moore: Quote of the Day

There was no way the XYZ could look past the comments made today by the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, spoken in relation to the first anniversary of the Martin Place siege. Lord Mayor...

Straight to the Point: Budgets and ponzi schemes

I wrote a while back, we have a structural 50 to 70 billion dollar per annum budget deficit. What we see now is a bit better than the new normal, just wait for the...

Imagine

Imagine there is no sentient cognisant God. Imagine a God as impersonal as time, space and the multitude of known and unknown properties that we call nature. This is a razor's edge away from...

You don’t have to be psychotic and mentally ill to be an Islamic terrorist...

These people who commit terrorist attacks are by definition mentally ill, bearing ill well, are ill advised, and will kill. Was it an IS "inspired" attack? Yes. Inspired by the Koran? Yes. Executed by a...

The Lindt Cafe one year on – Mayor Clover Moron speaks

Just imagine this if you will. A deranged gunman storms into a coffee shop taking the staff and patrons inside hostage. Wearing a bandanna showing his allegiance to the Pope, he forces his hostages...

The Government Isn’t Your Mother, or Your God

I remember a conversation I had a couple of years ago in which a young woman accused me of "lacking compassion", because I wasn't willing to be generous with other people's money. The conversation gave...

Mohammed or Voltaire? Quote of the Day, 14/12/15

"To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." a: Mohammed or b: Voltaire XYZ's quote of the day for Monday, 14 December 2015.

Paris Climate Conference a “Failure” (And That’s the Good News!)

While delegates and media outlets have heralded the Paris Climate Conference as a great success for striking an "historic deal", the Institute of Public Affairs' James Paterson has (with a sigh of relief) named the...

Martin Place Siege, One Year On. What have we learned?

Today, the 15th of December marks the one year anniversary of the Martin Place siege where Man Haron Monis took patrons of the Lindt cafe hostage. Monis claimed to be acting on behalf of the...

That’s the weather done – now for Spectre

In scenes reminiscient of the end of a Bond movie, President Obama has announced the world is all but saved, as the Paris climate change talks ended with a consensus to limit global temperature...

RN Report on Trans Fats – Honestly, who writes this crap?

Yesterday, on ABC Radio National's "Background Briefing," a report by Rachel Carbonell (we're pretty sure they don't get the irony) investigated why trans fats, "the worst of the food fats," are banned and tightly...

ABC Celebrates “Political Will” of Climate Summit – Quote of the Day

The ABC is ecstatic about the "political will" which was displayed through the Paris climate summit. Perhaps the first call of conserving energy should be shutting down the national broadcaster? XYZ - Quote of the Day,...

Stop Progress: Support the Coalition of Obsolete Industries!

Whatever happened to the proud professions of chimney sweeping, horseshoeing, and that man who'd come and empty that putrid can at the back of your house that would act as your toilet? We no longer...

Short Test a relief for Tasmanian Greens – ‘We hate all sport.’

A "spokesperson" for the Tasmanian Greens has expressed relief at the uncompetitive performance of former cricket powerhouse the West Indies, in the First Test match against Australia at Bellerive Oval. The match was record...

Food for thought – TRUMP-eting truth

Over the course of the last week precious little “progressives” across the globe have been vamping up their whining against Presidential candidate Donald Trump (simply because he says what the majority of us are...

“Peaceful confrontation is not going to work” – left wing protester

I was stunned to have read one of the most balanced articles I have ever happened to come across from the Sydney Morning Herald. Today, Tim Elliot from the SMH actually reported on the violence...

The story of Adam and Edwin

Pinks Fuhrer Adam Bent is set to reveal that his family will be extended by the inclusion of a 46 year old spouse. The Bents will further enhance their progressive credentials if, as leaked...

Cronulla – ten years on

  So the tenth anniversary of the Cronulla riots occurs today, and the ABC, with the willing cooperation of our 'race commissioner', is falling over itself to remind us how we racist we Australians are....