Maybe Gayby

There were two interesting decisions by State governments in the past week or so regarding religion (or at least preaching) in schools. In the southern State of Victoria, the still relatively new Labor government moved...

Dyson Heydon survives as head of the Royal Commission into Union Corruption

BREAKING NEWS: John Dyson Heydon AC QC stays on as Commissioner of The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption. Food for thought.

The winter of our discontent

The City of Melbourne has experienced its coldest winter in 26 years. The news was eagerly anticipated by the scientific and environmental activist community, who had been monitoring the trend with growing alarm. 'It was a...

Free to protest – except if you’re Christian or on the wrong side of...

This item caught my attention as I was scanning the news today: Sex Party MP Fiona Patten seeks to establish new laws in Victoria that would establish a 150 metre 'safe access zone' around abortion...

Bill Whittle Video: Happy Warriors Fighting ISIS

Bill Whittle, of the inspiring PJTV, has a gift for words. In this video, he talks proudly about the good character of the people who are fighting against ISIS. XYZ

Food for thought: Green mozzies buzzing around

Apparently the Australian Greens are out to establish a national portable long service leave scheme that would burn big holes in the bottom line of business. Such a move could see wages, benefits and...

Rule Britannia 

  The Queen is poised to become the longest serving British monarch in history, and here in the colonies we're all just blissfully blase about that. But it's not all good news for the Republicans...

Say It With A Picture: Scene from a shopping mall in regional Australia

I doubt this image will get much media coverage. The national broadcaster (the ABC) is uninterested. The left wing media are, of course, ignoring it. But for those who do care - this is...

The Krudd Show

No comment. XYZ

Black lives matter

BREAKING: A man has been arrested in the United States in relation to what appears to be a racially motivated hate crime. You haven't heard about it because the victim was a white police...

Goodes booed by Victorian crowd

AFL administrators are dismayed that Adam Goodes was once again booeed in Melbourne. On this occasion St Kilda supporters were identified as 'the face of racism' in Australia. An AFL spokesperson told XYZ that...

Build me a Wall

We live in a world that has walls. Some are very visible. Some are less tangible, like the borders between sovereign nations. But they are walls nonetheless. In some places, there is a physical...

Backhanded compliments and the untouchable idiots

While reflecting on various matters recently, a moment of inspiration struck me with the words to articulate a growing and disturbing trend. Simply put: We have, for some time now, been in an era in...

What is wrong with this article? “Savings” through ineptitude.

What is wrong with this article? https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/29378542/state-gets-a-226m-road-build-boost/ Basically, through ineptitude the government saves some money. What the article does not highlght, is how much it wasted. Here is a little economic lesson of the old Keynesian economic...

Food for thought – A Watermelon Union

Labor and the Greens are renewing their vows, to stand by their career protesting love children and scheme to undermine freedom of religion, association, conscience and speech. Last time these two wandered onto the government...

Free Speech under attack in Egypt, not at the ABC

Right now journalists and media commentators all over the world are expressing their shock, anger and outrage at the prison sentences handed to three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt. And rightly so. This is...

Burning the Australian flag

Demonstrators clashed today in Bendigo over the proposal to build a large Mosque with the capacity to accommodate up to two thousand religious adherents, in a city that has only a small handful of...

Pride

In social discourse today one often hears and encounters the concept of pride in relation to particular groups of people – gay pride, black pride, indigenous pride, and so on. In my home town...

Stand up for Sunday Roasts

Boethius has today shared a piece from the Guardian about family roasts. And while Boethius was characteristically humourous, the Guardian's piece frankly got me steaming. The Guardian is once again going on the offensive...

Roast of the Day

  Sunday roast would seem to be a tradition of impeccable normality for most Australians. Gathering around the table on what was once the Lord's Day, for an oven baked portion of meat of some...