Bread and Circuses

OMG! Dangerous climate change is now at such critical levels that the inner city lefties of Fitzroy and Newtown may not be able to get a nicely raised and glazed loaf of bread at...

The left’s abandonment of liberalism

What do leftists do when someone questions progressive orthodoxy and 'correct thought'? You got it – they call them names, smear, and slander them! Far from entering into constructive dialogue with those with differing views, it...

Weekend In Depth: Orcs, Zombies and Mohammed

C. S. Lewis, in his Narnia series, created a world of more than just talking otters, fauns, and Father Christmas. To the south of Narnia lay a desert, on the other side of which...

Bolt was right

Andrew Bolt was right. Justice Mordy Bromberg’s interpretation of the Racial Discrimination Act might suggest otherwise, but Bolt was right – in principle if not completely in example. On April 15 2009, Bolt expressed his...

Bending it both ways on Gender and Race.

I don't judge Rachel Dolezal. For anything. On The XYZ we have had some fun at the expense of the idea of being able to change one's race, and by extension that means we...

“But we are just a transit country.”

I wonder what the Australian Asylum Seeker Enablers have to say about this in relation to recent statements by various countries: "But we are just a transit country". This latest statement was from Serbia...

Common words and their actual meanings

The meaning of words can be confusing at times, especially in our present post modern era. In the olden days, “bigot” just meant bigot – a person who is intolerant towards those holding different...

Sorry, Silences, and C-3PO

I've lost my courage. Which is a big deal when you write for a news website. I recently prepared a short comic piece on poverty. While I enjoyed making the comic, the text was hastily written,...

Eric the Social Media Nazi

The XYZ has a friend called Eric. That is not his real name. Eric is a contradiction - a freedom of expression grammar Nazi. He is a quite adept troll, defending the ABC and...

XYZ poll reveals world will not come to an end if ABC is privatised

The latest XYZ Viewer Poll has determined that well over half of our readers believe that privatising the ABC will not trigger Armageddon. In response to the question, "Will the world come to an end...

Speaking as a Woman, Don’t Ditch Manhood – Teach It!

  Today I came across an article to which I couldn't help responding. It was titled, Masculinity Is Killing Men: The Roots of Men and Trauma. While I knew it would most likely leave me...

Dire Straights: Money for Nothing

You have just got to love rising housing prices. Governments get vast revenues that shore up budgets, banks make slim margins on rapidly increasing volumes of loaned moneys, owner occupiers and investors alike can...

Labor and the Greens have blood on their hands

Amid the predictable uproar today from those on the left clambering over each other to lay claim to the moral high ground, a few key facts are worth considering. When the ALP won power in...

Meet the Greens

Its 2022, and after years of struggle, the Greens have finally come to power in Australia. Mines are heavily taxed or shut down. Welfare flows to the needy. The rich are taxed an appopriate but...

Give me back my shoe Jew!

Twitter can be so cruel. From behind anonymous handles and malicious hashtags, the Twittersphere cruelled well meaning British activist Ashgar Bukhari. The story, in its sordid fullness, is here. I don’t know Mr Bukhari, but...

Left with guilt

I had a wonderful discussion recently. An acquaintance informed me of her, and my guilt, for the sad plight of a multitude of cultures we could not even bother to name, as part of...

Well frankly, I find that offensive

If you happen to express an opinion which reflects the current state of Australian law, you run the risk of having your view dismissed and branded as “extremely hurtful.” The Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie...

Immigrants from other nations and cultures display shocking lack of diversity!

If we are expected to live in a society which is multi-ethnic and multicultural, why are we being so lenient on the lack of multi-ethnicity and multiculturalism of the people from different ethnicities and...

Weekend In-Depth: The Poor Old ABC’s blindness on Martin Place.

Today on Weekend In-Depth we look back at the events surrounding the Martin Place siege in December 2014, and the ABC's inability to call it for what it was: The poor old ABC. Its multiple...

De-construct me

I was born in to a very middle class, very ordinary, family, in Australia, forty something years ago. Both of my parents are of white Anglo-Saxon heritage, and descended from families that inhabited some...