Wally of the Week: Tony Burke

The self righteous pursuer of now former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, Labor MP Tony Burke, is our Wally of the Week, named after Everybody's Favourite Muslim Apologist (TM) Waleed Aly. Tony was putting on the po-faced...

Public shaming begins

The politics of revenge, point scoring, and public shaming begins. Led by, who else but The Age - "Independent always." LOL. http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/push-to-remove-shock-jock-alan-jones-from-scg-trust-over-goodes-outburst-20150806-gitd0b.html

Losing my Religion

The Greens don't generally have much in common with the Catholic Church, and are, in general terms, normally quite quick to point out the church's faults, a characteristic they do not apply universally of...

Greens propose new Australian flag

In breaking news, the Australian Greens propose a new national flag: It's the XYZ.

Food for thought: Anjem Choudary booked

British Islamic extremist and hate preaching cleric, Anjem Choudary was yesterday charged by police. Choudary faces a charge of inviting support for a proscribed organisation, namely the Islamic State. It looks as if justice might finally...

Lone Pine – 100 years ago today

On the afternoon of 6 August 1915, 100 years ago today, the Battle of Lone Pine commenced, and would continue for four days, until 10 August. Like the disastrous frontal assault across open ground...

The Greens: taking credit for things (as usual)

Oh dear. The Greens have gotten themselves embroiled in another social media controversy. Ellen Sandell, a Victorian Greens state MP has been "accused of defiling the Aboriginal flag." The Herald Sun reported today that "Ms Sandell outraged...

Dropping the bomb on Japan

Today is the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, combined with the bombing of Nagasaki, these events brought about the surrender of the Japanese and the end of the Second...

The Greens – state funded activism

Personally speaking, Boethius would much prefer something like the Summernats to Mardi Gras, but even if elected to the senate for the Motoring Enthusiasts Party on 0.75% of the vote, would not presume to...

ABC revising Hiroshima history

On the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima, the ABC summarises the talking points (possibly from inside the cafe at Trades Hall or some organic coffee joint on a campus nearby): A land invasion by American forces...

The gift that keeps on giving

The use of public funds for private or fund raising activity by politicians is a scandal that threatens to snowball. We at The XYZ simply cannot resist the urge to push more snow down...

Revealed: extremist Islamist hate preacher Anjem Choudray revealed as an extremist Islamist hate preacher

In breaking news, British Islamic extremist and hate preaching cleric, Anjem Choudary has been charged by police. Choudary, 48, faces a charge of inviting support for a proscribed organisation, namely the Islamic State. Famous for his...

Multi-Syllable Silliness

Most readers of XYZ, like most Australians, and we think pretty much everyone anywhere who has been exposed to the Adam Goodes booing saga, including any extraterrestrial life forms who may have been tuning...

Quote of the Day: Union leader shocked criminals involved in labour racket

In an entertaining, if unintended, contribution to the field of irony, union leader Joan Doyle expresses alarm that an "alleged criminal outfit" may be "supplying labour." WE are shocked Joan, shocked indeed - mainly at...

XYZ Viewer Poll: Only 3% of booers are racist.

In the latest XYZ Viewer Poll, 1287 votes were cast in a survey that confirmed once and for all that only a tiny minority of people who boo Adam Goodes are racist. When asked "Why...

XYZ Viewer Poll: Which deceased historical figure should replace Bronwyn Bishop?

Following the surprising suggestion from the ABC to go to academic Scott Burchill as to who ought to replace Brownyn Bishop in the Speaker's Chair, readers are invited to nominate their pick, taking the...

Comrade Ludlam protests on the public purse

So this is what happens when a professional protester and student activist who has never grown up gets elected to parliament. No more riding a rusty two wheeler to the barricades for Comrade Scott, or...

Attempting to revive the Aussie car industry

I have been a petrol head for as long as I can remember, and a keen supporter of Australia's automotive industry. Go Ford! Boo Holden! (sorry, I'm not sure if I'm allowed to say that anymore...) Ahem. Anyway, in a...

Food for thought: The Lambie effect

From the island state where key figures of the Australian Greens found their genesis has come the raw-speaking revelations of independent senator Jacqui Lambie. To many social elites and inner city trendies she is sneeringly...

Ayatolla’s new book: Bringing the ‘peace’ of Islam to Israel and the West

President Barack Obama's new best friend, supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has just launched a new book that all of us should find interesting. The book is called "Palestine", and is, as the...