Quote of the Day: JK Rowling and Personal Responsibility

Our Quote of the Day comes from J.K. Rowling. We think J.K. Rowling is right on point about adults taking personal responsibility here. What do you think?

Why is My Stealthy Freedoms not a major news story?

One of the most remarkable sites on Facebook is My Stealthy Freedoms. It is a site on which Iranian women post photos of themselves, without any head covering, so you can see their hair. I...

Food for thought: The fair go of Lady Flo

Today was Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen’s 95th Birthday. For many people Lady Flo is remembered humbly for her pumpkin scones, for me she is a revered as a sacred figure in conservative politics. Lady Flo and...

XYZ Viewer Poll: Maggie Thatcher the preferred speaker

After the ABC made it clear last week that being alive is no longer a barrier to fulfilling the role of Speaker in the Australian House of Representatives, The XYZ concluded that this threw...

Adam Goodes wades into Dubai cultural racism debate

Former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has today strengthened his foreign policy credentials for the Greens ahead of next year's looming election. The cultural warrior's comments were in response to an incident in Dubai,...

A man without honour

The Australian reported this morning: that "a man was arrested in Dubai after he fought off lifeguards trying to save his drowning daughter, telling them that he would rather she die than be "dishonoured"...

Quote of the day – Monday 10 August 2015

Islamic women talking about female genital mutilation and acid attacks "gives racists more ammunition." Oh my Lord. A rather sad quote of the day for Monday 10 August.

Doctor Killjoy

The wonders of modern science. Is there not a nightly newscast that passes by without some new study into the therapeutic effects of a rare plant growing in a remote region of the Amazon...

The media and room 101

Things they do not want us to see: 1) Waleed Aly being asked his opinions on same sex marriage. 2) The Greens, in company with their Islamic allies, talking about the importance of women's rights, gay...

Ferguson flairs as gunshots are fired

Marking the first anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, heavy gunfire has transpired at Ferguson, Missouri, leaving at least one person shot and police cars riddled with bullet holes. President Barack Obama must take...

Yes Islamophobia hurts, so does Genital Mutilation

On Saturday, a two hundred strong crowd gathered in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg for an Islamophobia forum. But by omitting two widespread violent practices, the Islamophobia Forum placed political point-scoring above honestly addressing...

BREAKING NEWS: Kim Jong Un executed for racist booing

BREAKING NEWS: Adam Goodes has just had Kim Jong Un executed by the people's AFL. As part of the Multicultural Round, Kim Jong Un attended the recent Geelong - Sydney AFL match. The formerly Honorable Dear...

Left at the altar

The Sydney Morning Herald, in its usual shrill tone reported from today's march for same-sex marriage: 'Malcolm McPherson is fed up with being left standing at the altar. "I keep turning up for a wedding...

Political Football

Adam Goodes made a stunning return to the football field in Geelong last night after a week of controversy. In a rare sign of unity, players from both teams held hands and shared what...

The ABC of race baiting

Just when you thought things were starting to settle down after the Adam Goodes race saga, ABC 'journalist' Liz Foschia thought it would be fun to stoke up the flames of outrage and division. Foschia...

Food for thought: Lousy Greens Behaving Terribly (LGBT)

Greens proclaim their policies to be “humane, compassionate and practical”, but are they? Greens characterize the booing of professional sportsmen Adam Goodes by ticket paying barrackers as a systemic hate crime against Aborigines, and yet...

Hard yakka

A $21 billion coal mine in central Queensland, that would have generated significant export wealth and created thousands of jobs, is shut down by… a Yakka Skink. No, I’ve never heard of it either....

A tribute to Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke announced yesterday that he would retire at the end of the Ashes series, along with getting trounced at Trent Bridge and handing the Ashes back after our fourth successive loss in England....

Australia generous to refugees

"Australia is considered to be the world's most charitable nation for resettling refugees, when calculated per head of population and by national wealth according to a Refugee Council report." More evidence that taking control of...

Socialist scaredy-cats

Originally published August 9, 2015. It's really quite hard to understand why Universities and both their academic and student bodies seem so debate-shy these days. As a first year undergraduate Boethius fondly remembers days spent...