Lesbian bishop in call to ‘Remove crosses from church’ accused of fundamentalism

A Swedish Bishop, of that nation's majority Lutheran Church, has proposed that crosses inside churches be removed, so as not to cause offence to persons of Islamic faith. Seemingly without a sense of irony, and...

Quote of the day – 6 October 2015

Our quote of the day is included in the picture below, which comes to us from London, London, October 2015. A sound public policy platform and community minded message, brought to you by representatives of...

Peter, Putin and Mary

The following song, although performed a long time ago, quite aptly summarises how I feel regarding Putin, and an attitude which I see becoming more and more prevalent in the West - the apparent...

The World’s Most Dangerous Ideology

In the early 20th Century, the world's most dangerous ideology was fascism, which saw the rise and threat of Nazism. During the second-half of the 20th Century, it was communism which left around 100 million...

Turnbull outrage: labels 15 year old’s actions ‘unhelpful’

Renowned socialist, Malcolm Turnbull, has engaged in some of the most strident dialogue to date with the Islamic community, referring to the actions of the 15 year old boy who committed an act of...

Sydney’s Parramatta: “hot bed for extremism”

A student from Arthur Phillip High School in Parramatta, the same school that the perpetrator of Friday's police headquarters shooting, Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad attended has been arrested by police this morning. The teenager was...

I am not Charles Mansonphobic

I guess I want to make it plainly clear my issue with Charles Manson is not a problem with race. It's not a problem of nationality. It's arguably a problem with mental illness, with...

Houston, we have a problem…

It’s time to set aside the excuses, the justifications, the denial and the delusion, and accept and embrace the truth – we have a problem with Islam. Please take careful notice of what I...

Parramatta Mosque leader attempts to kick cameraman

In the wake of Friday's killing of Curtis Cheng, Parramatta mosque leader Neil El-Kadomi responds to the media by trying to kick a cameraman. From the video, we can see quite clearly how El-Kadomi...

Global extreme poverty to fall below 10 percent in 2015

The World Bank has announced that the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 percent of the global population in 2015, according to World...

XYZ Quote of the Day: Because we can

Yesterday, on the XYZ Quote of the Day, with the poetry of Kipling, we brought you gravity. Today, we bring you levity. Because we can:

An open letter to the Prime Minister of Australia – in percentile terms, what...

I’m so very pleased the Australian Prime Minister is emphasising, at considerable length and with some insistence, that the latest shooting rampage by a black robed Islamic fanatic shouting “Allah, Allah” is representative of...

InSupportOfExtremists

Bill Shorten gets it. The ABC gets it. The Greens get it. Why do you not get it? When a kid is raised within the paradigm of a value system in an insular community, then...

What are our political leaders thinking?

It seems our political leaders can do everything but focus on the victim of Friday's killing, Curtis Cheng, and the others caught up in the NSW Police headquarters shooting, and the issue of radical...

Vatican: We have no responsibility for ‘tiny minority’ of pedophile priests

In the wake of the sex abuse scandals which have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years, the Vatican has today released a statement reassuring members of the community that only a "tiny minority"...

Seven unanswered questions concerning the western world’s intake of Syrian refugees

The United Nations and the European Union have spent a lot of time lecturing mainly western nations, together with those member states in central Europe, on the need to accept more and more Syrian...

Quote of the Day: Triumph, Disaster, and being a Man.

XYZ Quote of the Day goes to Rudyard Kipling.  We think we'll let him speak for himself: If, by Rudyard Kipling. If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and...

Omar hasn’t got a clue (or a passport)

Poor Omar had his passport cancelled at the point of exit out of Australia and didn't get to the Hajj as planned - something he should actually be grateful for, as it may well...

I missed the Grand Final today but guess what – I didn’t kill anybody

Today was one of the worst days of my life.  Well, at least since September 25, 1999.  That was the last time I missed an AFL Grand Final.  The last time before that, I...

Rest assured – radical Muslims only a “tiny” minority

Why is it that whenever there is a terrorist attack, politicians and the media go into overdrive, telling us that it is only a "tiny minority" of Muslims that are radicalised? Furthermore, we are...