Global migrant crisis cannot be solved by moral posturing

Today, a migrant died after 1,500 migrants attempted to storm the Chanel tunnel connecting France to England. This comes off the back of 37,000 foiled attempts to cross the Chanel since January this year. We...

Couple of criticisms, Bill

Well the ALP conference is over and what great insights have we seen from Bill Shorten’s side of politics? Boat turn-backs, same-sex marriage, 50% renewable energy by 2030, 50% Gender quotas within ALP ranks...

Poll reveals 100% of people believe ABC is biased!

An exclusive XYZ Viewer Poll has revealed that 100% of people believe that the ABC is biased, but there is a wide range of views as to how the issue of bias can be...

Equality and the fallacy of ‘sameness’. Bishop says no to parliamentary quotas

Commenting in response to the drawn out drama of the parliamentary 'quota' saga (it is getting about as long in the tooth and as boring as the Adam Goodes 'booing' saga), Julie Bishop, Australia's...

Hillary Clinton gives a superb demonstration of climate activism

Hilary Clinton gives a superb demonstration of climate activism. Lecturing the masses on the threat of global warming, Hilary poses at a podium surrounded by bicycles as she gives an ever so earnest speech on...

XYZ is on the money on the Culture War

This story has been flogged far and wide, but it is worth a little more examination. The XYZ presents two articles, the first as an example of the self-loathing flagellation and mental gymnastics to...

AFL issues directive to social media: Stop making fun of Bronwyn Bishop.

In what has been a dramatic 24 hours, the AFL has issued a directive to social media users to stop sharing memes making fun of Bronwyn Bishop's recent indiscretion regarding the claiming of transport...

On hurt feelings and vilification (a last word on the Adam Goodes booing controversy)

This correspondent has had a fair bit to say on the Adam Goodes booing controversy, most of it self confessed satirical tosh designed to mock the do-gooders who would tell a stadium full of...

Child Brides… Australia says ‘No!’

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The problem with quotas

The issue of parliamentary 'quotas' for women resurfaced over the weekend at the Australian Labor Party's national conference. The ALP, in what is being described as an "historic step", has pledged to ensure that women...

Adam Goodes, Braveheart.

So here’s my thoughts on the AFL in the light of the Adam Goodes, and now Lewis Jetta, spear throwing gesture controversy. And I think I get how things go now. The Kevin Sheedy throat...

The perils of tweeting and facebooking late at night

Australian Rugby League champion, Quade Cooper, has become embroiled in controversy following a "late-night expletive-laden tweet," after Australia's Rugby Championship win over Argentina on the weekend. According to the ABC, hours after the game Cooper...

AFL Issues dictate to fans: Judge Goodes on his skin colour, not his actions

Football commentator Gerard Whateley has branded the booing of Adam Goodes as 'shameful', and said that he fears Goodes could be "booed into retirement." According to the ABC, this follows the constant booing of Goodes...

Julia Gillard misogyny speech tea towel finally here!

And here it is at last, the limited edition, Julia Gillard misogyny speech tea towel, containing the full text of the (in)famous speech.  No more bored housewife in the home that has one. The wives...

Militant Unionists are the real disgrace

The Labor Party. The only place in Australia, outside a Royal Commission or Fair Work hearing, where militant unionists command attention. Martin Ferguson has been, and is, a voice of reason in the labour movement,...

Obama urges gay rights, ignores murder and discrimination against Christians

President Barack Obama has taken the opportunity while on a visit to his ancestral home of Kenya to urge the nation to progress on the matter of gays rights. President Uhuru Kenyatta, Obama's Kenyan counterpart...

Ideological football

“The AFL (and Carlton) have a huge problem. Ninety nine thousand people at the 'G watch Real Madrid beat Man City. Just 26,000 at Etihad see Hawks flog Blues.” So tweeted 3AW radio commentator Tom...

I love Linux: She’s Smart, Sleek & Teaching Your Kids

My journey with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) was a combination of fascination, pragmatism, – and conviction. Today, there are still many computer users who are not familiar with the term FOSS but...

The collapse of global poverty

If I asked you this question – 'is there more poverty in the world now than there was 25 years ago?' what would you say? I bet many would reply, 'yes, of course, there is...

Shocking: CIS-gendered male fails to adequately celebrate transgendered female’s courage!

In a new move toward absolute compliance of their social agenda, 21st century totalitarians are now actively assessing the adequacy of one's applause at public events celebrating progressive achievements. Those, like former NFL athlete Brett...