When science and politics diverge

Last night, we were treated to a remarkably interesting episode of the ABC's Q&A. Regardless of whether or not the science episode is part of the ABC legitimising keeping Q&A out of the news department, the...

Food for Thought: Our climate “threat”, and the nuclear solutions

United States President Barack Obama publicly stated that “No challenge poses a greater threat to our future and future generations than a change in climate,” (which reflects the sentiments expressed by former Vice-President Al...

Green propaganda, paid for by the few remaining taxpayers in this country

One of the basic tenets of journalism is that you should always seek to interview more than one source for a story, both (or more) sources preferably having at least slightly divergent views and...

Coming up Trumps

When Donald Trump announced his bid for the White House in mid June there were smiles all round, plenteous expressions of derision, and the odd sneer. A few weeks later, and Trump is leading...

Peter Greste, Al Jazeera: Spokesmen for the Muslim Brotherhood?

The Egyptian court has yet again adjourned the retrial of Australian journalist Peter Greste, and his Al Jazeera colleagues Baher Mohomed and Mohamed Fahmy. The Guardian yesterday described the situation as "the latest setback...

BREAKING: AFL defines racism – It’s not what you say, it’s who you are.

The AFL has accelerated its social engineering mission today, releasing an updated Universal Definition of Racism. An AFL "spokesperson" was already waiting on the steps of AFL House when the media swarm arrived: "The community...

Marriage Equality Now!

Authorities are remaining tight lipped about the latest bail application to come before the Courts, after a man with a history of violence who has absconded from bail three times previously, was let out...

Food for thought: Dan’s plan for “paddock to plate” funding

Daniel Andrews is promising a $200million dollar "agriculture infrastructure and jobs fund", but only if the sale of the lease of the Port of Melbourne goes through Parliament next week, (lots of time to...

Wally of the Week: The Hawthorn Football Club

And now for something a little less serious, it is time for Wally of the Week, named after Everyone’s Favourite Muslim Apologist, Waleed Aly. This week, we cannot go past the Hawthorn Football Club.  After...

You idiot!

You idiot! That's what immediately came to mind when I read this via my colleague here at XYZ - Jeremy Morgan - and the always entertaining UK Daily Mail. I've been something of a frequent flyer...

Bolt Report interview with Dallas Scott

Andrew Bolt's guest on Sunday 2 August 2015 was Dallas Scott of the 'Black steam train' blog. Scott speaks with sincerity and clarity on the Adam Goodes booing controversy, and offers an insight towards...

BREAKING: Dept. of Finance announces investigation of every politician – Canberra evacuates

The XYZ has obtained exclusive information, unconfirmed as yet, that the Department of Finance, backed by the Australian Federal Police, plans to investigate the financial and travel records of every politician, from every political...

Food for Thought – Trade with MtGox…. and it’s gone

Mark Karpelès, CEO of the collapsed Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been arrested by Japanese police. Mt Gox once was the world's biggest exchange of bicoin, now it’s apparently insolvent. Karpelès had “lost” 650,000 of his...

Elon Musk is the greatest human alive.

Elon Musk is the greatest human being alive, and will transform the face of the planet within our lifetimes. The South African made a fortune as the head of Paypal, and invested his dividend...

Waleed Aly: Fact or fiction?

Yesterday, the cartoonist and author, Paul Zanetti penned a rather interesting piece concerning media darling and host of Channel 10's the Project,  Waleed Aly, on the Adam Goodes saga. Zanetti notes that Aly is a master...

Saint Cecil

In breaking news, unverified reports from the Congo indicate that Cecil the lion has appeared in the skies over a remote village. One resident, speaking via a scratchy Skype connection, likened the manifestation of...

Buying into the Cecil controversy

I want to start by making it clear that I don’t understand, at all, why anyone would want to ritually kill a magnificent wild animal like a lion, or an elephant, or a feral...

Swans chairman: Adam Goodes booers like rape victim blamers

The dizzying and absurd heights of the Adam Goodes saga continues... When you thought that this saga couldn't escalate any further, the chairman of the Sydney Swans, Andrew Pridham, has branded the actions of booers...

Johnson quits cricket – cites English crowds’ taunts – branded racist

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement today, effective immediately, citing the merciless ribbing he receives from British fans every time he takes the field. After a particularly horrendous Test match at...

Weekend in depth: The Church of the Closed Mind

“When a man stops believing in God he doesn't then believe in nothing, he believes anything.” G.K. Chesterton. The famous quote from G.K. Chesterton may be too pejorative for some, and does not always ring...