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...

The six hot topics at ALP national conference.

The six hot topics at ALP national conference - You would expect these to be the issues that really matter to the mums and dads of Australia, out there in the suburbs working two...

Breaking: Climate Scientists shocked to find ice at the Arctic

BREAKING: Climate scientists aboard a ship bound for the Arctic were shocked to find that the sea ice they expected to be melting due to global warming was, in fact, in such plentiful supply,...

Andrew Bolt is a Bloody Aussie Legend

Watching The Bolt Report on Sunday mornings makes me very, very happy. I enjoy the cheeky, knowledgeable grin on Andrew Bolt's face, a grin which says that he knows exactly what he is doing....

World with a weaker United States

What will the world be like with a weaker United States? I believe the world will be much worse off. However, I freely acknowledge that there is a deep resentment amongst many over America's assumed responsibility...