Indonesian mosque and the Islamic State

Recruiting centres for Islamic State have extended their reach from prayer halls led by shady self proclaimed Imams in the suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne to our northern neighbour Indonesia, whose authorities are none...

Pride, prejudice, and missed opportunities

What were we saying yesterday?  Labor blew their chance. Your XYZ.

Your taxes at work

The ABC heroically searches out the big stories of the day. How many hours in the replay lab did it take this intern to find the footage? At taxpayers' expense of course. Would the...

ISIS terrorists alleged to be at large in Britain

Warning: Readers are advised that the content of the following link has nothing, absolutely nothing, to do with Islam, which, as everyone knows, is a religion of peace. The British people should continue to...

XYZ Quote of the Day: Wong blew her chance

It is Quote of the Day time at The XYZ, and on this day when Prime Minister Abbott has infuriated the Australian left by suggesting that a minor issue should be settled democratically, we...

Most Aussies don’t care about same-sex marriage

The Liberal Party, under Tony Abbott, has made a very savvy political decision today, and an appropriate decision for Australia, in delaying a plebiscite on the issue of same-sex marriage until after the next...

Gallery Games

The Canberra press gallery went into mourning last night, as news broke that the Liberal Party would keep its pre-election commitment and not allow a conscience vote on "marriage equality" in the current term...

XYZ Exclusive – Obama Interview – People Just Don’t Get How Funny I am.

This article was originally published on August 12, 2015, and satirises Obama's underwhelming response to the Charlie Hebdo massacre: Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, has brilliantly harnessed the power of new...

The birds and the bees

In one of the more bizarre stories I've read in a while, a Melbourne transgender 'man' has reportedly said that he feels 'blessed' to give birth. The ABC reported on Monday that "Melbourne man AJ...

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...