Iran: nuclear deal – still hates America and will support terrorists

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran stated in a televised speech on the weekend that the historic nuclear deal reached last week will not change Iran's policy towards the United States. Iran's...

XYZ Viewer Poll: What crazy $&!? will Q&A pull tonight?

After flirting with Islamic State sympathiser Zaky Mallah, and then resorting to giving air time to a pre-pubescent child, readers are invited to nominate who will provide the 'gotcha' moment on tonight's Q&A.  Or,...

Why sportspeople are heroes

Sportspeople have had a bad run, lately. Aussie surfer Mick Fanning's close call with a shark last night is just one of a number of close shaves or actual tragedies to afflict our sporting...

Gender Bender at Australian Universities

Boethius was schooled in the primitive 1980’s when university students actually attended lectures, as opposed to listening to them online mid afternoon after breakfasting, and when books were things you held in your hand...

Who is the bigot?

Whilst the ABC, The Age / SMH, and The Guardian, were obsessing over some comments by obscure Catholics in relation to traditional concepts of marriage (i.e. that marriage generally involves people of the opposite...

ABC – “What’s the Enlightenment?”

BREAKING NEWS: Government MP George Christensen appeals to obscure eighteenth century movement known as "the Enlightenment" in supporting his appearance today at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland. The renegade MP, whom opposition leader Bill...

Viewer Poll: What do you find “nice” about ISIS.

Dr Anne Aly, the go to academic on matters of global terrorism for the Fairfax press and the ABC, said at a counter terrorism conference during the week (we're not making this up, really)...

Rhetoric and reality

Yesterday's Reclaim Australia rally exposed the disconnect between the rhetoric we hear from particular political groups, and the reality of their actions. The 'high moral ground' the progressive left claims for itself, and their so...

The ABC And the Great Bronnie Chopper Ride Saga

Let’s get one thing clear straight away – the Bronwyn Bishop helicopter outrage is worthy of widespread condemnation, and represents a blatant misuse of taxpayers money. Good then, I think we’re all agreed on...

The Left’s Urge to Purge

Why is this story from Breitbart important? It is a fair call to describe the growing momentum to purge America of any Confederate symbols as hysteria. The argument that the Confederate flag is a symbol...

Amateur photographers converge on Melbourne’s CBD for no apparent reason!

Amateur photographers converged on Melbourne's CBD yesterday for no apparent reason. Some, who had obviously had no formal training, walked around pointing their phone cameras at random groups of closely clustered people. Others clearly...

What have the British ever done for us?

So what have the British ever done for us anyway? Apart from the Rule of Law, that is; the Enlightenment with its University model of education and emphasis on acquiring knowledge, that I grant...

Reflections on reports of the ‘Reclaim’ rally

Apparently there were some disturbances in the centre of Melbourne this weekend. As a philosophical type, I've never been one for rushing to the barricades with a hand painted placard – but rather more...

‘Reclaim Australia’ rally 18 July

  Photo report: 'Reclaim Australia' Rally, 18 July 2015   Hundreds of police are out in force, and have set up lines to separate 'Reclaim' and counter-protesters.       Danny Nalliah from 'Rise UP Australia', and of 'Catch the Fire...

XYZ: where leftists delete their own comments in embarrassment

It has been a tremendous opening 6 weeks for The XYZ, which has burst onto the Australian media landscape like Steve Smith crunching a short ball to the square leg boundary at Lords. The...

Australia still waiting for a mild winter

Global warming enthusiasts in May this year predicted warmer than usual and drier winter. That snow in Queensland is making them look about as spot on as Tim "Perth will be a ghost town"...

French police foil Violent Extremist plot by unknown group!

French police have foiled a planned terrorist attack. Members of an unknown group, clad in a black flag with Arabic script, were planning the attack, in which a police officer would be captured and...

Breaking: XYZ creates new Facebook group!

For those of you who just can't get enough of The XYZ, and believe that there just aren't enough groups on social media, we have started up a new Facebook group, "The XYZ of...

Multiculturalism ‘close to death’ – Academic

Apparently Australian multiculturalism is 'close to death.' Oh, and it's all the Abbott Government's fault... But you already knew that, didn't you? Dr James Jupp, the director of the Australian National University's Centre for Immigration and...

The Guardian Publishes Puff Piece Propaganda pushing Pyongyang Bike Paths

The Guardian draws approving attention to the bicycle friendly workers paradise that is Pyongyang, North Korea. A minor detail, buried right at the end, is that women were banned from riding said bicycles in...