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...

BREAKING NEWS: Kim Jong Un executed for racist booing

BREAKING NEWS: Adam Goodes has just had Kim Jong Un executed by the people's AFL. As part of the Multicultural Round, Kim Jong Un attended the recent Geelong - Sydney AFL match. The formerly Honorable Dear...

Left at the altar

The Sydney Morning Herald, in its usual shrill tone reported from today's march for same-sex marriage: 'Malcolm McPherson is fed up with being left standing at the altar. "I keep turning up for a wedding...

Political Football

Adam Goodes made a stunning return to the football field in Geelong last night after a week of controversy. In a rare sign of unity, players from both teams held hands and shared what...

The ABC of race baiting

Just when you thought things were starting to settle down after the Adam Goodes race saga, ABC 'journalist' Liz Foschia thought it would be fun to stoke up the flames of outrage and division. Foschia...

Food for thought: Lousy Greens Behaving Terribly (LGBT)

Greens proclaim their policies to be “humane, compassionate and practical”, but are they? Greens characterize the booing of professional sportsmen Adam Goodes by ticket paying barrackers as a systemic hate crime against Aborigines, and yet...

Hard yakka

A $21 billion coal mine in central Queensland, that would have generated significant export wealth and created thousands of jobs, is shut down by… a Yakka Skink. No, I’ve never heard of it either....

A tribute to Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke announced yesterday that he would retire at the end of the Ashes series, along with getting trounced at Trent Bridge and handing the Ashes back after our fourth successive loss in England....

Australia generous to refugees

"Australia is considered to be the world's most charitable nation for resettling refugees, when calculated per head of population and by national wealth according to a Refugee Council report." More evidence that taking control of...

Socialist scaredy-cats

Originally published August 9, 2015. It's really quite hard to understand why Universities and both their academic and student bodies seem so debate-shy these days. As a first year undergraduate Boethius fondly remembers days spent...

Quote of the Day: Who read’s the Age…

The XYZ has questioned the so-called "independence" of The Age before, but we don't think we have managed quite a "burn," as this, seen on a Facebook group: "A question for you people, does anyone...

The Animal Farm of Big Government

Australian politics has recently shown, by example, just how wasteful government is. Government, as an institution, has become synonymous with ever increasing size, wastefulness, bureaucracy and entitlement. It's not just entitlement for any poor Muslim in...

Abbott “Razor Gang” – XYZ predicts the future

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced the creation a "Razor Gang," in order to instil "root and branch reform" to "restore public confidence" in the parliamentary entitlement system. The XYZ has never been shy of...

The aim of the game

John Roskam wrote an excellent piece in yesterday's Financial Review, on the issue of racism in Australia. Roskam notes that "one of the things we've learned is that in Australia, the reaction of authorities to...

He said Jehovah! On name calling and offence taking.

There was a time when one could get one’s self quite literally killed for saying the wrong thing, at the wrong time, in the wrong company. As High Priest John son-of-Cleese found, quite painfully,...

Quote of the Day 07/08/2015 – XYZ nails it!

The XYZ has received a great deal of feedback, both positive, and, ah.... constructive, especially in recent weeks as our traffic has really started to gain some momentum.  We deeply appreciate all who have...

Mob rules

Here is a nice contribution from Joe Hildebrand on the social media lynch mob, right now hard at work tearing down what remains of the Enlightenment in Australia, and around the Western world. Joe rightly...

How did Anjem Choudary become a hate preacher?

Anjem Choudary has over the last few years, perhaps become the world's most famous Western based Islamic hate preacher. He has become the media's go-to-man for the Islamic 'extremist' opinion, or simply the Islamic...