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Australian Politics & Current Affairs

Females in Power – Part One

Recently, the Sydney Morning Herald published a ridiculous feminist article by Clementine Ford. If you’re not familiar with Ford’s work, suffice to say she is yet another social justice warrior … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Captain Tony – A Titanic Disaster

Vladimir Putin once said “great promise is followed by great disappointment”. This pessimistic view (typical of a Russian) holds true nine times out of ten in politics, anywhere in the … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tony Abbott and the Great Leap Forward

There is a first for everything. I’m giving a round of applause to the Abbott government. A standing ovation, in fact. And I’m dead serious.* This week, the government emerged … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Rock and a Hard Place: Global Warming versus Tony Abbott

    Tony Abbott once described himself as “a bit of a weathervane” – meaning he would spin and swivel according to the weather of public opinion. But there is … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Colossus of Cabramatta – Part Three (The Dismissal)

Myth # 3 – “The dismissal was a constitutional crime, a grievous injustice, and a vicious attack on our entire democracy” (The ALPs old guard) The old class warriors of … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Colossus of Cabramatta – Part Two

Myth # 2: “Gough stuffed the economy, blew the budget, and made a mess of the joint” (The Liberals) The Liberals love this one. Only the last part of it … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Colossus of Cabramatta – Part One

It’s easy to score points off a dead man. They rarely put up a fight. All sides of the political spectrum have come out swinging cheap shots since Gough Whitlam’s … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 3 Comments