David Flint

Republicans’ cunning stunts

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Gimmicks and tricks are far easier than trying to come up with a workable republican model

Turnbull’s chicken entrails

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Was the poor North Sydney by-election result an omen of things to come?

Don’t cry for me, Australia

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Our politicians are taking us down the path to Argentina

Don’t risk bringing in terrorists (again)

28 November 2015 9:00 am

The Turnbull coup is impacting upon our national security

Republican notes

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Our best defence against jihadism? Abbott Until those acts of appallingly primitive barbarism in Paris, the events surrounding Prince Charles’…

Have republicans no shame?

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Notes on Turnbull’s treachery and Whitlam being ‘wronged’

Aux bien pensants

31 October 2015 9:00 am

If the Turnbull government had been elected in 2013, there can be no doubt that illegal immigration would now be…

Replacing Churchill with Chamberlain

17 October 2015 9:00 am

In dangerous times, some nations replace weak leaders with strong. Here we do it the other way round

Lord High Protector

3 October 2015 9:00 am

The Liberal party has fallen into the hands of kleptoparasites

Aux bien pensants

19 September 2015 9:00 am

If Malcolm Turnbull is remembered for anything, it will be for his supreme act of treachery in bringing down a…

Let’s just keep on voting until the plebs get it right

5 September 2015 9:00 am

The Republican movement are up to their old tricks

Aux bien pensants

29 August 2015 9:00 am

It’s not so long ago that the commetariat was talking about the end of Qantas, at least as an international…

Shock! Horror! Abbott does what he said he would

22 August 2015 9:00 am

Those who clearly know better are appalled by the idea that Tony Abbott wants the people to decide on gay marriage

Bronny bad, Adam goodes

8 August 2015 9:00 am

The commentariat have their goodies and baddies, but it is our parliamentarians who really need to lift their game

Bandana republic

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Two plebiscites, a convention, a referendum, massive funding and a bloke in a red bandana. But will it work?

Abbott, part II

25 July 2015 9:00 am

With talk of an early election, it is time politicians focussed on what really matters to the electorate

Squawk du jour

4 July 2015 9:00 am

There’s nothing wrong with rendering terrorists stateless

A birthday worth celebrating

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Thanks to the Magna Carta, we avoided the dismal fate of becoming another Argentina

Gotcha by the Shorten curlies

6 June 2015 9:00 am

The mis-named ‘marriage equality’ issue must be decided by the people, not by Parliament

Bill Shorten, PM

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The clues to a Shorten prime ministership are there for all to see

The great divide

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Politicians everywhere have an uncanny knack of dividing, not uniting, their people


Star Chamber Wars

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Margaret Cunneen SC has fought a lonely battle against dark forces within our criminal justice system

Total recall

18 April 2015 9:00 am

In cases like that of Billy Gordon, give the voters the final say

Commander Bill

4 April 2015 9:00 am

What does Shorten’s submarines policy say about his grasp of the potential future threats facing our country?

Tony, Bibi, and the commentariat

28 March 2015 9:00 am

As with Benjamin Netanyahu, the elites have mostly written off Tony Abbott. They’re in for a surprise