R.I.P. HELMUT KOHL – Someone once said that if Hitler fell under the proverbial bus or was assassinated in 1939, historians today would be likely describing him as the greatest …

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AAAAAND THEY FOLD – Sort of. Greg Hunt, Alan Tudge and Michael Sukkar have withdrawn, but not apologised for, their comments about what they saw as too soft an approach …

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OUR CONTEMPTIBLE JUDGES – What a ridiculous situation. Three members of parliament, all federal ministers, have made statements expressing their strong opinions about two senior Victorian judges being soft sentencers …

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“DON’T POLITICISE THE TRAGEDY” – When a hardcore Bernie Sanders supporter starts shooting Republican Congressmen practicing for a charity baseball game, it’s handy to remember a few useful rules: “Don’t politicise the …

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CULTURAL APPROPRIATION – SHOW ME THE MONEY! – A few weeks ago I’ve written about the absurdity of “cultural appropriation” and undesirability of cultural ghettofication. But the other aspect of …

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IT’S ALL OUR FAULT, PART 567 – Case 1: Iranian Parliament gets hit by ISIS terrorists. Who does the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blame? Yes, you guessed it: “You …

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DID THEY BAG DADDY? – Another round of unconfirmed reports that the ISIS head had been cut off so to speak: Syrian state television has claimed the world’s most wanted …

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DO WE ALSO #PRAYFORTEHERAN? – Some “green-on-green” terrorist violence in the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran: Iran has blamed Saudi Arabia for an IS attack on its parliament …

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