Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Who is laughing now?

I am. Nick Xenophon was joking around just this week about being in violation of s44 – but not really peeps, just a joke. Yes. Well. South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has been told he is a UK citizen and … Continue reading

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On Brandis v Hanson

So Senator Hanson turned up in the Senate chamber dressed in a burqa.  To be clear, I don’t think she was making a point about the plight of women in Islam. Rather I suspect – along with George Brandis – … Continue reading

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Open Forum: August 19, 2017

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The rules are for other people

President of the Rule of Law Institute of Australia, Robin Speed: While the High Court is considering this matter, no politician should be required to resign or stand down. Australia is governed by the rule of law not by the … Continue reading

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Wasn’t me

So the Canberra circus rolls on for another day – today Niki Savva is making excuses for Barnaby: It is not Joyce’s fault that New Zealand has a ridiculous law that not even New Zealanders understand, or that the Australian … Continue reading

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Wednesday Forum: August 16, 2017

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Let’s roll the tape: “But if we start letting movie stars — even though they’ve been the sexiest man alive twice — to come into our nation [and break the laws], then why don’t we just break the laws for … Continue reading

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The Gipper one more time

Update: Brendan O’Neill on the various hate groups.

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Q&A Forum: August 14, 2017

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Okay – these foreigners are infesting our Parliament story is getting boring

DEPUTY Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has made the shocking announcement that he will refer his own eligibility to sit in Parliament to the High Court over dual citizenship. The Deputy Prime Minister made the announcement in Parliament this morning. The … Continue reading

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