Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

AFL finally responds

AFL spokesman Patrick Smith: Hird, sadly, drove himself to the intensive care unit, calling the directions all the way. Then Smith verbals Graham Cornes: It is peddled by the likes of former South Australian champion Graham Cornes who now holds … Continue reading

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Sunday Forum: January 15, 2017

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AFL manipulates media coverage of AFLgate scandal

A few days ago we linked to Allan Hird’s interview on 3AW. There he made a very interesting comment – that a Herald Sun reporter got his AFL accreditation stripped by the AFL for his pro-Essendon reporting during AFLgate. The … Continue reading

Posted in AFLgate | 50 Comments

Open Forum: January 14, 2017

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CNN has been caught out

I think Trump has handled the CNN reporter is exactly the correct manner. While Americans have the right to a free press there is no obligation on anyone to pander to them or engage with their poor behaviour.

Posted in International, Politics | 33 Comments

Thursday Forum: January 12, 2017

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Wednesday Forum: January 11, 2017

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Allan Hird talks to 3AW

James Hird’s father (and Cat threadster and sometime poster) spoke to 3AW this morning. Listen here.

Posted in AFLgate | 25 Comments


In a direct sense, Mr Trump’s elevation was made possible by the F.B.I.’s blatant intervention in the election, Russian subversion, and the supine news media that obligingly played up fake scandals while burying real ones on the back pages.  That … Continue reading

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Sunday Forum: January 8, 2017

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