Category Archives: Australian Story

Nonfunctional Broken Network

What happens when someone who writes with great charm about the funny stuff in life instead gets really angry about something that is not funny at all. Here we find out. Danny Katz has just been hooked up to the … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not is not a socialist slogan

This is from the comments thread at Tim Blair. The point being made was that the money wasted paying Soupstain and Triggs is mere chicken feed compared with the amount of money being wasted on maintaining the desal plant in … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Socialism | 21 Comments

For example …

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has praised new ACTU secretary Sally McManus for saying that she does not have a problem with unions and workers breaking “unjust” laws, saying brave people have a duty to stand up against laws that … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy, Hypocrisy of progressives, Rule of law | 28 Comments

A new book on Patrick White

Michael Giffin has been a frequent contributor to Quadrant in recent years, covering many topics including the work of modern novelists from Jane Austin to Muriel Spark and Margaret Atwood, the state of biblical research and the relationship of Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 24 Comments

Where was the PM? he asks

This is Zeg at Quadrant on Line. Beautifully drawn and very much to the point. Here is the text: Bill Leak was forced to move his home and family to a secret location after being marked for death by Islamic … Continue reading

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How fortunate we are to have The Australian

I would just like to put in a word for The Australian in the midst of our mourning the passing of Bill Leak. He was the bravest cartoonist in the world but he could only have reached his audience because … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media | 53 Comments

The Australian Human Rights Commission has blood on its hands

Today we were all shocked by the news of Bill Leak’s untimely death at age 61. Roger Franklin at Quadrant expresses many of our views: Are you happy now, Gillian Triggs? And you, Tim Soutphommasane, race pimp and sinecured Labor … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives, Oppressive government, Shut it down. Fire them all., Take Nanny down | 200 Comments

Bill Leak 1956-2017

This is a terrible tragedy. From The Australian: The Australian’s editorial cartoonist Bill Leak has died in hospital of a suspected heart attack. He was 61. Editor in Chief Paul Whittaker announced the news to staff today, describing Leak as … Continue reading

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The New Guard and the alt-right

It is only a matter of time and it may have happened already, some leftie will compare the alt-right with the New Guard in Australia before WW2. A couple of decades ago I did some research on the New Guard … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 28 Comments

Gina Rinehart for Australian of the year

From iron ore to beef, building up the farm with a clear view of the disaster of red and green tape. Read it on Bolta if you are not a subscriber.

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 27 Comments