Category Archives: Shut it down. Fire them all.

Millennials do comedy

Repeat after us: "Thoughts and Prayers."@alex_c_lee @VZerbst @Jennaown pic.twitter.com/NVCX80jZRz — The Feed SBS (@TheFeedSBS) November 11, 2019

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The poor as hapless, the artist as hero

If you’ve visited ABC Online in the last few months, you will have seen multiple stories born of the broadcaster’s so-called “Australia Talks National Survey.” It isn’t a national survey at all, of course. Gerard Henderson: Which leads to the … Continue reading

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Bungle in the Jungle

There’s a reason he’s one of the most beloved heavyweights of all time: Great advice; but 45 years too late.Thank you though https://t.co/PXy8TscmcP — George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) November 1, 2019 In other questionably useful adviser news: How Australia is home … Continue reading

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Stop f–king telling me to stop saying f–k

The Q&A from Monday night has a fascinating transcript.  Here is a snippet that also deserves our attention. Mona Eltahawy: I go online exactly to tell people to fuck off when they attack me, and I’m very well-known for it. Fran … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Politics of the Left, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 56 Comments

Is it? Really?

Journalists are up in Canberra – seeking special privileges. News Corp and the ABC have confirmed to a Senate Committee that journalists at the centre of police raids in June still do not know whether they could be criminally prosecuted. … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, Media, Rule of law, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 45 Comments

UNexit

Scott Morrison gave an interesting speech to the Lowy Institute last night.  I particularly enjoyed this comment: Only a national government, especially one accountable through the ballot box and the rule of law, can define its national interests. We can … Continue reading

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C.L. : The cruel and creepy ABC

This morning: View post on imgur.com January:

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The UN and democracy

Jennifer Oriel has a great piece today at the Australian. Silence is golden if you are the UN and climate change is your meal ticket. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has punished nonconformists ahead of the climate summit in New York … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Hypocrisy of progressives, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 40 Comments

C.L. : Tim Flannery names Andrew Bolt and Alan Jones as anti-child ‘predators’

A “furious” Tim Flannery has a column at ABC Online this morning whose stated purpose is to ‘change the language’ in relation to “denialists,” such that henceforth they be regarded as akin to, and be associated with, child abusers. The gloves … Continue reading

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ABC delenda est

Gideon Rozner has a magnificent op-ed in the Australian today (ungated version here). Media Watch is everything that is wrong with the ABC, squeezed into 15 insufferable minutes. Smug, elitist and, above all, awash with the misguided idea that commercial media … Continue reading

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