Tag Archives: Waleed Aly

Knighthood Furore

I don’t know what the fuss is all about with the Australian Day Honours Lists and the Duke of Edinburgh. After the emperor Caligula* broke with tradition around 39AD and appointed his horse as a senator I can’t see why … Continue reading

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‘I Am Surrender Monkey’

Now that the European street marches have finished and all that tearful hand-wringing and group hugging is over, I decided that I might as well take down the sign from my bedroom window. Though my brilliant, nation-wide ‘Stick an ‘I … Continue reading

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(WARNING: Political satire follows) Every time I go by or go into a bookshop and see her stupid face smiling out at me from the front jacket on a shelf somewhere, I want to throw up. To help relieve my … Continue reading

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18c or not 18c? That is the Question (Part 2)

As everyone with an ounce of intelligence knows (but none dares to publicly admit) the move by George Brandis to remove section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act poses not just a threat to the rule of the multicultural junta … Continue reading

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Cultural Matters

Bad news from Iraq again today: this time it’s about paedophilia. So I naturally decide to skim through my newly arrived copy of Waleed Aly’s ‘Shariah For Aussie Kids (Vol 2)’ to see what it has to say about it. … Continue reading

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