Thursday, 17 May 2018
Andrew Bolt's Blog, 18.5/18; Bolt, Shameless, Arrogant,and Out of Control; Bolt directs us to MEMRI IsraeliTV; The disgusting voice of Quadrant online;
The Mocker is a must-read in The Australian on Thursdays: "Not even a year ago Media Watch host Paul Barry was castigating the government and the One Nation Party [over] a proposed legislative amendment for the organisation to be 'fair and balanced'... This, claimed Barry, amounted to 'bashing the ABC'." Read on and check out the madness now.
Roger Franklin: "What might an Australian Tom Wolfe have made [of our] white/black relations?... There would be pen sketches of the ... excuse-makers whose pieties play no small part in keeping the victims of their cliched compassion forever on the outskirts of a white society we are tirelessly told can never entirely shed its inherited guilt."
Caught. A senior Hamas official - accused of sacrificing children and civilians - protests that 50 of the 62 people allegedly killed by Israeli troops on Monday were in fact members of Hamas, the terrorist group that runs Gaza. The figures were "official", Salah Bardawil said. Watch his interview.
Aaron Patrick in his careful dissection of the last days of Tony Abbott's time as prime minister never accuses Julie Bishop of being a treacherous, two-faced leaker. Just like he never accuses Niki Savva of having had a conflict of interest she should have disclosed. These are judgements he safely leaves to you.
The following 11 attacks in just the past few weeks from men of African appearance suggest our refugee program has recklessly exposed Victorians to unacceptable danger. Give how few Sudanese and Somalis live in the state, this roll call is astonishing. UPDATE: plus today, four people arrested over the party where police cars were trashed.
Richard Dawkins, the famous atheist, agreed weeks ago to come on my show. I am agnostic and had planned a conversation, not a confrontation, about his published views on Islam and Christianity. But just 90 minutes before showtime Dawkins started to bombard me with listsv of questions I could not ask. Here's how I responded last night.