Viewer Poll: What do you find “nice” about ISIS.

Dr Anne Aly, the go to academic on matters of global terrorism for the Fairfax press and the ABC, said at a counter terrorism conference during the week (we're not making this up, really)...

Rhetoric and reality

Yesterday's Reclaim Australia rally exposed the disconnect between the rhetoric we hear from particular political groups, and the reality of their actions. The 'high moral ground' the progressive left claims for itself, and their so...

The ABC And the Great Bronnie Chopper Ride Saga

Let’s get one thing clear straight away – the Bronwyn Bishop helicopter outrage is worthy of widespread condemnation, and represents a blatant misuse of taxpayers money. Good then, I think we’re all agreed on...

The Left’s Urge to Purge

Why is this story from Breitbart important? It is a fair call to describe the growing momentum to purge America of any Confederate symbols as hysteria. The argument that the Confederate flag is a symbol...

Amateur photographers converge on Melbourne’s CBD for no apparent reason!

Amateur photographers converged on Melbourne's CBD yesterday for no apparent reason. Some, who had obviously had no formal training, walked around pointing their phone cameras at random groups of closely clustered people. Others clearly...

What have the British ever done for us?

So what have the British ever done for us anyway? Apart from the Rule of Law, that is; the Enlightenment with its University model of education and emphasis on acquiring knowledge, that I grant...

Reflections on reports of the ‘Reclaim’ rally

Apparently there were some disturbances in the centre of Melbourne this weekend. As a philosophical type, I've never been one for rushing to the barricades with a hand painted placard – but rather more...

‘Reclaim Australia’ rally 18 July

  Photo report: 'Reclaim Australia' Rally, 18 July 2015   Hundreds of police are out in force, and have set up lines to separate 'Reclaim' and counter-protesters.       Danny Nalliah from 'Rise UP Australia', and of 'Catch the Fire...

XYZ: where leftists delete their own comments in embarrassment

It has been a tremendous opening 6 weeks for The XYZ, which has burst onto the Australian media landscape like Steve Smith crunching a short ball to the square leg boundary at Lords. The...

Australia still waiting for a mild winter

Global warming enthusiasts in May this year predicted warmer than usual and drier winter. That snow in Queensland is making them look about as spot on as Tim "Perth will be a ghost town"...

French police foil Violent Extremist plot by unknown group!

French police have foiled a planned terrorist attack. Members of an unknown group, clad in a black flag with Arabic script, were planning the attack, in which a police officer would be captured and...

Breaking: XYZ creates new Facebook group!

For those of you who just can't get enough of The XYZ, and believe that there just aren't enough groups on social media, we have started up a new Facebook group, "The XYZ of...

Multiculturalism ‘close to death’ – Academic

Apparently Australian multiculturalism is 'close to death.' Oh, and it's all the Abbott Government's fault... But you already knew that, didn't you? Dr James Jupp, the director of the Australian National University's Centre for Immigration and...

The Guardian Publishes Puff Piece Propaganda pushing Pyongyang Bike Paths

The Guardian draws approving attention to the bicycle friendly workers paradise that is Pyongyang, North Korea. A minor detail, buried right at the end, is that women were banned from riding said bicycles in...

BBC appear unhappy about looming cuts

The British government are doing what any sensible government would do. Cutting an out of control organisation down to size, and insisting the BBC be a public service broadcaster in the public interest, not an...
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ABC’s Leigh Sales, Malcolm Turnbull and the ‘XYZ Effect’

The ABC's Leigh Sales and the Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull discuss the 'XYZ Effect'.  

Why ‘the Greens’ silent on Iran nuclear deal?

The only place the Greens seem to be talking about the Iran nuclear deal struck yesterday is in your XYZ's satire department. The Australian Greens appear to have not released any media statements on this...

Greece: one week celebrations, the next violence and riots

Last week I wrote: "As Greeks celebrate in the streets this week over the 'no' vote victory, these celebrations could turn to riots and civil unrest this time next week..." My prediction has come true. But...

‘Shorten-speak’

As is clear from the exchange below from The Australian's 'Strewth' column, Bill Shorten has a lot of trouble answering simple yes / no questions with anything less than a mind numbingly, long winded,...

BREAKING NEWS: Kim Jong Un to appear on Q&A!

BREAKING NEWS. Reclusive Dear Leader Kim Jong Un, and the deceased star of the cult film 'Weekend at Bernies', pictured here in a rare photo opportunity at a Greens Party fundraiser, are to appear...