Why conservative parties have become basket cases A common feature of today’s political environment is the identity crisis in conservative parties that have ruled much of the Western world in the post-war years. For example, Christian Democratic parties that blossomed in Europe and Latin America after World War Two are now struggling for survival. In Australia…

Scott Morrison: happy clapper in The Lodge On entering Federal Parliament in 2008, Scott Morrison, the newly-elected Member for Cook in southern Sydney, delivered his inaugural speech on February 14 (St Valentine’s Day). He chose to discuss at length his deep devotion to his Christian religion and paid tribute to his mentors in the born-again…

Rupert Murdoch the Upskirter Billionaire mogul Rupert Murdoch has privately explained on many occasions that his media empire is built on “tits and bums”. People around the world are familiar with News Group’s culture of phone-hacking of celebrities, sports personalities, politicians, police and army officers to obtain intimate revelations about their marriages and sex lives….