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Arm yourselves, for magpie swooping season is here

Arm yourselves, for magpie swooping season is here

We have sensible gun laws for a reason, but that in no way diminishes my need for a shotgun right now.

  • by John Birmingham

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If Sydney's not interested in the Ramsay vision, there is another way
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If Sydney's not interested in the Ramsay vision, there is another way

The Ramsay billions would be best employed setting up a completely new institution, the Shire University of Western Civilisation Excellence.

  • by Brian Pearns
My Uber rating shows I am a much better person than you
Opinion
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My Uber rating shows I am a much better person than you

I have a 4.95-star rating as a passenger on Uber and the average is something a bit higher than 4.5, but surely not as high as 4.95, which I have, so look upon my arbitrarily determined near perfect valuation, ye mighty, and despair.

  • by John Birmingham
Gun store owner exposes Sacha Baron Cohen during Who Is America? prank
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Gun store owner exposes Sacha Baron Cohen during Who Is America? prank

And it was all caught on CCTV.

  • by Genevieve Rota
Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Before we start getting too excited about this same-sex marriage business, we need to knock off the old tradition of wedding gift registries.

  • by Kitty Flanagan
Fire, fury and the first amendment
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Fire, fury and the first amendment

There's enough intrigue and backstabbing in the latest White House tell-all tittle-tattle to make Game of Thrones look like work of fiction.

  • by Dom Knight
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What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn
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What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn

Kevin Andrews, you may not know, rejoices in the parliamentary title of Father of the House, which means he is currently the longest continuously serving member of the House of Representatives.

  • by Tony Wright
Sketch: NBN a mistake? Malcolm Turnbull gets no help from his team
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Sketch: NBN a mistake? Malcolm Turnbull gets no help from his team

"The NBN was a mistake and might never make money," says Malcolm Turnbull, to the shock and surprise of absolutely no-one.

  • by Tony Wright
Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

We await Bob Hawke's intervention in the euthanasia debate.

  • by Tony Wright
Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra
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Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra

The worst insult since Anthony Quinn played Zorba. His Xness, Nick, explains.

  • by Tony Wright
A voluntary, non-binding open letter to former prime minister Tony Abbott
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A voluntary, non-binding open letter to former prime minister Tony Abbott

Mr Abbott, your opinion piece was a mix of baseless assertions, illogical contortions and brazen inversions.

  • by Michael Short