Tom Valcanis

The Premier pretends to say something and the people pretend to listen

17 October 2021 2:00 pm

Daniel Andrews has clearly never heard the dictum by psychologist and philosopher Ernst von Glasersfeld “you can’t not communicate.”  Giving…

ScoMo’s said ‘no’ – but this is why we need a ‘Freedom Day’

24 August 2021 6:05 pm

The great semanticist and one-time Republican senator from California, Samuel I. Hayakawa once remarked that language is thought in action.…

If this is a global pandemic, why aren’t we loosening our chains like the rest of the world?

21 July 2021 4:00 am

Sydneysiders, as a Victorian I know how red with anger you all are when your Premier gets up day after…

Victoria: the failed punk rock state

18 June 2021 11:58 am

I’m not saying Johnny Rotten is a prophet, but he kind of is.  The manic-eyed lead singer of the Sex…

The mad Sultan

16 February 2021 1:19 pm

Deeply read in religion, philosophy, and politics, the Sultan was also impatient and cruel. Does this remind you of anyone?…

Is this the narcissism epidemic?

1 October 2020 5:11 pm

Spare a thought for the Instagram influencers and social media mavens of Victoria: they haven’t been recognised in public for, like,…

Daniel Andrews’ deplorables moment

1 September 2020 11:32 am

The clock has struck thirteen in Victoria and no man, woman, or child is free. Writing this sentence, according to…