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Don’t be shy, Ukraine … give up v Tanks are coming (soonish)

Andrew L. Urban  A reflection of the West’s confusion over how to proceed against Russia in Ukraine is perfectly illustrated by a commentary from The Australian’s Washington Correspondent Adam Creighton and the paper’s contrasting editorial in today’s paper. Australians call … Continue reading

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Voice adding to hubbub?

Andrew L. Urban Perhaps cynically, I am delighted that the PM is making such a hash of the discussions in public about the proposed Voice referendum. He and others, I might add, like the erstwhile Attorney-General reading out Linda Burney’s … Continue reading

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CO2 emissions the ultimate straw man

Andrew L. Urban As the inevitably painful consequences of unfounded climate alarmism hit home with our very own energy crisis, Australians are entitled to point to our massive reserves of oil and coal and gas (and yes, uranium) and ask … Continue reading

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A belligerent Voice?

Andrew L. Urban The Nationals ain’t black … they’re not voting for the Voice. Remember when Joe Biden quipped in a 2020 election campaign TV interview, “If you don’t vote for me, you ain’t black…’? (Black dude’s jive accent ‘n … Continue reading

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After Biden beat Obama …

Andrew L. Urban Now that Donald Trump has declared his candidacy for the US presidency in the 2024 election, it is relevant to see how Joe Biden broke Barack Obama’s heart on the way to having secured more votes than … Continue reading

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Confessions of a 10 year old revolutionary

Andrew L. Urban As a 10 year old young ‘pioneer’ in communist controlled Hungary, I hated the red kerchief I was forced to wear under threat of my family’s safety. Every youngster was a ‘pioneer’ – the pathetic but compulsory … Continue reading

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Emission reductions pointless – new book shows

What if you were told that all efforts at emission reduction were totally pointless – because those emissions have nothing to do with global warming? And what if you were told that this information is not revolutionary, but is well … Continue reading

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Danocracy in Victoria – on the record in Battleground Melbourne

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews truncated democracy with his repressive (mis)management of the Covid response. It’s hard to believe what was done to people protesting Covid-driven restrictions of their freedoms – but seeing Battleground Melbourne is believing. It’s a reminder and … Continue reading

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The sun, not fossil fuels, mostly affects climate

Extracts of Part VI of The Sun-Climate Effect paper by Javier Vinós & Andy May, published September 4, 2022 at judithcurry.com (see extracts of part V) demonstrate not only the vast complexity of climate science, but also that decarbonisation of … Continue reading

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When dogma creates hubris and passes for climate science

by Dr Javier Vinós & Andy May The following are extracts from the paper The Sun-Climate Effect: The Winter Gatekeeper Hypothesis (part V), as published in Judith Curry’s Climate Etc, published on August 28, 2022. The 1990s discovery of multidecadal … Continue reading

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