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How Penny turned into a farthing

Wong is wrong, writes MICHAEL GREEN, embarrassing Australia and diminishing herself.  In Senator Penny Wong’s speech to the ANU National Security College “Securing our Future”, on  9 April 2024, after acknowledging very important persons, Wong moves on to the now … Continue reading

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Swiss grannies upstage Greta, court rules climate ‘rights’

Andrew L. Urban There is a mountain of irony in a group of four elderly women in Switzerland being concerned about the threat of extreme heat caused by climate change. They evidently think that countries can affect their own climate … Continue reading

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The Conformist – cancel culture & Fascism

Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1970 masterpiece, adapted from the 1951 Alberto Moravia novel is a case study in conformism under a Fascist regime. The film stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as Marcello Clerici, a conformist mid-level Fascist functionary in Mussolini’s Italy who is ordered … Continue reading

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Truth Telling , circular arguments and colonialism

Andrew L. Urban Just when you thought Australians had voted firmly against the voice and its entire grievance baggage, Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney says she is in active discussions with cabinet to develop a model for a ‘Truth-Telling’ process, … Continue reading

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How the climate alarm sausage is made

Climate The Movie – The Cold Truth, written and directed by Martin Durkin, is free on YouTube. In 79 minutes the film provides a gripping examination and explanation of why, how and by whom the deadly sausage of ‘climate change’ … Continue reading

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The new atrocity against Israel

Andrew L. Urban The second worst atrocity after the barbaric October 7, 2023, Hamas attack on Israeli citizens is being perpetrated by those who, like Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong, express “grave concerns” about Israel’s pending offensive against Hamas … Continue reading

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How the Gaza Ministry of Health fakes casualty numbers

The evidence is in their own poorly fabricated figures, writes ABRAHAM WYNER, Professor of Statistics and Data Science at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Tablet, March 7, 2024). Israel estimates that at least 12,000 fighters have been … Continue reading

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Election rigging fits Democrats’ ‘Get Trump’ Playbook

Andrew L. Urban As of March 13, 2024, Donald Trump and Joe Biden are confirmed as the US presidential candidates, after the latest primaries. Don’t be surprised if the next anti-Trump scandal is set off with a manipulated or AI … Continue reading

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Is the Pope’s moral surrender a sin?

In the Middle East, US President Joe Biden is urging Israel’s surrender to the terrorist Hamas organisation, via a ceasefire. In Eastern Europe, Pope Francis is urging Ukraine to surrender to the Russian invaders. Why does Francis not urge Russia … Continue reading

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Why I detest climate activists

Andrew L. Urban Three climate activists were arrested and charged on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, after parking a large truck across three lanes of Melbourne’s busy West Gate Bridge, causing peak-hour traffic delays on day two of the ASEAN-Australia Special … Continue reading

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