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Malcolm, you promised … so go

By Andrew L. Urban. Malcolm Turnbull’s backing off trying to bully his party into a NEGative plan (The Australian, August 18, 2018) has given the Liberals a golden opportunity to effect leadership change without spilling blood. In October 2009, then … Continue reading

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Penthouse not porn

Australia’s ‘most infamous impresario’ and publisher of Penthouse Magazine, Damien Costas, has hit back at reports in the Sydney Morning Herald calling him a “pornographer” in reporting the forthcoming September speaking tour of UK politician Nigel “Mr Brexit” Farage.   “Private Eye … Continue reading

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American tragedy

By Andrew L. Urban. America’s current (June 2018) crisis over illegal immigration, family separations and border policies generally, have highlighted and exacerbated the nature of America’s unfolding socio-political tragedy. Watching America rip itself apart – needlessly – is the greatest … Continue reading

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Dysrationalia epidemic

Andrew L. Urban I have long wondered why really intelligent people, like Malcolm Turnbull, say, and others, fail to see how irrational it is to accept the thrust of global warming alarmism? Then the other day I happened on a … Continue reading

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North Korea: worst case scenario

By Andrew L. Urban. A hand made greeting card from ‘little Donald’, 12 year old Barron, sat in the inside pocket of his father’s jacket as Air Force One touched down in Seoul, on the way to the Demilitarized Zone … Continue reading

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Parisites in our midst

By Andrew L. Urban Last month (April, 2018) it was two years since world leaders converged with self congratulatory ceremony and chilled champagne to sign the multi billion dollar Paris agreement on climate change. Next month (June) it will be … Continue reading

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Dishonestly attacking migration policies in Hungary as in US

By Andrew L. Urban. Mass migration – the world’s migraine – is a violent battleground for political point scoring. We reported on April 2, 2018 just one example of how dishonestly opponents of Donald Trump paint his policies on illegal … Continue reading

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South African tragedy reveals moral zeros

By Andrew L. Urban. The critics of plans to offer asylum to white South African farmers (eg the Greens) are morally bankrupt and stupid to boot. Morally bankrupt because they pretend that the selection criteria is the colour of their … Continue reading

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Tim Flannery’s mea culpa speech

Andrew L. Urban’s entry in the 2017 Thawley Prize * at Spectator Australia. It didn’t win. The following speech was recorded on a mobile phone by the head waiter at the Climate Council’s ‘sorry dinner’ in December 2017, held at … Continue reading

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Illusion of knowledge warming the planet

By Andrew L. Urban In this the 30th anniversary year of the IPCC, we should look back and remember the original sin with which it was born and how that has condemned us to dishonesty in science, ignorance-based policies and … Continue reading

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