Category Archives: Quotidian

Stupid goes mainstream, global

Andrew L. Urban To understand American politics, the late Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Charles Krauthammer noted, you have to recognise that the right thinks the left is stupid and the left thinks the right is evil. It’s not only in … Continue reading

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What budding (and ageing) socialists need to know

Andrew L. Urban. It is the greatest, most tragic of ironies that those on the political Left, especially America’s election hopefuls such as old ‘should-know-better’ Bernie Sanders and political toddler Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are proposing the kind of society that has … Continue reading

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Mueller’s poisoned chalice

Andrew L. Urban. I mean, how would you feel, having spent almost two years and over $30 million dollars (US), trying to prove that Donald Trump’s campaign was actively (somehow illegally) colluding with Vladimir Putin and his team of spies … Continue reading

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Bettina Arndt is getting through

Bettina Arndt’s campaign to spread the truth about aggro-feminism and the fraudulent claims of a culture of rape in Australian universities is getting some mainstream traction, as it should. The most recent example was on Tuesday, December 4, when Channel … Continue reading

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Feeling v thinking

Andrew L. Urban. Why do all our favourite, talented (eg Jim Carrey, Richard Gere), much acclaimed film stars (eg Meryl Streep, Sally Field) and actors of lesser fame get so emotionally extreme politically – especially about Donald Trump? Why is … Continue reading

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Beware: gay bullies about

Andrew L. Urban. Love is not love, obviously, when a small activist minority of gay bullies intimidate a husband and wife publishing team into closing their business, as happened to Luke and Carla Burrell, the Christian publishers of White magazine. … Continue reading

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Election notes: target Labor’s incompetence

Andrew L. Urban. A standard political tactic (of all sides) is to paint your opponents as inhumane or wreckers and wilful destroyers of Australian well-being and happiness. This rings false and voters sense it. It sounds ridiculous, if you think … Continue reading

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Free Speech v Fear Speech

It’s a bizarre case of good news being bad news. And the messenger of the good news being vilified. I am talking about Dr Bettina Arndt and her national tour of universities with the evidence-based message that there is no … Continue reading

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Feminists missing in action where really needed

Of all political systems, Democracy is the best and only champion of individual liberty. Western feminists enjoy their hard-won freedoms but fail to even speak out on behalf of their oppressed sisters in the Middle East. In this powerful article, … Continue reading

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The Media v The People

By Andrew L. Urban. “The separation of powers means that the legal system is answerable to no one,” I said, speaking at the Sydney launch of my book, Murder by the Prosecution (Wilkinson Publishing), on September 22, 2018. It is … Continue reading

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