Category Archives: Quotidian

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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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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Dishonesty the new transparency?

Andrew L. Urban Labor leader Anthony Albanese wouldn’t answer (three times, like Peter the Apostle’s denial of knowing Jesus) whether a Labor government would raise taxes. Several female candidates under the dishonestly vague Voices Of umbrella (party?) claim to be … Continue reading

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The Madness of Crowds expands and continues

The Madness of Crowds expands and continues  Douglas Murray’s The Madness of Crowds, is a masterfully argued and fiercely provocative book, in which he seeks to inject some sense into the discussion around this generation’s most complicated issues. He ends … Continue reading

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ICAC & Berejiklian: lose & lose (so do we)

Andrew L. Urban “Two powerful cultures, legal and political, clashed when former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian took the stand at the Independent Commission Against Corruption last week and on Monday. The outcome did the participants little credit.” That’s how The … Continue reading

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Will we all kneel?

Andrew L. Urban If test cricketers (eg Quinton de Kok the other day) can be compelled to ‘take the knee’ by their employer in order to demonstrate their political solidarity with a Marxist remit masquerading as an anti racist signal … Continue reading

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The fact check we have to have

Andrew L. Urban There is no relationship between lockdowns and virus control (eg, 35 studies reported in December 2020, in American Institute for Economic Research). Despite this science-driven medical information, our governments persisted. And how some persisted! Curfews have no … Continue reading

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West must disown Big Brother

Andrew L. Urban The YouTube accounts of Sky News and The Spectator Australia have been suspended – and it doesn’t matter why. Irrespective of why, it is from the playbook of how to silence political opposition and dupe, control, manipulate … Continue reading

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Why we are stuck with junk science for political solutions

Andrew L. Urban On learning about the extension to Sydney’s lockdown until the end of July, my mind broiled with one big question: how come? A day later, while browsing the various news sources I frequent, news of Victoria’s latest … Continue reading

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