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Inclusive, except ….

By Andrew L. Urban. An Iowa, US, hair salon received major social media backlash this week after posting a photo of Ivanka Trump when she visited the store to get her hair styled before an event, reports Katherine Lam for … Continue reading

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C’mon, Harry, be a (big) show-off

By Andrew L. Urban. How about ‘The Harry Triguboff Research Hospital’, its $1 billion cost fully paid for by His Meritonship, Harry Triguboff, a giant monument to philanthropy and good will – showing off in a really big way. It’s … Continue reading

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Walk a Milo in his shoes …

By Andrew L. Urban A pathetic little man dressed in a dark suit scurried beside me in my aisle seat four rows from the front, picked up something and hurled it in the general direction of Milo Yiannopoulos on the … Continue reading

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Turnbull’s secret strategy is working

Andrew L. Urban Let me mess with your mind. Malcolm Turnbull secretly, with steely fury, turned on the Liberal Party when they voted him out of the leadership on December 1, 2009. The leadership spill was triggered by his staunch … Continue reading

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Mark Latham: Are you not a racist if you abuse whites?

By Andrew L. Urban. The lawfare has begun: the Osman Faruqi v Mark Latham ‘anti white racism’ case began in the Supreme Court of NSW today (16/11/2017) with Tony Morris of QUT students 18C fame, representing Latham. Legal and administrative … Continue reading

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Milo Yiannopoulos: mission Australia

Mission: fight totalitarianism with fun, laughter, mischief … or larrikinism as Australians call it. Or used to. Andrew L. Urban catches Milo on the phone. Milo Yiannopoulos is seated facing the wall “so I can give you my undivided attention” … Continue reading

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How will YOU celebrate a YES vote?

Andrew L. Urban. The Labor caucus, it was reported (The Australian, 17/10/2017), has said NO to inserting extra protections for religious freedoms in any bill to legalise same sex marriage should the government’s $122 million postal survey return a YES … Continue reading

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Book reviews: Mark Latham, David Leyonhjelm: Australian Warriors for Liberty

Outsiders – ‘I won’t be silenced’  By Mark Latham Wilkinson Publishing, paperback, 208 pages,  October 2017, rrp $39.99 Freedom’s Salesman By David Leyonhjelm Wilkinson Publishing, paperback, 367 pages, October 2017, rrp $44.99 By Andrew L. Urban. It is sobering if not downright … Continue reading

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Weak kneed protests

Andrew L. Urban. Instead of taking the knee, as they call it in America when rock star sportsmen go down on one knee instead of standing tall for the national anthem, these earnest looking sportsmen turned social justice warriors should … Continue reading

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The naïve and the activists are joined in marriage

The acrimony of the SSM debate owes much to the fact that the hard core activists masquerading under the equality banner on the Yes side are leading the naïve romantics under the love is love banner – and No voters … Continue reading

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