Andrew L. Urban

Daniel Andrews and his demons

20 October 2020 5:02 pm

Nobody seems to know what is driving Daniel Andrews on his road to Victoria’s damnation. Every time he turns the…

If journos say Peta Credlin shouldn’t be able to question Dan Andrews, what does it say about them?

18 October 2020 5:05 pm

In juvenile attempts to delegitimise Peta Credlin and her role in pursuing the Dan Andrews government’s disastrous hotel quarantine decisions, various oafs…

Australia should treat China as a political psychopath

12 October 2020 7:35 pm

Lowy Institute fellow Alan Dupont, CEO of geopolitical risk consultancy the Cognoscenti Group, commenting on China and our strained relations…

Border bans: premiers put the constitution behind them

5 October 2020 5:40 pm

Hi folks, welcome to our neck of the woods (mind the charred koalas). The dunny is down the back there…

How pandemic panic has perverted our politics

24 September 2020 3:04 pm

Coronavirus has panicked Western leaders — not all, but most — into behaving irrationally and dishonestly. Australia, so lightly touched…

Replacing RBG – much ado about the same thing

21 September 2020 8:50 pm

Aren’t the Democrats hoping to win the Presidency so they can nominate a left-sympathiser judge to the vacancy on the…

Anna and The Fly – a parable

15 September 2020 11:36 am

Once upon a time there was a girl called Anna who lived in a lovely sunny house with a view…

Justice delayed and delayed – then delayed by coronavirus

30 August 2020 6:22 pm

One of the “much loved and respected“ inmates of Hobart’s Risdon women’s prison, Sue Neill-Fraser, has had to keep deferring her hope…

White Comcars reflect our colonial past? Really?

24 August 2020 1:20 pm

The 6 Series GT BMW cars that replaced the taxpayer-funded Comcar fleet made up of Holden Caprices are being withdrawn from…

Tech giant media content code still slugs taxpayers over SBS and the ABC

2 August 2020 6:06 pm

The world-first draft mandatory code unveiled by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last Friday in response to complaints tech giants Google and Facebook have…

China, ‘consequences’ have consequences of their own

16 July 2020 5:48 pm

The Chinese leadership, through their mouthpieces in their embassies in Canberra, London and Washington, are these days mouthing veiled and…

Mob rule is not ok

11 June 2020 1:25 pm

When a man with a sign “Black, white — all lives matter” is booed and physically attacked by an angry…

Brutal history – or brutal present?

9 June 2020 6:05 pm

As the Black Lives Matter mantra sweeps the world, there is a view held by some that there is no…

China is desperate to crush the Tiananmen spirit

29 May 2020 5:00 am

Next week’s anniversary 0f the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen massacre is generating deep concerns in Beijing — hence its lashing…

How Canberra can open closed state borders

24 May 2020 11:41 am

It is unconstitutional to close borders between states, now that medical advice assures the Premiers that there is no scientific…

Closed borders are unconstitutional – no question

23 May 2020 12:05 pm

You can’t argue that there is still a national coronavirus emergency that provides an exemption to Section 92 of the…

Wolf Warriors or China’s whores?

21 May 2020 4:37 pm

The media has quickly adopted the romanticised term ‘wolf warriors’ for those who in reality should be termed China’s prostitutes.…

Coronavirus: wet markets or the lab – or both?

1 May 2020 11:30 am

The most credible version of how the coronavirus was let loose on the world glues together the two apparently contradictory…

China: diminished and exposed

23 April 2020 5:42 pm

A propaganda banner reads: “Create Happiness for the People”. The CCP, the Chinese Criminal Party, is steeped in the communist…

Why and how China secretly supports climate hysteria

26 February 2020 5:40 pm

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.  Sun Tzu, The Art of War.  Climate hysteria…

Wisdom at Railway Square

6 February 2020 6:09 pm

The incongruity made as much of an impact as the poster itself, on a wall along with a few other…

Iran attacks – as America’s left wing stops flying

8 January 2020 1:09 pm

As Iran fires off missiles at US military bases — but avoiding the big ones with lots of American soldiers — in…

Putin is cackling as the Democrats debauch democracy

17 December 2019 4:00 pm

The brutal, brazen and belligerent partisanship of the Democrats in their grubby attempt — soon to be failed attempt —…

Left-leaning leaders doom their parties

15 December 2019 12:00 pm

The evidence is in.  Jeremy Corbyn has done as Malcolm Turnbull almost did and Bill Shorten definitely did and Anthony Albanese is now doing:…

When will China’s brittle autocracy break?

5 December 2019 7:48 pm

You don’t have to be a China watching political historian to recognise the accuracy of the observation that China has…