Andrew L. Urban

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…

How Pauline Hanson became Shanghai Sam in drag

30 November 2019 6:50 pm

The CFMMEU is to Australia’s industrial relations system what China is to the West: a bully with too much money…

Climate cranks turn up the heat

26 November 2019 2:40 pm

Climate hysteria is increasing in intensity at the rate that alarmists claim extreme weather events are increasing thanks to burning…

Nobody is above the law in the United States – except a million or so illegal immigrants

23 November 2019 4:56 pm

Watching the Democrats haul their impeachment caravan across Washington these past days I was struck by the punctuation marks in…

Will Hong Kong be the spark for a wider revolt?

6 August 2019 4:35 pm

Hong Kong demonstrations are the fuse, and many in the Beijing dictatorship – those who know the history of revolutions…

All you need to know this week

3 August 2019 5:59 pm

Melbourne City Council, not to be outdone by Sydney Mayor Clover Moore’s declaration of a Climate Emergency plans to declare…

Labor won’t find it Albaneasy

27 May 2019 5:03 pm

Eating soup with your right hand when you are naturally left handed is very difficult; you’re bound to spill some.…

Where the division of identity politics gets you

21 May 2019 7:53 am

It was Labor’s political owl Graham Richardson, who, just a couple of weeks before the event, was promoting his presence…

Free speech, kicking føcking faces in and why Labor can’t be trusted on freedom of religion

16 May 2019 3:49 pm

The Greens candidate for the south Sydney seat of Barton, Connor Parissis, has been exposed for hurling abuse at Christians…

Shorten smiles

14 May 2019 6:06 pm

We’ve had a concentrated dose of Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten of late as they race for the Lodge, throwing…