Andrew L. Urban

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…

Jim Molan’s second surge?

5 May 2019 6:28 pm

In front of over 300 enthusiastic supporters at Balgowlah RSL today, New South Wales Senator Jim Molan made the case…

Why does a good bloke like Tony Abbott attract such vile enemies?

3 May 2019 4:03 pm

All those anonymously plastered up posters of Tony Abbott around his electorate of Warringah defaced with the c word, among…

Time to test catastrophist candidates’ ‘end is nigh’ pie in the sky

2 May 2019 11:56 am

Candidates such as Zali Steggall in Warringah are campaigning on fear of catastrophic climate change. She wants to save the…

The Tasmanian yacht murder: a groundbreaking new appeal

23 March 2019 6:01 pm

In a historic decision to grant Sue Neill-Fraser leave to appeal against her 2010 murder conviction, Justice Brett of Tasmania’s…

What do Justice Kavanaugh, Cardinal Pell and this man have in common?

3 March 2019 1:10 pm

The following note was sent to me on Saturday, March 2, 2019, by a man whose life has been damaged…

Everything you always wanted to know about socialism but were too woke to ask

4 February 2019 5:54 pm

It is the greatest, most tragic of ironies that those on the political Left, especially America’s election hopefuls such as…

Just whose Palestine would Labor recognise?

8 January 2019 3:09 pm

How can some leading Australian politicians be so misguided and so wrong-headed as to call for the recognition of a…

Thugs welcome, bring guns

4 January 2019 10:49 am

The news is broadcast far and wide: California is a safe haven for foreign criminals, complete with instant welfare benefits…

Robert Mueller’s poisoned chalice

10 December 2018 5:19 pm

How would you feel, having spent almost two years and over $US30 million dollars, trying to prove that Donald Trump’s…

Cooling on climate catastrophe

6 December 2018 1:39 pm

No, 97 per cent of scientists do not agree on climate change. In fact, as climate writer Andy West’s new…

Derryn Hinch’s public sex offenders register would be outrageous

29 November 2018 11:57 am

In the wake of last weekend’s Victorian State election, Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party (probably with four shiny Upper House seats)…

Love is not love if you don’t toe the rainbow-coloured line

17 November 2018 6:13 pm

Love is not love, obviously, when a small activist minority of gay bullies intimidate a husband and wife publishing team…

What makes the Mullahs mad (let alone so many of their flock)?

16 November 2018 6:47 am

It seems that Islam is causing massive waves of mental illness around the world. If we collate the responses to…

Deport the terrorists – and their families too

12 November 2018 4:12 pm

If our existing laws can not protect us from harm, we must make new ones that can. Terrorists, even those…

Sorry, Australia, but Joko says “no”

31 October 2018 4:02 pm

Australia does not have the permission of Indonesia’s President to relocate our Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem.…

Turnbull’s back – but his Labor supporters are gone

23 October 2018 12:06 pm

It would not be surprising if, in the aftermath of the Wentworth by-election, Coalition members mispronounced the name of the…

Malcolm, you promised… so go

20 August 2018 2:36 pm

Malcolm Turnbull’s backing off trying to bully his party into a NEGative plan has given the Liberals a golden opportunity…

Dumb and dumber

2 August 2018 12:42 pm

The venerable and much respected American columnist and commentator Charles Krauthammer famously noted that to understand US politics you have…

A quick quiz you can’t win

12 July 2018 6:21 pm

Who are these people? Without giving the quiz game away, here are some characteristics of people who belong to a…