Andrew L. Urban

Woke notes

22 August 2020 9:00 am

Chinese aggression and the New Cold War The elderly woman in the ground floor flat was the janitor of the…

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…

There is no greater taboo than perceived insensitivity to Aboriginal Australia, so why the constant cries of racism?

10 July 2020 4:31 pm

“Burn the f…ing place down!” screams the angry young Aboriginal woman on the TV screen (in a red dress 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…

Our genius universities: let’s fix discrimination against women by making them bigger targets

9 March 2020 8:28 pm

I didn’t realise the University of Technology Sydney is run by dummies. The university has received approval from the NSW…

We have a surplus, but it’s just been deployed against bushfire and coronavirus debt and deficit

5 March 2020 6:00 pm

Perhaps the best way to look at the budgetary effects of coronavirus is not that it has helped wipe out…

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…

The Democrats will be butchered by their botched coup

31 January 2020 6:20 pm

The botched attempt at a coup against US President Donald Trump by the Democrats — and their anti-Trump supporters within…

Impeachment? As Bill Clinton once said, Mr President, I feel your pain

19 January 2020 5:00 am

It’s excruciating. My eye rolls are so severe and unstoppable that my eyelids are sore. My forehead is red from…

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…

Fluid factism grips the world

27 December 2019 5:00 am

For holiday reading I have dived into non-fiction books filled with facts and hard evidence (cod, salt, volcanoes, earthquakes), to…

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:…

Damn due process, let’s impeach Trump anyway

6 December 2019 6:25 pm

We are witnessing America’s arguably most destructive political convulsion as the Democrats’ move to impeach President Donald Trump. It is…

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…

Climate change – as it really is

3 December 2019 4:30 pm

The most important and useful essay this year on climate change is an op-ed by Dr Judith Curry written for…