Andrew L. Urban

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…

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…

We are only half-reconciled

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Senator Pat Dodson, often called the ‘father of reconciliation’, said last week that political leaders had failed to reconcile with…

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…

No knockout left hook from Mueller

25 July 2019 5:16 pm

The question I hurled several times at my TV during the six-hour-long Mueller hearing at the House Judiciary Committee yesterday…

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…

Character building

11 May 2019 9:00 am

Having fired off his first challenge in paragraph one (‘Read every word of this book, but don’t believe a word…

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…

If one scientist was enough for Einstein…

23 April 2019 2:27 pm

How many scientists do you need to demonstrate to policymakers in words they can understand that CO2 is not a…

It’s the stupid, economy

13 April 2019 6:36 pm

Trust Labor to get it arse about. Bill Clinton famously used the mantra, “It’s the economy, stupid.” to win 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…

Death on the Derwent: a new witness cries foul

11 March 2019 7:02 pm

In as emotional 60 Minutes interview last night, Meaghan Vass told the truth. ‘The objective evidence backs it up,’ as…

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…

Undercurrents

16 February 2019 9:00 am

Former Melbourne detective Colin McLaren’s cold case book into the 2009 disappearance of Bob Chappell and the 2010 conviction of…

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…

unPresidented idiocy from the anti-Trump brigade

13 January 2019 3:46 pm

‘Not my President!’ can be heard echoing across the American leftscape, two years after Donald Trump’s inauguration, interspersed with ‘Let’s…

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…