Monthly Archives: November 2017

Recalling criticisms of Prime Minister Tony Abbott

What contribution did criticism by ‘friends’ make to the political assassination of Tony Abbott? Surely friends’ criticism had to be sound and constructive, and not a help to those treacherous party subversives who wanted Abbott gone no matter what.  Andrew … Continue reading

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Australia’s dominant political class celebrates

DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA Australians have turned out en masse to celebrate the results of the nationwide survey on legislating same sex marriage. The affirmative result of the historic ballot was announced on Wednesday morning, and people from all walks of … Continue reading

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Immediate signs of a gathering persecution

The photo above is a cropped photo of a mural on the wall of Botany Bay Hotel Newtown. The most offensive part of the mural has been removed. The full mural was posted with much admiration and approval by Nick Connellan … Continue reading

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That Knighthood and Tony Abbott’s ideas on cultural links

Media commentators in Australia who describe themselves as conservative or are described by others as conservative joined the media frenzy in response to Tony Abbott’s awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip. In the main, the reasons for their outrage and … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott and the Left’s postmodernist fog

Questions continue to be raised about Tony Abbott’s political position. One leftist critic from his student days said no one knew what Abbott ‘stood for’. Others, including a well-known political commentator, have questioned his conservative credentials. In 2013, I took … Continue reading

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