Category Archives: History

“Do you know who the real heroes are? The real heroes.”

– Norm Macdonald Scott Morrison recommends WWII hero Teddy Sheean posthumously receive a VC.

Posted in Australian Story, History | 95 Comments

Scotty From Human Resources

   “There is no economic reason for you to go to work.”   LET it be said that the Prime Minister is now an impressive ringleader of exaggerated emergency. Authoritative in his delivery, nervously robust – if anything, thriving rudely – … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Finance, History | 38 Comments

76th Anniversary: The Heroes of Warsaw

THE “protesters” in the streets today have nothing in common with them. They are, in fact, Reich revivalists. FRONT-line worker Różyczka Goździewska was an eight-year-old nurse during the Warsaw Uprising: First of all, a message to English left-wing journalists and … Continue reading

Posted in History, War and peace, Western Civilsation | 14 Comments

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right about St Damien of Molokai

This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like!”

Posted in American politics, History, Western Civilsation | 40 Comments

It was 40 years ago today

Released in the US on this day in 1980, Back in Black remains the biggest-selling rock album of all time. Not bad for a replacement singer who borrowed a mate’s car and a fiver from his dad to get to … Continue reading

Posted in History, Western Civilsation | 32 Comments

The Truth and The Silliness

The truth is that even genuine victims frequently concoct stories.” – Jakarta Lobby deadender Greg Sheridan on the Santa Cruz massacre There is silliness by those who deny the seriousness of the coronavirus. Bits of data are cherrypicked, and outlier … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Ethics and morality, History | 11 Comments

Duda Wins But Swords Are Still Drawn For Civilisation

THE victory of Law and Justice Party incumbent Andrzej Duda in Poland’s presidential election on Sunday was the best news of the month and, politically, the best news of the year (so far). There is no country and no culture … Continue reading

Posted in History, International, Western Civilsation | 41 Comments

Belt and Road branch office criticises foreign overlordship

Labor calls the sacking of Whitlam a ‘blight’ on Australia’s national character.

Posted in History, Hypocrisy of progressives | 45 Comments

Well may we say ‘God save the Queen …’

 …because Hocking will save the Governor-General                                                                           BACK in May, Whitlam biographer Professor Jenny Hocking was thrilled by the High Court’s decision to allow the National Archives to release the so-called “Palace Letters” between Governor-General Sir John Kerr and the Queen. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, History, Rule of law | 64 Comments

The Fall of Atatürk

THE Islamic call to prayer has been recited at the Hagia Sophia for the first time since the early 1930s. It was broadcast on all of Turkey’s major news channels. President Erdogan has already enacted the court-approved transformation of the … Continue reading

Posted in History, International, War and peace | 91 Comments