Category Archives: History

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

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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

‘Will no-one rid me of this turbulent successor?’

 That’s what so much of the past several months’ chaos has really been about                                  Today is the 800th anniversary of Thomas Becket's Translation, when his relics were moved to a splendid new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral on 7 July 1220. … Continue reading

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Right after former colonial hellholes acknowledge the present

Harry and Meghan say Commonwealth ‘must acknowledge the past’.   White nations have no reason – and no moral authority – to apologise for their forebears’ imperfectly managed but admirable mission to extirpate tribalism and establish a trans-global confederation of … Continue reading

Posted in History, Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 53 Comments

Vera Lynn 1917 – 2020

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Remember The Old Days

Remember the old days when Qantas persecuted a young coloured guy, had him sacked and dragged through the courts because they just didn’t like his views and he wouldn’t bow the knee to them? Seems so long ago. Was it … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, History, Hypocrisy of progressives | 40 Comments

There will be very few children of the revolution

 Mother Nature’s got this                                                                                                                      I’m grateful to AoS book lover and word wrangler OregonMuse for alerting me to a genuine Chinese neologism: Which raises the scientifically important question: Are Liberals Dying Out? Yes: If people tend to marry those who … Continue reading

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Topple Watch

This country shall remain forever the home of the descendants of those people who came here in peace in order to establish in the South Seas an outpost of the British race.”                                                            – John Curtin   As Australian leftists and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, History, Politics of the Left | 64 Comments

Topple Tip

BLM protests renew push to remove ‘racist’ monuments to colonial figures. I’m not having these fucking Vietnamese Balts coming into the country with their religious and political prejudices against us… Vietnamese sob ­stories don’t wring my withers.” – Colonial figure, … Continue reading

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One an alleged rapist, the other an inciter of eight murders

Sharpton Speaks To Biden, Discusses Possible Commitment to a VP Woman of Color.  Yankel Rosenbaum’s life matters                                                                                                        THIS is the malodorous duumvirate that has emerged in the past week or so as the source and summit of virtue in the … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, History, Media | 34 Comments