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Hal G.P. Colebatch
by | Mar 9, 2015

If randy, bed-room-farce vicars, anti-“Zionism” and vanishing congregations were not enough to beclown the Church of England, it has reverted to its noxious habit of setting aside any nonsense about rendering unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s and resumed meddling…

by | Feb 11, 2015

Recent reports about British defense have an ominous, heading-for-a-cliff feel about them. Many in the defense establishment and private think tanks were dismayed when the Cameron Conservative-Liberal Democrat government, despite international turbulence, cut Britain’s Army from 100,000 to 82,000, its…

by | Jan 7, 2015

“America Aced in Space,” by Hal G.P. Colebatch (TAS, December 29, 2014) is an ill-conceived piece that doesn’t touch the most powerful force in space today — commercial efforts, the vast majority created, nurtured, and built by U.S. entrepreneurs. I…

by | Dec 29, 2014

The Obama administration has proved its talent for inflicting both short and long-term wounds on America’s strength. One, relatively little noted but perhaps the most serious and long-term of all in its consequences, has been the damage done to the…

by | Dec 19, 2014

My wife and I were flown to Melbourne for me to receive half of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s $80,000 Prize for History for my book Australia’s Secret War: How Unionists Sabotaged Our Troops in World War II. The hotel…

by | Dec 8, 2014

In one of my recent articles for The American Spectator I mentioned Prince Charles, in the context of some daffy clergyman opining that his coronation ceremony (a Christian sacrament, incidentally) should be opened by a reading from the Koran. I…

by | Dec 5, 2014

The Rt. Honorable R.G. Withers, Privy Councillor to the Queen, who has died in Perth, was the major figure in bringing down the Whitlam Labor Government in 1975 and saving Australia from the Whitlam’s “21 Bills” which, if passed, would…

by | Dec 3, 2014

Christians are being killed in tens of thousands in the Islamic World and Africa. A Christian woman in Pakistan is sentenced to be hanged for drinking from a Muslim cup. An official who tries to save her is murdered by…

by | Nov 25, 2014

Consider the following two statements: First, in Britain this winter, one old-age pensioner will die of cold about every five minutes—roughly 30,000 total for the season—because pensions are not large enough to allow both heating and eating. Second, this year, the…

by | Nov 10, 2014

Some very odd, things are going on in the upper echelons of the Australian Army. A much-decorated Australian soldier, Major Bernard Gaynor, is fighting, largely alone, a battle against homosexual servicemen marching in uniform in “Gay Pride” parades that also…

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