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So, I'm curious as to whether any of our Australian members have read the draft and what you think of the contents? Is it scary stuff? Or practical stuff?
... it's nice to know that somebody actually gives a bleep about the secret agendas of of democratic government. The responses from people restore my faith that there are many people that understand that interest rates and petrol prices are not the most important political issues of our time
...Obviously, in light of the events in Bali the govt will be keen to detain anybody with links to JI. It is really strange that our govt keeps insisting that JI are the source of anti Western terror when Indonesian's in the know(including members of parliament) claim that it is the Indonesian security forces that are involved and that potentially they recruit inbred psycho's with tenuous links to JI to do their dirty work. The role of the Indonesian military in promoting terror campaigns in East Timor, West Papua etc is well documented. There was a great interview with the past Indo President the other night in which he asserted that there is no doubt in his mind that elements of the Indo defence force have involvement in "terror" attacks against westerners. I expect our p**s weak govt to hide the facts but why is our media so shy to investigate the real motivation for attacks on Aussies? From my understanding, once these new laws are passed you could be detained simply for questioning the Aust govts stance, to criticise the laws themselves could be considered very very naughty.
I have downloaded the legeslation for consideration which I will get around to once I am physically able. I have sort of wrecked myself big time after ****'s bucks night and it is a bit hard to spend more than a few minutes at my computer.
Anyway, well done mate, it is great you are learning to use your talents for good rather than evil. Although I hope you understand that once these laws are passed you will be deemed evil by the Intelligence community and will have to go underground and live like a contientous objector in The late 60's. Oh hang on, it is the late sixties, or maybe the 50's. I just love our tolerant democratic society.