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    ......so, you're basically agreeing with Jono. Because noone said they wouldn't go hard at the terrorism stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redbacks View Post
    And then punish people for acts committed outside Australia also?

    if an australian citizen is beheading people i for one would absolutely like to see that person punished to the fullest regardless of where the act was committed
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    "Tolerance is a critical value in a western liberal democracy like Australia. It was for this reason that I intended to address the World Congress of Families meeting in Melbourne tomorrow," Mr Andrews said in the statement.
    "The calls for me not to attend demonstrate the intolerance of the Greens and the left - instead of arguing their case in the public arena they seek to shut down debate."
    "Equally, I cannot support intolerance from other quarters. As I have been informed today that the event is now to be hosted by Catch the Fire, I have decided not to attend."


    Yeah alright Kevin, just came to light of course.

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    http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politi...29-109vxw.html
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    Meanwhile, "charity shag" is phrase of the week


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    Catch the Fire was attending al along, weren't they?

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    indeed

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    Interesting piece. Always like Hartcher's pieces, whether I disagree or agree. Reckon he's a good writer.

    I actually did not know Hartcher was "International editor" ftr, just thought he was Political editor.

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    your opinions jono? to go in or not to go in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    if an australian citizen is beheading people i for one would absolutely like to see that person punished to the fullest regardless of where the act was committed
    In 1943, 10 Australian soldiers were executed by beheading on the same day

    The info was kept under wraps for decades and still isn't publicised widely for fear of repercussions against the Japanese

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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    your opinions jono? to go in or not to go in?
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    i dont see how it could be any worse than it is now

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    Divide the country in 3. One for Kurds, one for Sunni and one for Shi'ite... too simple and unrealistic though
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    Quote Originally Posted by dermo View Post
    i dont see how it could be any worse than it is now
    And therein lies the problem; just about everyone commenting on the issue is too far removed from it to have any serious idea of what's happened, what's happening or what's likely to happen.

    Can't see how it'd get any worse? Just watch it do exactly that whether the US knocks IS on the head or not.

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