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Where to escape?

I was thinking that if things got worse in Australia, racism grew further, martial laws were imposed, violence against us escalated and life became daily suffering, I thought always that I still had safe country to go to.
Jordan was my country of living from the time I was 5 until I migrated to Australia. Jordan was neither democratic nor easy to live in, but was at least safe.
Except for the major massacres against Palestinian refugees in September 1970, Jordan was pretty calm and safe. Even during the cold war era, where almost all neighbouring countries suffered major unrest, military coups and revolutions, acts of violence and civil wars, Jordan was the most stable state there.
It was not until the Bush declaration of "war on terrorism" (which terrorism?) that anyone could imagine that such acts on this large scale could happen in Jordan.
The Jordanian government was highly cooperative with Bush's crusade"war on the world" for the last few years. But this war w…

Plot unfoiled

First I would like to congratulate John Howard for the successful media circus yesterday. The farce was played very well, and the message got through to the Australian people. The talent of Howard in deceiving the masses cannot be denied by anyone in this continent.

After last night’s circus, I remembered straight away the similar circus performed by the same actors (Howard, Ruddock, Costello) before the last election by arresting innocent men (Zac Mallah, Bilal Khazal, Izhar Alhaq…) for similar claims of belonging to terrorist organizations and planning terrorist acts. Until now none of them was charged. On the contrary, many of them were cleared of such charges.

Then I remembered Tampa, the kids overboard farce, Iraqi weapons of mass destruction lies, and before that the lies of illegal migrants and queue jumpers.

I must admit here again that the talents of the Howard-Ruddock twin team of lying and deceiving people should be recognized.

What amazed me is the fact that these lies are ver…