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Anti Terror law protest to come to Canberra

By Thumper - 24 November 2005 13

It would appear that we are to get a protest. This time against the anti terror legislation being muted by the current federal government. (SMH Coverage here)

Not surprisingly the usual suspects will be involved including my favourite oxygen thief Bob Brown. And don’t be surprised to see that great protector of human rights (when it suits him), Mr Stanhope, to be there in the masses bristling with indignation and spraying angry words left right and centre to any news crew that happens to be passing.

Organiser James Crafti, from the ACT Network Opposing War, said the aim of the rally was to put pressure on the Senate to block the laws.

That is all nice and good Mr Crafti but it won’t do one iota of good. The laws will be rubber stamped by the Senate before you can say suicide bomber.

Pity I don’t work that side of the pond these days as I’d go for a stroll and observe the mayhem that will undoubably ensue.

Frankly I’d rather see a massive anti IR reform protest outside Parliament House.

What’s Your opinion?


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13 Responses to
Anti Terror law protest to come to Canberra
Kerces 8:54 am 25 Nov 05

For anyone interested, ACTNOW’s website has the details of the protest.

I may or may not turn up with a camera.

loadedog 6:10 pm 24 Nov 05

It has been mooted that the muted anti-terror legislation will remain mute for not much longer. I think it’s a moot point.

bonfire 5:06 pm 24 Nov 05

you see the problem is im opposed to the legislation, but i support the military action that aust has taken.

so can i march in support of one thing when all around me the unwashed of resistance will be dancing around with their multi message placards ?

this is how you lose support.

perfect example though of how you have to believe in x in order to be y to these softhead buffoons.

Maelinar 2:10 pm 24 Nov 05

I was just going to try and get JB to hold the placard and take photos…

I maintain that somewhere there should be a picture of a camel, possibly in blue, white and gold.

BTW JB, want to hold the placard ?

Tool 1:51 pm 24 Nov 05

Bring it on, there aint been a good fight ere since good ‘ol George Dubya came many moons ago…

Mr Evil 1:47 pm 24 Nov 05

Shouldn’t it say ” I’m holding a placard, but I don’t know why”?

ssanta 1:11 pm 24 Nov 05

Done. Now all we need is for enlightened souls to tell the rest of the populace when and where to gather…

Maelinar 12:53 pm 24 Nov 05

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ssanta 12:28 pm 24 Nov 05

I say we actually do that Mael…

Maelinar 12:20 pm 24 Nov 05

… the I’m holding a placard mob…

Thumper 12:04 pm 24 Nov 05

STR will undoubtably make an appearance, as will the anti iraq war mob, and the save the whales, and the….

Mr Evil 12:00 pm 24 Nov 05

Yep, and I bet Resistance will be there with 300 placards protesting about everything from battery farming to flouride in drinking water!

Thumper, I was hoping to see a mass protest at Parliament House about the IR laws too.

ssanta 10:48 am 24 Nov 05

Another excercise of ineptitude. Time to crack out the bango playing hippie attracting bulldozer.

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