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8 comments so far

  • Peter Maher...that,s where I stopped reading

    Date and time
    October 13, 2011, 3:40PM
    • Same old boring do gooder lefty Peter,had to switch off>!!

      Date and time
      October 13, 2011, 7:11PM
      • Can somebody PLEASE stop Peter Maher from "contributing" to 3AW drive?
        Don't the management of 3AW listen to their listeners?
        Many have said how glad they were when he was replaced. Pay attention or you are going to lose your base just like Gillard has for the same reason.
        I switch stations when I hear his voice too.

        Date and time
        October 13, 2011, 9:43PM
        • Lost in all the debate is the reality that 20 million Muslim refugees in the world today are variously fleeing US or US-backed violence in Occupied Somalia (2.0 million), Occupied Palestine (7 million), Occupied Iraq (5-6 million), Occupied Afghanistan (3-4 million) and US robot-bombed NW Pakistan (2 million) (Google "Muslim Holocaust, Muslim Genocide"). Former PM Kevin Rudd described those trying to find safe haven for desperate refugees as "scum of the earth who should rot in hell". How then should we describe the racist and war mongering Americans, Zionists, Australians and other Europeans who drove 20 million Muslim refugees (over 50% children) out of their Homelands in the first place. Genocide is defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention as "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part a national, ethnic, racial or religious group" and is vastly more serious than so-called "people smuggling".

          Dr Gideon Polya
          Date and time
          October 14, 2011, 10:35AM
          • Well if you ask me, National MP Tony Crook has just betrayed his country to international people smugglers. Roll out the welcoming mat because here they come. 600 a month and counting. Maybe Crook should accommodate them in his own electorate since he's so worried about their international human rights. LIKE HELL HE WILL!!!

            Crook by Name...
            Date and time
            October 14, 2011, 12:58PM
            • Gideon Polya, you forget to mention the gender abuse & genocide committed by Muslim countries. The treatment of females within Islam ideology is disgusting and brutal, I am sure you are aware as recently as this week a woman has been sentenced to 90 lashes and a year imprisonment for appearing in a film, never mind the ongoing daily abuse these women suffer.
              I am sure you are aware of the appalling treatment of women in Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and many other Muslim countries, you forget to note your own racism coming through so clearly do you not?

              Date and time
              October 14, 2011, 2:53PM
              • Well said Jan,Polya's comments are clearly racist against western countries,he fails to mention the cruel barbaric treatment of women and children in muslim countries by their own people>!!

                Date and time
                October 14, 2011, 3:04PM
                • Dr Gideon, do you ever complain about the persecution Christians get in those countries or do you feel sorry for the Muslims only?

                  Date and time
                  October 14, 2011, 3:54PM

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