Current refugee crisis, have your say

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  1. billybob888

    billybob888 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    As most people knows there has been a huge spike in the number of refugees displaced from turmoil in the middle east,

    Seeing the news every night prompted the question of whether australia should do more.

    What do you guys think
     
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    I feel sick to the gut for the Human race.

    Some man in Hobart was throwing out the not welcome rant in a loud voice the other day.

    I shut him down with LEAVE THE PLANET HUMAN.
     
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    Large Coke and medium popcorn please.
     
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    Here you go, Julie :)

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    Anyone got any information on what the usa is doing? I dare say they are a major player in the middle east and directly and indirectly responsible for a lot of what's happening there
     
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    JulieW Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Actually, I see this as one of those giat distractions the powers that be trot out now and then to keep us distracted.

    If I was dictator I'd say we'll have a million skilled and entrepreneurial displaced persons and start the applications. Worked after WW2 and with shiploads of ten pound tourists.

    Sharpen up the eviction criteria and the benefits criteria too.

    National Anthem plays here.

    Something, something, land for all.
     
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    Australia should stop its military involvement and provide humanitarian assistance. I doubt military action will resolve the underlying religious and economic issues.
     
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    Its a sad situation. The truth of whats really happening is debatable as we only have what the msm tell us.
    Either way I would be more than happy to open my home to a Syrian family to help them make a new start.

    Edit to add, Walk a mile in another mans shoes.
     
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    We cant! USA has already bought Australia for its richest 5% so we have to do as we are told!
     
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    Trade seems to have more rights than people.
     
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    My understanding is essentially what started as another so-called Arab Spring revolution against an autocratic ruler has evolved into a proxy war with regional powers eg Iran and Saudi Arabia and escalated to bring in world powers eg Russia, USA and some Europeans.

    Bizarrely, some elements of the uprising are also fighting each other. The growth of hardline movements eg Daesh, has caused Western powers to cool their response and support of some of these insurgent groups. In an attempt to support and boost the 'moderate' insurgents the USA is providing limited military training and support to assist these groups in fighting Daesh. Also, the USA and Europeans are providing air support to Kurdish groups who are protecting three Kurdish enclaves in northern Syria.

    While the USA is a major player in the Middle East, primarily through its support of Israel, there is plenty of blame to go around. In this particular case the USA to some extent has become an unwilling participant.
     
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    Let in as many as want to come, but only let them have the dole for 6 months to establish themselves.
     
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    Maybe Rupert's citizenship could be revoked? He seems happy to be a citizen of the USA for economic reasons (does that make him an economic refugee?)
     
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    He helped broker the deal to allow that many to be able to resettle in Australia if need be! Rupert and the richest 5% "make" economic refugees they dont become them.
     
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    How so? we dont need that many cabs!
     
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    Many are walking long distances, including carrying their children.

    Those silver coins and bars aren't helping them much but maybe a couple of gold coins will help them in Euro's, at least enough to get some food for a while.

    How much can you carry?
     
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    Are all those EU nations just blindly accepting every asylum seeker that comes to their country? The reason I ask is because many among them asylum seekers would be criminals/bad people, even criminal gangs. Desperado's are not all good people. That's one thing I can see there that is not good for the countries just taking them all in.
     
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    Just turn off the 6 o'clock news and don't read MSM crap. Nothing you do or say will change anything.

    And if you think it would be better under labor, ROTFLMFAO at YOU
     

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