Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Bailey, Nov 7, 2019 at 8:44 AM.
Fuck Donald Trump.
No, you have to want to big him a big old sloppy kiss, or you'll lose the election for the Dems via a bad luck forcefield.
Oldfella and Dinner say so, and they're geniuses.
Failing that, I guess you could be a dead piece of meat that reacts to all cruelty and nastiness with bland indifference.
Then at least you wont offend the MAGAs.
Just be indifferent, and quiet, and express no opinions, and betray no expression of emotions, and say nothing, and keep your head down.
That's how you fight evil.
That's how evil has always been beaten.
It worked for women getting the vote, and blacks in the 60's, and gays in the 70's-80's, and....nope, it's never worked.
Fuck Oldfella and Dinner.
And fuck the brainwashing dipshits that wrote the shitty articles that put the ideas in their heads.
Because they'd never think of it themselves.
I just figured it out!
Why the right thinks hate is bad luck.
They hated Obama with every fiber of their being, and he got two terms!
They think it was luck magic!
They don't bother to consider Obama was good at his job, and their candidates sucked, and their ideas suck!
Wow, just when I think I find the bottom to their stupidity, there's a cave-in, and I find a new bottom!
Dear dunces, the yearly cap had been reached so, of course, no additional people are allowed. Try again next year.
The measure was necessary because of Australia's draconian immigration policies. Asylum seekers who reach the country by boat are never settled in Australia proper. Instead, they're sent to Nauru or Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island for "offshore processing." Right now, there are about 2,000 people between the two islands, including many children. The vast majority come from Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq. Many were transported to Australia by smugglers across a treacherous sea route hundreds of miles long. (At least 1,200 people have died trying to make the trip, one study found.)
After arrival, the migrants are thoroughly vetted; about 80 percent of those people are legitimate refugees, according to the Australian government. And most have been at a camp for more than a year, living in an immigration limbo. They are unable to leave their camps but also forbidden from settling for good.
Despite these reports, the Australian government has remained resolutely unwilling to resettle refugees in Australia. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull campaigned in 2013 on a vow to "stop the boats." His posters bore slogans like, "No Way: You will not make Australia home." Instead, his government looked to other countries willing to accept the refugees. And they didn't have much luck until the United States stepped in. America has already begun their own vetting on the refugees that they will resettle. Several told CNN that they had already had one round of interviews with American officials.
Australia still turning away refugees? Did America basically morph to adopt Aussie policy?
The Aussie way of "managing" refugees is a disgrace, something I'm sure @Bailey would agree upon, not the least of that being he too is an immigrant.
That other countries have been shittier for decades longer than us is no excuse for our own crapola.
Australia is a model for all to follow. It rewards genuine refugees who follow the law and permanently bars law breaking criminals as should be done.
I bet even the interviewing officer laughed.
@Tuttle is response to your now deleted post, the Australian policies on asylum seekers are disgusting, which I affirm every time the subject comes up. I don't bring up Australian politics much here because threads on it rarely get traction.
Fun fact, the main reason they started sending criminals here is because they couldn't send them to the North American colonies anymore.
IIRC the Aussies are at the moment saddle with an idiot right wing government too.
(not to say that, historically, the left is without fault on this issue)
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