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February 26, 2021

Thus Spake Mungo #116 Conspiracy, Campbell?

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Mungosophy should dictate the obvious solution to this dilemma. Bring back Labor, pump Gough up with a good Lance Armstrong mix and put him as the frontman, and get on with some real government.
    Of course, Mungo will be the guiding light of the Justice for Asylum Seekers Committee. There’s a rumour he’s setting up a settlement in his backyard as a prototype for all to emulate. Complete with a recycled timber arrow pointing to Mecca, a composting goatshed, and an assortment tie dyed burkas, Mungo will prove that assimilation can be accomplished Byron style.
    All at taxpayers expense, of course…..

  2. Up rode the troopers, Conroy, Conroy, and, Conroy. As most would agree, a justifiable spear to throw. However, bad timing from the wrong senator on this operational matter has allowed the message to be trashed. The real Defence Minister should be pressed on the use of the term operational matters. Will the defence personnel receive the same benefits as troops on operational service in Afghanistan ? Will they receive a campaign medal? Why hasn’t Angas Campbell had his real position applicably labeled as such. Ie 3 star general, 5 star patsy. And for S Frank; Dilemma ?.

  3. By standing next to morrison nodding his head he has contributed to the decay of his own reputation in the eyes of Australians.

  4. Really appreciate your analysis Mungo. Such a pathetic thing the Libs have done. Put the armed forces to work to stop a few asylum seekers. Outrageous and the move does not strengthen our borders. It pisses off those near us and reduces our capacity to have good relations with our neighbours. Was it 508,000 people migrated to Australia last year, but a few thousand asylum seekers puts the nation apparently into a spin. Ofcourse the libs are totally aware that hate and prejudice stir up the ignorant and this helps improve their appeal. It would be a pretty good bet that many in the armed forces would be really annoyed. Playing games to increase Liberal popularity wasn’t the reason many of them joined the armed forces and this issue reduces the military’s credibility in my view. Didn’t know our borders were under threat from asylum seekers Stuart?

  5. Well S Frank is obviously concerned about expense to taxpayers so I have a suggestion why don’t we process Asylum seekers in Byron ? Save the Government a truck load of money . The Beach Resort would be ideal , hey you could get a job patrolling the perimeters . Why are high ranking Defence personal being handled by the Minister for Immigration ? Surely it should be the responsibility of the Minister for Defence who is nowhere to be seen . It’s been a very thorny issue for both sides of Politics but Morrison and Abbot have made a mess of it . Rubbed the Indonesian’s up the wrong way and now the death of an Asylum seeker who we were obligated by International Law to protect .

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