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Monday, September 17, 2012

Where is Australia (be-)heading?

Will our unelected Prime Minister do anything to stop this incitement to murder? She's pretty useless when it comes to just about anything else, so I might as well address my concern to the next Prime Minister.

If you are a concerned citizen, you should, too. [Click here].

"It is easy to dismiss the practices of the last week as the result of some crazy extremists," Senator Cory Bernardi wrote on his website. "That is the convenient route for those who know very little about the fundamentalist Islamic agenda and understand little of their mission worldwide."

Fellow Coalition MP George Christensen says those found guilty of violence should be deported if they are not Australian citizens. "I think the average Australian would think (that) if you're engaging in violence and you weren't an Australian citizen, jump on the first plane and head back to where you come from because that stuff is just simply not on in this nation," Mr Christensen told ABC News Online. "It really does call into question the whole thing that's been pushed for the last 20 to 30 years on multiculturalism. When we see scenes like that, we just wonder what the future may hold."

Immigration Minister Bowen says he is looking at what options he would have if any "non-citizens" were involved in the protest, but has spoken out strongly against the violence. "Clearly this is not done in the name of Islam and it is not done in the name of multiculturalism; it's done in the name of thuggery, nothing short of that," he told reporters in Canberra. "This is just criminal behaviour, nothing short of that."