ASIO pours cold water on Dutton’s false equivalency

As expected, in their submission to the parliamentary inquiry into political extremism, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation had almost nothing to say about left-wing violence and plenty to say about right-wing violence.

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Abbott calls for “special courts” for returning jihadists

This article was originally posted on Govora in 2017. It is presented here without editing or modification from the version which was published.

Terror needs to be dealt with. With the presumption of innocence intact.


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The Worst Possible Responses to the Paris Attacks

This article was originally posted on skymann.net in 2015. It is presented here without editing or modification from the version which was published.

A rant in article form.

As French and Belgian authorities continue raids across Western Europe against Daesh sympathisers in the aftermath of the deplorable atrocities in Paris that killed at least 130 people (AFP), it is important to call out the bullshit. These are the worst responses to the recent attacks.

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