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Legal Asylum Seekers

 

Asylum seekers protesting on the roof of the V...

Asylum seekers protesting on the roof of the Villawood immigration detention centre in Sydney, Australia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kevin Rudd and Labor had my preference back, but they have lost me again.  And no, I won’t be supporting the other lot, who are (slightly) worse. 

Asylum seekers are legal, no threat, modest in numbers, and not a major problem for Australia.  Our major parties and mainstream media have refused to stand up and speak these simple truths.  They prefer to pander to the ignorant shock-jock fear mongers.