Refugees: Sentenced FROM Australia to the USA for the term of your natural life

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Why am I going to America? (Image via aljazeera.com)

Sentenced FROM Australia for the term of your natural life, regifted to USA, our huddled refugee masses yearning to breathe free, writes contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence.

CURIOUS, INNIT, BRUVVERS AND SKIN AND BLISTERS, that years ago a codger was sentenced to Australia for the term of his or her's natural life? Strewth!

Now, we've nicked the joint from its original inhabitants, populated the place with prisoner slaves, economic refugees, political asylum seekers and suchlike, popped a fast food franchise on every street corner, we're doing a reversal of misfortune and sentencing people from coming to Australia for the term of their natural life !  

Our paranoid and malicious Government wants to change the Migration Act to forever ban certain innocent children women and men from even visiting Australia as a tourist regardless of them eventually securing citizenship in other countries.

Go figure.


Of course, that's only if you're a refo or asylum seeker incarcerated on one of our offshore penal settlements, like Nauru, or the place that put "anus" into Manus Island, and don't they know it's Christmas Island ?

We're going to send them a one-way ticket to the United States instead.  

Think of it this way: Australia is simply regifting "these people" to America.

Only days after Secretary of State Senator John Kerry's announcement in New Zealand that the USA was "considering" accepting referrals from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to warehouse the asylum seekers held hostage in and around our mismanaged and deplorable offshore detention centres, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed a deal had been done to transport refugees to the States.

But, hey, we're a nation that famously sub contracts out our conscience and we have so finessed the art of people smuggling that we can afford to now on-sell political slaves to other countries. How cool izzat? 

What's more, in one fell swoop, we have leased out our soul as well as those dopey asylum seekers. Just like the good 'ol days. We're into people trafficking. Big time. Indonesian people smugglers haven't got a colour bar on us.

Can you believe that the yanks fell for it.  This is surely payback for the time they invaded Australia during the Second World War.

Besides in the States they're just begging for it. 

Have a squizzy at this: 

Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

Emma Lazarus (November 2, 1883)

With a surname like Lazarus, Emma's famous words emblazoned upon a plaque at the Statue of Liberty were bound to rise again. And again. 

Be careful what you wish for, America. We are indeed sending you our tired, our poor refugees, our huddled masses yearning to breathe free. 

They'll love America.  Much more than they would Australia. As one nation, we hate and despise foreigners and people who slip through the back door, and risk life and limb to get to freedom. They are illegal illegals, never mind about what do-gooder leftie legal eagles go on about.

Besides, we've already got enough Aborigines to look after.  

As it is, we're going to have to build a concrete wall to keep them off white mens' property.

They worked their way through the rabbit proof fence in no time at all. They saddled up on big reds and hopped over the barbed wire. Just like that, claiming for themselves mining and car-fracking properties and uranium mining areas that rightly belong to India.

For millenia, such places have been sacred sites for white people and Asiatic partners. We encourage diversity and harmony in big business. We believe in the globalisation village. It takes a pillage, that sort of thing. And harmon(e)y. Especially the second part of that very word. 


Those GIs were overpaid, oversexed and over here and don't forget the Brown Out murders, where the Yanks had the audacity to commandeer part of Melbourne city as part of the United States, making us their 51st state because they wouldn't even allow a serial killer, an American soldier, to be tried for murder by an American court martial on foreign soil. 

Crikey, it was only 74 years ago last month that an American private soldier was hanged at Pentridge Prison.

From an earlier IA article:

'This Anzac Day, many Victorians, including the families of three murdered women, will recall the events 69 years ago that led to General Douglas MacArthur himself signing the execution order for 24 year old yankee Private Edward Joseph Leonski, known as "The Brownout Strangler" to be hanged at Pentridge Prison on November 9, 1942'

I guess if they didn't rescind the order, that part of the city still belongs to the United States. Either way, they'll always be a part of the metropolis that will forever be New Jersey.


What's in it for America? It's obvious that America wouldn't be doing this solely out of the goodness of their purple hearts. We're doing a refugee swap – exchanging hostages of our mutual inhuman rights – with rather an ugly subtext that betrays the genuine exchange of love, affection, friendship, admiration, business ties and shared history between we "ordinary" people and our two countries. 

The ugly subtext is that most of our refugees are Muslims from convoluted and torturous theatres of war triggered, and/or exascerbated by Westernised countries, interventionists, former colonies and colonialists, including Australia and the United States. 

Transporting them to the latter is a clumsy attempt by Minister Peter Dutton and the clumsy Turnbull Coalition to excise the weeping sore of Australia's "refugee problem", to appease the continuing baying of anti-Muslimists, and to silence policy critics within the media, human rights and wider communities.

In return, we'll take in Central American refugees from the U.S. who have three things going for them: they're not Muslim, they're not Muslim, they're not Muslim. 


But any deals struck with President Barack Obama's constrained administration may well be turfed after Donald Trump is inaugurated on January 20 next year.

Despite Coalition headkicker Christopher Pyne 's insistence that the refugee swap would take place on Obama's watch, PM Turnbull has since confirmed this farcical swap will NOT take place until after Trump is Prez.

Given Trump's notorious disaste for Muslims and migrants, we ought not to bet too many greenbacks that the swap is a done deal.

We of the Never Never should know better than to never say never.

***STOP PRESS!*** (updated 11.30am 19/11/16)


IA sources have confirmed that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump declined Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's meeting request because he doesn't want a refugee swap.

Turnbull sought a meeting whilst on his way to the APEC summit in Peru.

We understand Trump does not want to uphold the refugee swap struck with the outgoing Obama Government.

In an embarrassing rebuff for Australia, Trump spurned Turnbull's attempt to engage in some pre-inauguration political foreplay about the refugee swap and trade.

And yet, only days ago Trump happily entertained Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, also on his way to APEC, at his showcase Trump Towers.

Australia has very firmly been put in its place. As has PM Turnbull. 

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