Why was this story sold as evidence of failure by the Abbott Government rather than of gross and repeated failure by the previous Labor governments?
KRudd & G-Lard gubmint asleep at the wheel between 2007 and 2013
The first two paragraphs of the Fairfax report would make you think this stupid Abbott Government was to blame:
Rampant visa fraud and migration crime involving people flying into Australia are going unchecked while the government focuses on stopping boats, according to secret government files detailing entrenched Immigration Department failings.
Hundreds of pages of leaked confidential departmental documents obtained by Fairfax Media reveal that Australia’s national security is being compromised by wide-scale visa rorting and migration rackets operating with impunity, including some with links to terrorism or organised crime.–Rudd and Gillard cause security shambles. Abbott blamed
“Don’t oppose the jihad, otherwise we all will wage jihad and murder your children”, warns Leb Muslim org:
Australia: Muslim group outraged at anti-terrorism laws
For years we have seen the same thing in the U.S.: the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other Islamic supremacist groups have fought tooth and nail against counter-terror measures, and continue to do so. Just once it would be refreshing to see these groups that ostensibly oppose jihad terror actually doing something to quell it.
“Anti-terrorism laws more frightening than racial abuse, says Muslim group,” by Daniel Hurst,Â the Guardian, August 7, 2014:
The Abbott government’s proposed changes to anti-terrorism laws are “more destructive” than the shelved amendments to race laws, the Lebanese Muslim Association has argued.–Continue Reading Â»