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November 3, 2005

We have so many scarry narratives these days, and our politics has internalised the culture of fear. Another scarry narrative is the one around bird flu because of its capacity to jump species.

That has happened, and the virus has transferred from one person to another. This transfer from person to person has been limited and it has stopped. It hasn't continued to move on.

So far.

What if? What if we are wartching a pandemic unfold in slow motion? Peter Martin offers an account in his A punter's guide to the pandemic

The government's response? The same as in the other scarry narratives: Trust me. Trust me. Trust me.

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 7:48 AM | | Comments (1)
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Actually, last I heard is that Saddam Hussein escaped
imprisonment and detonated his ILLUSIVE WEAPONS OF MASS
DESTRUCTION at the old Parliament House.
the damages were so severe that there was nothing left of the
entire area, but lucky they were to create an illusion that
it still is standing there. As such this terrorist attack is
and remains secret from the naked eye.

ASIO however has accomplished to secure some of the ILLUSIVE
WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION and they intent to ensure that no
terrorist is going to succeed in blowing up the new
parliament as they intend to prove they can do a better job
and for this have organised to get all politicians together,
to vote on a urgently needed amendment of legislation which
they have been trying to get for more then a year, but
remarkably was only just realised to be needed, on this
secret and confidential information that no one is entitled
to know that actually it was on the video shown by Powel to
the United nations that a forklift loading a truck could
represent the hidden WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION as gas tanks
on a forklift can be turned into a bomb.

Once ASIO has bombed the place then the Men in Black are
authorised to use their flash light to ensure that not a
single Member of Parliament will remember what they didn’t
know as it would be a humanitarian disaster if politicians
were to remember why they sat in the parliament in the first
place as they might even then try to do what they were
elected for.

Next we go over to Mr John Howard to hear a bit more of the
bulldust. Over to Johnny…..