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Matilda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-04 10:20 PM
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5. John Howard wanted Australians to think they were being targeted in Bali.
To help the sales of tinfoil hats. But my husband has a contact
in the Foreign Office here, and he said they believe the Bali
attack was specifically targeted at the Balinese, because they're
Hindus, and also because they allow the decadent westerners in
to get drunk and run round semi-naked, etc. It just happens that
a lot of Australians go to Bali for holidays, and were bound to
be caught up in what happened.

In other words, if A-Q are going to hit Australia, they'll hit
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  -Where will al-Qaeda bomb next? London, Rome, Copenhagen??? Cascadian  Mar-11-04 09:54 PM   #0 
  - Aznar supporting Iraq had nothing to do with it  mot78   Mar-11-04 09:55 PM   #1 
  - You have to admit they are probably low on the hit list.  Cascadian   Mar-11-04 09:57 PM   #2 
  - John Howard wanted Australians to think they were being targeted in Bali.  Matilda   Mar-11-04 10:20 PM   #5 
  - When?  _Jumper_   Mar-11-04 10:02 PM   #3 
  - I agree  Xanth   Mar-11-04 10:04 PM   #4 
  - makes you really regret  ZombyWoof   Mar-11-04 10:24 PM   #6 
  - Wasn't it Carter who started funding the mujahedeen?  KurtNilsen   Mar-12-04 07:54 AM   #28 
  - I disagree. The big bombings, Bali and Madrid were to target  revcarol   Mar-11-04 10:27 PM   #7 
  - You mean like our government killed 500++ US soldiers in Iraq?  leesa   Mar-12-04 09:06 PM   #36 
     - Dude, where's my car?  Xanth   Mar-12-04 10:53 PM   #40 
  - Why do you think bin Laden had anything to do with it?  leesa   Mar-12-04 02:07 AM   #24 
  - Toronto, I fear.  Minstrel Boy   Mar-11-04 10:30 PM   #8 
  - You know what is scary?  Cascadian   Mar-11-04 10:33 PM   #9 
  - Nahh, our men of pow have far too much integrity for that.  Must_B_Free   Mar-11-04 10:44 PM   #11 
  - Getting attacked doesn't scare me...  Xanth   Mar-11-04 10:50 PM   #13 
     - I'm not afraid for my personal safety,  Minstrel Boy   Mar-11-04 11:15 PM   #18 
        - Could it bring in the Tories to power in Ottawa?  Cascadian   Mar-12-04 08:52 PM   #33 
           - It would certainly give them a boost.  Minstrel Boy   Mar-12-04 09:37 PM   #37 
  - I disagree  _Jumper_   Mar-11-04 10:42 PM   #10 
  - Sorry, terrorists don't think that logically  Muddleoftheroad   Mar-11-04 10:48 PM   #12 
     - Why "the West"?  _Jumper_   Mar-11-04 11:07 PM   #14 
        - They may have targets other than "the West"  ButterflyBlood   Mar-11-04 11:09 PM   #15 
           - What makes you think "the West" is a target?  _Jumper_   Mar-11-04 11:11 PM   #16 
  - Egads Toronto (since that was my and my sister's birth place), Calgary  Valerie5555   Mar-12-04 09:03 PM   #34 
  - I guess I must be crazy.  DrWeird   Mar-11-04 11:12 PM   #17 
  - wake up!  CaptainMidnight   Mar-11-04 11:28 PM   #19 
  - Too many sheeple continue to cling to their illusions...  RBHam   Mar-12-04 09:51 PM   #38 
  - France, maybe Germany  arewethereyet   Mar-11-04 11:33 PM   #20 
  - Trial by Fury  orwell   Mar-12-04 12:28 AM   #21 
  - good question, i have not seen any evidence.  rdfi-defi   Mar-12-04 09:05 PM   #35 
  - The question should be...  HollywoodLiberal   Mar-12-04 12:30 AM   #22 
  - Exactly - no-one in their right mind can condone terrorism,  Matilda   Mar-12-04 01:16 AM   #23 
  - Hi HollywoodLiberal!!  newyawker99   Mar-12-04 02:06 PM   #32 
  - Hopefully a very specific part of Copenhagen  Blayde Starrfyre   Mar-12-04 02:10 AM   #25 
  - If you hope for it, why not place the bomb yourself  tommilator   Mar-12-04 07:39 AM   #27 
  - You guys need to remember the history  sweetheart   Mar-12-04 02:20 AM   #26 
  - Crawford, Texas?  noonwitch   Mar-12-04 08:46 AM   #29 
  - Japan will be next.  Marianne   Mar-12-04 08:55 AM   #30 
  - Marianne...  laylah   Mar-12-04 09:11 AM   #31 
     - Japan was a member of the "coalition of the willing"  _Jumper_   Mar-12-04 10:17 PM   #39 
  - Using the Reichstag Effect  Zorra   Mar-12-04 11:15 PM   #41 
  - Good to see many differing opinions on this.  arrogantatheist1000   Mar-13-04 01:44 AM   #42 

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