Sunday, September 09, 2007

Sunday Musing - APEC

APEC, the Asian Pacific Economic Co-operation forum, is generally best known for the silly shirts national leaders photographed in; usually that is the only ‘newsworthy’ aspect of the gabfest.

This time, long after regional leaders have left for home, debate will rage over the increasingly authoritarian approach to governing this country. Police have been given unprecedented powers, and equipment; not to defend any terrorism threat but to control citizens. More…

2 comments:

D.K. Raed said...

It cost the good people of Sydney $700mil to get rid of him? Sheesh, if only we in the US could get off so cheap. We'll be paying his bill for generations.

And maybe if Bush's visit down unda ensures Howard will not be around long, it was worth it? ~~ D.K.

Cartledge said...

DK, the dominoes keep falling. Unfortunately we all have to wait for the final one, Bush!