APEC Conference 2007, Sydney Australia
There are protesters at this conference, what a surprise!!
I have decided to throw my 2 cents worth about the APEC Conference into the ring, (everyone else seems to be doing it so why not me?) mine will be a light hearted glimpse only as the serious side of it eludes/bores me.
I am strongly anti-terrorist in my outlook but I still feel a little uncomfortable with the fact that overseas (read
The traffic chaos has been enormous with “motorcades” flitting here there and everywhere thus causing blanket road closures while Dubya and Co. cruise around our fair city unimpeded, (this has caused some minor inconvenience to residents…. like the inability to get to work or anyplace else.)
As well as “Airforce 1” bringing Dubya to Sydney, the “in case of war” plane is parked at Brisbane’s International airport, this one contains enough technology and electronics to become the command centre in case of emergency, thanks a lot guys for making two of our cities such appealing terrorist targets.
There is a Television show called The Chaser here which specializes in “way out” humour, they have lampooned this vast security net by creating a false motorcade complete with a Canadian flagged Limo (the Canadian Prime Minister is not in attendance…. small point though) this bogus motorcade was allowed to broach the “secure” area before the main limo discharged it’s passenger “Osama Bin Laden” into the arms of waiting security forces….amusement was not one of the emotions in plentiful supply at the scene Aussie “Joe Public” however thought it was funny!!!!!!!!
The cast and crew of The Chaser were all arrested at the scene and may yet live to regret their decision to pull off this stunt.If all the decisions had not been made already, and if this conference had any hope of producing a worthwhile result I for one would not be so cynical of it, but to me it seems a bit Ho Hum!!!!!!!!!!
Mae of the Dae (Title suggested by Gette) thankyou!!
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.