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Those watching the Republican nomination race have probably noticed the significant success Donald Trump has had with essentially a European far-right platform: anti-immigrant rhetoric with a strong wink towards options of violence both by his followers (e.g. the men who beat a Latino man into the hospital, which he described as his followers being "very passionate" people who "want this country to be great again") and by him officially, if he's elected. (e.g. by forcibly deporting eleven million people; the means of finding them TBD)

So now we enter the second act of this particular black comedy, in which candidates who are having trouble in the polls try to steal Trump's voters by outdoing him. Alas, neither Scott Walker nor Chris Christie have anything resembling the sort of charisma required to lead a white supremacist movement, but you've got to give them points for batshit insane. In the past two days:

Christie wants to bring in Fred Smith of FedEx to work for ICE, and create a system that lets us track immigrants like packages, and find and deport them instantly when we want to. It's not quite clear what method he would prefer for affixing a computer-readable, nonremovable tag to people; some of the better suggestions I've heard so far involve implanting RFID chips in people's arms or necks, requiring that they wear some special identifying clothing, or simply tattooing their ID number on them somewhere. Trust us, nothing could go wrong with this.

(NB that Fred Smith has made no indication that he wants anything to do with Christie's ideas; he is not to blame for this)

Walker, on the other hand, appears to have become enamored of Trump's idea of building a wall sealing us off from Mexico, and wants to take it a step further: he'll not only build that, but notes the "legitimate concerns" which warrant us seriously investigating building a wall with Canada.

No, he does not appear to be joking.

I'm not sure whether he's terrified of an unexpected reprise of the War of 1812, or if there's a fear that Canadians might stream south of the border and... be really polite to people?

But yes, we have finally reached that point in American history where electoral politics and South Park are no longer clearly distinguishable. So alright, everybody – Blame Canada!

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Deceptive figures! Deceptive man!
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May Xenu have mercy on you, you poor, miserable bastard:
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Dear god, they'll never learn
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Can anyone confirm if this is true? #auspol 
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Think it is as Labor Party published it on Facebook
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Un-fucking-believable and disgusting. Quick scan of the 'Hun' and 'Terror' comments section tells you everything you need to know about the bilious, vile and stupidly confused arguments that circulate Average Australia's collective minds.

Heading back up to the headlines, take a look at the strap lines and bullet points for the Fairfax press, which is neutral, and sticks to the established facts (eg nothing to do with politics, nor same sex marriage and not pushing alternate life styles, just providing basic perspective on the life and experience of children of similar age to the students at the school, that have same sex parents) compared with the fire and brimstone from the News Corp press of 'forcing' and 'compulsory' and political correctness and 'fury' and 'rage' (4 parents complained out of 1200 students, Tele only quoted one, anonymously....). Complete with full Editorial from Piers The Hut, pontificating, and declaring the 12 year old child not meeting the dictionary definition of 'normal' because of her parents (!) And drawing on Census statistics to prove that...
Middle-aged columnist publicly bullies a kid from a same-sex family, because Journalism.
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Quite apart from the process being as seriously backwards as the party itself, and how ridiculous we look globally to the rest of the western world.... It is excruciatingly embarrassing that Abetz' comments are being reported around the world.

The man is vile and vicious anachronism at the best of times (yes, the leader of government business in the senate, so actually taken seriously!)

But the childishly stupid pseudo-logic is breathtaking of this statement beggars belief. I had to Google it from several sources before I could believe it wasn't satire or a joke. They've been squealing "for some debate on this serious issue". If this is what passes for intellectual discourse in their party room and our parliament, we might as well give up now. Rolling a dice would constitute more intellectual rigour.

'Senator Abetz argued that gay men didn't really want to get married, citing the case of Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.'
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Due to the extreme weather conditions, some services may be impacted including driver testing with some tests to be rescheduled (visit a Service Centre or call 137788). Raymond Terrace, Wyong, Cessnock, Carrington and Wallsend motor registries are closed until further notice. There are limited services at the Newcastle Service Centre due to localised flooding. Further updates will be provided throughout the day on www.service.nsw.gov.au.
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Pleasantries with Sarah Hanson-Young: Part 1: http://youtu.be/7HfBwVee6Ao

Hilarious, good on you for taking it in good humour. Awaiting part 2
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