Sweden catches the Key desease

Written By: - Date published: 3:38 pm, October 19th, 2007 - 6 comments
Categories: iraq - Tags:

I know there is occasionally talk in New Zealand about “becoming the Sweden of the South Pacific” but this may just have us thinking again. A website under the name ‘The Local – Sweden’s News in English’ headlines ‘No conflict in Iraq,’ says Swedish court.

Apparently Sweden’s Migration Court has turned down calls from a 51-year-old Iraqi man to overturn the Migration Board’s decision to refuse him asylum. The man has not been able to prove that he is particularly vulnerable and in need of protection, according to the court.

I know that I’m harping here, but I fear that John Key would agree. According to John, the war is over – visit www.thewariniraqisnotover.com.

What’s with the world? Interestingly, it’s so peaceful in Iraq that even hardened American troops are so relaxed about the place that they can’t wait to get out. Maybe a judge in Sweden should be sent there to find out how peaceful it really is?

6 comments on “Sweden catches the Key desease”

  1. Peak Oil Conspiracy 1

    Oh for goodness’ sake. This is lame. It’s about the Swedish judicial process, which is presumably independent from the Swedish government. Surely you don’t have to bring every post back to John Key? I think it’s you who’s afflicted with the Key disease – or at least the Key obsession.

  2. Robinsod 2

    um, EFB/tax cut obsession? I mean pot? kettle?

  3. Peak Oil Conspiracy 3

    I can’t post a duplicate – but any particular reason why my response to Robinsod isn’t showing up?

    Robinsod:

    You’re entitled to your opinion, but I really don’t think pot-kettle comparisons can be levelled against me. I don’t threadjack a Kiwiblog discussion on, say, DPF’s birthday celebration to bring up the EFB or tax cuts. This thread is drawing a very long bow, in my view, between John Key’s views and an (apparently) independent Swedish judicial process.

  4. Robinsod 4

    It’s Friday night bro – give it a rest…

  5. Peak Oil Conspiracy 5

    No worries – did have to defend my position though 🙂

  6. Robinsod 6

    Ok – I’ll give you the last word just for a bit of peace (anyone who knows me will realise what a concession that is). I see you’re over at NZ conservative. Might be nice to see that thread maintain some sanity for a change…

Recent Comments

Recent Posts

  • New digital service to make business easy
    A new digital platform aims to make it easier for small businesses to access services from multiple government agencies, leaving them more time to focus on their own priorities. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash ...
    1 day ago
  • Million-dollar start to gun collection events
    Million-dollar start to gun collection events  Police Minister Stuart Nash says a solid start has been made to the gun buyback and amnesty after the first weekend of community collection events. “Gun owners will walk away with more than ...
    2 days ago
  • Praise after first firearms collection event
    Police Minister Stuart Nash has praised Police and gun owners after the first firearms collection event saw a busy turnout at Riccarton Racecourse in Christchurch. “Police officers and staff have put a tremendous effort into planning and logistics for the ...
    2 days ago
  • New Police constables deployed to regions
    Seventy-eight new Police constables are heading out to the regions following today’s graduation of a new recruit wing from the Royal New Zealand Police College. Police Minister Stuart Nash says the record high number of new Police officers being recruited, ...
    1 week ago