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March 3, 2021

A lot of hot air about CSG

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What with the council election and all, I thought I’d dip into the Saturday Blah to see what the rabid right had to say.

There I found an article by Harold Ross extolling the virtues of CSG, and promising all kinds or largesse: ‘massive investment to infrastructure, new highways, sewerage systems, town beautification, reforestation and the like’. ‘In reality they (the farmers) will enjoy prosperity that they never would have believed. They will have sealed roads from town to their front door, new fencing, farm beautification, free machinery hire, farm irrigation’, etc, etc.

I couldn’t decide whether it was the arrogance of the uninformed preaching to the ignorant or he was, ever so subtly, signalling that he is a Trojan Horse and trying to justify his decision. Where I was once concerned with Harold’s health I am now concerned for ours.

 

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