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April 23, 2021

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Apparently, he’s counting on the election date being too close to the holiday period for many voters to bother about giving him the boot he deserves.

Never before have I seen a premier so incompetent and full of himself as Newman. It beggars belief that a system that allows elections to be called at the most favorable moment to any incumbent premier is called a democratic state. Not to mention the lack of an upper house as controlling instance. Being of German birth, this reminds me sadly of 1933, when Hitler came into power by act of a democratically elected parliament.

I have the hope that Queensland voters will give Newman the treatment he deserves. Labour has brought it onto themselves to be decimated at the last election, but Newman and his LNP mates are a punishment far too worse to bear. (If you have friends in Queensland, please share by any means available to you).

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  1. Why would someone living and voting in the state of total corruption try to tell we Queenslanders how to vote? We no longer have a bikie problem, we no longer have to borrow money every month to pay the public service payroll that Labor increased so much simply to make it look like the unemployment figures were better than they actually were.

    Live in Queensland and forget about surgery waiting lists. I am sorry to inform you but trying to compare Mr Newman to Hitler is so laughable. It is the plaintiff cry of a Labor voter hoping to get the huge borrowing Labor party into power again so the state can be totally destroyed this time. Sorry to say but those of us in business need a bit of confidence put back into the economy and the state in general after enduring so much inept ‘Labor Time’

    I am not a member of any party and never will be but I will certainly be voting LNP again and I urge all Queenslanders to do so as well – the LNP has been tough – because it had to be but give them another term to keep Queensland moving forward. When residents of NSW can say that their state is squeaky clean and has no criminal problems then we might listen to their opinions.

    Go Campbell !!!

  2. Can you not remember the rule of Labor (not Labour as written in the article) – Bligh and that other fat dope.
    Spending so much money that they leave a trail of despair for the Libs to have to sort out – AGAIN – and again and again. They have the same problem at the federal level – and yet the voters keep forgiving Labor.

    Why would you let Newman get away? Who has had the guts to tackle the gangland terror problem before – certainly not Bligh and Dopey – nor the current person heading up Labor (can’t even tell you her name because it doesn’t warrant taking up any of my brain cells).

    When the bikies yelled defiantly outside the police station that ‘We own this town’ after brawling in a family restaurant on the Gold Coast, Newman was brave enough to take them on – and win.

    Anyone who has got the guts to take on the bikie scum and protect my family has got my vote.

    The article didn’t even state one fact why he wants Newman out. Sounds to me like a bleeding heart Labor voter to me – too bad he can’t spell the party he admires though.


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