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December 6, 2022

The idiot box and the PM

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Editorial – Wokie dokey

Last Thursday’s Council meeting was an example of when a good idea gets kiboshed because the people proposing the idea are considered crazy conspiracy theorists.

Global Ripple Op Shop in Byron destroyed by fire

The much-loved Global Ripple Op Shop in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate has suffered major damage in a fire that also struck Byron Bay taxis and the Suby pop up cafe.

BreastScreen van comes to Byron

The BreastScreen NSW mobile van will be in Byron Bay from 14 – 21 December at the Cavanbah Centre on Ewingsdale Road. Free mammograms are provided to eligible women aged between 50 and 74 and there’s no referral needed.

Rally for the Right to Protest on Dec 10

Activists and concerned citizens of Lismore and Northern Rivers will rally at 10 am on Saturday in Peace Park in Lismore on International Human Rights Day.

Interim Lismore GM John Walker withdraws application for GM

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We cannot afford, as a nation, to allow the ignorant prejudice of this misguided man to continue in the role of prime minister.

We should be glad, very glad, that ZM (Zaky Mallah) was on air displaying his unnerving similarities of words, thoughts and attitudes as the pre-exposures of the Lindt Cafe hostage-taker-cum murderer.

Now the federal police and other relevant bodies are well warned and forearmed to keep close and careful watch to ensure the same does not repeat.

Q&A is an outstanding  quality program, with Tony Jones its world class moderator.

Let us hope wisdom and sanity prevail; find the quick and obvious replacement for the idiot trying to reduce quality programming to an idiot box in his own reflection.

May the ABC not be spooked by a lowly Abbott – one voice calling the wrong shots.

He’s calling for the board to be removed. He is the one who should be removed, ASAP, preferably sooner.

Roma Newton, Kingscliff

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  1. The scariest person in Australia is Tony ”the terrorist” Abbott dedicated to dividing our communities into nasty little sterotypes and wedging every issue – an ideologue who hates anything clean or Green or innovative, the dinosaur living in a warped 50’s mindset. When you can’t win an argument banishing the critics is the next best thing. The Abbott team are definately fighting for the other side and putting Australian interests last – Perhaps Tony should be declared an enemy of the people and have his citzenship revoked and sent back the old country – Old Blighty can deal with the neo-con zealot. Abbott the Terror’s solution for us difficult folk is rather extreme and environmental activists should be very worried by the lost of civil rights waved through this current parliament.

    I don’t think the country can survive another year with these idiots at the helm, it would be so much easier to just tell Tony to go back to where he came from!


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