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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually...

Police call for busking ban, backed by Byron mayor

Have you noticed that the streets of Byron Bay have been a less tuneful and colourful place in the past week or so?

So long Greens

So, where to now for Greens voters disillusioned with local MP Tamara Smith advocating the big pharmaceutical program? One would...

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

Stranded local artist shares stories from India

Vrinda Gleeson prepared for her new exhibition in a small London bedsit where she is living until she can return to her Northern Rivers home.

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me...

Vince Kean, Murwillumbah

What’s with all this argument about who can govern Australia? Everyone knows that Australia is governed on the BTR Principle (Born to Rule). Some people have BTR and others don’t. The Coalition for instance has stacks of BTR. The law doesn’t apply to them because quite obviously law is only needed to sort out right from wrong, and they are never wrong. The constitution is a set of rules and conventions designed to keep the BTR faction on the treasury benches, it can be freely circumvented if this is ever in doubt. Suborning Governor Generals and sympathetic Judges, refusing to pass Supply Bills and securing their position by filibustering in the High Court are quite acceptable for the BTR faction. It goes without saying that PM’s have every right to pre-empt High Court decisions, straighten them up, and point them in the right direction.

Grubby little Greens have very little BTR, it is only right that they should instantly obey the law and respect the constitution. Let them posture as unfortunate victims of circumstances if they must, but really they should shut up and just suck it in, complaining is a waste of time, they are condemned forever to the underclass.

Now on the bottom of the tree are left leaning Liberals and Labourites, they have no BTR at all. Why even asking a simple question about NZ citizenship rules is reason enough for accusations of treachery (maybe treason?), and public denunciation. Let’s set up the stocks in Martin Place or Garema Square. Such gross disloyalty surely deserves the scaffold (but we have lost the privilege of hanging the undesirables on the opposition benches, mores the pity).

Note that it is LGBTi and most definitely not LG(BTR)i. Enough said!

The Rum Corp and the Squatters still rule right! Enough of this dribble about Democracy, oligarchy is never out of fashion!!!

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