Paul Finnegan, Broken Head
In 1923, a relatively unknown but soon-to-be infamous young man wrote, ‘To fight against nature is to bring about one’s own destruction’ (Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler).
Our so-called progressive Greens council appears to be regressing to a time when fascism was fashionable.
At what point did Greens voters agree to jackbooted stormtroopers dragging away innocent, peaceful citizens, by the throat, from a legitimate protest?
Do Simon Richardson and his minions condone this utterly despicable abuse of our freedom to disagree, our democracy? A freedom that has historically set Byron Shire apart from the usual intimidating conservative agenda.
The Butler Street bypass debacle has dragged the level of governance and confidence in Council to an all-time low.
Our very beige ‘Greens’ degrade the hard-won values of the established green movement and threaten to blur the voting public’s vision of the integrity of our state and federal Greens.
‘Slow Down, Cheer Up, Chill Out’ – I don’t think so. More like, ‘Pay Up, Shut Up, Dodge the potholes’.