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Keith Duncan, Pimlico

It has been drawn to my attention that my profoundly written opinion pieces over the years have again drawn a response from the predictably whinging right. It’s always immensely gratifying to know that the effort one puts in to achieve a certain outcome has been so successful, especially after confirmation by one’s detractors.

Now most contributors to, and readers of this outstanding local newspaper, The Echo, would be aware that there are many diverse opinions aired, most intelligent readers usually read them with a reasonably open mind and with the proverbial grain of salt.

But sadly not everyone has the mental capacity to do this, which brings us back to the perpetually whinging @#[email protected]%# right-leaners of this world. But wait! There’s hope; after years of dealing with such people, I am adequately qualified to offer a suggestion – I will keep it simple so as not to confuse anyone.

Nobody is being forced to read anything that may offend their delicate sensitivities. Put more simply, if you don’t like what you’re @#[email protected]# reading, DON’T @#[email protected]%# read it. How hard can that be? It’s all about personal choices.

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  1. Agree, Keith. The right whine at the drop of a hat usually because the proof
    of an article submitted out-wits them. Hiding behind xyz or no-name is the
    best they can do to attract attention.

  2. It’s Refered to as a democracy Keith !!
    And yes Keith keep it simple. As i will .
    Its intolerable to put you to the test or the
    Left , that’s the issue with the left you think you are at one with democracy until challenged !! Then what
    Follows is anything but democracy..
    Rest assured keith by the time labor regain
    Power again you will be well and truly

  3. Right /Left or in-the-middle. When any of you phone someone up [land-line]
    do you say who you are? It’s called ‘manners’. Nothing political about that.
    However – if your intention is to abuse the person called it’s obvious you
    choose to hide. Anyway, a cop would see it differently. As for me… I do
    wonder if perhaps you are unhappy with the name you’ve been given. The
    real proof’s in the pudding. Morrison has it all worked out. He won’t answer
    any question in the House. Why> he’s so short on answers; maybe. We
    pay ScoMo to answer – it’s called ‘enlightening the public’.

  4. Spell ANON backwards & you have Nona. That’s grandma in Southern Italian. I didn’t
    know I’d been seen as an Impacted renegade in motion.


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