8.2 C
Byron Shire
June 18, 2024

Egotistic rabble

Latest News

Greens Councillor Dr Nola Firth is running for council again

Dr Nola Firth has announced that she is again running for Tweed Shire Council in the upcoming 14 September...

Other News

Occupants of empty buyback homes face eviction day

Members of Lismore’s Reclaim our Recovery community group called for a last-minute gathering of supporters this morning as people continued to occupy otherwise abandoned houses in North Lismore.

What is the future of Lismore? Here are some ideas for what it could be

After the devastating floods of 2022 the future of Lismore was thrown up in the air and it was time to take a long hard look at what the future of the town would be. 

Mullet fishers destroy dunes and native plants at Gawandii Beach, Shaws Bay

Locals and Tuckombil Landcare have expressed concerns over damage to the dunes at Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay by fisher people who are accessing the beach for the mullet harvesting season. 

Housing waiting lists jump over 100 per cent for Northern Rivers

Crisis response needed from NSW state government as listings for priority housing increase over 100 per cent in multiple Northern Rivers regions.

Occupiers of North Lismore buybacks report no eviction past deadline

Supporters of people occupying otherwise empty bought-back houses in North Lismore say Monday passed peacefully without any eviction attempts.

Byron council staff rescue injured seabird

Byron Shire Council staff say two rangers carrying out beach patrols helped rescue an injured seabird last week.

Strident anti-vaxxers claim that COVID-19 vaccination violates their individual sovereignty and freedom. However, there’s not a beep from them over Australia’s loss of sovereignty in signing up to AUKUS, which makes us even more entwined with the US and its belligerent foreign policy.

Even the news that US administrations had considered assassinating Australian journalist Julian Assange has failed to move them.

Clearly this rabble are only fixated on their own egos – and everyone else can get stuffed!

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Wow Garret, lovely opinion you have of your fellow community residents.

    There are plenty of beeps I can assure you.

    While on topic, check out a new military combat vehicle launched with much fanfare this week from a Qld company “Rheinmetall”. Just what we need hey.
    How did Afghanistan turn out again?

    Make sure you listen to Govt at all costs, they want to keep you safe! (Humour has always worked better than anger for me).

    Check out our Federal Govts new “Trusted” digital identity draft bill via digitalidentity dot gov dot au. I urge one and all to make a submission of your own “choice” while we still have one.

    All the best Gareth and keep your immune system healthy, relying on Govt and Pharma alone may not be entirely wise.

  2. Dear Gareth,
    The loss of sovereignty in Australia became clear to me on 11.11.1975 with the dismissal of the Whitlam government via a CIA orchestrated soft coup and the subsequently implementation of the neo-liberal economic agenda ever since by governments of all stripes in Australia and accross the so-called free world as well as in communist China, India and the Yeltsin-Putin-Medvedev-Putin era of the Russian Federation. With the back-up of 800 military bases and 200 spy bases, the empire is constructing a World government as per announced plan by the WEF using the ideal invisual enemy virus as their weaponised implementation vehicle. With one trillion dollars into debt our government has become the wholly owned subsidiary of the Multi-National Corporate State financiers. The loss of personal sovereignty via the eugenicists inspired corona dictatorship merely mirrors the loss of national sovereignty via debt slavery. Only well-armed nuclear states have the option of resisting this imposed scenario. Submarines whether conventional or nuclear powered will only get us further into to debt and make us a bigger target in the event World War IV breaks out. Despite all the gloom and doom, I live my life happily in the present moment and intend to do so to the very end without risking the “vaccine death shot” that has taken four members of my immediate family since April this year. Naturally, I don’t like to be called “rabble” or any of the other epithets thrown at me or my friends who are not affected by the hypnotic covid fear campaign, because luckily for you and everybody else I don’t take insults personally. Love and Truth will ultimately prevail.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Labor announces its councillor ticket

Labor councillor, Asren Pugh, and South Golden Beach local, Janet Swain will head the Byron Shire Labor team to contest the Byron Shire Council elections on September 14.

16-year-old Mullum boy summits Imja Tse

Back in 2017, nine-year-old local boy, Finn Marshall-Rosato, became the youngest Australian to trek to Everest Base Camp, unaided and carrying all his own gear. 

Volunteer groups get funding

Fourteen projects led by volunteer groups have been awarded $300,000 through the Community Building Partnership Program, says local Greens MP, Tamara Smith.

Wilsons Creek Public School scoops NSW Landcare award

Wilsons Creek Public School was honoured with the Woolworths Junior Landcare Award on June 3 at the NSW Landcare Awards.