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December 5, 2021

So long Greens

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One would have thought a Greens approach to the challenge of COVID-19 would have been to advocate sensible policies? For example: do NOT wear a mask, unless you have symptoms and then proceed home. If your symptoms do not resolve after 3–4 days THEN go get tested and return home. If the test comes back positive proceed with all possibilities as guided by your doctor; nothing is off the table. If hospitalisation proves neccessary we will support you, and your doctor, fully in your health care choices towards a healthy recovery. That window of opportunity has passed with the aggressive jab program meekly submitted to by so-called ‘rebel’ Greens.

Hopefully, all the jabs will bear healthy fruit. Yet, anyone looking abroad for examples of problems with such a policy will no doubt find plenty. What if there are a few basic problems with these jabs? What if they produce within the jabbed a diminished immune system capability for several months, leaving the jabbed wide open to what are now being called ‘breakthrough’ infections? What if the jabs are indeed effective at dampening symptoms such that carriers of the virus are unaware of their carrying the virus, because they are asymptomatic? What if the jabs produce false negative test results? What if these jabs are in fact going to produce larger numbers of super-spreaders blissfully unaware of their provocative cargo? Indeed, cases continue to rise despite the aggressive jab program; the only variable that has changed.

The jabs were declared as the only means to keep people from cytokine storm hospitalisation and ‘Long-Covid’. They may well do so, or they may not, as we can now see in foreign jurisdictions. If the media continues to fan the flames and the government continues to demand ‘Zero-Covid’ a challenge will have successfully been turned into a nightmare whose end is yet a long way off.

So long Greens, we hardly knew you. The world police state has blossomed right through you. Thanks for the memories.

Edward Kent, Suffolk Park

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  1. it must be shocking that a local member would represent their constituents, especially when 90+% of them will be vaccinated. i can see you moving from green to yellow.

  2. Tamara Smith is doing a fantastic job of representing both the area and Greens voters.

    This has nothing to do with some imagined “world police state” and everything to do with stopping people from getting sick and dying. You are basically critising the Greens for caring about people. You’re critising Smith for doing her job well.

  3. Covid is a very complex issue !!
    As for Tamara .. i have spoken with her on one occasion about some funding for ocean
    Shores Waterlilly park .. and Tamara was true to her word .. !! and the tireless work Tina
    Pettroff puts in to the community much love to both …. I 👏👏🤗🤗

  4. Not personally a Greens supporter but it seems that Tamara Smith has been doing thre right thing by those she represents. Good that she has been advocating sensible policies i.e. the approach recommended by those who know what they are talking about – scientists and medical professionals – rather than bloggers and various conspiracy theorists. The vaccines are not the total solution but they most certainly help minimise transmission, serious illness and death.


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