@ Russell Guy, posted May 11 at 11:04 pm. You say …

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@ Russell Guy, posted May 11 at 11:04 pm.
You say “This post has become a surreal mindscape of collected reflections, where points are made again and again as if pitched into an echo machine…”
Russell I do admire your turn of phrase but it looks like you are showing signs of fatigue.
This particular post, in my humble opinion, is a vibrant and thoughtful contribution to the current debates.
What you have is fifteen fascinating contributions with only four or five repeats.

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Grog stats may be useless as they do not include online and mail orders
@Ian Sharp posted May 14, 2012 at 1:02 pm.
Thanks for the Lenore Nicklin tip Ian.
The NT government would love your words Ian especially with the election nearing but to me, it is just quaint spin.
I prefer to recommend readers another read of Destroyed In Alice, The Australian, 19/02/2011. This was written by Nicholas Rothwell well after the new police regime was installed (or imported!!) by Police and Chief Minister Paul Henderson promising so much at the time.
The John, Shayne and Paul show has been an expensive flop.
It is time to face the reality of life in the NT before it is too late.
Thank you.
David Chewings.


Grog stats may be useless as they do not include online and mail orders
@ Jane Clark May 11, 2012, 8:20 am
Power comes from having consistency and credibility especially at the street level.
That is the simple reason our family chose a street level, lo-tech approach to the CAMECO-angela pamela fight.
Commissioner McRoberts needs power by the bucket full; he has yet to learn that Bearcats and power are mutually exclusive i.e. they do not go hand in hand in any democratic land.
The kids that run the streets of the Alice have power by default and ipso facto, can do what ever they choose; we are not talking minor incidents here Bob but the commission of major criminal acts.
Regards,
David Chewings


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