Laurie: Racism? Really, you complain that Yeperenye Shopping Centre have …

Comment on Black security guards hired to mask racism? by Scotty.

Laurie: Racism? Really, you complain that Yeperenye Shopping Centre have Sudanese security officers and not Caucasian officers (they only are the Police members conducting bottle shop duties, you say)
So Sudanese people want to work (security) and you complain. Caucasian people want to work (police) and you complain.
Employers hire people that want to work, not to bypass racism.
You state that Aboriginal people are asked to move on when being noisy talking to family members.
But then you complain about seating arrangements only available in noisy food mart. Have you thought that security are aiming for a peaceful relaxing environment (which is why they are asked to move on, whatever race)?
Finally, you complain about supermarket chains in all states. I find you playing the racism card, no one else. If you are unhappy with town, you can always stay out at Santa Teresa.

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Black security guards hired to mask racism?
Michael: Read my prior comment. Sorry, it took so long to reply to you as I had to work.

Black security guards hired to mask racism?
Michael: You ask if it’s only Aboriginal people who cause problems?
The NT Police Commissioner has said that “police alone cannot solve the acutely dysfunctional social elements in Alice Springs. 90% of crime Territory-wide is alcohol-related and involves Indigenous people. You’re not going to remove Aboriginals, but we can address the problem of alcohol.” (Advocate, 7/5/12).
Think about that. Remember, please: “No More Excuses.”

Black security guards hired to mask racism?
Michael: Just stating the facts. No more excuses, please.
This is personal to me as it should be for all Alice Springs residents.
In no way am I trying to create race hate relationships between people as you state.
I have numerous friends who are Aboriginal, who work hard and I have great respect for. They too are sick of people (whatever the race) who bludge off others and are a burden to society.
Now think for yourself. Who do you see drinking at the Memo Club on weekdays, Todd Tavern animal bar, and other pubs in town. Causing anti social problems, fighting in town, ending up in police custody. Not my fault they are an Alice Springs problem, please no more excuses.

Recent Comments by Scotty

Coles milk sales limit puts Uncle Edy’s at risk
So you require 20 litres of milk per day (140 litres per week).
You state you have eight workers that may lose jobs. All you have to do is five of your workers buy four litres of milk per day.
Problem solved.
Actually what is the problem?

Curfew: sixth time lucky for Cr Melky?
Remember the old days when as youngsters we feared the local sergeant and police in general.
Not now, Police are scrutinised 24/7, have to wear body worn video and cannot work as they want to do.
Bring back old days when if someone was silly enough to muck around they would get a good clip around the ear at the least.
Too many do-gooders these days and until Police are allowed to do their job properly, problem will always be there.
Curfew is a waste of time. Police are not babysitters or parents.

Three killed in road crash
Sorry to be harsh but the offending driver got what he deserved. The only people I feel sorry for are the innocent people in the other vehicle.
Let me guess, the offending driver was an Aboriginal. Not being racist, just an educated guess.
Erwin, I know you might not let this post go through but we all know the truth about whats happening in this town. Why is it wrong to say how it is?

[ED – There was only one person in the other vehicle who was not seriously injured.]

Damien Ryan’s youth curfew dilemma
Night Patrol. Youth Bus. What a waste of money.
Police. They are too busy in this town. Do you expect them to enforce the curfew?
I have a great idea. Remember when you were young and respected police.
If you didn’t they would kick you up the arse and then take you home and tell your parents what you had been up too.
Your dad would then belt you for getting into trouble.
Nowadays, and it will get worse, kids think they can do what they want.
Damaging property and assaulting innocent persons.
The day will come when they pick on the wrong person.

‘Cop will be labelled for the rest of his life as a blackfeller killer’
@ John Bell: Agree with you totally John. Wouldn’t it be great to put these keyboard warriors in a training scenario where they have to deal with an edged weapon attacker.
Now after they do get stabbed (which they will) think about real life. You are dead possibly. Police have a right to defend themselves, gun v edged weapon.
Don’t attack police. Why do police carry guns. To protect themselves and others.
@ Davo: You watch too much US TV shows.
@ FTP: Like to see you disarm armed offender on edged weapon. Read John’s comments and study edged weapon v gun situations (Youtube).
@ Confused: Refer above.

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