I like your passion Donna, but all of this boils …

Comment on Hostel for kids, healing a split town: candidate’s vision by Surprised!.

I like your passion Donna, but all of this boils down to two things – respect and actions and consequences.
It’s the same through life and the ONLY difference these days is that when I was a kid, you generally got what you deserved. These days, there are too many do gooders or fence sitters.
I disagree though with your “why are there rocks on the highway when we’ve had rock-throwing incidents? Remove those rocks and pave”.
I liken it to the fact that many cars are vandalised or stolen, so we shouldn’t have cars.
Furthermore, if the rocks are replaced with pavers, then the pavers will get thrown, causing more damage or injury as they are heavier.
It’s all pretty simple to me, actions and consequences.

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