Legalise ganja, tax it to buggery and then double down …

Comment on Ice Age in Alice by Hal Duell.

Legalise ganja, tax it to buggery and then double down on hammering the supply chain of white powders. Too easy, but then we’ve known that for at least 50 years.

Recent Comments by Hal Duell

Golf Club gets Masters liquor licence despite missing deadline
Masters Games or Master Plan? If the current NT Government keeps this up, the games could go elsewhere.
The use of Anzac Oval for the opening and closing ceremonies is one of the main reasons listed for keeping Anzac Oval as it is.
Is that the plan? Degrade the games, reduce the use of the oval, and repurpose one of the last remaining vestiges of old Alice?
Why, again, did we elect this government?

Why aren’t people listening to us? 
Something is not right.
CM Gunner is acting Trumpian, and Mayor Ryan is playing footsie with us.
Council asked a specific question and received a specific answer.
Whichever way the Mayor and the four Counsellors spin it, Monday night was a breach of trust.

‘Save Anzac Oval’ motion defeated
Perhaps a new acknowledgment at the commencement of Council meetings is needed. Perhaps something along the lines of, “We acknowledge the Arrernte people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, although we reserve the right to ignore your wishes if those wishes run counter to what we have planned for this town.”
In other words, we may have put your flag on the hill but now it’s back in your box, you vocally inconvenient blackfellas.
This vote confirms what I have long noticed about public consultations. First Council decides what it wants to do, then it holds a public consultation, then it does what it has already decided to do.

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