RIP, Monika. …

Comment on End of search for Monika Billen by James T Smerk.

RIP, Monika.

Recent Comments by James T Smerk

Wakefield, Gunner release comprehensive youth crime plan
It’s better than nothing but it has taken far too long to come up with.
Pull your finger out Government.
Alice is dying a slow death and it feels like we live in a war zone.


Minister Lawler determined to demolish Anzac High
It might be old but it’s just not something that would attract tourist or many local visitors throughout the year if it was ‘done up’.
Sorry if it offends but I think you will find the people wanting to keep it are people that attended the school or had something to do with it and are trying to hold on to their memories.


How many Welcomes to Country is too many?
I lived next door to an Elder a few years back when all this started and he told me the welcome to country was a made up white man thing to make them feel better about taking their land.
It is not their way but if they were willing to pay him (it was $2,000 a pop) for a one minute speech he would go along with it.


VIDEO: Watch yourself in the NAIDOC march this morning
Fighting “for what’s right” would include having a deterrent for not breaking the law, and repercussions for breaking the law!
Not fixing this problem won’t fix anything. Allowing kids to not be punished for crimes is inviting the development of serious offending adults, with no future for them and their families.
Maybe there should be more talk amongst parents and shaming when they don’t do what they should do.


Man charged with sex offence, boy with multiple thefts
In a small town this should be on the tips of everyone’s tongues. But no, just business as usual, and if anything a slow news day. Sad.


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