There were no USA troops in the NT in 1942. …

Comment on US military base in Darwin: what risk to NT? by Colin Saunders.

There were no USA troops in the NT in 1942.

Recent Comments by Colin Saunders

The tree or the bench?
It was placed there one morning by a public servant.

Fixing taps or fixing policy?
Hermann, all those skills have not been lost. They remember how to hot wire a car.

Heatwaves need to be treated as emergencies: Cr Cocking
I believe in climate change. It has been going on for 4.5+ billion years.
Look at the MacDonnell Range which is Precambrian. Precambrian is only about 500+ million years.
I left the Centre about 10 years ago after spending over 40 years in the NT.
I don’t know Cr Jimmy Cocking but I bet he is a water watermelon.
In 1965 there were few airconditioned cars or houses in The Centre but they were the days when men were men and ladies were happy.

Australia Day: Alice’s role in it
I have always believed that Terry McCumeski (not sure if his name is spelt thus) had a lot to do with the Australia Day thing and was the instigator in Apex so doing.

Manison: No slash and burn approach to fiscal emergency
Fancy having a Treasurer with a journo education. They may need to bring back Clare Martin.
Well the people of the NT got what they voted for. Even a taxi driver knows you can not spend more than you earn.
However, the people who voted for the present NT government should pay and not all the community.
It is a fact that approximately 30% to 35% of the NT population contribute nothing to the economy except for Federal Government hand-outs.
In closing, who is the Phantom? Does not have the guts to put their name to what they write.

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