LETTERS: Throw the book at those who threaten our health
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
EVEN children know what "consequences" are.
They are a result of not obeying the rules, breaking the rules or being doggedly defiant about the rules not applying to them personally.
Basically: a law unto themselves, based on "pride" and arrogance.
The name 'Karen' is now associated with these kinds of rule-breakers.
It is symptomatic of "oppositional defiance disorder".
It is an attitude problem based on a warped interpretation of their "human right" to disobey, rebel and choose their own adventure, regardless of how it affects their peers, the environment and the broader community.
Our jails are full of these recalcitrants.
Our highways and suburbs are subject to these rule-breakers who speed, drink-drive, drug-drive and cross boundaries.
They just don't get it: that what one individual does affects the whole.
It leads to unhappiness, fatalities, disruption and instability in our nation.
What three Queensland teens (allegedly) thought was an ideal opportunity to make money, break away, cross boundaries, post their antics and flash their profiles on social media, like wannabe "Kardashians" for all the world to see and almost got away with it, has put our state in jeopardy and them on a criminal profile.
Their family has also come out in their defence.
Out of the frying pan right into the fire.
Throw the book at those who threaten our health in this precarious time.
We are dealing with an unseen and insidious enemy of the state of our nation.
So now Victorians know also what "consequences" are.
For eight weeks they will feel the wrath of their Premier.
Queenslanders are toeing the line and are being rewarded: free to travel in the state of origin. Play with fire and you'll get burnt.
Eloise Rowe, Tannum Sands
SMS TO THE EDITOR
AS. Pulled up behind this big 4WD on the weekend with Victorian number plates saying at the bottom "Victoria on the move". Right Victoria on the move with a high rate of the virus.
ANON. Kudos to whoever got those lazy residents of Geoff Wilson Drive to put their bins on the median strip and not on the road like they always do. Traffic flowed smoothly this morning (5 Aug).
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