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23 June 2014


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While citizens of Papua New Guinea may be justified to stand in protest of the actions of their Prime Minister, supported by his government majority, it would be a far more valuable outcome if we were to recall this blatant disregard for due process and justice and the un-leaderlike behaviour of all the politicians involved in this national fiasco at the most opportune moment - when we step up to the ballot box in 2017.

My question to the protest organisers remains the same - what happens after the dust has settled from this chaos?

There's more I would like to say about this issue, but politics of this kind is not my cup of tea.

I am a research scientist and my sole agenda with the farcical PNG politics is that it prevents, perverts and penalises the good work that my employing organisation, and several others, can accomplish for the benefit of 7.1 million Papua New Guineans and our uncounted future citizens.

There is so much good work to do and a much better national welfare to be gained by PNG if our politicians would simply stop their stupidity and really start to think about their country and its future.

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