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Our Future

The globe is sadly groaning with debt, poverty and strife
And billions now are pleading to enjoy a better life
Their hope lies with resources buried deep within the earth
And the enterprise and capital which give each project worth
Is our future threatened with massive debts run up by political hacks
Who dig themselves out by unleashing rampant tax
The end result is sending Australian investment, growth and jobs offshore
This type of direction is harmful to our core
Some envious unthinking people have been conned
To think prosperity is created by waving a magic wand
Through such unfortunate ignorance, too much abuse is hurled
Against miners, workers and related industries who strive to build the world
Develop North Australia, embrace multiculturalism and welcome short term foreign workers to our shores
To benefit from the export of our minerals and ores
The world’s poor need our resources: do not leave them to their fate
Our nation needs special economic zones and wiser government, before it is too late
Gina Rinehart

Today’s choice found while on Internet wander. Never heard of this poet. Neither had I . Penning verse is not her day job but here unleashing her creative side? Her efforts have not been met with critical acclaim. 

We could, but time dies.. good old autocorrect .. does not allow, have a political debate on social issues prompted by this piece. Instead I will stop and if you wish you can think and ….

Have a good day

473day

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