We are very eager to stimulate debate on facts, evidence and documentation, and strive to have both sides of a story told. Unfortunately these (facts, evidence and documentation) are in very short supply when it comes to disproving our theories or opinions. So a small number of commenters resort to name calling and threats which we, for obvious reasons, won’t publish. We do however take on-board as much of the feedback we receive as possible, which is the subject of the e-mail (below) to Home Affairs Minister, Senator Ian (P9-26) Le Marquand. We hope it goes some way to assure our readers that not only do we listen to their feedback, we act on it.
Alas the balance to our published items is very hard to obtain, and in particular, from Senator Le Marquand. For months we have been asking him to show us some “evidence” or “proof” that will explain how a piece of child’s skull containing 1.6 per cent collagen (only found in Mammals) can turn into a piece of Coconut. He has consistently failed to give us this proof or evidence, but more about that in an up-coming Blog.
The e-mail below is a result of a comment left on Rico Sorda’s Blog, as is explained in the e-mail itself. It was sent FIVE DAYS AGO and we have not even had an acknowledgement of it let alone any kind of a reply, but this is typical of our Home Affairs Minister and demonstrates the difficulties we endure in bringing our readers a balanced item.
from voiceforchildren voiceforchildren
date Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 6:58 PM
hide details Oct 19 (5 days ago)
After a comment being left on Rico Sorda's Blog asking "have you bothered interviewing any other copper" concerning Operation Rectangle/Haven etc. I had to concede that no we haven't bothered.
This is partly because I am as sure as I can be, had I attempted to request this, either the e-mail itself would have been ignored or the request. As it is I would very much like to interview the retiring Acting Chief Police Officer David Warcup. I'm led to believe that "coincidentally" he is off island despite the release of the Napier Report.
Mr. Warcup has come in for some criticism on the Team Voice Blogs, he obviously believes our Blogs are influential as he cites them as part of the reasons he doesn't want the job anymore. With the "influential sketch" in mind along with the "criticisms" that have been levelled at him on our Blogs, I/we (Team Voice) would like (very much) to offer Mr. Warcup an interview in order that he can put across "his side of the story".
This would serve a couple of purposes. Firstly it will offer our readers/viewers a more balanced picture, it will demonstrate that Bloggers do indeed offer a right of reply and are keen to have our readers/viewers as well informed as possible. It will also serve the purpose of Mr. Warcup, possibly silencing his critics, putting the record straight and defending his position.
I am happy to assure Mr. Warcup and yourself that the video will be published un-edited if you have the mis-placed reservation that it might be edited to suit our agenda.
VFC. (End e-mail)
Of course it goes without saying, that should Mr. Warcup agree to an interview we shall publish it as soon as. On the other hand, if he declines the invitation, then this will say more about Acting Chief Officer Mr. Warcup than it will Team Voice...............We're not holding our breath.
Submitted by Team Voice.