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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

David Cameron - Everyone's Big Brother

"For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens 'as long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone'," says David Cameron.

Yes. The bit where the State leaves you alone if you keep the law is kind of fundamental to freedom and democracy. If you want powers to stop people inciting violence - well I think they already exist. If you go past that, you're into ThoughtCrime.

Some governments like to get their tax rises in early in their administration. Looks like David Cameron wants to get the stupid in early.

4 comments :

  1. David Cameron is a member of a small elite who've been granted power through their appeal to the worst of human nature. Fear of the unknown consequences of new political parties, which threaten the status quo.

    As I didn't vote for him, I don't feel inclined to obey the laws that he speaks off. Civil disobedience seems the only way to get a message across to the elite, whose experience of life on the street is non-existent.

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  2. get the stupid in early: love it!

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  3. I'm getting lots of knitting in for when the guillotine
    start.

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  4. For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens 'as long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone',

    Anyone in any doubt as to where that kind of thinking leads, just take a look at North Korea.

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