Thursday, 11 November 2010

Someone Needs To Press The' Reset' Button On Britain...

The button. Go on, press it. You know you want to....

Yes, it's time, folks. Britain needs a reboot.

I mean, over at 'Counting Cats' we learn that the sort of thing that would have earnest middle class veggie students crazed over animal rights throwing themselves onto supermarket butcher's counters actually gets....no notice at all. Not a peep.

In fact, the supermarkets feel quite happy to force halal meat down our throats in a way they would never, ever contemplate doing with, say, GM food.

Meanwhile, the police are caught out with their collective thumbs up their collective arses as a bunch of students give vent to their massive sense of entitlement and go on the rampage in London. Then they stand by while a rabble are deliberately provocative on one of the most sensitive days of the year.

And now, we learn that Jack of Kent's magnificent effort has failed, and not only that, but, emboldened by this, the police and CPS are gunning for another politically correct and safe scalp.

It's time.

15 comments:

John said...

Thought for the conspiracy theorists :

What if the Metropolitan Police, opposed to Government cuts, decided to let 30 Millbank take a bit of a beating to remind Cameron how important they all are to society.

Just planting the seeds of thought...

Michael Fowke said...

That's a very good thought, John. There might be something in that.

Quiet_Man said...

The Telegraph report on the remembrance day outrage is a bit deceiving. The 3 arrests were of EDL members who attempted to get at the MAC after the 2 minute silence. The EDL during the 2 minute silence turned their backs on the MAC protesters. Oh and there were approximately 100 to 150 EDL there, not bad on less than 24 hours notice in a working week.

A more accurate report is in the Express

Though still not the whole truth.

Blue Eyes said...

I must say that I find the contrived outrage over the blessing of animals shortly before they are slaughtered to be laughable. If you are that bothered about animal welfare don't eat the things.

It's proxy anti-Islamism pure and simple.

Blue Eyes said...

And since when were you arguing for there to be a right not to be offended?

JuliaM said...

"Thought for the conspiracy theorists..."

Yup, people (me included) were Tweeting just that thought yesterday. In contrast to - say - the countryside march - the police were very 'hands off', weren't they?

"Though still not the whole truth."

I'm beginning to wonder if we EVER get 'the whole truth'...

"...I find the contrived outrage over the blessing of animals shortly before they are slaughtered to be laughable. If you are that bothered about animal welfare don't eat the things.

It's proxy anti-Islamism pure and simple."


I doubt it's entirely contrived, and I doubt it's 'proxy anti-Islamism'. Have you forgotten that it covers kosher food as well?

I don't object to people eating halal, if that's their belief.

I DO object to the lack of pre-stunning when it has been cleared as OK by Muslim authorities themselves, and I vehemently object to the stealth introduction of the meat.

People should know what they are eating, so they have a choice.

"And since when were you arguing for there to be a right not to be offended?"

There's a big difference between the right to be offensive and incitement to public disorder.

The police should know where that line is and ensure that everyone who attempts to cross it is treated EQUALLY.

It's the pussyfooting around these people that is causing tension, not diffusing it.

D-Rex said...

Well I think Chris Huhne is about to turn the power off. If we can find someone to turn it on again we could try a hard reboot.

blueknight said...

I often watch Simon Schama's History of Britain, but these days I find myself trying to compare the current socio-political situation with any situation that existed here or in Europe in the past.
There is no precedent. Never before has so much 'diversity' been stirred into the mix....

Clarissa said...

I do believe that a revolution is coming. I don't know what will set it off nor how bloody it will be but I'm hearing - and indeed using - the word more and more when conversations turn to the subject of the country's woes.

Anonymous said...

I think we might have reached a point where politicians and mejar people have sickened us to over the edge.
I would have to stand up against anyone stoning Yasmin AB, much as I wish she'd jump out of her balloon at 30,000 feet without a parachute. I feel that a mass of us should insist on being arrested by the thought police for thinking she should have bricks thrown at her. Once again, Plod who do nothing on Moat or for Fiona Pilkington and can't arrest known thugs making death threats outside ordinary people's homes, can arrest for speech crime. Very sad.

MTG said...

@ John

"What if the Metropolitan Police, opposed to Government cuts, decided to let 30 Millbank take a bit of a beating to remind Cameron how important they all are to society."

How could you even think this, John? Why, it would be like having one's Country policed by a crooked, lying and deceitful mob.

banned said...

That judge needs shooting, oh sorry, only a joke, stop hitting me officer (and what happened to him?)

JuliaM said...

"...we could try a hard reboot."

Heh! We need to try something...

"...these days I find myself trying to compare the current socio-political situation with any situation that existed here or in Europe in the past.

There is no precedent. "


No, there really isn't. Not that many people are aware of history enough to avoid making all the same mistakes anyway...

"I do believe that a revolution is coming."

I'm beginning to hope for one, rather than fear one as I once did. At least, being England, it should (just about) be a quiet, genteel one...

"Once again, Plod who do nothing on Moat or for Fiona Pilkington and can't arrest known thugs making death threats outside ordinary people's homes, can arrest for speech crime. "

Indeed. That's the sore point with this. It's the blatant unfairness.

Rob said...

If only that Tory had been an Imam instead, no-one would have batted an eyelid. In fact, the Archdruid himself would be hustling up to Brum this very minute for an 'inter-faith dialogue', I.e. to abase himself in masochistic ego-gratification.

Rob said...

How long do you think the Met would stand by and watch if you burned a koran in central London, or heaven forbid displayed a cartoon of Mo?

Answers in milliseconds, please.