Thursday, September 22, 2005

What. The. Pissing. Shit. Is. Going. On. With. This. Fucking. Country?

More at Perfect. (I are too busy at the moment, hence delay in picking up on this...)

Emigration is beginning to look increasingly appealing. Either that or I'm going to freeze to death this winter through fear of wearing a coat the police deem "suspicious" for no apparent reason. Bunch of cunts. I blame Blair and Blair.

4 Comments:

Blogger Voice 1 said...

Strange that Blair & Co deem it to be alright to go around shooting people they deem to be "suspicious", while thinking it's perfectly ok to launch a full scale military assault (or you could call it a jail break) to release British SAS members from a Basra jail who were, it seems arrested for planting bombs while posing as Arabs, according to this report from the Washington Post (not known for being conspiracy theorists), and many others:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/21/AR2005092102124.html

Iraqi police had arrested the Britons on Monday for allegedly shooting at police and planting explosive devices. British troops then broke the men out of jail by ramming an armored vehicle through a wall. In response, Basra residents and police revolted, attacking British forces in the area.

As you rightly ask, where is our country heading at all?

9/22/2005 05:49:00 pm  
Anonymous Paul Davies said...

Good god.

I'm leaving ASAP; Brazil is lovely this time of year.

9/23/2005 12:29:00 pm  
Blogger Becca said...

The eroding of rights in the UK is getting more and more difficult to swallow.I now live in Warsaw where the weather's no better but at least we're not likely to get shot while wearing a winter coat.

9/23/2005 09:33:00 pm  
Anonymous Jonathan Stanley said...

I've been globe trotting since the end of June this year and the 7th July bombings whilst I was in Canada. So I've been wondering what the fuck is going on back in old Blighty reading the various news sources via professional hacks and political blogs.

I had the (mis-)fortune to go through US immigration for my short stay in Hawaii and all I can say is how utterly paranoid the immigration officers were, checking absolutely everything and everyone.

But the ultimate irony is that landing at Singapore, née "Disneyland with a Death Penalty" there was none of this edgyness. My current stop in Hong Kong, women can go into the Kowloon Islamic Centre in the middle of urban Hong Kong, head to toe in their black abayas and not even get the slightest of suspicious glance.

News of the week (from a Sino-centric view anyway) is that mainland China invited all 60 members of HK's legislature, including 25 pro-Democracy, one of who is the first person in a very long time to have been able to shout: "Long live democracy! Long live the people!"... in the mainland, in public, without getting arrested.

I will have to remind myself my intended purchase of a skull cap to try and "blend in" whilst in Dubai later this year, might need to be ditched before landing back in the UK...

9/27/2005 08:37:00 am  

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