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Thursday, 12 June 2008

A spot of number crunching!

42 Days
315 For
306 Against
Not a resounding majority was it! Especially when you take into consideration some of Browns Bribes, which helped secure votes for the Bill.
£1.2 million for Northern Island = 9 MP’s votes
£200,000 for ex-miners with lung disease = 2 MP’s votes.
Then there’s the £3,000 per day that anyone who is detained over 28 days will receive if they are released without charge. This may protect individuals, but could prove costly if mistakes are made, and who trusts the government not to fuck up? why only last night as the votes were being counted the news broke (it's all in the timing) that top secret documents relating to Al-Qaeda and Iraq had been found on a train. So where's the money gonna be coming from for all this? I'll give you 3 guesses, Yes got it in 1 us! The taxpayer, as a society we are in reality gonna be paying to have had a basic freedom taken away. I love the smell of democracy in the morning!


Anonymous said...

Got through by a slim margin. A sad day for democracy, if such a thing exists anymore. Hope the Lords treat it with the contempt it deserves and throw it out.

Lets not forget that 82 year old Walter Wolfgang was arrested under the Terrorism Act for having the temerity to peacefully heckle Jack Straw at the Labour Party conference a few years back.
I’m in no doubt that if made law, in years to come 42 days will be used not solely for suspected terrorists, but for anyone, as and when is seen fit.
My guess is that the first non Muslim group to come up against it will be the animal rights protesters.

Marky Dread said...

£3,000 per day after 28 days, shit me! i did it, it was me come and get me keep me in for a couple of months i'm guilty, DEMOCRACY DEM-O-CRAZY MORE LIKE!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Jeez, David Davis has resigned.
I don't think anything could ever pursuade me to vote Tory but I gotta admire him for taking a stand.

Chris Ripple said...

Wear your Tony B'liar t-shirts with pride and download The Anarchist's Cookbook immediately, 'cos either makes you a terrorist in the eyes of the law.
Gimme' some o'that !

As for the number crunching, we've been sold down the river again...
Why is it that Brown and his New Labour 'democracy' (small d please) always smells like a big turd ?

Hey 'nonymous, I reckon fathers 4 Justice or anyone trying to protest against Georgie W with a placard.
Might be worth taking the day off...

Re the David Davis thing I'm gonna wait until the N.P.W. posts something 'cos I got shitloads on that one.

'The wheel is turning and you can't slow down,
you can't let go and you can't hold on,
you can't go back and you can't stand still,
if the thunder don't get you then the lightning will...'
Bring it on !

Nuzz Prowlin' Wolf said...

Well remembered about Walter anon, people need to be reminded about those sort of things and think what sort of a society do they want to be living in, in say 20 years time. One ruled by fear, if people dont start wising up, and that aint my idea of fun, especially as I'l be almost 70 by the and I don't wann be sitting in no prison cell, mind you marky you're on to something there £3,000 multiplied by.....you could just make loads of shit up to keep you in for longer, which funniliy enough is what a load of the first detainees at Guantanamo Bay did. They had the yanks looking in goat herders caves in the Bora Bora hills. Chris, David Davis take it away......................cos I'm fucked if I know what to make of it all, still I did say times would get interesting, looks like it all starts here on Friday 13th, looks like it's gonna be bad luck for someone.