Picked up via Anna Raccoon’s Saturday list is the story of the Silencers. A great title for a story, I think, but mine would be almost, but not quite, as dark as reality.
The Court of Protection apparently believes its role is not the protection of people but the protection of the authorities from the people. The court’s title does not define who it is protecting from who, but its actions make that clear.
When you are forbidden to speak to anyone about the abuse of power meted out by the Stasi, when any attempt to do so is declared a mental abberration, and when the legal system endorses that viewpoint and will fine or imprison any who speak any ill of the State, then the fascists have won.
Well done, Cameron. Well done, Clegg. Well done, Brown Gorgon and Tiny Blur.
Well done all you control freaks who want us all to live as directed. Now your parents and your children belong to the State you delight in and will be allowed to live or die at some beaurocrats’s whim. Could you be more delighted? I doubt it.
Oh but remember. When they come for you, we will not be allowed to speak out for you.
Even if we wanted to. Which is not likely.