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British Anti-cuts Demonstrations in London

Postby BillyB » Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:24 am

I have just seen this on the news. Absolutely appalled by the brainless minority of my fellow Countrymen and Women who have caused destruction and disruption to London.

Also saw footage of one of the most disgusting things I have ever seen - someone throwing a brick through an ambulance window.

The irony is, these violent protesters aren't even affected by the cuts. They are most likely students or unemployed. They still get their state handouts and have no threat towards their well-being. The people it does affect - Government workers - appeared to be mostly peaceful and respectful.

What a great way to portray the U.K to Foreigners. Tourist inflows are one of the areas we need to promote at the moment to bring and extend cash streams to ease the current situation.

And to top it off, Ed Milliband, jumps on the political bandwagon to speak at the TUC conference (when he had been told by Police its not a good idea) to say there is another option to all these cuts. Labour!! That bumbling idiot has got more front than Harrods. Labour, specifically Gordon Brown, dating back to when he was Chancellor, got us in the catastrophic mess we are in are the moment!!

And they wonder why people are leaving the Country to live as Expats elsewhere..........

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:38 am

Tell us how you REALLY feel, BillyB :D

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Postby BillyB » Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:43 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Tell us how you REALLY feel, BillyB :D


I thought that was quite a tame post.......only operating about 50% of full steam!! :twisted:

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 27 Mar 2011 5:18 pm

As I said some time ago, these people have absolutely zero fear of the police. If I were an anarchist I probably wouldn't either.

Apparently the riots were planned over the last few weeks on Facebook, and maps and times for breaking into shops etc were helpfully posted.

So what do the police do (this being about the 5th set of riots this past year)? Stand there and watch 'seeming powerless to stop the violence'.

Apparently they did actually go so far as to make 200+ arrests (wow, radical stuff for the British police), but as everyone knows apart from a token one or two they'll all be released without charge.

We have friends from the UK staying this w/e and as I remarked while watching footage of the rioting 'After years watching this nonsense on TV you'll understand why there is little incentive to return to the UK'.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:06 am

'Senior officers watched the chaos from a command room in Scotland Yard where they had invited civil liberties activists to monitor a “softly-softly”

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Re: British Anti-cuts Demonstrations in London

Postby aster » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 10:01 am

BillyB wrote:And to top it off, Ed Milliband, jumps on the political bandwagon to speak at the TUC conference (when he had been told by Police its not a good idea) to say there is another option to all these cuts. Labour!! That bumbling idiot has got more front than Harrods. Labour, specifically Gordon Brown, dating back to when he was Chancellor, got us in the catastrophic mess we are in are the moment!!


Miliband is a complete clown, you would have thought that the Labour party would have learned its lesson after another clown, Gordo, put the party back in the wilderness...

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 10:24 am

Commander Broadhurst, in charge of policing in London opines...

'“They were using light bulbs filled with ammonia, petrol bombs and smoke flares. Any one of these can kill not just a police officer but a member of the public. These people are willing to resort to this naked violence in front of cameras. It is almost as if they have no fear of judicial process in this country.”

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Re: British Anti-cuts Demonstrations in London

Postby BillyB » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:11 am

aster wrote:
BillyB wrote:And to top it off, Ed Milliband, jumps on the political bandwagon to speak at the TUC conference (when he had been told by Police its not a good idea) to say there is another option to all these cuts. Labour!! That bumbling idiot has got more front than Harrods. Labour, specifically Gordon Brown, dating back to when he was Chancellor, got us in the catastrophic mess we are in are the moment!!


Miliband is a complete clown, you would have thought that the Labour party would have learned its lesson after another clown, Gordo, put the party back in the wilderness...


I really don't understand the selection criteria for leader. 'Dave' Cameron, Clegg and Milliband all remind me of David Brent from the Office - trying to be cool and with it when really they are just completely out of touch with reality, and about as inspiring as a trip to the Dentist and getting your teeth drilled without anaesthetic.

Saying that, I actually don't mind Cameron and the Conservatives these days - at least they are following through with their promises of 'trying' to get the economy back on track. But deep down they must think we are fighting a losing battle to change the perception and the general state of the U.K.

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Re: British Anti-cuts Demonstrations in London

Postby JR8 » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:26 am

BillyB wrote:Saying that, I actually don't mind Cameron and the Conservatives these days - at least they are following through with their promises of 'trying' to get the economy back on track. But deep down they must think we are fighting a losing battle to change the perception and the general state of the U.K.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/8408 ... nding.html

There are no cuts (whisper it).

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Re: British Anti-cuts Demonstrations in London

Postby BillyB » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:07 pm

JR8 wrote:
BillyB wrote:Saying that, I actually don't mind Cameron and the Conservatives these days - at least they are following through with their promises of 'trying' to get the economy back on track. But deep down they must think we are fighting a losing battle to change the perception and the general state of the U.K.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/8408 ... nding.html

There are no cuts (whisper it).


I did say 'trying'!!

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:33 pm

I think the Brits have been quite 'reserved' so far in comparison to the likes of emotional Greece.

Compared to the Poll-Tax riots under 'Thatch' what we saw yesterday was a drop in the ocean. Kids today, I don't know......just don't know how to do things right ;)

The 99.9 percentile know that cuts are required but unfortunately everybody thinks it should effect somebody else instead of them. I do have to agree to a 'suck it up' approach whereby the next 5-yrs will be tough but it SHOULD be on saving the balance 20-yrs.

The US is playing it the other way, I believe, with the country repaying Quantitive Easing & Stimulus Packages for a few generations to come.
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Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 1:10 pm

I'm still under the belief that the NHS is still grossly abused, people I know, that have never worked in their lives are still driving around in their new cars, and getting pissed at the pubs, I think it's a disgrace, and I know that many that have actually told me they conned their way through mental health problems to get the highest awards.

I personally believe these people should be locked up for evaluation, the ones i know are pretty low down on the ladder of IQ tests, and throw wobbler's now and then, just to scare the shit out of the doctors...After woulds they just laugh it off down the pub.

When i worked with refugees, I also so how they put pressure on social ad-visors through threats and violence tactics, as i had infiltrated their network in Denmark under the pretence, I was also a refugee myself, due to circumstances beyond my control.

It's really another world, where you learn every trick in the book, even tapping into analog telephone lines, to run up thousands of $ phone bills on innocent victims.

I'm so very very bitter with the UK and even with people that I used to be friendly with, though there attitude is, con everyone if it's possible, it's almost a sport similarly to the mainland Chinese, cheating foreigners.

Though it really depends on ones socialising environment and level of community. Most middle class and higher class are not immune to the NHS fever scams and quite a few Councilors have also been caught out.

Though who are the role models the MP's who have been scamming the tax payers money too for decades.

When I watch the new robin hood film, i though Jesus, this country hasn't changed on bit. Those indirect tax on people for council tax is really a disgrace, so what I see is a population against the system..As the system has done absolutely very little for the majority in over 200 years.

Look at Germany of example, they took the full burden of the Eastern block collapse, and are still much better off than the British.

The UK is a dumping ground for all the garbage of other countries, and the misfits of our society, criminals and junkies that refuse to work should be shipped off to the front line forcibly, that would wake the buggers up, all those poppy seeds they can have in Afghanistan for free.

They should stop benefits all together, the border agency itself is a bloody disaster! :x :evil:

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 5:46 pm

Iraqi asylum cheat who got £700,000 in benefits, three houses and private school for her son
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... l-son.html

Somali asylum seeker laughing over £2,000-a-week Kensington home paid for by benefits
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... bours.html


.... you'd almost think the system was designed in order that it could be abused. You know to build a vast client-state of people who are dependent on it, who will always vote Labour. Oh, hang on...!

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Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 6:25 pm

JR8 wrote:Iraqi asylum cheat who got £700,000 in benefits, three houses and private school for her son
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... l-son.html

Somali asylum seeker laughing over £2,000-a-week Kensington home paid for by benefits
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... bours.html


.... you'd almost think the system was designed in order that it could be abused. You know to build a vast client-state of people who are dependent on it, who will always vote Labour. Oh, hang on...!


Absolutely crazy and she gets only 3 years! Actually I don't agree it's only labour, back in the 1970's Maggie Thatcher time, I knew people from other Countries living in my local pub bed & breakfast in up market stockbridge paid by welfare benefits, I also know a very rich Pakistani who collected his benefits from 8 different Cities in the UK, it was his full time occupation until he was rumbled. No it doesn't matter who is running the Country it has been the same problem for well over 30 years. It just isn't stamped out and never will be. Though the last 30 years i know genuine people suffering who get refused help, and they don't have the patience or metal capacity to handle the stress involved in seeing their claims through, they just give up, as it is very strict in filling sheets and sheets of useless paper with catch 22 questions.

If you tell the truth you get refused help, it's that simple. I will bet every person in the whole of UK doesn't qualify for mobility, I have seen the forms, and if you can walk 100 meters, you fail to qualify. The people i know walk over a thousand meters on their pub crawls, while their free transport sits at home, they all take taxi's into the City and home again, but with over 150 pubs in the City a night out usually means a pub crawl

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 28 Mar 2011 6:56 pm

ksl wrote:Absolutely crazy and she gets only 3 years!


Well it would be, but don't forget that it is automatically halved, so it's a max of 18 months. But in reality probably more like 8-10 months and then let out on an ASBO or Control Order.

And you wonder why the economic migrants ([cough] I should say refugees[/cough]) are camped out for years over in Calais, get to the UK and it's bonanza, 'free-money' time...


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