Category Archives: The War on Stupid

ID Cards: Charles Clarke steps up to the plate

Charles Clarke makes his case via Rupert Murdoch’s Times newspaper… Blair Times – ID cards defend the ultimate civil liberty: I believe that some critics of our proposals are guilty of liberal woolly thinking and spreading false fears when they … Continue reading

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The ‘protection’ of our liberties via indefinite detention based on ‘reasonable suspicion’

Please excuse the shameless link-dump…. Independent – Severely disabled, mentally ill: the truth about Broadmoor ‘terrorist’ emerges: He is known to the outside world only as “P”. Nearly two years ago, he was arrested without charge and imprisoned as an … Continue reading

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Detention without charge or trial: it stops you getting blowed up. For true.

“The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke.” – Octave Mirbeau Independent – Law lords condemn Blunkett’s terror measures: Controversial anti-terror laws championed by David Blunkett in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 … Continue reading

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The best defence is to be downright offensive

Independent – Australia to impose 1,000-mile ‘terror exclusion zone’: In a controversial and possibly illegal step, Australia plans to intercept and board ships on the high seas if it believes them to be a terrorist threat. What a clever idea. … Continue reading

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Aznar: what an amateur

When in doubt; deny everything. When you’re seriously up shit creek; Ctrl+A Delete.

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We’re all going to die. No, really!

Honest John Prescott was dragged out of bed to address the small problem of Radio 4 this morning (as he always is when the government is presenting something that’s total bollocks). Prescott insisted that the new ‘security’ measures were nothing … Continue reading

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Blair: winning hearts and minds *and* the War on Terror

Independent – Blair places ‘war on terror’ at heart of election campaign: Tony Blair has decided to confront opponents of the Iraq war head on by placing the “war on terror” at the heart of Labour’s campaign in the coming … Continue reading

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