Rally4Sanity London: an important message

Posted by Tim Ireland at October 29, 2010

Category: The War on Stupid

This entry was posted on
Friday, October 29th, 2010
11:16 am and is filed
under The War on Stupid.

It is just past midday on 10.29.10 29.10.10. There are now less than 24 hours to go before midday on 10.30.10 30.10.10. That makes it impossible for anyone to apply for police permission to stage a London demonstration in favour of sanity (or anything else) at 12pm tomorrow within the confines of the designated area displayed in the map below.

If you wish to have a rally to restore sanity anywhere in or near Parliament or Downing Street midday on 30.10.2010, there is now NO way to gain permission to do it legally; the official deadline passed days ago, and even the short notice deadline would require the use of a time machine. That’s the law.

(See: Sections 132 to 138 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005)

If you wish to hold an urgent and spontaneous demonstration outside Scotland Yard or the Home office in protest, this too is illegal without police permission (see map).

rally4sanity map

The KeepFearAlive rally for London does have police permission to stage a demonstration within the designated area (from 12pm-2pm), and we will also be demonstrating in favour of the law that grants us this exclusive privelege:

London/Westminster Rally to Defend SOCPA and Keep Fear Alive
12pm Saturday 30.10.2010
Old Palace Yard SW1 (map)
Wear BLACK, or a BLACK costume. (No excuses!)
Authorised placards ONLY please!

Placards and further details: https://www.bloggerheads.com/keepfearalive/ or http://j.mp/KeepFearAliveUK

Subscribe to the mailing list to confirm your attendance and discuss the event.
Join the London MeetUp group.

In summary, for anyone wishing to demonstrate in favour of sanity anywhere near Parliament tomorrow, I present one of the authorised placards for our event:

Fear Poster 02

I look forward to seeing my fellow fear-mongers at the event. Click here for further details and downloadable placards. Don’t forget to wear the blackest of your black shirts.

Fear Flyer


  1. is_jon says

    are there any official placards saying "I know what you're thinking. I've seen the report from the home office"?

    • Tim_Ireland says

      Shh! We do not badmouth our betters and (just in case, because you risk straying there) we never, EVER mention Andy Coulson and what he may have learned from listening to our phone messages.

  2. @JimmyHSands says

    It occurs to me that you have not taken any steps to ensure that people do not attend when they are supposed to be working. I suggest that all demonstrators sign a declaration that they have permission from their employer to be there. The placards can be endorsed with their line manager's direct number for the convenience of conservative bloggers wishing to verify this.

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