Skip to comments.How Democracies Perish British Edition (A conservative MP arrested criticizes the government)
Posted on 12/02/2008 7:05:07 PM PST by Sammy67
The horrific story of the latest adventure conducted by the religion of peace in Bombay riveted the publics attention to such an extent that one of the most egregious violations of political freedom in a Western democracy has, at least on this side of the Atlantic, gone almost without comment. I mean the sudden arrest in London last week of of Damian Green, a conservative MP and Shadow Minister for Immigration, who was seized by anti-terrorist personnel from the Metropolitan police, held for questioning for 9 hours, and whose private papers and computer files in his home and office in the House of Commons were confiscated. The Honorable Members offense? Embarrassing Gordon Browns government. How did he do this? By revealing in debate on the floor of the House of Commons and in various lapses, failures, and dirty-little-secrets about the governments immigration policy, e.g.,
* the fact that the home secretary knew that the Security Industry Authority had granted licences to 5,000 illegal workers, but
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Congressman Dr. Ron Paul, Tx.
You are 100% correct!
“Who in our government is man or women enough to expose the fraud and corruption happening right now?”
we’re receiving abnormal ‘squeaking and chirping’ noises on our equipment.
...if only the Aliens would pit him against the Congress Critters (ala Gorn)...
For 600 years MPs could do that on the floor of Parliament, since
Haxey's case (1397) Rotuli Parliamentorum (iii) 434, is a leading case in English law that established the right to free speech within Parliament. In January 1397, Sir Thomas Haxey presented a petition to Parliament, criticising the costs of King Richard II of England's household. The king was affronted and, with the collusion of Thomas Arundel, insisted that Haxey be punished for treason. Haxey was deprived of his title and his possessions. On deposing Richard in 1399, Henry IV of England successfully petitioned Parliament to reverse its judgment against Haxey as "…against the law and custom which had been before in Parliament." - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haxey's_case
Libs are seizing Canada, silencing the opposition in Britain and coming soon to a government in the US.
People call me a paranoid.
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