Skip to comments.Agony aunts for criminals - and scorn for the rest of us (UK Prison Guard Recruitment)
Posted on 05/13/2012 6:18:10 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
The British State treats us, the good, kind and law-abiding, with officious scorn. We have learned, when we are the victims of crime or disorder, that the police dont need us, and they expect the same in return.
If we dare to travel abroad, we are terrorist suspects on the way out, to be poked and humiliated, and serfs on the way back in, herded, hectored and corralled.
If we try to pay our taxes honestly and on time, we are held on the phone for half an hour. Happy families are torn apart in secret courts, where guilt is presumed and a fair hearing impossible.
The state school system pretends to offer us choice while imposing a wretched low standard on all, from which only the wealthy can escape. If we dare to grow old and ill, our savings are plundered and stripped, or we die in our own filth in callous hospital wards.
But fight and rob your way into one of our prisons, which generally involves at least a dozen quite serious criminal convictions, and the attitude is entirely different. Suddenly they want to be nice to you.
Pasted up in an Oxfordshire byway, I found extraordinary proof of what most of us have long suspected and what politicians always try to deny. We are now so soft on wrong-doing that the wicked must be laughing at us.
It is a recruiting poster for prison officers. Beneath a picture of two smiling, kindly types in uniform sharing a jolly moment are the words: Father figures. Agony Aunts. When youre the closest to family anyones experienced in a long while, it becomes less of a job and more of a calling. Prison officers. People officers by nature.
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Gvernment clerks and officials for the law-abiding:
Ever see “A Clockwork Orange”?
We certainly want to continue the ideal of British policemen and German carmakers, and NOT the other way around, but things have really gotten out of hand;)