Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Yes, It's Crackdown Time !

Here we are again ...

"We need a radical new approach if we are to restore the liberty of the law-abiding citizen. My view is very clear: their freedom to be safe from fear has to come first. Yes, in theory, that is what is supposed to happen through the traditional court processes. In practice it doesn't."

"The real choice, the choice on the street, is not between a criminal law process that protects the accused and one that doesn't; it is between a criminal law process that puts protection of the accused in all circumstances above and before that of protecting the public."

The stopped clock is right twice a day.

Actually, the more I look at Blair's speech the more uneasy I become for British liberty - and the more angry at his dishonesty. More later.

3 comments:

nbc said...

Talk about the wrong end of the stick...

I'm not afraid of being attacked so much, it is the response of the Justice/legal system if I respond in kind and kick the sh*t out of the scrote mugging me.

The Remittance Man said...

Sorry is he saying the general public must be protected from fear or the scrotes?

As far as I can see, a typical Blair speach: all the right buzz words, but absolutely no content whatsoever.

World Weary Detective said...

The main threat to liberty in this country is New Labour and their supporters within the police service. Have a good long look at the Serious and Organised Crime Act.