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Originally posted by eyewitness86
I still do not quite get the worry about pedophiles getting tapes of fully dressed kids. They could get the school yearbook and have all of their pictures and names , they could stand outside a school and film kids with a cell phone camera,etc. The pedo worries in this case seem like a straw man argument.
If a teacher does not want cameras in a classroom, I wonder why? The video would instantly clear an accused teacher of misconduct. It seems like these senior teachers just do not want their performance and teaching abilities recorded. , or perhaps it is the way they treat students in some cases. I cannot see one good reason to keep cameras out of classrooms. It protects the innocent and clearly shows the guilty, so what is the harm? Me thinks they doth protest too much !!
Originally posted by eyewitness86
This may be a bit off topic, but I feel that your nation is on a really downward slide into total control and more crazy laws.
The British people are, I believe, more civil, socially concerned, giving and open than any others I have ever met. You have endured hundreds of years of changing history with grace and dignity, have defended the rights of the downtrodden worldwide, and deserve the very best government that a nation can muster.
You seem a bit perplexed and helpless to an observer; too polite to raise hell and get changes, too timid to demand rather than request that you are the masters of your own destiny. Eternal optimism may not be a desirable trait for your future.
That is a mistaken assumption and will lead us into the same quagmire you are now in: Once rights are taken, they are NEVER returned. The average American at least has enough weaponry and ammo to make it difficult, if not impossible, to make us a police state in the worst sense, and believe me, when push comes to shove the average American will lock and load if it comes to defending the basics of our homes and lives. You all do not have that option anymore. You now HAVE to be a docile and obediant population as only the cops and the crooks now are armed.
You are watched, taxed, listened to, measured and filed away in some database somewhere..the finest people in the world being treated like suspects at all times by an authoritarian and uncaring elite. It is a crying shame that the nation that basically civilzed the world, that established new and successful nations worldwide, that defines the very essence of intelligent and civil discourse in politics and business and has done so for hundreds of years, is being sold down the primrose path to total control and subjugation of the people by the same globalist billionaires that are ruining my country. What a shame. But at least we will be able to make a last stand and fight back if push comes to shove. And that fact may just be the reason that we keep a few basic rights while yours keep getting swept away with each phony terror attack or govt. sponsored ' event '.
I fear for us all but remember that you are the cream of the crop of civilized humanity, you carry the banner, and when that falls, the world will be a place I might not want to live in anyway. Good luck.