Originally posted by mr-lizard
Good luck to the protestors, i hope they manage to keep their base from the authorities...
If not, then i hope mayhem ensues...
And I have to say I feel exactly the same.
And to preempt the following posts accusing me of inciting...
If your government destroys your financial stability,
invokes draconian laws,
limits your freedom and rights for "imagined" protection,
forces ID cards that you have to pay for in order to continue working,
limits your ability to find a home,
bails out already wealthy bankers,
uses tax-payers money to refurbish their homes,
uses tax-payers money to watch porn,
uses tax-payers money to pay their spouse for being their "assistant",
uses tax-payers money for a second home that isn't even theirs... and then, while all of this is going on,
GIVE THEMSELVES A PAY RISE!
Then, you have a damn right to be f*cking angry!
All of the above is exactly what is happening in the UK right now. And it's been going on for years.
This is a morally corrupt government, and it has been for decades.
I don't want to see innocent people get hurt, but I damn well won't feel an ounce of sympathy or sadness when I see rioters burning down the
We've sat back and tried the talk, we've been patient and look where that's gotten us. Peaceful protest doesn't work, civil disobedience and
outright threats of action do.
They've had their chances (far too many of them) to change the way government works and how the rich benefit through the oppression of the poor, and
now they just continue to add insult to injury. They're laughing at us and doing whatever they like because they think they can get away with it.
I hope to god that this week they realize they've enraged the vast majority of this country and that it cannot continue. And if it takes an angry
mob, then so be it. They should have thought about that before they hiked up their pay and laughed at the rest of us who are left to struggle for the
rest of our lives.