Originally posted by Northern Raider
All these lefty toerags need a good kicking off the bobbies, but what would be far more just and fair is to pass everyone through a checkpoint enroute
to the protests, Anyone in recipt of benefits and any students should be taken aside. The students should be thrown out of their unis and those on
benefits should have them stopped, All should have a lifetime bar from holding jobs in the public sector. All should be banned from recieving state
pensions, all student loans should be repaid immediately. After all if they object to capitalism they cant expect to live on a capitalist benefit and
[edit on 2-4-2009 by Northern Raider]
Sounds a good option
You'd clear probably the majority of the people that were there i reckon.
Not sure how many people will agree here though.
I'm going to bow out of this thread now, it seems to be going back and forth and is achieving about as much as the protests have.
Maybe the last straw for me is reading things like this....
there was a breif scuffle between us protestors to let the ambulance through! we parted to let the ambulance through but we didnt let the 2
police vans escorting it through they got hit with missiles and all sorts
I can read a thread of posts slagging off the police, i'm not saying i agree with it, but i can handle it.
Yet when i read comments like this, talking about what amounts to one of the most stupid and dangerous acts people carry out these days, i'm afraid i
have no sympathy for those who say they were doing nothing wrong.
The same protesters that say the police hindered the ambulance getting through, did the very same thing by obstructing the ambulance escort.
Ambulances get escorted for a reason, especialy in trouble spots.
To think it is funny to stop the police escorts, verges on totaly idiocy!
That police escort was trying to get an ambulance to a casualty. Most probably a protester. So all you did was jepordise that help.
I have yet to hear what the ambulance was for, if it was a minor thing or if it was for the guy who died last night. If it was for the latter, then i
hope that along with any police that get dragged in for this, so do all the protesters that were obstructing and pelting the police escorts with
I'm going to leave it there, i would dearly love to carry on however i love my ATS account and the remainder of this post would have earnt me an
Take care all.
[edit on 2/4/09 by CX]