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David Cameron: We will think very carefully before sending British troops to war

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posted on Jan, 16 2010 @ 10:05 PM

David Cameron: We will think very carefully before sending British troops to war< br />

Soldiers could be deployed more readily on Britain's streets under a Tory homeland security shake-up. Under the plans, a new permanent, military headquarters for homeland defence and security would be set up. Armed forces would be allocated for homeland security tasks such as dealing with floods and other emergencies.
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posted on Jan, 16 2010 @ 10:05 PM
So the anticipated next Prime Minister of Britain appears to be publicly planning an increased homeland military presence. Geared for dealing with 'floods and other emergencies' or for widespread civil unrest? Isn't this what David Icke was talking about? (see link)

This is my first post so give me your thoughts/opinions.< br /> (visit the link for the full news article)

posted on Jan, 16 2010 @ 10:23 PM
If it was up to me, most of the UK ``leaders`` would have a rope around their neck so tight that their eyes would pop out of their head.

Then their heads on spikes on both side of the road in front of the parliament would be nice with a big sign saying Death To Tyrants and Kings as they were always the true enemy of mankind.

posted on Jan, 17 2010 @ 05:01 AM
Yes it's easy to see the 'conspiracy side' of having more troops at home...but lets look at it.

Firefighters stirke - replaced by soldiers.

Floods - Not enough people to handle the situations.

Snow- Brought the country to a near standstill with not enough people to handle the situation.

You can't deny that having a dedicated homeland defence force could help save lives in crises like floods, and ultimately be used to get things back to normal as quick as possible. Theres doesn't always have to be a secret agenda. Not denying there is one, but there might not be, and thats something we all need to remember before losing our heads and going crazy over it.

posted on Jan, 17 2010 @ 06:08 AM
reply to post by Vitchilo
Well damn! Finally, someone has read my political manifesto. Some people say 'No voting. No moaning!' Faced with the choices here in the UK, who to vote for? Hanging them and replacing them with humbler leaders may just be the solution. Maybe Brown and Cameron could have a fight to death and the winner gets killed too?

Voting for any of these ####holes is like turkeys voting for Christmas

OT...the idea of using soldiers in that capacity is political cunning. Brown says the armed forces will be cut by up to 25% so Cameron tries to suggest he won't cut. Doesn't actually say no cuts.

posted on Jan, 17 2010 @ 06:18 AM
Well, what are we going to do with the troops, for a long time now we have had few troops with the Britain, as they have been stationed everywhere bar Britain.

We either cut the number of troops we have, or deploy them closer, it will always be cheaper to keep them at home that in some base abroad.

I think this is a sensible move over cutting our forces while trying to maintain a power base abroad (if that is the plan)

However I am concerned over the elite abusing their power in how they utilise this additional force at home.

posted on Jan, 17 2010 @ 06:22 AM
Cameron is just as Slimey as Blair or Brown and in the pockets of the same big money interests as the incumbents currently in Downing Street. For all his talk, he would do as he is told when it comes to deploying UK forces to foreign parts to fight people who are no threat to us, such as Iraq and Afghanistan. I'm afraid we cannot rely on anything they tell us, especially when elections are looming and, as we have all found over the years, talk is cheap.

Using the armed forces to help deal with emergency situations in the UK is really a bit of a no-brainer. They have the manpower and equipment to help but are restricted by red tape. I am not talking about having armed troops out and about, they don't need to be armed to help in adverse weather of disaster situations.
I am sure though that either party wouldn't hesitate to put armed troops on the streets if they thought us peasants were getting a bit uppity and threatening their power and control.

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