The Shotgun Blog
Friday, January 09, 2009
Leviathan in the UK
Do you want to buy a can of furniture polish? You may have to produce state-issued identification to prove that you are over 18 years of age, lest you be thought a solvent abuser. The story is a chilling reminder of how far Leviathan in the UK is going to destroy any remaning shred of individuality in the name of the collective good. Just in case you think "what is the big deal with requiring ID for some basic purchases," here is another story that shows that property rights are dead in the UK! Your property is not safe from squatters, and you need to show why they have to be removed!
England banned balloons and bubbles because they were deemed dangerous. They are now considering charging owners of pets who are over weight with animal cruelty charges. They want to take obese children away from their parents and send them to re-education camps. They allow Sharia Law, need I say more about a Nation run by spineless leftards and their Nanny Nations voters?
England is our canary in the coal mine, and that's exactly the kind of government the left want in Canada. Do you want some snivel servant chewing your food for you? No, don't vote liberal or NDP.
Posted by: Rose | 2009-01-09 6:08:52 PM
George Orwell, it seems, was wrong only about the year.
Posted by: Shane Matthews | 2009-01-09 6:32:07 PM
Some towns in northern Alberta keep their Lysol, Scope, Aqua Velva, etc. behind the counter. I suppose this isn't a lot different than that. When you have a population with no self control, the government has little problem manipulating them.
Posted by: dp | 2009-01-09 7:56:35 PM
There is also a move to make holes smaller in salt shakers and the banning of Fish & Chips. Britain is a basket case beyond hope. They are sheep...they will obey.
Posted by: peterj | 2009-01-09 10:46:07 PM
Why just this week Edmonton's city counsel considered banning idling a car for more than 3 minutes in a half hour, forgetting that 10 minutes of driving with a heavy foot in a truck can produce more emissions than an entire day of idling in a small car. BUT IT SOUNDS SO GOOD AND FEELS SO GOOD! LOOK WE CAN LEGISLATE RESPONSABILITY!
I purchased solvents dozens of times before I was an adult, never once to get high, surprisingly every time it was for a legitimate use! Hey let's ban them from buying gas too, or standing near cars!
Posted by: Pete | 2009-01-10 9:24:47 PM
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