THOSE RESPONSIBLE WILL BE PUNISHED (says Boris Johnston)

Will they?

A tiny minority owns most of the wealth.

A slightly larger minority helps them keep it.

A larger minority can afford the things advertised on TV.

A huge majority knows they will never afford the things advertised on TV.

Who is responsible for the ten million a year bankers?

Who is responsible for the wide gap between rich and poor?

Who stands for the poor against the rich?

Milliband? Cameron? Wee Skippy?

Those responsible will be punished.

Don’t make me laugh.

Ian

 

 

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The second comment below deserves promotion. I Don’t know who Tris is but he/she says what I think.

 

Here it is:-

 

Tris Says:

I’ve only heard one politician question why a normally supine nation has suddenly taken it into their heads to behave like this.

The rest have courted political advantage by simplifying the situation: “they are thugs; they are criminals; they will be punished; they will not get away with this.”

Yep, OK, but why are they thugs and criminals?

From where or from whom do they get their example?

From the royal family which has recently blown its cover and can now safely be described as Tory supporting, not to mention crooked round the edges …eh Andy, Fergie?

Or did they get it from the lords with their ever increasing expenses…according to one of their number 80% are on the fiddle;

Could it have been politicians who systematically stole from us; the Liberals who buried all their principles for a seat at the cabinet table?

Maybe it was the Church with its overarching concerns about the sex or sexuality of its clergy and its hidden horrors of child abuse, and the scant attention it seems to show for other world matters like famine and pestilence?

Perchance it was the Press and their despicable habits of hacking into phones of dead soldiers or missing teenage children and paying off the police?

Or, could it be the police themselves, who it seems are a mixture of bent and terminally inefficient.

No education; no jobs; no housing; no benefits; no life.

Welcome to Cameron’s Britain.

I’m saddened by the looting and the damage, but I’m not even slightly surprised by it, except maybe that it took them this long. I predicted it, as did Nick Clegg incidentally, long before

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A comment has been made to me by email that the following appears to be blocked. Accordingly I have put it on as an addendum. It is worth a read.

http://nathanieltapley.com/2011/08/10/an-open-letter-to-david-camerons-parents/

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10 Responses to “THOSE RESPONSIBLE WILL BE PUNISHED (says Boris Johnston)”

  1. Tris Says:

    I’ve only heard one politician question why a normally supine nation has suddenly taken it into their heads to behave like this.

    The rest have courted political advantage by simplifying the situation: “they are thugs; they are criminals; they will be punished; they will not get away with this.”

    Yep, OK, but why are they thugs and criminals?

    From where or from whom do they get their example?

    From the royal family which has recently blown its cover and can now safely be described as Tory supporting, not to mention crooked round the edges …eh Andy, Fergie?

    Or did they get it from the lords with their ever increasing expenses…according to one of their number 80% are on the fiddle;

    Could it have been politicians who systematically stole from us; the Liberals who buried all their principles for a seat at the cabinet table?

    Maybe it was the Church with its overarching concerns about the sex or sexuality of its clergy and its hidden horrors of child abuse, and the scant attention it seems to show for other world matters like famine and pestilence?

    Perchance it was the Press and their despicable habits of hacking into phones of dead soldiers or missing teenage children and paying off the police?

    Or, could it be the police themselves, who it seems are a mixture of bent and terminally inefficient.

    No education; no jobs; no housing; no benefits; no life.

    Welcome to Cameron’s Britain.

    I’m saddened by the looting and the damage, but I’m not even slightly surprised by it, except maybe that it took them this long. I predicted it, as did Nick Clegg incidentally, long before now.

  2. Fraser Matheson Says:

    The above is all sadly true. Tris sums it all up quite well: “No education; no jobs; no housing; no benefits; no life.” I would add one to that list - no hope. Those rioting have no future to loose. Our society is to blame for that.

    The rioters have caused a fair amount of damage. My sympathy extends to all those affected.

    However, the rioters could not in their wildest dreams match the levels of damage inflicted on ordinary folk by the denizens of the City of London, by the bankers, and by their representatives in Westminster.

    But those crimes were carried out by men with suits and Oxbridge degrees.

    Tris is absolutely correct in noting the simplification of the issues involved. There has been no attempt to understand the rioters. No, it is much easier to simply condemn, and to compete with one’s peers in condemning the loudest.

    The real cuts are yet to come. It is not services which will be cut, but hope. The cycle continues.

  3. Tris Says:

    Thank you Iain.

    I’m a bloke, and co-author of Munguin’s Republic.

    You’re a political and intellectual hero of mine and I’m seriously flattered that you highlighted my post on your blog.

    I agree with Fraser Matheson. I should have included “no hope”, for they certainly have none. He’s right too that they have no future to lose, nothing invested in society and so they have nothing to lose from behaving like the outsiders they are.

    Smothering the problems which caused English people to revolt may make Cameron and his friends look good for just now, but they won’t go away. They will almost certainly return at sometime in the future…and that time might be next August, when London has an Olympic Games to run.

  4. Goy Says:

    Interesting the search for the utopian society and model citizenary be it of the left or right, the danger now is the complete and final breakdown of the political consensus in the U.K. The most likely fall out being the ‘thatcherite conservatives’ using the riots to label the (sub) working class as “sick” thus allowing Comrade Cameron to literally set about sweeping the (“sick”) scum off the streets. The first broom offensive will be an all out assault on subsistence welfare and social housing.

    For the (sub) working class the new utopia of the right will become the ghettos of utter poverty. Scotland is fooling itself with blind political tribalism in thinking that the woes of the (sub) working class/underclass are confined to England. Scotland has concealed and suppressed her poverty and deprivation under a false flag of patriotism “Scots poverty is good poverty” for decades. Sooner rather than later the out of sight out of mind satellite housing schemes will come crashing down on the hollyrood bubble of entitlement and privilege.

  5. Keith Says:

    Although your posts are few when compared to other bloggers, non the less, I find myself clicking on your page everyday just on the off chance you have posted a fresh comment.

    That old adage of less is more is true when I think of your blogg Ian. I’m always excited to see a new post from you as it rarely fails to provoke meaningful thought.

    Once again you are able to capture the thoughts of the independent thinking man.

    A pity those who are elected to “serve” the people will strive to introduce even more draconian “restraints” to oppress the true nature of this unrest. For the working man, nothing will change. It will get worse if anything. The rich will continue to feed at the trough with the indignant thoughts of “how dare an ungrateful bunch of serfs have the gall to protest”.

    The struggle will continue.

  6. allymax Says:

    “Don’t make me laugh”, (Ian Hamilton QC).
    Freud called this a tripartite unconscious expression of the mimetic manifest thought processing. What does this mean? It’s where the illogical is asked to be more reasonable than the logical problem-solving process through our social precepts of what we constitute as ‘rational’; where our social precepts, our social mores, moral, and ethical social ways we’ve learned from our cultural society, orders itself. It is where we are led to believe the irrational is more plausible than the rational through logical problem-solving. This is what jokes are mad eof, this is what makes us laugh.

    Where David Cameron, (British Prime Minister), is threatening to close down our public social networking facilities. Where David Cameron is threatening to evict poor families of those convicted of rioting. Those same families that he is threatening provide Westminster political pary’s with their meal-tickets to gold and riches. Where David Cameron wants to give the police more powers to ‘control’ us, society; as if Westminster hasn’t already given the police enough powers to control us with could be defined as martial law. The police are being used. More powers to utilise horrendous anti-social methods on us like ‘kettling, stop & search, and 48hours arrest, contain, and detain powers without charge. The police are being used as the front-line brutality of the Westminster totalitarian authority; the police are so ‘wired’ and ‘wound-up’ by their training methods that they are ready to ‘unload’ at the slightest’ indoctrinated response’. A non-consensual politics of Ramanifiedeliteness; senator excellence.What we are looking at is a horrendously totalitarian form of social control; a politics where republicanism has at its core the plurality of the Aristocratic and Oligarchic constitutional forms of government; not even Aristotle could resist laughing at this hybrid of political constitutions.
    But the problem is, it’s not funy anymore. In-deed, it’s extremely dangerous to us, society. The fact that we are being led to believe we have a democracy, but functionally controlled by an unconstitutional tyranny is overwhelmingly biblical; end times stuff?

    Since the regicide of Charles II Westminster have ‘Lorded’ it over us plebicites in their self justified ugly greedy ways; their contemptuous sneering self-ingratiatingly aristocratic ways that is ‘becoming’ of their bohemian lifestyles. Holidays in Estruscan manors anyone?

  7. orkneylad Says:

    London Riots:

    Problem Reaction Solution:

    1) The government creates or exploits a problem blaming it on others

    2) The people react by asking the government for help willing to give up their rights

    3) The government offers the solution that was planned long before the crisis

    First you create a condition, secondly you point out how it affects the masses, then you offer a pre-arranged solution.

    Part of the ‘solution’ is state control of social media, with the tacit agreement of the populace……all voted through before things in the UK get really greasy.

    We civilians don’t need any new draconian laws, the owners of this country however….we’ll that’s a different story.

  8. Ian McTurk Says:

    Ian, there does seem to be a fiendish mind behind the riots and I could almost believe in the scenario put up by orkneylad because of the timing, police response, organising and media reporting, but, for one central issue - nothing happened in Scotland and this is too big an ommission from a well plotted plan.

  9. Wee Ian Says:

    A company of 635 employees;

    29 accused of spouse abuse
    7 arrested for fraud
    9 accused writing bad cheques
    17 bankrupted at least 2 businesses
    …3 have been in prison for assault
    71 cannot get credit card
    14 arrested on drug related charges
    8 arrested shoplifting
    21 current defendants in lawsuits
    84 arrested for drink driving this year.

    Collectively this year alone, £92,993,748 in expenses.

    The House of Commons - Will all those responsible really be punished?

  10. Norris Says:

    Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up and let you know a few of the pictures aren’t loading properly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same results.

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