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The targeting of ordinary people.

 

A letter a day to number 10. No 812.

Monday 28 July 2014. The targeting of ordinary people.

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http://www.keithordinaryguy.org.uk/

Dear Mr Cameron,

The most shocking thing that has occurred since the banks crashed the world economy is the global response of making ordinary people collateral damage through austerity and holding them responsible for recovery whilst rewarding the rich and in particular those responsible for the crash.

I was watching a news report from Australia yesterday and the same striver and abandonment of social care rhetoric as yours is being used against poor and vulnerable people there.

Worse still is that this targeting of the poor is carried out through the casual use of disinformation, spin and lies by governments and spoon fed to the nation via the media.

I am not sure how far back the civilian as target goes, but I can clearly see how it unfolded after 9/11 when Bush promoted the ‘terrorist’ as the new enemy. It’s clear that Bush changed the enemy from armed forces and the governments who control them to a phantasm which meant anyone, anywhere, lurking in the shadows, plotting against governments and nations.

The terrorist in our midst became the new bogeyman threatening the entire structure of society and the nation and this empty headed idea has been pursued ever since, as if some cell or group could threaten the life and well being of an entire nation and it’s armed might.

This idea of the enemy as everyman/woman now includes the economic enemies of state, the unemployed, the poor, the sick and disabled. It has led to a carte blanche approach to the abandonment of a duty of care by governments for ordinary people through casual demonisation and blame for every social and economic ill.

The closure of fire stations and hospitals as economic necessity or ‘good financial management’ and, as is the present case of Charring Cross Hospital, the casual lies of continued services such as A&E, when there will be no such thing, and this loss heralded as ‘transformation’ targets the lives of ordinary people.

Gaza right now stands as a beacon for the casual eradication of ordinary men, women and children, civilians, for political and economic gain. What is not yet proportionate is the outcry against this deliberate targeting of ordinary people. It has to stop, Mr Cameron, the only question that remains is when?

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/abbott-government-to-make-most-jobseekers-participate-in-work-for-the-dole-programs-from-2015/story-fnihsrf2-1227002703245

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/06/washington/06bush_transcript.html?pagewanted=all

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-25640673

http://www.andyslaughter.co.uk/devastating_news_for_local_health_service_as_a_e_closures_and_charing_cross_demolition_get_go_ahead

http://www.dci-palestine.org/documents/eight-children-killed-israeli-airstrikes-over-gaza

— in Peasedown Saint John.

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

 
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Fallen Women, Bad Blood and Ireland’s Shame

Fallen Women, Bad Blood and Ireland’s Shame

Originally posted on nickgarbutt:

Well may she weep

Well may she weep

My mother was one of those “fallen women” we have been hearing so much about of late. In fact she was “worse” than most – getting pregnant out of wedlock was bad enough – but in her case her relationship had been with a Protestant.

She did have one piece of luck, however. She happened to be working in England at the time and so with a bit of good advice from friends she was able to find a nursing home in Manchester which was not run by nuns but by a caring, independent woman who did not judge and find wanting the young women who came to her for help, and so that’s where I was born.

I was adopted at birth and, for the most part have had a good life. It is true that separating a baby from its birth mother causes a…

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Posted by on July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Protest in london for Gaza to day

 
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Posted by on July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The blood of the fallen.

 

 
A letter a day to number 10. No 810.

Saturday 26 July 2014. The blood of the fallen.

Shares are encouraged and welcomed. If this letter speaks for you and you wish to send your own copy please feel free to copy and paste, and alter for your own needs, the text for your own letter.

Website updated, letters and replies plus bonus material featuring Mr Suggs, Eeyore and Ribbit.

Also on the website, download the support compilation three album set from Atona. Not to be missed.

http://www.keithordinaryguy.org.uk/

Dear Mr Cameron,

I don’t write a letter a day to you because I am brave (I am not particularly brave at all), nor yet because I am afraid, or to combat fear. I do this because I know that if I do not oppose what you are doing I will have compromised myself. Let me put that another way. If I am offered stolen goods, say a computer, and decide to take the deal, I know I am complicit in crime. Even if, on a balance of probability, I feel I will get away with it, I will know I have made a moral compromise and I have to decide if that is acceptable to me.

The question then is, what’s my tipping point, where is the line, at what point will I say, ‘This far and no further?’ And that’s the point, Mr Cameron, I am by no means perfect and nor do I try to pretend otherwise, I am an ordinary guy with a very chequered history but you have crossed the line into despotism that is as heinous as it is unconscionable.

When I read that the UK, which means the UK government, abstained in the vote for the United Nations investigation into human rights violations in Gaza unleashed by Israel’s military assault, that just said it all. When push comes to shove, you stand for nothing and no one other than your own selfish ends. Such contempt for life!

It does not matter whether it is thousands dying in Britain or the people of Palestine being massacred you make no effort to protect the lives of ordinary people. As is always the case, it is not the families of the rich and powerful being wiped out, it is not your children being blown apart, it is not your fathers and mothers, grand parents or friends being persecuted, bombed or sacrificed.

Those who make war do so knowing that it is not they who will suffer the consequences. The USA actually voted against the UN investigation, the only country to do so, and I am sure I will hear and read a great deal of anti US vitriol in the coming days. Yet, it is not the USA, not the population who are at fault, as a dear friend in the USA said today, ‘Not in my name!’ it is those who inhabit the corridors of power in the White House and the Pentagon and, of course, their corporate puppet masters.

The crimes and betrayal of government are written in the blood of the fallen.

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/07/24/us-stands-alone-vote-against-un-inquiry-gaza-assault

— inPeasedown Saint John.

 
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Posted by on July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Is ‘Innocence’ work over in the UK?

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:

For some time, the news emanating from the UK has been getting worse with regard to the potential for miscarriages of justice, with law reforms diminishing legal protections for suspects and the almost total withdrawal of legal aid for the vast majority (nevermind the current moral panic of historic child sexual abuse which is swelling the prison population). This also comes at a time when changes to the rules on who can receive compensation for miscarriages of justice have also been ‘tightened’ to the point where barely anyone will qualify. I have blogged about many of the bad news stories coming out of the UK – including forensic science mishaps and police corruption seemingly continuing unabated regardless of new regulators or complaints bodies.Justice statue

Despite what one could view as the growing IMPORTANCE therefore of ‘innocence’ work in the UK, it looks as if things may be heading in the opposite direction. Following…

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Posted by on July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The Ethnic Cleanzing of Amerika

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:

by Jalil Muntqim

It began over a decade ago – subtle, quiet and unnoticeable.The media played it up as the result if the drug epidemic The public accepted it with the belief they would be safer. Ten years later, the state and federal governments continue to laud its accomplishment and urge expansion of the cleansing process. with over 800,000 Black men and women in jails and prisons, the ethnic cleansing of America has become an economic strategy of Wall Street, with private prisons on the stock market.

Although FBI statistics proclaim a decline in crime, prison construction has become a growing multi-billion dollar business. Black men and women have become commodities in an industry directly representative of slavery. The 13 th Amendment to the-U.S. Constitution (“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime … shall exist within the United States .. “) actually indicates that…

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Posted by on July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

People For Schapelle Corby

 

So why did Ellison say the opposite to parliament, with the AFP and the airport coming up with totally different stories when claiming that the CCTV images did not exist? Why has Ellison made a series of demonstrably false statements about forensic testing? Why did he withhold absolutely central and life critical evidence from Schapelle Corby, her lawyer, and the Bali court? Why did he…. Read all about this man’s personal role on the following web page:
http://www.expendable.tv/2011/09/justice-customs-minister-christopher.html

 
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Posted by on July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 
 
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