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So, you want my opinion, do you?

Apparently, and via The Longrider, Jacqui Smith wants my opinion on her latest piece of disgustingly illiberal legislation...
But Miss Smith said that a more efficient means of storing data such as the timing and location of phone calls made by terror suspects would avoid more wide-scale surveillance of the public.

She added: "The consultation will begin in the New Year and I want this to be combined with a well-informed debate characterised by openness, rather than mere opinion, by reason and reasonableness.

"In this, as in the other work we do, my aim is to achieve a consensus and I hope that others will approach the serious issues posed for our national security capabilities in the same spirit."

I think that The Englishman made quite a good fist of delivering a succinct opinion...
Jacquiiiii, if you want my opinion, "characterised by openness, rather than mere opinion, by reason and reasonableness" then I merely can say go screw yourself with broken bottle, and likewise to the rest of the stalinist prodnoses who think they can scare the British people into giving away our freedoms.

The great pity is that the majority of the British people seem quite happy to encourage the government to curtail our liberty.

However, in order to encourage those people who are not that fucking stupid to deliver their own opinions, I feel that I should help Jacqui out. So, Jacqui-baby, here is what I think...

I think that you should strip the skin from your arms, legs and breasts with a blunt, rusty cheese-grater; you should then go and have a bath in salt (making sure to rub it well into your flayed limbs and tits) and then, whilst still screaming loudly, you should give yourself three hundred papercuts all over your genitals and then scrub then with wire-wool dipped in lemon juice.

Staggering to your taxpayer-subsidised drinks cabinet, you should then drink an entire bottle of vodka which—whilst dulling the pain in your limbs and sexual areas—makes you feel so ill that you want to die. Dragging yourself to the loo, you should then "talk to god on the great, white phone" until the dry-heaves bring back the excruciating agony.

And all of this is only to achieve one aim: to make you want to fuck off and die. Which is, coincidentally, what you should now do.

Is that opinion good enough for you, Jacqui, darling? You sack of shit.


Shaun said…
Yes, Jaqui. Save us from ourselves. Stop us from speaking to people you may retroactively define as terrorists for, for example, opposing your right to store our information and communication details on the grounds that it ostensibly supported terrorism. Defend liberty by defining yourselves as 'Britain' by dint of being in government and have your opponents derided as traitors or disappeared as terrorists. Use teachers to equate the BNP (marginal political party) with Al Qaeda (global terrorist power) as 'extremists to resist' in your Stalinist re-branding of 'education'. Welcome to hell!
Gareth said…
"The great pity is that the majority of the British people seem quite happy to encourage the government to curtail our liberty."

You've got that wrong. It's always someone else's liberty! Minorities. Other political parties. Smokers. Icelandic bankers. Never me. Oh no.

They always play the 'if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear' card too. The gits. It's very effective.

Reading the Telegraph article does Miss Smifs plan fail on a point of logic?

She says they need a database of everything and resurrects the ghosts of Holly and Jessica, and the London bombing victims, to prove it. Then she says they only want to be able to track terrorist suspects and store their data.(So we're all suspects now?) They already can and they already do, in real time. For historical communications activity, telephone records, ip logs and whatnot are surely also available with a warrant.

Is this simply an attempt at moving the various data already gathered as a matter of course by ISPs and telephone companies, away from the judicial protection it currently enjoys?(or did until RIPA)
Anonymous said…
No Ms Smith I'm not going to give you my opinion. I'm going to reserve my opinion....keep it to myself for now....and express it thro' the ballot box.
Anonymous said…
I wonder if the IWF reads your blog?
Anonymous said…
Right on, DK.

Your tags should be a national treasure btw.
Anonymous said…
The software has already been tried and tested.
All that's needed is the go ahead.
Something linking terrorists to peadophiles and organised crime would be useful to help to completely demonise the "bad guys"......along with some comforting words about it only being used against bad guys, oversight, accountability blah blah
Anonymous said…
Mz Smith should be strapped down to a chair in a County Court waiting room.

Let her observe the naked fear in the kids faces as their family home is confiscated. Then another and another...

Would she shed a single hot salty tear and fail to suppress a sob?

Have a merry fucking Christmas.
Chalcedon said…
Agree 100%. Why is it that some politicians just make you want to slap, punch or kick them? Or all three. Or lower them slowly into a vat of molten iron?
Roger Thornhill said…
256bit encryption. They will at least have to 'ask' you first...

I, too, saw the paedo-Islamist media seeding. Softening up the populace for more draconian measures against "the other".
UK Voter said…
The news that the government now wants to track our mobile phone calls, texts, emails and internet browsing habits has got me enraged. For the past 11 years, this government has sought more and more control over its citizens, from installing 4.2m CCTV cameras, to the suggestion that we must respond to more and more intrusive questions when they complete the next census. It has simply got to stop.

On this occasion, I have done something about it, in my own small way. I have written an article outlining what the government is seeking to do and my views. But, I have also produced a ‘draft’ letter that can be personalised and sent to local MP’s. I am urging other likeminded people to reproduce the article, to include their own comments, after all, not everyone will agree with all my comments and then publicise it. Maybe we can start a programme where people start to bombard their MP’s with a demand that they do not support the latest data communication bill. The link is here if you would are to take a look.

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