Monday, August 20, 2007

We Can't Turn Them Away - Do Something

Further to DK's previous post on this topic, and indeed my own, and further inspired by uncharacteristically political noises emanating from a shed in deepest Norfolk today, I just wrote to my MP telling her to bloody well offer those Iraqis some asylum. Or else.

You should do that too. I mean, if you want to that is. Yes Martin I know you don't want to. But this needn't affect our friendship.

If you go to Dan Hardie's site, he tells you:
  1. how to find your MP, and

  2. how to write to your MP without even getting up from your computer, and even

  3. what to say in your letter.

Best to try and draft your own letter like what I did, rather than copying and pasting the template. But every little helps.


Dan said...

Katy, thank you so much. When you, or any of your readers, get a reply to your letter to your MP, please can you either email them to me ( ) or post them here:

We're collating replies so that we can knock down any dishonest talking points, and lobby sympathetic or wavering MPs. Thank you again.

guido faux said...

I think Martin ended up conceding there is a rationale based on realpolitik for letting them in.

Correct me if I'm wrong.

Oh yeah? So what has happened for the last ten years, exactly?

Over at the ASI, they are posting some of the winning entries of the Young Writers on Liberty. One does not want to put such keen minds off,...