Now that I am retired having been many years a magistrate with a long awareness of the declining freedoms enjoyed by the ordinary citizen and a corresponding fear of the big brother state`s ever increasing encroachment on civil liberties I hope that my personal observations within these general parameters will be of interest to those with an open mind. Having been blogging with this title for many years against the rules of the Ministry of Justice my new found freedom should allow me to be less inhibited in these observations.
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Friday, 11 September 2015
WHERE YORKSHIRE LEADS DO OTHERS FOLLOW?
We are indeed entering very dangerous times where the traditional freedoms of ordinary citizens are being put at risk under the umbrella of cutting costs. This blogger is a traditional Tory voting right of centre libertarian at heart but the authoritarian siren voices of the Tory right are leading us up a path to be avoided. It could be argued that the impending success of a quietly spoken rabble rouser of the Marxist wing of the Labour party has come about from just this authoritarian tendency of the Conservative Party. Such people should recollect Martin Niemöller: "First they came for the Socialists..."