If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

- George Washington

Thursday, 20 October 2011

When I Want Your Opinion I Will Give It To You

It is as well to remember that the Parliamentary debate on Monday is not over whether we should be in or out of the EU. It is about whether the British people should be asked their opinion on the matter.

According to Cameron, Hague and the rest we should not be asked - presumably because there is a danger that we might give the wrong answer.

This tells you all you need to know.


  1. Makes you wonder what all that e-petition stuff was all about, doesn't it? Give the people their say, participatory democracy, get politicians in touch with those they 'serve', and all that. All bollocks.

    You are free to ask for anything you like, as long as it's what we want to give you.

  2. The Kinnocks, Blair, Brown and Mandelson were in it for the money; what's Daves excuse?

  3. Richard (at work)21 October 2011 at 01:03

    The gravy train has many carriages, some of which haven't reached the platform yet, but will in due course.


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