Thursday, 4 March 2010

Bans For Posters And Pop?

And there was me thinking that China had already hosted the Olympics in 2008.

Police will have powers to enter private homes and seize posters, and will be able to stop people carrying non-sponsor items to sporting events.
Sorry? It's this country? In 2012?

Good fucking grief!

H/T Haddock


15 comments:

The Filthy Engineer said...

And apparently they have trademarked the number 2012. Not sure how they can? I can see all my checks bouncing because I don't dare put the date on them for fear of a knock on the door.

JJ said...

Thanks for this DP...I spat out my tea, and my dummy too!

Please tell me this is some kind of spoof - eh?

Thomas Hobbes said...

You must jest, this is from Berlin 1936, isn't it?

CiaranG said...

That must be made up, surely.

If not, can someone tell me what kind of posters it is they don't like so I can start printing?

Anonymous said...

What about a poster of Broon in a gimp suit ?

signed Mcgraw he he

RantinRab said...

Big business-big gummint.

Same thing.

AntiCitizenOne said...

Unbelievable!

Spartan said...

Jeez, here we go again. Laws passed for one thing but adapted for use as police/gov see fit!

Can we have a revolution now please.

John Pickworth said...

Has Mandelson been having tea on someone's yacht?

This Government seems happy to trample all over our liberties but is more than obliging when protecting the rights of the Mega Corps.

Letters From A Tory said...

/headdesk

Furor Teutonicus said...

D.P, you have missed out the most important bit, Police and olym ic "officials" will have this power.

WHO?

WTF are "Olympic officials"?

Who the HEL gave some twat in an orange vest, who was last seen drawing the fucking dole for twenty years, the power to "enter homes"?

Have they all been checked on the Police National computer? Have they all got their "I am not a kiddy fiddler honest...maybe" passes from whoever is in charge of kiddy fiddling?

If one of these came sizing my burglary potential up, using the excuse of being some "official" they would get the toe cap of my steel workers boots RIGHT in the bollox, or otherwise.

ALSO, this;

Olympics chiefs have proposed radical measures to reduce congestion on London's roads during the Games. Games bosses said they would switch off about 1,000 sets of traffic lights in the capital and build temporary pedestrian bridges over busy roads in a bid to keep the average speed for cars transporting athletes and officials at about 45mph.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23805238-2012-olympics-chiefs-to-turn-off-red-traffic-lights.do

Notice "games bosses" NOT the POLICE!

Any one ever been to Moscow during Soviet times will know the "politburo lane" well. Which existed to;

keep the average speed for cars transporting (athletes/official state visitors) and officials at about 45mph.

Welcom to the Soviet socialist republic of Britain.

Bucko said...

"Police will have powers to enter private homes and seize posters"

Do they mean pictures of birds with their tits out or people who post on blog sites?

Jim said...

Quote:

Overall, though, London's planning was going well, said Chris Cunt, professor of sport economics at Sheffield Hallam University.

"It is dynamic, there are changes and certain people will lose from it, but the end result is pretty much positive."

Fausty said...

Steady on, people. It isn't a reality.

YET.

If we protest loudly enough, we can stop it.

So what will YOU do to stop it? If you (we) don't try to stop it, who will?

Get active!

Furor Teutonicus said...

Fausty said...

Steady on, people. It isn't a reality.

YET.


Your too bloody LATE!

As told by a few mates of mine that are still, stuopidly, in the British police, these are ALREADY part of the "bye laws". (Tempory measures), but then again, income tax was only meant as a "tempory measure" during the Napoleonic wars.