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It’s not really news anymore that being a jerk in the UK is illegal:

“British Veteran Arrested for ‘Causing Anxiety’ After Sharing Swastika Made Out of Progress Pride Flags on Social Media

“Someone has been caused anxiety based on your social media post. That is why you have been arrested.””

https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/08/b ... ial-media/
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"Causing Anxiety?"

Why are Boris the Slider, Sir Cement Head, Rishi the Sissy, Liz Puss, Angela Basic Instinct, That Fat Scots Git, That Unctuous Prat from the LSD, Mad Racist Jeremy, Michael "Warmed Crumpets in His Ass Crack at Public School" Gove, et cetera not in jail?

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https://i.imgur.com/VDMsjJy.jpg

Actually, a certain politician may be hoist by her own petard. Nadine dorries bill, currently stalled due to leadership contest, may well criminalize her (re)tweet:
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"But MY TWEETS aren't offensive! All the Right-Minded People agree with me, right?!"

I thought it was funny.

I thought her excuses pathetic.

Given the embarrassment Boris the Slider caused – for such stupid, stupid reasons – I am surprised at the numbers who are mad he had to go.

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Giz wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 5:18 pm It’s not really news anymore that being a jerk in the UK is illegal:

“British Veteran Arrested for ‘Causing Anxiety’ After Sharing Swastika Made Out of Progress Pride Flags on Social Media

“Someone has been caused anxiety based on your social media post. That is why you have been arrested.””

https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/08/b ... ial-media/
Both released without charge.
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Any record that would follow them aeound?
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Giz wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 5:18 pm It’s not really news anymore that being a jerk in the UK is illegal:

“British Veteran Arrested for ‘Causing Anxiety’ After Sharing Swastika Made Out of Progress Pride Flags on Social Media

“Someone has been caused anxiety based on your social media post. That is why you have been arrested.””

https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/08/b ... ial-media/
For his own good...
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ed wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 6:57 pm Any record that would follow them aeound?
Holiday in Cambodia by the Dead Kennedys?
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Phone the police to report a burglary, and you'll be lucky if even one copper comes to inspect the crime scene.

But "cause offence" by posting an anti-woke meme, and the cops will come round your house mob handed (three police together visited the house of the guy who reposted the rainbow swastika on Facebook). He refused to go on a 're-education course' (a.k.a. brainwashing) and was then arrested.

I always believe that a person takes offence rather than another person giving it. Some of the woke brigade spend half their lives trawling through social media posts searching for things they can be offended by.

You should have the right to be offended by what I post, and I should have the right not to give a fuck.

How about the anxiety and offence caused by the possibility of being descended upon, and arrested by, a mob of the woke police?

The police are always complaining that they're understaffed, overworked, and therefore unable to properly deal with all the real crimes: mugging, stabbing, mostly-Pakistani rape gangs, burglary, etc. etc. But they apparently have plenty of manpower to deal with trivia.

In my opinion, when someone phones the police to complain about a rainbow swastika, the police should tell that person to grow up - and if the person continues to complain, then the police should arrest them for wasting police time.
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ceptimus wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 8:24 pm Phone the police to report a burglary, and you'll be lucky if even one copper comes to inspect the crime scene.
Is the burglary current or happen in the past. Very important distinction. Most recent stats I could find show Met Police responses are consistently around 10 mins for current activity. 2 hrs for "someone broke in last night."

Other Police Forces use different grading systems. E.g . Sussex police aim to respond within 15 mins to emergency burglary calls. Scheduled responses are within 24 hrs and yes .. Diary calls are agreed with the caller.

To claim "youll be lucky to get one copper" is an unsubstantiated (so far) soundbite that sounds a bit DailyMailish.
But "cause offence" by posting an anti-woke meme, and the cops will come round your house mob handed (three police together visited the house of the guy who reposted the rainbow swastika on Facebook). He refused to go on a 're-education course' (a.k.a. brainwashing) and was then arrested.
Ill start off by saying i detest this legislation. I also detest the way this stuff is reported and reacted to for entirely different reasons.

Assholes on twitter or the like generally do not get "a visit" on the first offence. Serial offenders do. This never gets mentioned.

Secondly, how the person reacts may get them detained for entirely different reasons. Note (as usual) that an edited video is posted.

From the Met:

The most relevant offences are 'harassment' and 'malicious communications'. For harassment to be committed, there must have been a clear 'course of conduct'. That is, two or more related occurrences. The messages do not necessarily have to be violent in nature, but would need to have caused some alarm or distress.

If there has only been a single communication, it’s unlikely it would qualify as harassment, but could be considered a malicious communication. For such an offence to be committed, a message must be sent to another person, or sent via a public communications network, that is indecent, grossly offensive, obscene, threatening or menacing.


I would suggest that considering the LGBT community were targeted for extermination by the Nazis - posting such imagery is pretty fucking offensive and deliberate. A British Army veteran should know better.
I always believe that a person takes offence rather than another person giving it. Some of the woke brigade spend half their lives trawling through social media posts searching for things they can be offended by.
Curious how you deliberately use insulting rhetoric yet decree it is other people's fault for finding it offensive.

Just an observation.
You should have the right to be offended by what I post, and I should have the right not to give a fuck.
Of course.
How about the anxiety and offence caused by the possibility of being descended upon, and arrested by, a mob of the woke police?
Aside from the rhetoric, That is the crux of the matter.
yadda darkie rape gangs ignored.
n my opinion, when someone phones the police to complain about a rainbow swastika, the police should tell that person to grow up - and if the person continues to complain, then the police should arrest them for wasting police time.
I prefer to live in a world where people were grown up enough to not post nazi imagery to a demographic that were exterminated by them in order to cause distress.

But that's just me.
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*zip*

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“Victims of violent attacks are waiting up to nine days for police to respond to their 999 calls despite official targets that state officers should attend within an hour.

Homeowners who are burgled are also left waiting up to five days for a police officer to respond to their emergency calls, according to figures obtained by The Sunday Times under freedom of information laws.”

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/vict ... -72f6dkmf0
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Paywall. Can't see. Interested to see the stats and what they refer to. My FoI for the Met disagrees.
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Giz wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 11:18 pm “Victims of violent attacks are waiting up to nine days for police to respond to their 999 calls despite official targets that state officers should attend within an hour.

Homeowners who are burgled are also left waiting up to five days for a police officer to respond to their emergency calls, according to figures obtained by The Sunday Times under freedom of information laws.”

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/vict ... -72f6dkmf0
"Victims of violent attacks are waiting up to nine hours."

That would be every single call. Dipshit.

In fact:

The victim of a violent assault waited almost nine days for police to respond to a 999 call, whilst a burglary victim had to wait nearly five days for a response to their emergency calls.

Worst examples with no context. Carry on.
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Are you claiming that a respected part of the legacy media is propagating fake news?

Why do you hate democracy?
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ceptimus wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 8:24 pm Phone the police to report a burglary, and you'll be lucky if even one copper comes to inspect the crime scene.

But "cause offence" by posting an anti-woke meme, and the cops will come round your house mob handed (three police together visited the house of the guy who reposted the rainbow swastika on Facebook). He refused to go on a 're-education course' (a.k.a. brainwashing) and was then arrested.

I always believe that a person takes offence rather than another person giving it. Some of the woke brigade spend half their lives trawling through social media posts searching for things they can be offended by.

You should have the right to be offended by what I post, and I should have the right not to give a fuck.

How about the anxiety and offence caused by the possibility of being descended upon, and arrested by, a mob of the woke police?

The police are always complaining that they're understaffed, overworked, and therefore unable to properly deal with all the real crimes: mugging, stabbing, mostly-Pakistani rape gangs, burglary, etc. etc. But they apparently have plenty of manpower to deal with trivia.

In my opinion, when someone phones the police to complain about a rainbow swastika, the police should tell that person to grow up - and if the person continues to complain, then the police should arrest them for wasting police time.
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Not saying it is fake. Just deliberately misrepresented.

Never respected the Times. It makes the Telegraph seem communist.
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Meanwhile the Next Prime Minister – probably – calls Fish Face an "attention whore" best ignored by the adults – probably.

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Twit: https://twitter.com/JohnCleese/status/1554333691022680065
Twit: https://twitter.com/holmesjsamuel/status/1554149531561988096
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Break out the scaffold, gibbet, and get the fires roasting!

Man caught in Windsor Castle grounds charged with Treason

– J.D.
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Doctor X wrote: Tue Aug 02, 2022 2:53 pm Break out the scaffold, gibbet, and get the fires roasting!

Man caught in Windsor Castle grounds charged with Treason

– J.D.
Huh, whaddya know, I’d assumed it would be the Sussexes.
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They paid him.

Should have listened to Hilary.

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He is completely wrong.

The media is perfectly happy to call someone they do not support a liar. They call them liars and worse all the time.

They just are not in their class.

Someone outside their class calling one of their class a liar?

Cannot have that! End of Civilization as we know it!

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Doctor X wrote: Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:13 am He is completely wrong.

The media is perfectly happy to call someone they do not support a liar. They call them liars and worse all the time.

They just are not in their class.

Someone outside their class calling one of their class a liar?

Cannot have that! End of Civilization as we know it!

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Plod finally got hold of a couple of leads!

https://mobile.twitter.com/ArchRose90/s ... 2040304641
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