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UK Commentators - Laban Tall's Blog brings us this:

In a Scotsman interview, an MP of whom I've never previously heard, Stephen McCabe, floated an interesting refinement.

Speaking after the Home Secretary, Charles Clarke, announced new laws to control the movements of terrorist suspects, Mr Clarke's adviser, Stephen McCabe, told The Scotsman he saw this extending to other groups suspected of using violence to further their ends.

The Labour MP said: "We can envisage this applying to animal rights extremists and the far-Right, for example.

"These people are locked up because we believe they are a genuine danger based on what we think is pretty reliable evidence, even if it cannot be divulged in a court of law."

That is so much easier isn't it - a bunch of lard-arsed Ministers think they have "pretty reliable evidence" but it wouldn't stand up in a Court of Law; No problem, now they can just jail people they don't like anyway.

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First they came for the Suspected Terrorist and I did not speak out because I was not a Suspected Terrorist.

Then they came for the Animal Right Nutters and I did not speak out because I was not a Animal Right Nutter.

Then they came for the Nazi Pondlife and I did not speak out because I was not a Nazi Pondlife.

Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.

(Hat tip to Pastor Niemoller)

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"We can envisage this applying to animal rights extremists and the far-Right, for example."

Not the far-left though, huh? Not the poll-tax rioters, or the Grunwick rioters or the striking miners?

See also this from The Anglo Saxon Chronicles.

Oh. The link disappeared from my post.

http://saxontimes.blogspot.com/2005/01/holocaust-remembrance-day.html

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