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Red tape 'threat to Poppy Day parades' - Telegraph

The petty bureaucracy of local authorities and the police threatens to halt Remembrance Sunday parades, Service veterans said.

Organisers of one parade on Nov 11 have been warned by their local council that they face a 」54 an hour charge if those taking part litter the streets during the ceremony commemorating war dead.

Police are also demanding that "risk assessments" are carried out before the parades are allowed to go ahead.

Just tell them to "fuck off". Just form up and parade, what are they going to do about it? Send them scampering back to their rat holes with their tails between their legs.

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That old saying- "it's a free country"- has a hollow ring to it these days, doesn't it?

You have to ask permission to walk down the street. If you get permission, you may only say that which is deemed acceptable by the government's Political Officers. You are required to police your fellow man, and will be punished if fail to do so, or do so inadequately.

Do people really no longer care for liberty, are they unaware of how little is left, or do they simply feel that we are so far gone that to hope for freedom is the naive pipe dream of a utopian?

I think we should be told.

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

C.S. Lewis

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