It is sad and scary how political correctness can be a totally invasive, totalitarian, and hateful phenomenon when it is wrongfully given the force of law. It doesn’t seem to take much for the Liberals in any western nation to twist the ideas of racism, racialism, and tolerance in a loosely codified structure of “hate crimes” and “thought crimes.”
Recently the owner or manager of the Black Bull, a pub in the north of England was arrested on what in America would be labeled hate crime charges because the local police didn’t approve of the newspaper clipping he had posted in his pub.
According to The Evening Post in Nottingham, UK:
Peter Mailer was arrested after a complaint from a senior Notts Police officer who visited the Black Bull in Warkworth, Northumberland, while on holiday.
Mr. Mailer, who admits he is an active supporter of the British National Party, was hauled into the nearby Alnwick Police Station.
He has been bailed to return to the station on December 23, when he will learn whether or not the Crown Prosecution Service will charge him.
The 52-year-old said he was stunned to learn that the complaint had been made by the Notts officer. He said the officer had been in the pub with a friend and their wives. They chatted to him, but never mentioned the cuttings, which are mainly from national newspapers. Three days later, police arrested him and took everything off the walls.
Is Mr. Mailer of the Black Bull a racist? Probably – he’s an avowed supporter of the British National Party (BNP), most if not all of whom are white supremacists. So what? That shouldn’t be a crime in and of itself, nor should posting clippings or cuttings from national newspapers on one’s establishment’s walls. Sadly, it is now crime in England. This is what seems to happen all too often when the Liberals are allowed to start dictating laws within a western country.
This is currently happening in England – and in many European countries – so many Americans will just shake their heads and ignore this. They shouldn’t. America is not proof against such outrages; this same sentiment of intolerance and political correctness exists in the US and is growing amongst the Liberals in our land. They’ve already emplaced the foundation laws necessary to bring about similar further legislation in the US and implement their Thought Police.
If we’re all not very observant and careful, this sort of thing may well be coming soon to America.
H/T to MK at Down under on the right side.
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