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UK Police Are Useless.

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Gangs of men pass 11 year old girls amongst them to use as sex slaves.  Despite multiple appeals from their families the police do nothing.

A family chooses to take their sick child away from overbearing and bullying doctors to try an alternative treatment in Spain. The police launch an wildly irresponsible international man hunt and arrest the parents.

There must be consequences for the idiotic police officers in both cases, for their commanding officers and for the incompetent harridan at the top, Theresa May.

I’d also like to see the family compensated for their trauma and abuse at the hands of both Southampton Hospital and Hampshire Police.

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August 31, 2014 at 9:59 am

Snooper’s Charter. This Is Why Americans Keep Their Guns.

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 “You can have my guns when you take them from my cold, dead hands.”

“You can have my guns when you take them from my cold, dead hands.”

Nick Clegg has caved in again.  Norman Baker sat next to the most monstrous woman in British politics as she sneaked her snide subversion of our freedom through parliament. These people are ‘Liberal Democrats’?

It is all decided.  There is nothing we can do.  Parliament adjourns in less than a fortnight.  There’s little your MP could do for you anyway, even if he or she had the balls to stand up against this railroading of fundamental changes to our rights.  The leadership of the main parties have conspired to pervert our democracy to their own ends. In America they would be put on trial for treason.  This is why Americans keep their guns. It is some protection against an overbearing state.

Meanwhile, in London, Boris Johnson’s water cannons have arrived. Julian Assange is still holed up in the Ecuador embassy. Edward Snowden, the great American hero is running for his life in Russia.

Bring the Guillotines To Parliament Square!

Bring the Guillotines To Parliament Square!

At least America has a constitution. British democracy is a sick joke. We have no control over our government.  Elections are meaningless.  Politicians are a self-serving, incestuous elite, part of the tripartite oligarchy with the Fleet Street Mafia and the bankers.  We are the servants of the state.  We can’t even determine the issues that the media and parliament consider.  Their agenda and priorities are imposed on us.  We can’t enact local medicinal cannabis laws as 23 states have in the US, where the people have instructed the government what to do.  We can’t define the debate on education, the health service or foreign policy.  We must just do what we’re told.

We let these people take our guns away from us – and we were foolish to do so.  After the water cannons, what comes next?

Britain Descends Into A Police State, Liberty Is Extinguished, Government Is Corrupt.

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Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax known as Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset.

Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax known as Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset.

An email to my stuffed shirt, honorary Bullingdon Club member, self-serving and utterly useless MP, Richard Drax.

 

—– Original Message —–
From: Peter Reynolds
To: Richard Drax MP
Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:20 PM
Subject: Britain descends into a police state, liberty is extinguished, goverment is corrupt and self-serving.

Dear Mr Drax,

Theresa May is a monster. The coalition government conspires with the opposition to deprive us of our few remaining liberties. Files on Westminster paedophiles and illegal rendition via Diegio Garcia are mysteriously “lost”. The UK government and its propaganda mouthpiece, the BBC, flagrantly defies 65 UN resolutions and supports the Israeli genocide of Palestine.

Do you even begin to realise the contempt that you self-serving and corrupt bunch of criminals are held in?

Time to roll out the guillotines in Parliament Square.

Any MP with a shred of honour would resign from this disgraced House of Corruption.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Reynolds

Legal Highs Banned At UK Festivals. So Stick To The Safe Stuff: Cannabis, Ecstasy And LSD.

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The Madness Of Queen Theresa Is Killing The British People.

The Madness Of Queen Theresa Is Killing The British People.

The madness of Queen Theresa is killing the British people.

She presides over a government that has succeeded in making alcohol stronger and more easily available, leading to the highest rate of liver disease in the world.

"I command thee!  Stop smoking pot"

“I command thee! Stop smoking pot”

She sides with King Canute’s advisors in believing she can hold back the tide of demand for cannabis and ecstasy, drugs that are safely consumed by millions.  Her deranged efforts to ‘ban them, ban them, ban them’ have led to the rise in ‘legal highs‘, far more dangerous, untested, unpredictable, sold at enormous profit without any control at all.

800px-Spice_drugNow she’s desperately trying to shut the stable door that she opened .  According to her bible, The Daily Mail,  “More than 20 UK music festivals have banned the sale of ‘legal highs’ at their events this summer”.

The only sensible advice if you’re going to a festival this year is beer and wine in moderation but stick to the safe stuff.  Cannabis has never killed anyone, neither has LSD.  About 25 deaths have been attributed to ‘E’ but that’s with about 500,000 doses taken every weekend for 30 years.

So roll a spliff (tobacco free), maybe pop a pill or two.  Stay safe.

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Written by Peter Reynolds

May 4, 2014 at 3:38 pm

Yet More Madness In UK Drugs Policy

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The Right Dishonourable Theresa May MP

The Right Dishonourable Theresa May MP

Theresa May really does take the biscuit for ignoring evidence and basing her policies on prejudice and vested interests.  She defines its arrogance and exemplifies how out of touch our government is, particularly on drugs policy.

Khat, according to the experts, the ACMD, a pretty harmless, gentle stimulant, is to be banned. See the BBC report here.

The ACMD recommended exactly the opposite so it really should have expected Ms May to be contrary.  That’s what home secretaries do when they receive expert advice – they don’t just ignore it, they head in exactly the opposite direction.

Presently, 90,000 people in the UK are said to use khat, so Ms May has decided to turn them all into criminals overnight.  Does she expect they will all stop using it?  Don’t be ridiculous. All she has done is created a new criminal market.  Now we can expect violence, human trafficking and organised crime to get involved. As if our police and the Border Agency don’t have enough on their hands.

Her pretext is terrorism.  That’s the same excuse she offers for wanting to snoop on all our emails and internet activity.  It’s the same excuse this tawdry gang of thieves in Westminster offers us for anything they don’t want to explain.

Every day that passes our government proves itself to be more corrupt and more unfit for purpose.  This stupid, stupid woman is a terrible liability to our country.  Build more prisons, I say.  Let’s install a special wing of padded cells and move the whole cabinet in.

I will not be ruled by these fools anymore.

Written by Peter Reynolds

July 3, 2013 at 12:59 pm

I Gladly Accept The Title Of Cannabis Zealot

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Last August, I complained about the conduct of Yvonne Davies, a Manchester magistrate.  This week, remarkably, the regulatory process worked.  She was reprimanded and, as a result, chose to resign. This was the correct decision.  It is impossible for someone with such an extremist opinion to judge anyone else.  She is an anti-cannabis crusader and no magistrate can properly take that position.

The Manchester Evening News led the reporting which was quickly picked up by the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph.  I telephoned the Manchester newspaper to protest that they had merely used the opportunity to re-publish all Ms Davies’ hysterical scaremongering.  I’ll be honest.  I was concerned the whole thing was starting to backfire, just giving more publicity to Ms Davies’ false and misleading claims.

Some cocky junior Mancunian journalist sneered so hard down the phone at me that I could feel it.  When I explained about the endocannabinoid system and the neuroprotective qualities of cannabis he turned into a particularly ignorant and stroppy Gallagher brother and I realised there was no point.  I wrote a letter to the editor for publication instead.

I also wrote a letter for publication to the  Daily Telegraph.

Then, Tuesday afternoon, I was enjoying a brief glimpse of sunshine outside my friends pub, The Falcon, in Queen’s Park, west London.  My phone rang.  It was the Daily Mail and I chatted away with Nazia Parveen, the journalist, for a good fifteen minutes.  The result you see below in print and the online version is here.

The Daily Mail 26th June 2013. CLICK TO ENLARGE.

The Daily Mail 26th June 2013. CLICK TO ENLARGE.

Trust the Mail to try and twist the story into something it isn’t.  I wish I had the power to force a few people to quit.  I’d start with Theresa May, move on to Jeremy Browne and rattle through Cameron, Osborne, Paul Dacre, Kathy Gyngell, Melanie Philips and by the time I got to the judiciary there’d be plenty more senior than Ms Davies with much greater reason to go (see here for a few examples).

A ‘cannabis zealot’ I am.  Just as the 1st century Jewish sect who fought against the Romans, I will stand every time, in the face of whatever odds, use whatever means, to tell the truth about cannabis. It is an immense gift on our planet in so very many ways – which is exactly why it is demonised, why it is only its harms that are discussed and never its benefits.

Yes.  I gladly accept the title.  A ‘Cannabis Zealot’ am I.

Next Time A Young Person Dies From Legal Highs, Blame David Cameron, Theresa May And Jeremy Browne.

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See the excellent article in today’s Observer

 

Legal highs are the product of prohibition. If we made cannabis and MDMA legally available to adults under responsible regulation the market for these new, untested substances would virtually dry up.

We have at least 5,000 years experience with cannabis and for most adults, used in moderation, it is actually beneficial as a supplement to the endocannabinoid system and it helps protect against cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative and auto immune conditions.  Each year in Britain we hospitalise three times as many people for peanuts as we do for cannabis and that puts the health risks into proper perspective.

Similarly, MDMA is far less dangerous than aspirin or alcohol and if, as in Holland, we tested and certified the contents of a tablet we would protect people far better than the present inane and self-defeating policy.

The people who are directly to blame for the fact that our children are taking these dangerous, untested new substances are the idiots who run our drugs policy: David Cameron, Theresa May and, shamefully, against his own party’s policy, Jeremy Browne.

These weak, hypocritical, self-serving and cowardly politicians have allowed themselves to be bullied by the alcohol industry and a malevolent, sensation-seeking tabloid press into maintaining a policy that is simply absurd.

Written by Peter Reynolds

June 16, 2013 at 9:07 pm

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