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Sunak says UK descending into mob rule

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From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” — a slogan some see as calling for the destruction of Israel — onto Parliament’s Big Ben clocktower.

Sad but true that antisemitism is alive and well in the UK.

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Sunak had better not try to impose martial law or arbitrary power on the UK. They don't need a British trump!

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The Tories are the mob rule.

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and the alternative is the antisemitic Labour Party.

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They are not alone and his warning is too late and too calm. That whole continent is in a soon completed descending process.

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Hi Wallace, I know you are a clever guy, your knowledge, experiences engaging in political debate, the characteristics that come from a wealth of life ups and downs, work and play.

Could it not be possible, that UK electorate for whatever reason has reached a seminal moment that reflects on both the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak government and Keir Starmer labour opposition, have failed to, even the basic terms, to fulfil pledges/promises to maintain democratic public order,

Parliament, MPs, oath in office to lawfully guarantee a quality of public services, of the civil service, and the degree of its independence from political pressures?

That is now in question?

Parliamentary authority broke down, the speaker took it upon himself to hijack an SNP opposition day motion to protect the labour opposition leadership from embarrassing revolt of his leadership.

A mob of hate, has been openly harassing unlawfully politicians at and in their homes, constituencies.

The Police took an oath to protect and serve, the protests up and down the country, from extreme political activism of all hues have crossed a line into open threats of preventing emergency services protecting the most venerable. The Police have been accused of just standing by.

The cornerstones held dear to the people of the UK, in respect for human rights, the fundamental freedoms · of association, freedom of expression are being violated by this mob, intent on challenging ‎Parliamentary democracy.

The question is then, by whom?

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The last time that the UK faced a 'descent into mob rule' like this, Maggie Thatcher was PM. And the Iron Lady bent under the pressure, allowing the White State in South Africa to be 'wiped from the map' by the Russian backed, genocidal terrorists of the ANC.

PS, in another example of the 'threat to democracy' the human rights activists pose, George Galloway was elected. This is the first time the Workers Party succeeded in winning a seat in Parliament.

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Rochdale by-election winner George Galloway speaks to LBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA94wXElD6c

George Galloway, is a gifted orator, debater, George is also a political charlatan.

Whatever or however one judges Starmer opposition government, it is a tad disingenuous to denounce Starmer for of his abandonment of traditional labour values.

Starmer role is to gain office. To win elections, leaders need to convince a broad range of opinions, from a range of voters from every corner of the UK, rich and poor.

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Mob rule? Better than Tor snob rule!

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PS, in another example of the 'threat to democracy' the human rights activists pose, George Galloway was elected. This is the first time the Workers Party succeeded in winning a seat in Parliament.

I wouldn’t read too much into George Galloway’s victory. Galloway is probably the best political showman around. I think he’s a self-obsessed opportunist but you can’t argue that he’s the best in the business at spotting an opportunity, winding a crowd up with superb speaking skills and positioning himself as the outsider to the establishment.

I don’t think there’s anyone else who could’ve pulled this one off.

I wouldn’t expect too many repeats.

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*Can’t argue he isn’t the best

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Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak road to number 10 is without a mandate from the people.

A hung parliament 2024 general election would produce a devastating unstable, ineffective and short-lived coalition, exacerbated by its inability to implement clear policies for change.

David Cameron/Nick Clegg is a example. Theresa May/Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) need I say more.

Keir Starmer labour opposition will not offer a economic/political, be all to end all Eldorado. Probably far from it.

However UK cannot continue with Rishi Sunak/Jeremy Hunt dysfunctional delinquent lack of any competent direction.

The thought of another hung parliament is unthinkable.

Just hold your nose, Keir Starmer at the very least represents a change. Ho Hum

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Rachel Reeves, if left alone, given the monetary fiscal latitude, the trust, without ideological restraints could gain the confidence of industries/business small and large plus the public electorate.

The overall propriety is this present conservative government has run its course.

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There are well over 300 mosques in the UK which are the focal point for Muslims to meet and learn about the UK’s political system.

Immigrants in the UK are realizing that change can come from strength of numbers.

To receive citizenship and voting rights are not major obstacles.

Immigrants and especially immigrants from diverse backgrounds have been able to feel secure and to thrive in the UK.

It isn’t a wonder to assume that seeking representation would be sought.

George Galloway was elected by a lawful democratic process which Sunak described as “beyond horrifying”

Obviously, the political conventions must be respected by all but there seems to be a massive disconnect occurring.

When a government begins to pick and choose only what it wishes and starts to sully the democratic processes then respect will be lost and other less formal conventions will appear.

The UK is likely to experience this in the coming years.

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RichardPearceMar. 1  07:53 pm JST

The last time that the UK faced a 'descent into mob rule' like this, Maggie Thatcher was PM. And the Iron Lady bent under the pressure, allowing the White State in South Africa to be 'wiped from the map' by the Russian backed, genocidal terrorists of the ANC.

When the Dull Witch of Dulwitch resigned in late 1990 it was over the arbitrary and ridiculous poll tax. People in the UK had had enough of her elitist anti-lower class attitude. The miners strike was a major bummer but that stupid poll tax was the last straw. The worst riots there in maybe 700 years.

As for South African apartheid, UN sanctions were taking its toll there. That totalitarian bullcrap agenda finally came to an end in May 1994.

Just like UN sanctions will punish the Russian punkazz Putin, sooner or later.

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The usual noxious pro-Likud trolls conflating any criticism of Israeli governments with antisemitism.

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