Police Clear Vagrants Off Windsor’s Streets for the Tourists at the Royal Wedding Today

Here’s another injustice, this time nothing to do with Israel. Also this week Mike put up a post about how the Tory council at Windsor had got around the ban on their plans to clear the beggars off the streets of their borough. The plans had been shelved due to massive public outrage. But Tories are Tories, and so they’ve come up with a plan to get round it: they had the cops come round to seize their possessions, meaning their sleeping bags, and put them in storage, so they couldn’t sleep on the streets. This was supposed to be ‘helping’ them.

I can remember a political commentator stating that we now live in an age of ‘inverted totalitarianism’. In the past, the dictator or the authorities in a totalitarian state told people what to do, and the penalty for not complying was brutally clear. Now the authorities also dictate to you, but do it with mealy-mouthed words about helping you.

You can see the same process at work in the sanctions system and work capability tests. Oh no, we’re not leaving people to starve to death, or commit suicide out of despair. We’re incentivising those that can to find work.
Look, so far we’ve helped all these people find jobs. This was followed by statistics, that actually showed you had a better chance of finding work if you didn’t go on their wretched workfare programme.

And the same lying verbiage used to give a veneer of humanity to the Tories’ murderous welfare reforms has been adopted to clear the beggars off the streets. And this is especially hypocritical today, because many of the well-wishers come down to cheer on the royal couple at the wedding today were camping out on the streets. Which is illegal, but no-one was moving them on.

Here’s Chunky Mark making his comments about this, and the Tories wider policy about supporting high house prices for the benefit of rich vulture capitalists in tax exile in Bahamas. He argues that it’s all about pushing down at the people at the bottom of society. They need homelessness and deaths, like the 78 homeless people, who died last year, to keep house prices high in accordance with the law of supply and demand.

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3 Responses to “Police Clear Vagrants Off Windsor’s Streets for the Tourists at the Royal Wedding Today”

  1. Police Clear Vagrants Off Windsor’s Streets for the Tourists at the Royal Wedding Today — Beastrabban’s Weblog | COMRADE BOYCIE Says:

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  2. Ctesias62 Says:

    Also the sorry tale regarding the converted sleeping bus for homeless being lured onto public roads from it’s parking spot by Thames Valley Plod.
    Driver grabbed for not being correctly licenced (no pcv?) and bus “impounded for inspection”!

    • beastrabban Says:

      I hadn’t heard about that, but it just compounds all this nonsense and injustice. Grrrr!

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