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Sadly it's worse than that.

We're heading towards literal fascism.

Some idiots now feel justified in venting their rage at European immigrants as if they're less-than-human undesirables.

Of course we've already seen state violence against the poor and needy, and anti-EU racism is part of the same package.

The EU - quite reasonably - is worried that if this continues anyone who is a little bit different is going to be rounded up - and then who knows what's going to happen.

In fact it's been happening for a while under the radar. The Home Office has been "accidentally" sending out "Get out now" notices to people who have every right to stay.

Worse, the prison at Belmarsh has been a Home Office detention centre for illegals - as defined, rather randomly, by the Home Office - for a long time, and conditions are reported to be nightmarish.

The roots of this are in 9/11, and the Islamophobia it created. By a crafty conflation the real knuckle-draggers believe Islam and Europe are synonymous, and free movement from Europe is a plot to force Sharia Law on innocent white virgin women.

It has all the makings of a perfect storm of fascist insanity - and there are reasons to believe there are elements in the establishment who want this outcome, and are working hard to engineer it.

Most of the population wants nothing to do with it, but every day people who used to believe that friends, neighbours and family members were sane, normal people are discovering they are actually delusional kooks with only the most remote understanding of politics and economics.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Oct 13th, 2017 at 06:11:57 PM EST
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