May 26th, 2013

Это провал

Die Walkure


BUSINESS AS USUAL. A meter maid issues a parking ticket for a burnt-out car following a night of riots in the Stockholm suburb of Alby. (Photo by Fria Tider)


”We go to the crime scenes, but when we get there we stand and wait,” elaborated Lars Byström, the media relations officer of the Stockholm Police Department. ”If we see a burning car, we let it burn if there is no risk of the fire spreading to other cars or buildings nearby. By doing so we minimize the risk of having rocks thrown at us.”
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When questioned, the officer explained that the ticket was issued because the vehicle lacked a tag showing its time of arrival. The fact that the vehicle had been effectively destroyed – its windshield smashed and the interior heavily damaged by fire – was irrelevant according to the meter maid"

В этом маленьком эпизоде - вся суть современного западного социал-демократического государства. Неспособное выполнять свои прямые обязанности - защиту граждан от насилия, оно с огромным удовольствием этих самых законопослушных граждан контролирует и преследует по любому мельчайшему поводу и без.

Как сказал Марк Стайн про Британию: "In Britain everything is policed except crime"

UPD: Кстати про Британию. "Eleven people across UK arrested for making 'racist or anti-religious' comments on Facebook and Twitter about British soldier's death" -Daily Mail