“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Monday, May 21, 2007
Staff asked to snoop for police
The Home Office is pushing new plans to force government workers to circulate gossip about individuals they suspect might commit a violent crime (thanks, Ross). This is a sure fire way to discourage contact between marginalised individuals that need help with the parts of government that might provide it — and hence cause some of them to become a much greater risk to society.