Sunday, November 18, 2007

It’s one small step from Brown’s paranoid state into a police one

"Given the fallibility of government computers — the new e-border one is to cost an astronomical £650m — getting into, out of and about Britain will change from inconvenient to sheer hell. If a Brazilian, de Menezes, can be shot for looking Arabic and a normal Briton in a diabetic fit be Tasered and manacled for 'looking Egyptian', the mind boggles at the accidents waiting to happen." —Simon Jenkins

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