UK Jails Too Cushy To Break Out Of

Jail Too Sweet to Leave

Yet another reason for anybody living in the UK to start emigration right away:

Inmates enjoy such comfort in jail that they are ignoring chances to escape, a prison officers’ leader has claimed.

In one example, a drug dealer regularly broke into a Yorkshire jail over a six-month period, using a ladder to climb the walls and supply inmates with drugs and mobile phones.

The intruder walked across the yard with the ladder and used it to climb up to a cell window, which had been pulled apart with a crowbar and covered by a dummy grille.

Glyn Travis, the assistant general secretary of the Prison Officers’ Association, said: “It was an extraordinary case because none of the prisoners inside tried to escape when no doubt they had the opportunity.

“It tells me there’s something wrong in society when people are breaking into prisons to bring in drugs, but the prisoners are quite happy to stay inside.”

Do they employ guards at any of these prisons?  Apparently that’s one really cushy job.  But listen to the prisoners:

Inmates at a top security prison recently told Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary, that conditions there were like a “holiday camp”.

They said they enjoyed the use of satellite television and video game consoles as well as their free bed and board.

Prisoners receive wages topped up by bonuses for good behaviour, while drugs are sometimes cheaper in jail than on the streets.

It is understood that there have also been examples of prostitutes being smuggled into HMP Sudbury, a Category D prison, in Derbyshire.\

They get paid to sit around and play video games, take drugs, and have sex with prostitutes?  No wonder none of them want to break out.

Britain – Mulitple Wife Welfare Payments

Sharia by stealth.
clipped from www.theothersideofkim.com
Barry Beelzebub asks the simple question: if bigamy is illegal in Britain, and it is, then why aren’t Muslim men prosecuted for having more than one wife?
But that’s only the first part of the question, because:
The [Department of Welfare and Pensions] has decreed that the going [welfare] rate is (pounds) 92.80 a week for hubby and wife one, with a further (pounds) 33.65 for subsequent wives. They don’t say that the upper limit is four, but I bet that it is.
So how did this happen? When did Parliament decide that sharia law is now applicable in Britain? Who decided to give extreme Muslims immunity from the day-to-day strictures that apply to the rest of us? I must have missed that debate and subsequent vote.
The truth is that there has been no debate and there has been no vote.
This is how Government proceeds apace in subverting our society: not by law, but by regulation.
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Eurabia Coming To Britain – Archbishop of Canterbury

Here’s the surrender of Europe to the caliphate in microcosm. What’s your guess as to how long it will be before Westminster Cathedral becomes a mosque?
clipped from news.bbc.co.uk
The Archbishop of Canterbury says the adoption of certain aspects of Sharia law in the UK “seems unavoidable”.

Dr Rowan Williams
Dr Williams argues that adopting parts of Islamic Sharia law would help maintain social cohesion.
For example, Muslims could choose to have marital disputes or financial matters dealt with in a Sharia court.
He says Muslims should not have to choose between “the stark alternatives of cultural loyalty or state loyalty”.
But Dr Williams said an approach to law which simply said “there’s one law for everybody and that’s all there is to be said, and anything else that commands your loyalty or allegiance is completely irrelevant in the processes of the courts – I think that’s a bit of a danger”.
“There’s a place for finding what would be a constructive accommodation with some aspects of Muslim law, as we already do with some other aspects of religious law.”
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Hilllarycare Preview 2155

Mixed Sex Wards? Oh come on – there won’t be any more private or semi-private hospital rooms. You will be on a ward and its going to be with whoever they want to stuff in there. Women and Men together? Its cost-effective. After all – the health care bureaucrats need their year-end bonuses.And don’t you just love the weaselly worded response from the Health Minister. Does it remind you of someone parsing the meaning of the word “is”?
clipped from blogs.telegraph.co.uk
Lord Darzi, the Health Minister, told the Lords yesterday: “The Government is committed to single sex accommodation, not single sex wards – they are two different things. The only way we are going to have single sex wards in the NHS is to build the whole of the NHS into single rooms (really?)…that is an aspiration that cannot be met.
“We used to have single sex wards 15 years ago but medicine has moved on.”
Note his words carefully. There is no mention of mixed sex wards – only “accommodation”. In other words, the Government is no longer committed to the provision of “single sex wards” but to “single sex accommodation”, a piece of fudging which means, in essence, that mixed sex wards will continue to exist
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Britain Slips from Fully “Free” Economic Countries

Just why would you believe that the government would be able to spend all this money better than its individual citizens? Well, they have “free” health care, and “free” pensions and lost of “free” stuff that they get by shoveling 45% of their entire economy into the maw of bureaucrats.And then they wonder why they aren’t happy? And American is marching right behind the socialists in the Democrat party into the same silly mess.
clipped from www.telegraph.co.uk

Britain has slipped out of the ranks of fully “free” countries in this year’s Heritage Index of Economic Freedom, reflecting the sharp rise in the tax burden and ballooning state sector.

The ever harsher verdict on Britain comes as Mr Brown’s tax and spend policies begin to reshape the basic structure of the UK plc, transforming it from one of Europe’s leanest fiscal states to one of the most bloated.

“Total government expenditures, including consumption and transfer payments, are very high. Government spending has been rising since the 1990s and in the most recent year equaled 44.7 percent of GDP,” said the UK country report.

The winners as always are the island states of Hong Kong and Singapore, the poster economies offering open ports, minimal capital controls, and the rule of law.

Ireland (3) has held its place as Europe’s beacon of freedom. Now the playground of hedge funds, private equity, and billionaires, it is unrecognizable from the super-tax backwater of the 1980s.

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Starting a New Life at 102

I just love that last quote that he doesn’t want to look back at 105 and regret not emigrating at 102. I only hope I get to be 102!
clipped from www.telegraph.co.uk

Eric King-Turner is poised to become one of Britain’s oldest emigrants when he leaves Britain to start a new life in New Zealand.

The retired dentist, who was a surgeon commander in the Royal Navy, will turn 103 within weeks of completing the 12,000-mile voyage from Southampton on the Saga Rose liner with his 87-year-old wife Doris.

Mr King-Turner said: “I like New Zealand. The way of life is much the same as here but it is not so crowded and the weather is better.

“It’s a wonderful new adventure and I would say to anyone that if you want to do something you should do it straight away.

“What’s important is that when I’m 105 I don’t want to be thinking ‘I wish I had moved to the other side of the world when I was 102.’ “

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