Two stories demonstrating that 'officialdom' - in one form or another - seeks to control us and constrain how we live.
First, courtesy of the Sun, comes this story which demonstrates the 'over zealousness' of a bureaucrat - one obviously with the required shortage of brain cells - and the 'box-ticking' mentality that prevails in that 'profession'.
Second, courtesy of a tweet by Ambush Predator, this story where the members of the 'health brigade' promptly appear to condemn the government's attempts to rectify the massive deficit that the country faces. The 'control factor', to which I refer, is best illustrated by this quote from Dr. David Stuckler: "If we want to promote a sustainable recovery in Britain, we must first ensure that we have taken care of people's most basic health needs." added to which is this comment by Professor Alan Maryon-Davies President of the UK Faculty of Public Health: "Health is much wider than the health service and social support is crucially important. It would be tragic if we find ourselves in this recession dismantling the welfare state.".
"We must ensure that we have taken care of people's most basic health needs" and who created the situation whereby people don't seem to have the wit to look after themselves? "It would be tragic if we find ourselves in this recession dismantling the welfare state." Bearing in mind statements such as these are no more than 'self-justifying their existence', what would not be tragic would be a situation whereby people like Maryon-Davies, who have built up an unnecessary industry and unnecessary cost to the public purse, were 'dismantled'.
Just a thought...............
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