Tens of thousands of Brits attended a demonstration in London to free Tommy Robinson yesterday and it was not your typical demonstration. These people were energized and angry. Here’s is Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who addressed the crowd:
Here’s what the crowd looked like outside Number 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister’s residence. The ‘Tommy Tommy’ chant will be familiar to those familiar with Brit football chants:
When the London Police tried to suppress things, the crowd actually attacked them and a number of the police simply ran from the crowd.
Now, we’ve seen the British police run from Muslim mobs before. But this is the first time they’ve ever had to run from the British people. And high time too. They’re going to have to decide whose side they’re on.
The cops finally regrouped to block the demonstrators as they approached Buckingham Palace while the royal family was present inside.
British media is covering this as ‘a small demonstration of far right groups’ if they’re covering it at all. You take a look at these videos and tell me this was a small demonstration!
Wilders, of course had the right of it when he asked the ultimate question. Who was more guilty of disturbing the peace, Tommy Robinson or the British police, prosecutors and politicians who knew full well what was going on, how children were being raped, tortured and prostituted by Muslim gangs but did nothing about it for years? The police even ignored the victims who came forward to report what was happening to them. In fact, they actually did their best to cover it up and to discipline,threaten, silence or fire any law enforcement personnel, journalist or social workers who dared to try expose what was going on.
The British establishment wants this sordid, shameful scandal buried and out of the public eye, knowing how the details would outrage the British public, as will the relatively light sentences many of these culprits will likely receive. That story’s bound to be censored as well. And the outrage wouldn’t just be concentrated at the perpetrators and their ilk but aimed right at those who protected them and allow this disgraceful exploitation to go on for so long.
It’s also obvious that Tommy Robinson’s arrest was planned well in advance. . There was no ‘disturbance of the peace.’ There were no crowds of angry Muslims howling for blood. There were no crowds of any kind, just a handful of people hanging around in front of the courthouse including Tommy Robinson recording his commentary.
Yet a mob of seven police in a special security van were at the ready and just waiting for a plausible opportunity and the receipt of orders to catch Tommy Robinson unawares and spirit him away for his brief ‘trial’ and sentencing. According to Robinson’s solicitor, the judge actually lied to the solicitor over the phone, saying that Robinson had been released and there was no need to come to the Leeds courthouse.
This whole scenario was so obviously reminiscent of the way Stalin used to handle this sort of thing that even a number of people on the Left who are not Tommy Robinson fans in the least are upset by it.
My original thought was that Robinson’s fate was a warning to others that you too can disappear and the papers won’t even write about it. They wanted to make an example out of him. They were probably going to wait a few months for the furor to die down and then have Tommy Robinson conveniently murdered in prison.
That plan seems to have failed miserably. Instead, they have made Tommy Robinson far more popular and a symbol of how the UK is no longer a free country. If they keep him locked up or if they free him, he will remain a popular hero. And I don’t doubt they realize that murdering him in prison would make him a martyr as well.
What they’ve done is to awaken the British people, many of whom appear to have finally had enough.
Like tyrants everywhere, they’ve overreached. A change is in the air.
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