Monday, March 10, 2008

Please sir, can I lick your boots!

Somewhere along the way Britain ceased to be great. How the citizens put up with this sort of governmental behaviour is beyond explaination.

I know our record ain't that great right now but damn! What that country needs is a good old fashioned revolution.

The article justifies the use of this equipment using the often cited fear of terrorism:
"Acts of terrorism have shaken the world in recent years and security precautions have been tightened globally," said Clive Beattie, the chief executive of British-based ThruVision.
Once again, there are not terrorists around every corner. That dog don't hunt. How would you feel about this guy checking your daughter out at the entrance to that Jonas Brothers concert:

And then tell me that this makes you feel any better:
The firm says the camera does not reveal physical body details and the screening is harmless.
Riiiiight! Sure thing officer, please check my wife and daughter for weapons with your unobtrusive device. Thank you sir, can I lick your boots now?

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