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Feb 16 2013

Britain Cracks Down on Whistleblowers

As a nation’s character declines, liberty follows suit. Progressive Britain is a case in point:

Police are set to be given new powers to seize confidential material from journalists.

In a worrying blow to Press freedom, the changes may also mean journalists will be forced to identify whistleblowers to the police. …

It raises the prospect that someone who uncovers wrongdoing will not come forward if they risk being named to the police.

According media law expert Gavin Millar QC,

“Journalists will only be able to claim confidentiality by testifying that the source was free to give them the material.

“This will be impossible for most public interest disclosures by whistleblowers.”

But if Britons would allow themselves to be disarmed, and then allow themselves to be displaced from their own country by Islamic welfare colonists, they aren’t likely to put up a fight over this. To paraphrase Leonardo da Vinci, it would have been easier to resist at the beginning.

On a tip from Don M.

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  • Justme

    Makes one wonder why the British bothered to fight the Nazis. They are becoming everything the Nazis were, but at least the Nazis dressed better.

    Had Hitler won, Europe would have been united under the same laws that are coming. So many brave dead men did so much only to have their grandchildren embrace the ideas they fought against and embrace them with loving arms and adoration.

  • CharlesR

    Hail Britannia, as the once great nation slowly disappears into nothingness.

  • http://cambriandissenters.blogspot.com Daniel Thomas

    The British are a broken people who have lost the will to resist.

    Who would have thought that this would happen in a single generation since the end of WWII.

    Watch and learn my American brothers, its coming your way.

  • Flu-Bird

    Well folks looks like the SOVIET UNION isnt as dead as we were told

  • Ghost of FA Hayek

    Is this the “independent media council” the EU is calling for to award unelected bureaucrats power to sack journalists who don’t align with the totalitarian vision ?
    http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2013/01/eu-wants-control-of-press-and-power-to-fire-journalists.html

  • Flu-Bird

    Thank god for the FOUNDING FATHERS and the AMERICAN REVOLUTION otherwise we would be cuaght up in this leftists power grab. Looks like RUE BRITANIA has lost its meaning where once the british lion roared not he meows and the American Eagle needs to avoid this mess

  • Mr Evilwrench

    Britannia sinks under the waves.

  • Flu-Bird

    The price it pays for illegal imagration open borders pluse the bledingheart mentality

  • Hoover
  • Dr. 9

    Britain is done and no longer worth talking about. But take note American sheeple. Look at Britain and see what happens when a society becomes weak, stupid, and addicted to political correctness. Our turn is coming, and soon.

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