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WALKING up Linthorpe Road this afternoon, a voice boomed out of out towns survellance system, a "public service announcement" - to inform us that we "can be fined for dropping litter". Now no doubt the usual apologists will say that "its only about litter", etc etc etc, and excuse it away. It is actually far more than that. We are well over the first rung on the totalitarianism ladder. Orwell must be spinning in his grave

ONE day some bright spark will change the message and it will provide all sort of state messages.

Only the Boro could lap this stuff up
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Dec 18, 2007
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