Printer Friendly

online views.

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
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Dec 18, 2007
Previous Article:Dreary bed-sit land.
Next Article:Family Life: Dear Doc; Health and fitness.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters