Although it has not yet been publicly launched, the National Allegations Database is already receiving tip-offs at the rate of one every six seconds.
The deluge of claims – the equivalent of 100,000 allegations every year – suggests there are far more illegal immigrants in the country than is estimated.
No, it means that we\’ve got an awful lot of snitches in the UK.
Imagine that one of the 20th century vilenesses had actually managed to take over the country. Anything from the various flavours of fascism through socialism to Tony Benn\’s autarky or even the imposition of some Bible Belt style Christian conservatism. Wouldn\’t they have found a lot of people willing to give up snippets of information, victims, to whatever would be the equivalent of the Stasi in such a State?
One of the reasons we never do want the State to have detailed power over individuals is that there\’s an awful lot of pissants out there willing to be the Block Captains who would impose that power.
The essence of liberalism in short. People are shits so don\’t let them have any power.