OH DEAR, OH DEAR, WHAT MADNESS IS THIS?
I have just read a report on the BBC News website that the police have arrested football fans in dawn raids for...wait for it: 'Breach of the peace aggravated by religious prejudice'. When did you last hear anything so stupid. It sounds like a dish on a cookery programme.
So religious prejudice is now a crime. And just in case we aren't aware of how heinous a crime it is, these dangerous individuals are apprehended at dawn by enough police to choke an elephant.
I remember being part of similar operations against terrorists in Northern Ireland.
Accompanied by the media for maximum publicity to send the message: 'We will not stand for this evil.'
In the good old days (not so long ago) people might give an idiot a piece of their mind, or failing that, just roll their eyes and move on. But nowadays, watch out - the Stasi's about - if you say anything naughty you'll get it - in spades.
What on earth has happened to our legislators, have they gone completely bonkers?
Yes. Absolutely. Long since.
It's common knowledge that murderers are allowed out of prison and secure mental institutions to murder all over again - it's been going on for years. There's so much of it in the media that people are becoming immune. But risk hurting someone's feelings - even the most wickedly depraved - and you'll feel the full force of the law.
Recently, Alex Salmond publicly proclaimed that the Lockerby bomber ought to be left to die in peace.
What, am I hearing correctly? Surely the man is mad?
Yes, mad - quite mad - beyond the pale.
Anyway, here's the link:
This is what is happening to us:
"THEY WOULD NONE OF MY COUNSEL: THEY DESPISED ALL MY REPROOF. THEREFORE SHALL THEY EAT OF THE FRUIT OF THEIR OWN WAY, AND BE FILLED WITH THEIR OWN DEVICES." (Proverbs 1: 30-31).
The worst thing which can happen to us - to be abandoned by God to perish in our sins.