An absence of the State
It is an abominable act perpetrated and paid for by individuals who do not have any regard for freedom of expression or democracy to say the least, nor for any threat to their secret, illegal means of earning substantial amounts of money. Her murder is an affront to democracy and freedom of speech by those who flourish in the dark shadows of life and our country will not be the same without her investigating ardour. It has to be a condemned act all round but it also raises questions about our government.
For some time now, the absence or deficiency of the state, perceived or otherwise, to defend the common man and the rule of law has been felt lacking, since Labour came to power in fact. Doubt has crept in, in increasing amounts as the strength of our constitutional safeguards to defend the common man’s individual liberties and rights are being constantly eroded. The constant promotion of lackeys to head positions in government rather than people of character. The constitutional posts and government bodies filled with people who are more interested in servile money earning than listening to their conscience and doing their job properly. All this has given the correct impression that state institutions are there to protect the government and its cronies rather the man in the street.
Added to this is the government’s propensity to not act when wrongdoing or shady dealings are perpetrated by employees with Labour leanings in the civil service. The accepted praxis of asking these high-ranking individuals to step down until their name is cleared has been discarded. Instead, these individuals often with serious allegations and court cases for alleged wrongdoing, are publicly defended or even promoted by their political masters and those elected by us to minister to the common good. Instead, the impression given is that even where there are serious accusations, the state’s politicians are helping to condone the positions of their underlings if not to praise them. All this gives the impression that the state is in concord with organised criminality and activity even if this may not be a proven fact. To make matters worse, appointments to public positions of trust are abusively given to persons of poor performance and character just because of their political voting preferences. Besides this, people who support Labour in the civil services are allowed to do