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  • Well, if the 20 thousand don't materialise, that will be quite easy for the media to find out about.

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  • Well, if the 20 thousand don't materialise, that will be quite easy for the media to find out about.

    I can't imagine how they could.

    There are none who do so much harm as those obsessed with doing good.


    People are far more more likely to believe a lie if they want it to be the truth.

  • Phone up the police forces and ask how much dosh they got for recruitment and how many have been recruited.

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  • Given the current spate of attacks on policemen and the meaningless sentences the courts dish out to such attackers I doubt if they will be many queues to sign up

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  • Phone up the police forces and ask how much dosh they got for recruitment and how many have been recruited.

    Then spend the rest of your life waiting for the answer? :)

    There are none who do so much harm as those obsessed with doing good.


    People are far more more likely to believe a lie if they want it to be the truth.

  • I'll never forget when there was a spate of violent attacks by punks on firefighters whilst they were er, fighting fires. I mean the solution was literally in the hands of the firefighters; it was just a question of diverting the direction of the hoses for a few seconds - sorted??

    There are none who do so much harm as those obsessed with doing good.


    People are far more more likely to believe a lie if they want it to be the truth.