Guilty until proven innocent of unspecified acts

The Conservative government of UK Prime Minister Cameron has just reaffirmed in Orwellian language the decision of its Labour predecessor to ban radio talk show host Michael Savage from the UK, as a threat to public order. World Net Daily reports:As WND reported in May 2009, then-British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced that Savage was on a list of 16 people banned from entry because the government believed their views might provoke violence. Smith said it was "important that people understand the sorts of values and sorts of standards that we have here, the fact that it's a privilege to come and the sort of things that mean you won't be welcome in this country."In the latest communiqué from the British government, Michael Atkins, writing on behalf of the U.K.'s treasury solicitor, told Savage's London-based attorney, "Your client has not provided any evidence to show that he did not commit the unacceptable behaviour" that prompted the "decision to...(Read Full Post)