“All my life needed was a sense of someplace to go. I don't believe that one should devote his life to morbid self-attention, I believe that one should become a person like other people”. – Travis Bickle. All you have to do is add the line “I’m God’s lonely man”. Imagine, instead of Al Capone in “The Untouchables” the Govt of UK said… “I want that man – DEAD… I want his family – DEAD…. I want his house – BURNED TO THE GROUND”… It can happen and worse has happened everywhere.
It was a very cold day in December 1990. It was my birthday and it was the first time I visited a sleepy town called Luton to celebrate with my friends. A sleepy town about 30 miles north from London. I never knew one day I would come to hear about this town again. One man’s crusade has made the town famous and it has made him pay a heavy price.
I once spoke to an audience at Sri Sri hall inBangalore (in September 2014) quoting John Quincy Adams from a movie, “We ARE, who we WERE”. Somebody should know and speak about our culture, tradition. Ages from now somebody should say about us “We are… who they were”. This is what bothers Tommy Robinson. That sees his culture and traditions being taken over by Islam extremists and he says:
“Don’t worry, you’re not going to need a box of Kleenex at your side as you read this. It really isn’t Tommy-does-tearjerking. It’s not a sob story. The trouble I’ve found myself in has been at times clearly self-inflicted. But only at times. You might just learn something about the workings of a British police state that I doubt you believe exists”.
It all started with a march to protest the hatred against British Solders and creation of EDL (English Defence League). Whether Robinson is a hero or a villian depends on how you evaluate yourself. What is that you are going to die for, what is that you are going to live for? And I quote:
“Rochdale was bad enough. Roterham, not even a town you would identify as being a typical hotbed of widescale Muslim criminality, rocked the coutnry to its boots. More than a thousand children, systematically abused and raped ovr years and years, with the tacit approval, a nod and a fucking wink – pardon my French – of Social Services, councillors nad the police. It is a disgrace and still, apart from a token resignation or two, it looks like the real guilty parties will plod on without having their collars felt. Not the rapists, but the people who silently allowed it to happen for fear of offending a few medieval sensitivities.”
When I read this, I am reminded of what is happening in my own country. I remember Bengal, Kerala. We are familiar with these criminals who chop off hands of Profys or rape nuns and create a fake campaign like NDTV does over anti-Hindu nonsense. The first time when I was in England in 1982 Robinson wasn’t even born. He would be born later in November 1982. And he quotes “GoodFellas” and “The GodFather” and he has discovered the golden rule of Mafia.
“Until July 23rd 2015, I had to keep my nose clean, and if I knew what was best for me,mouth shut. I had to report regularly to a pain-in-the-arse probation officer in Bedford who saw her main goal in life as turning me into one of her Politically Corrected uppets, ad I now have t somehow plan a life beyond the EDL and, most probbaly, beyond Luton”. It’s the golden rule in mafia Älways keep your mouth shut”.
Yes there’s a golden rule in the mafia … “Always keep your mouth shut”.
It is extraordinary that one person has to be in and out of prison for merely wanting to defend his culture and tradition. We have people in our own country who love to celebrate death of our soldiers. This is the story Robinson narrates in his book. He has been leading a revolution to defend his culture, tradition, his beliefs… And he’s paying a very high price. The man has been speaking his mind. The establishment considers him to be a nuisance. You know, its very inconvenient for idiots who speak what they believe. He could have been just another person on the sidewalk, he could have just watched and done nothing like others. Instead, he was foolish enough to speak up… to be blunt and bold… and he pays the price for it. And that’s why he’s been seen as “Enemy of the State” “by his own country.
None of us are born heroes. Our passion and circumstances demand our courage and conviction to act. Robinson has just done that. I recommend that you read his story so that you become somebody that you should become a person like other people. I consider it a distinct honour that Tommy Robinson calls me a friend and I recommend you read his story. Worse can happen to you!