A group which has since been identified as the True Honourables, many of them brandishing camera phones and other video recording equipment, assembled in the library, fronted by a rambling fool reading from a notepad. He declared that the group had seized the building. The manager summoned the Police.
In the video, put out on BitChute - the thought enters that YouTube or Facebook would have taken it down - the assembled idiocy kicks off by asking the cops “Are you on your oath of office?” before nonchalantly declaring “We’re seizing the building”. Then it was on to the rambling fool reading from his notebook. And citing Magna Carta.
“We’re common law standing Chester … Article 61 has been invoked [which has been invalid for several Centuries] law abiding citizens are now seizing public buildings which have been usurped from us by the legislative Government, which is not a lawful Government. Common law is the law of the land. We stand under common law”.
Wibble. Hatstand. Do go on. “We have chosen this building … a public library … should not be usurped and placed into a profit-making organisation”. Idiot. Storyhouse is a charity. “We’ve taken control of this building under Magna Carta 1215, which is our right to do so [no it isn’t] … there is no law in this land that says we have to wear masks, even if the Government brings out a bill and says we have to do so [oh yes there is]”. Enough.
Suffice to say that the assembled idiocy claimed the Covid-19 pandemic was a hoax. The video was promoted by one Vic Button, a locally notorious former market trader whose Twitter feed includes “How the jab works to end humanity”, “Globalist scum wants your kids to be MRNA lab-rat junkies”, “lethal poisons in the Covid jab”, “You can become dangerously magnetic after taking the jab”, and “We have a one world Government”.
Added to which is the off-the-scale wacko claim that over a million have died after taking the jab. Some in Chester have seen enough of the “True Honourables”, not least the folks from the Carlton Tavern in Handbridge: “they made threats to my business, my customers and my staff all because I was complying with government guidelines [on] mask wearing”.
Go on. “They also tried to spout this nonsense here prior to mask restrictions being lifted when they were refused entry. The chap in the vid then proceeded to threaten to hang one of our locals who called them a disgrace from a lamppost whilst quoting the Magna Carta … We then received a 12 page ‘legal’ document from the common law society quoting the Magna Carta and warning us that we committed high treason for refusing them entry”.
Believe what you like, but wasting Police time - and everyone else’s time - talking out of the backs of your necks is not going to win any friends or influence any people.
What this sad shower shows, though, is that once you have gone on down the rabbit hole, you’ll believe anything. The anti-vax crowd do just that. Until The Rona gets them.
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