Naturally, I've signed the petition but that isn't enough. The PC idiots who made the decision should be identified, ridiculed and prevented from ever again taking there places at the Quango trough!
All descriptions of the UK as a democracy are clearlt outdated, when a miniscule minority have there wishes implemented without the rest of the country(s) being consulted.
Gerry Winskill bones wrote:
-----Original Message----- From: kev@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:kev@xxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: 28 September 2007 19:16 To: bones Subject: Fw: The Red Arrows I wanted also to post this, if it is not already circulating! Kev "RGN Security" <rgnsecurity@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:_____ The world-famous Red Arrows have been banned from appearing at the 2012 London Olympics because they are deemed "too British". Organisers of the event say that the Arrows military background might be "offensive" to other countries taking part in the Games. The display team have performed at more than 4000 events worldwide, but the Department of Culture, Media and Sport have deemed the display team "too militaristically British". Red Arrows pilots were said to be "outraged", as they had hoped to put on a truly world class display for the Games, something which had never been seen before. Being axed from a British-based event for being "too British" is an insult - the Red Arrows are a symbol of Britain. The Red Arrows have been excellent ambassadors for British overseas trade, as they display their British-built Hawk aircraft all over the world. The Arrows performed a short flypast in 2005 when the winning bid was announced, but their flypast at the Games was to have been truly spectacular. It is to be hoped that common sense prevails! If you disagree with this decision, please sign the petition on the link http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/RedArrows2012/?ref=redArrows2012 Please forward this on to everyone you can.