Skip to comments.Party leaders to set out response to UKIP election win
Posted on 05/26/2014 11:52:06 PM PDT by Nextrush
Party leaders are due to set out their response to the UK Independence Party's victory in the European elections.
Prime Minister David Cameron will travel to Brussels for an informal dinner with other EU leaders where the election results will be discussed.
Meanwhile, Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out his approach to rebuilding trust in politics in a speech in Essex.
Senior Liberal Democrat Vince Cable said "there is no leadership issue" after calls for Nick Clegg to resign.
Following the elections, Mr. Cameron has pushed for changes in the the relationship between Brussels and EU member states in a series of phone calls to other heads of government.
Meanwhile, two Labour former ministers have warned Mr. Miliband against any "knee-jerk" reaction on immigration.....
But supporters of Eurosceptic campaign group Business for Britain have written to the Daily Telegraph calling for Mr. Cameron to spell out more clearly which powers should be taken back to Britain from Brussels.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...
Well its happened in Great Britain with the United Kingdom Independence Party getting over 27 percent of the vote.
In the regions of central and southern England outside of London UKIP garnered over 30 percent of the vote, fueled by anger over illegal immigration, Islamic infiltration in some parts of the country, the subjugation of the UK by the EU, the overall lackluster economy and even PM David Cameron's embrace of gay marriage driving a protest vote from several percentage points worth of British Christians.
PM Cameron and other political leaders now have to put on their biggest dog and pony shows ever to pretend they care about the issues the voters who supported UKIP do.
Talk is cheap when action is needed...the anti-EU folks want specifics from Cameron on bringing power back to the UK from the EU.
I'd like specifics from the GOP in this country on their intentions regarding Obamacare. Its easy to say "repeal" in your speeches but do they intend to "replace" it with almost the same thing ala Mitt Romney's Romneycare from MA with the mandate to force everyone to buy insurance.
(SEE THE MAP AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY SHOWING UKIP SUPPORT)
Unfortunately, as usual, people were too slow to rise up. I fear the damage is done.
We need to ditch the two party system.
I think 2014 will tell the tale, unless conservatives win by a significant margin, then we will absolutely need a third party, which I believe will win the day in 2016.
In 2014 a small take over of the Senate will not suffice, 2 or 3 seats will just lead to Rino's like McCain and his ilk, switching parties, in such a case 2016 elections will not matter, unless a super powerful third party arises.
The key to that is runoff elections for all public office. Nobody should ever need fear vote for their first choice at least on a first ballot and nobody should ever hold any office with less than 50% of the vote.