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Conservatives humbled in vote as anti-EU party surges [UKIP]
Reuters ^

Posted on 03/01/2013 12:45:17 AM PST by UKrepublican

(Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's ruling Conservative party was humiliated in an election in England on Friday after it was defeated by a scandal-ridden coalition partner and pushed into third place by an anti-EU party.

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: uk; ukip
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This is excellent news here, UKIP are well and truly on the up. Considering they only got a few % at the last election, to score nearly 30% with far less resources is huge.

In all my life I have never wanted to see a PM more than Nigel Farage, he is our last hope and it seems more and more people are realizing this.

Freepers please watch this for his views on Islam and Christianity in the UK..........so refreshing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAHD7FpABxg

1 posted on 03/01/2013 12:45:28 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

bump


2 posted on 03/01/2013 12:58:39 AM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: UKrepublican; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; Impy

3 posted on 03/01/2013 1:26:28 AM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: UKrepublican

Is this the equivalent of a British “Tea Party”?

What Cameron seems to have done, from this Yankee’s POV is a shame. Couldn’t someone in the Tory party take him down, or is his perversion of conservatism the new normal in his faction these days?


4 posted on 03/01/2013 1:36:31 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah closest we have. Nigel Farage is really an old fashioned Tory, and many of the members and reps of the party are former Tories also. He like a drink, he likes a smoke and he tells it like it is, unashamedly so. If you watch the video I posted you will see that quite clearly.

It is the same old story......liberal PR man wins election and dominates politics (Blair), opposition out in wilderness tries to copy them....Cameron to this day still takes advice off of Blair, and low and behold, the public opts to vote for the real deal rather than the lite version.....

Luckily the foundations of the British Conservative Party are still conservative and at some point after the next election he will be overthrown, unlikely before, but possible.

UKIP is gaining huge momentum from across the spectrum.

People have had enough of the main three parties selling out and selling them out.


5 posted on 03/01/2013 2:01:35 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

Combine ALL pro-conservative issues from ALL of the parties that take pro-conservative positions on certain issues, and then, successfully, create one political party! That’s the best thing that could ever happen. Splitting the total conservative votes between the Tories and UKIP, each and every time that there is an election, helps the left, each and every time!


6 posted on 03/01/2013 2:07:41 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: UKrepublican

Any party that realizes that the Free Trade Communist EU is not a good thing is a good party for any nation


7 posted on 03/01/2013 2:20:26 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

I think that’s what they have done here.

For instance the Liberal and Conservative vote from the last electrion both went down by about 14% each, and the UKIP vote up 24%, Labour up 0.2%.

I come from a Tory family, and everyone I know is going to be voting UKIP. People have had enough. I mean what kind of conservative party puts gay marriage on the agenda when the economy and Eurozone and country in general is in crisis?


8 posted on 03/01/2013 2:28:24 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: SeminoleCounty

Frankly, I’m surprised you can put the words “free trade” and “communist” together without bursting out in laughter.


9 posted on 03/01/2013 2:29:41 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: UKrepublican; SoFloFreeper

Think of Republicans, only articulate and intelligent coherent.


10 posted on 03/01/2013 2:55:25 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Speaking of articulate and “intelligent coherent”, please make that “articulate and intellectually coherent.” Need coffee. Bloody spell cheque.


11 posted on 03/01/2013 2:59:04 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: UKrepublican

Very interesting. Let me also ask: is Christianity of any positive influence in the body politic in Britain?

Here in America, in the late 70s, early 80s there was a resurgence of evangelical influence...helped put Reagan in power....strangely, it also had a hand with his predecessor Jimmy Carter.

Today, sadly, many Bible believing churches refuse to publicly challenge the evils in the current administration.....


12 posted on 03/01/2013 3:24:15 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; UKrepublican; SoFloFreeper

>>Think of Republicans, only articulate and intelligently coherent.

He’s not only articulate but extremely witty, which is not the same thing. I often watch his speeches and interviews on youtube just for the entertainment value.


13 posted on 03/01/2013 3:32:17 AM PST by expat1000
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To: UKrepublican

The only purpose of Labour is to attempt lifting a pile of dung by the clean end.

The only purpose of Liberal Democrats is to convince the public they can lift the other clean end.

The only purpose of Cameron’s coalition is to hope the previously mentioned two are successful while their own hands stay clean.

UKIP is all about getting out a shovel, cleaning up mess in the yard and getting our hands dirty.


14 posted on 03/01/2013 3:52:36 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: SeminoleCounty

Back in the EU
Back in the EU
Back in the EUSSR...

Those great debts me out
They kick the West’s behind
Angela’s blubbery cellulite hanging out
That EU troika is always on my, my, my mind


15 posted on 03/01/2013 3:59:29 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Back in the EU
Back in the EU
Back in the EUSSR...

Those great debts really knock me out
They kick the West’s behind
Angela’s blubbery cellulite is hanging out
That EU troika is always on my, my, my mind


16 posted on 03/01/2013 4:00:32 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

I don’t think the gay wedding holiday Cameron had with Obama helped his party much...


17 posted on 03/01/2013 4:03:39 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: UKrepublican

I suspect that the only effect the UKIP will have is to strip the Tories of votes and allow either the Labour or Lib Dems to gain more seats.


18 posted on 03/01/2013 4:08:01 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian

That may be, but the only affect Cameron has had is the same.


19 posted on 03/01/2013 4:09:47 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: UKrepublican

We need a whole lot of politicians like him, here. Great video clip.


20 posted on 03/01/2013 4:11:53 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: UKrepublican

You all get to make plans for Nigel, while we are stuck with the Mayor of Simpleton :(


21 posted on 03/01/2013 4:12:33 AM PST by PlateOfShrimp
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood
I don’t think the gay wedding holiday Cameron had with Obama helped his party much...

Time for anybody who's even remotely serious about avoiding economic disaster to get behind UKIP.

Nigel Farage laying out what the UKIP platform is

22 posted on 03/01/2013 4:14:34 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: UKrepublican

Really like this guy, and based on the reactions on some of the other You Tubes it looks like the Brits really do agree with him.


23 posted on 03/01/2013 4:27:40 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: UKrepublican
so the headline should read “faux conservatives routed by true conservatives”?

Coming next to America, we hope

24 posted on 03/01/2013 4:30:44 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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Frankly, I’m surprised you can put the words “free trade” and “communist” together without bursting out in laughter.

Communists use “free trade” to gain power. The communist globalists in the US are using free trade to eliminate US sovereignty. Yes, all globalists are pro communism.


25 posted on 03/01/2013 4:35:28 AM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: freedomfiter2

But protectionists, who favor bigger government, intervention in the markets, and higher taxes, are freedom-loving capitalists. Got it.


27 posted on 03/01/2013 4:43:27 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

No the freedom loving capitalists want less government control. Did you ever notice how many thousands of pages it takes for a free trade agreement? It’s not free trade. The same multinational corporations that push “free trade” are the ones pushing more domestic regulation in order to squash competition from mom and pop.


28 posted on 03/01/2013 4:52:15 AM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: 1rudeboy

I noticed that you completely ignored that the New world order globalists have been supporting communism ever since Stalin. I guess you are still on the plantation. As long as you keep repeating that mantra, you won’t be able to see.


29 posted on 03/01/2013 4:55:04 AM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Absolutely, and so refreshing to see someone actually call it communism which is what it is! If you like a politician who doesn’t mince his words, this is one!


30 posted on 03/01/2013 5:10:18 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think it has massively decreased sadly.

The Church here has had its values diluted in a ridiculous attempt to save itself. I always say that we in the UK are a few years up a dangerous path to riun than yourselves in the US, but I must say I have never seen anything as dangerous as the cult of personality surrounding the Obamas.


31 posted on 03/01/2013 5:18:20 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: 1rudeboy

You would rather be regulated from Brussels?

The fat little toad in Scotland was selling Scottish independence from Britain while he was hopping off to Brussels to make Scotland a vassal state of the EUSSR “free” market.


33 posted on 03/01/2013 5:41:07 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: UKrepublican

Excellent news.


34 posted on 03/01/2013 5:43:02 AM PST by kidd
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To: PlateOfShrimp

Mayor of Simpleton?

Is that the mayor of London?


35 posted on 03/01/2013 5:43:45 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: FreedomPoster

Definately.

Our politicians have forgotten that they are supposed to
lead public opinion and EARN votes based on their own convictions rather than just changing positions to maximize their votes.


36 posted on 03/01/2013 5:46:22 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

The three card monty...


37 posted on 03/01/2013 5:47:22 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: silverleaf

Without question they are gaining significant momentum.

It is pretty much unheard of for the main two parties (Labour, Conservatives) to be kicked out of 1st AND 2nd place in a by election for parliament.


38 posted on 03/01/2013 5:48:59 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

If the CP were, well, conservative, they would have won I bet


39 posted on 03/01/2013 5:49:26 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: UKrepublican

When the fairies are displeased with anybody, they are said to send their elves to pinch them.

The ecclesiastics, when they are displeased with any civil state, make also their elves, that is, superstitious, enchanted subjects, to pinch their princes, by preaching sedition; or one prince, enchanted with promises, to pinch another.

Hobbes, Thomas. Leviathan: with selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668. Ed. Edwin Curley. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1994.


40 posted on 03/01/2013 5:54:23 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: UKrepublican

It’s hard to grasp that a guy named Nigel Farage is such a political stud!

He’s the Chuck Norris of sarcasm. ;^)


41 posted on 03/01/2013 5:56:48 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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You would rather be regulated from Brussels?

In the sense that the U.S. can ignore Brussels, but can't ignore itself, yes.

42 posted on 03/01/2013 5:57:37 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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The same multinational corporations that push “free trade” are the ones pushing more domestic regulation in order to squash competition from mom and pop.
Is that why protectionists are statists?

I noticed that you completely ignored that the New world order globalists have been supporting communism ever since Stalin.
Yeah, because it's a stupid comment.

43 posted on 03/01/2013 6:01:13 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

They are talking about a “free trade” deal between the USA and the EU at this very moment!


44 posted on 03/01/2013 6:09:03 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Natufian

The Conservative party didn’t earn their vote, its that simple


45 posted on 03/01/2013 6:10:33 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

If it wasn’t Bronco Obama doing it, and say, Ronald Reagan . . . I’d be ecstatic.


46 posted on 03/01/2013 6:14:05 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: UKrepublican

Excellent thanks for the link, I hope he wins!


47 posted on 03/01/2013 6:18:46 AM PST by jpsb
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But protectionists, who favor bigger government, intervention in the markets, and higher taxes, are freedom-loving capitalists. Got it.

Yes, but protectionists (by way of tariffs) who advocate for simplified or eliminated income taxes, returning the power to mint gold and silver currency to the Congress, returning the election of Senators to the various state legislatures, and clear rules for reigning in government power are philosophically no different than our Founding Fathers. NOW you got it.

48 posted on 03/01/2013 6:20:56 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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Funny how, protectionists never speak of eliminating the income tax first, instead preferring to raise our taxes right away.
49 posted on 03/01/2013 6:34:54 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Sirius Lee; 1rudeboy
Good luck arguing with our resident Marxist, 1rudeboy is the local mouth piece for the progressive globalists here at FR.

Let hear from the man himself, Karl Marx

"But, in general, the protective system of our day is conservative, while the free trade system is destructive. It breaks up old nationalities and pushes the antagonism of the proletariat and the bourgeoisie to the extreme point. In a word, the free trade system hastens the social revolution. It is in this revolutionary sense alone, gentlemen, that I vote in favor of free trade."

50 posted on 03/01/2013 7:02:58 AM PST by jpsb
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