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I think UKIP are the middle and upper class division of the BNP.... suggesting compulsory abortion for unborn babies with Down Syndrome

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JakeBullet Tue 30-Apr-13 13:51:03

Or rather yet another of their candidates has made a stupid comment. They really are not all that good are they?

Here

Yet another reason not to vote for them.

pickledginger Fri 03-May-13 10:21:32

Was anyone else a fan of the Absolute Power? UKIP always remind me of this.

JakeBullet Fri 03-May-13 10:14:32

I think the issue is that they are the only Party offering any opposition....all the rest are so similar.

Lazyjaney Fri 03-May-13 10:09:22

The electorate are speaking. Pendulum shift I think.

JakeBullet Fri 03-May-13 10:07:06

We are "no change" here. Conservatives won by a mile and tbh our council seem well run so I am not overly worried. The next three parties were Lab, Lib Dem and UKIP....fairly evenly voted for.

KenDoddsDadsDog Chile Fri 03-May-13 09:35:25

Second in Shields. Not surprised at all.

bettycocker Fri 03-May-13 07:51:09

The UKIP got the majority in my county. shock

I don't know what will change now, if anything.

navada Fri 03-May-13 07:47:37

Well, in the words of Brucie. 'didn't they do well'

DeckSwabber Thu 02-May-13 20:19:20

Vile man. Their vetting isn't very thorough, is it?

JakeBullet Thu 02-May-13 15:43:21

I am more amused that feeling disgust and distaste for this man's views makes me a middle class and Guardian reading Leftie! Strange.

Lolapink Thu 02-May-13 11:49:30

My husband and I are both disabled, and I am currently pregnant possibly with a child that could have the same disability as myself. I chose to get pregnant knowing this. Reading things like this makes me so angry that people like him actually think like that.

flatpackhamster Thu 02-May-13 11:40:12

You're certainly going to need a bigger freezer.

LEMisdisappointed Thu 02-May-13 11:37:27

To be fair, i should not be prejudiced about any one party - i will change my poster to "welcome one and all, come and be eaten earn my vote" "Red, green, blue and yellow, all welcome" Thing is, i only have two JRTs I'm going to need a bigger dog

flatpackhamster Thu 02-May-13 11:31:01

Oh, that's OK then.

But are you sure they wouldn't taste bad? After all, they're evil and evil isn't yummy. You might give the poor doggies indigestion. Maybe you should be feeding your dogs Lovely Lefties who celebrate diversity and sing and dance together?

LEMisdisappointed Thu 02-May-13 11:27:16

flatpacker - please read my post properly - i said nothing at all about dismembering (my dogs can manage a whole one!) wink

Orwellian Thu 02-May-13 11:24:43

grin flatpack. You forgot to mention a goat for hilarious middle class MN giggles.

flatpackhamster Thu 02-May-13 11:17:42

LEMisdisappointed

I had a UKIP flyer put through my door the other day, i was tempted to put it up in my window so their representative would call - I'd invite him in for coffee.....................and feed him to my dogs, one less drain on society and i wont have to buy dog food for a while, its politically sound, dontca think?

Killing and dismembering someone whose political views you disagree with would show the world that UKIP is the face of evil, fo sho.

Lazyjaney Thu 02-May-13 10:14:02

I am excelliing myself today :D Note to self: Do not Go on MN and work at same time.....

Mind you, it does make me think - Could Melanie Phillips and Polly Toynbee be one and the same....

Speaking of speaking up for those who feel Marginalised and disempowered, my view is that this is exactly why UKIP are making ground.

Dawndonna Thu 02-May-13 10:07:43

LEMis grin

LEMisdisappointed Thu 02-May-13 10:00:41

I had a UKIP flyer put through my door the other day, i was tempted to put it up in my window so their representative would call - I'd invite him in for coffee.....................and feed him to my dogs, one less drain on society and i wont have to buy dog food for a while, its politically sound, dontca think?

printmeanicephoto Thu 02-May-13 09:56:53

If true, man OP mentions is quite clearly a nazi.

Catlike Thu 02-May-13 09:53:24

I apologise Catlike, It was blackcats rant at me I was responding to in kind. You iirc took exception to me reckoning Melanie Phillips is a parody of herself these days.

Polly Toynbee!!! grin (I would agree with you about Melanie Phillips...)

I have to say that I couldn't care less what her personal circumstances are or even if she doesn't mean a single word that she writes (although I think this extremely unlikely).

As I said in my previous post about her, she's one of the only national journalists who regularly writes about the difficulties faced by the working poor and about other important issues that tend to be glossed over by many sections of the media like the privatisation of the NHS.

I feel that so long as there is somebody out there attempting to give a voice to those who are marginalised and powerless in our society, their own background and possible privilege are irrelevant. It doesn't in any way invalidate their opinions or their research or their work.

Thanks for the apology, by the way smile

Lazyjaney Thu 02-May-13 09:18:03

I apologise Catlike, It was blackcats rant at me I was responding to in kind. You iirc took exception to me reckoning Melanie Phillips is a parody of herself these days.

I didnt even know show had a villa in Chiantishire but if anything, that proves my point even more. If one was going to parody caring champagne socialism, Islington looks positively dowdy compared to rustic Italy

Dawndonna Thu 02-May-13 08:54:12

Today I shall mostly be voting Green.

Unlikely that I would in a general election, but for County elections I am happy to do so.

Catlike Thu 02-May-13 08:44:14

Jesus, catlike, do you always totally misread posts to have your little rant? My point, as you clearly missed it spectacularly, is that the UKIPs stance on abortion is a very secondary concern for it's supporters, and UKIP is addressing pressing issues that the main parties seem to be ducking or stuck in dogma

Given that you (finally) admit later upthread that they ARE a major threat, would you care to explain why you think that is so I can misquote you and crap all over you in return so we can see how your views are so much wiser.

I'm afraid that the only one who is mis-reading is you. And you have just misquoted me.

The post that you quoted and responded to with such aggression was not mine. So please redirect your vitriol and read more carefully in future smile

The respect party problem is incredibly localised though. Whereas ukip have quite a big support base in the south east (or at least areas of it). Tbh, I wouldn't even be able to name respect in a list of political parties unless someone reminded me of their existence. I doubt I'm alone in that.

I would vote green, but the buggers never run any candidates in my ward for local elections. Indeed, living here you'd think the lib dems were the only party available, as they are the only ones who do any campaigning at local election time. The overall constituency is a safe labour seat though, so I assume they actually campaign here for general elections.

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