My response to yesterday’s You Gov poll. Here’s the full text for those of you that don’t subscribe to The Times:
Why on earth would you vote UKIP if you didn’t want the UK to leave the European Union? Leaving the EU is UKIP’s raison d’être! Everyone I’ve ever met in the party is wholly united around a solid, unswerving determination to see Britain regain her independence. We’ve spent the last 23 years dedicated to attacking and exposing this dictatorial, spendthrift, bureaucratic, Brussels-based gravy train of an institution. So, how on earth could a You Gov poll for yesterday’s Times suggest 28% of UKIP supporters want to stay in?
This, I thought, must surely be the rogue poll to end all rogue polls, one easy to dismiss after dismally inaccurate GE2015 predictions. In fact, when asked on Twitter what I considered the real percentage to be, I replied without any hesitation: ‘zero!’
Then I reflected this poll could be a sign of UKIP’s growing success. After all, when writing the UKIP manifesto, I intended it to kill stone dead the lingering idea we are a single-issue party. Maybe this poll confirms our appeal does now go well beyond the anti-EU vote?
Our common-sense line on immigration may also be a factor. One third of the UK population thinks immigration is the most serious issue facing the country, yet we are the only sensible party speaking up for them. Our policy of introducing a points-based system for all migrants, as opposed to the current – and arguably discriminatory – policy giving priority to mostly European passport holders has huge appeal, even to those wishing to stay in the EU. Of course, controlling immigration is impossible unless we leave, but maybe this has yet to percolate the minds of all those who support our immigration policy?
We have also been vocal in our criticism of the huge foreign aid budget, pointing out the mindlessness of stripping the poorest in our society of essential benefits and then borrowing money to give to nations with their own space and nuclear programmes. Again, we are the only party united on this issue, and it’s an issue you don’t have to want to leave the EU to be furious about.
Also attracting those more favourable to the EU might be our position on HS2 (scrap it); our support for the armed forces (spend more and properly support our veterans); our position on foreign wars (keep out of those which don’t concern us); and of course we are quickly replacing Labour as the party that genuinely stands up for the working man and woman.
So, perhaps the poll has some truth in it, that there are those attracted by our wider policy portfolio not yet convinced by the arguments to leave. But a whopping 28%? Even if the real figure is less than half that, we must redouble our efforts to persuade them.
The other day I went up to a local Christian bookstore and saw a ‘Honk if you love Jesus’ bumper sticker. I was feeling particularly sassy that day, because I had just come from a thrilling choir practice followed by a powerful prayer meeting, so I bought the sticker and put it on my bumper.
I was stopped at a red light at a busy intersection just lost in thought about the Lord and how good He is, and I didn’t notice that the light had changed. It is a good thing someone else loves Jesus; because if he hadn’t honked, I’d never have noticed.
I found that LOTS of people love Jesus. Why, while I was sitting there, the nice man behind started honking like crazy, and he leaned out of his window and screamed, ‘for the love of God, GO! GO!’ What an exuberant cheerleader he was for the Lord.
Everyone started honking! I just leaned out of my window and started waving and smiling at all theseloving people. I even honked my horn a few times to share in the love. There must have been a man from Florida back there, because I heard him yelling something about a sunny beach.
I saw another man waving in a funny way with only his middle finger stuck up in the air. When I asked my teenage grandson in the back seat what that meant, he said that it was an Hawaiian good luck sign or something. Well, I’ve never met anyone from Hawaii , so I leaned out the window and gave him the good luck sign back.
My grandson burst out laughing; why even he was enjoying this religious experience. A couple of the people were so caught up in the joy of the moment that they got out of their cars and started walking towards me.
I bet they wanted to pray or ask what church I attended, but this is when I noticed the light had changed. So I waved to all my sisters and brothers, smiled at them all, and drove on through the intersection.
I noticed I was the only car that got through the intersection before the light changed again, and I felt kind of sad that I had to leave them after all the love we had shared, so I slowed the car down, leaned out of the window, and gave them all the Hawaiian good luck sign one last time as I drove away.
They keep saying, a rare sighting of a giant sea squid. Not on my fucking timebastardline it fucking isn’t. I must have seen the red toned twat a hundred fucking times ffs! Fuck off. Telegraph, Exbastardpress, Dailyfuckwit Mail Uncle Tom Cobbley and all. Twats.
Brigitte Gabriel, an American Citizen who comes from Lebanaon and Who is the GREATEST, says – “Today there are 1.2 billion muslims and of course, not all radical – radicals are 15 to 25% that leaves 75% peaceful and only 180 to 300 million people that are Radicals (almost the population of America!) – dedicated to killing us! The moderates are irrelevant. Most Germans were not Nazi in the second world war but were peaceful – 60 million people died and the peaceful majority were irrelevant – Russians killed 50 million people under Stalin and the peaceful majority were irrelevant – The Chinese were mostly peaceful people yet 70 million were killed in the revolution – The peaceful majority were irrelevant! Japan during the second world war slaughtered 12 million all across Asia! The peaceful majority were irrelevant! On Sept. 11, 2001, there were 2.3 million Arab muslims in the U. S. and only 19 Terrorists who killed almost 3,000 americans that day – The Peaceful Majority were irrelevant – Don’t talk to me about the difference in radical and moderate muslims! I personally think we need to pull all of our military out of these countries and bring them home to rid our nation of ALL MUSLIMS! Destroy all of their mosques and let them go home and kill each other! WE should have enough sense to identify and classify islam for what it is! It is not a religion! It is a satanic cult of a government system to rule the world! To eliminate all infidels and establish a world caliphate for worship to their false God! The theme of their koran is Hate and Death! In Muhammad’s words: “I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: ‘None has the right to be worshipped but allah.’ And if they say so, pray like our prayers, face our Qibla and slaughter as we slaughter, then their blood and property will be sacred to us and we will not interfere with them…” Bukhari 8:387 WAKE UP AMERICA! Our Beloved Constitution guarantees Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness! Further we are guaranteed Freedom of Religion as well as Freedom from Religion! Not so with islam! You worship their allah/satan or you die! Case closed!
One Law For All. No Religious Exceptions.
As we all know, the fundamentals of a free society and a successful economy are the rule of law, property rights, and enforceable contracts. But above all, the Rule of Law. That is why many concerned citizens worry about the spread of alternative legal systems, and especially of Sharia Law, which is applied increasingly.
Of course citizens are entitled to reach private agreements between themselves, provided that that does not involve any breach of the Law of the Land. So in theory there can be no objection to two Muslims agreeing to settle a dispute according to Sharia Law and under the ægis of their Imam (again, provided that the Sharia Law solution is consistent with the Law of the Land). But in practice, there are serious concerns that within the Muslim community, great social and cultural pressure may be put on individuals, and especially on women, to “agree” to…
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Out, Out, Out!
One thing about the coming EU referendum is certain: it will be a much fairer fight than that which occurred in 1975 when the stay-in camp had captured most leading politicians including all the party leaders, all the mainstream media and most of big business . In addition, the stay-in side then had funding which utterly dwarfed that of the get-out campaign and, not content with that advantage, used the government machine to produce its own pamphlet on the renegotiations to go alongside those of the stay-in and leave campaigns. Perhaps most damaging was a lack of preparation for the vote by those who wanted to leave the EEC.
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Anyone fancy a Swedish holiday? (Which religion were the perpetrators I wonder)?
A Class One Bloater.
Meet a right SAS Bloater Howard Varney
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