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The Ongoing UKIP PR Disaster thread

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Tony L, Dec 14, 2014.

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  1. Cloth-Ears

    Cloth-Ears pfm Member

    Well they are coming to the debate belatedly.

    I'm very anti Labour Party, but I must say to give them their due, the thing Milliband was in the news yesterday talking about, is highly relevant. Kudos to them for flagging this up and making pledges on it.

    I'm talking about the matter of resisting low wages and inferior conditions imposed on and accepted by migrant workers. Of course there are already some measures and standards, but to big it up and strengthen measures is actually important.

    It is in the interests of the existing workforce that this is done. Some are so dumb they can't see that but it is.

    The Labour Party have recently highlighted something the other parties have not done enough. UKIP included and I'd say especially bad of UKIP, the party which apprently has the greatest concern over economic migrant control.
  2. auric

    auric pfm Member

  3. stephen bennett

    stephen bennett Mr Enigma

    Plenty of parties fall outside the Westminster bubble and predictable PPE product and do actually care about the working man (not women though?):confused:

    Vote for one of these then, rather than a single - issue party led by another product of the English public school system. Just because he smokes and drinks doesn't make Farage a 'Man of the people'.

    It's sad that when some people in England (and it is England) decide to stick it to the political class, they choose the most right - wing party they can get away with without actually being labelled racist.


    Here are your choices (from Wikipedia).

    The Green party
    Alliance for Workers' Liberty (stands as Socialist Unity in elections)
    Class War
    Communist League
    Communist Party of Britain
    Communist Party of Britain (Marxist-Leninist)
    Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist)
    Communist Party of Great Britain (Provisional Central Committee)
    Democratic Labour Party (part of TUSC, has 1 councillor in Walsall)
    Independent Working Class Association
    International Socialist League
    Left Unity
    New Communist Party
    Peace and Progress Party
    Revolutionary Communist Group
    Revolutionary Communist Party of Britain (Marxist-Leninist)
    Socialist Equality Party
    Socialist Labour Party
    Socialist Party (England and Wales) (part of TUSC. Also stands as Socialist Alternative in elections.)
    Socialist Party of Great Britain
    Socialist Peoples Party
    Socialist Resistance (part of TUSC)
    Socialist Workers Party (part of TUSC)
    Spartacist League
    Workers Power
    Workers' Revolutionary Party

    Oh and the Monster raving loony party - who don't actually appear so loony when compared with some members of the UKIP.
  4. stephen bennett

    stephen bennett Mr Enigma

    Now then....:D

  5. Cloth-Ears

    Cloth-Ears pfm Member

    That list reminds of the various revolutionary movements in Life of Brian :)

    Watch and not mix them up !
  6. swstokie

    swstokie Member

    The two questions I raised in my earlier post:

    Do the people of this country want to continue to be governed by Europe?
    Do the people of this country want immigration capped or stopped?

    These two question are the catalyst to UKIPs ascendancy in popularity. It is the two questions that the big three parties have constantly brushed aside for years insisting that the people are wrong and that they know best. Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your point of view, UKIP have shoved the issues so far up the noses of the big three that now they can't make them go away. They are now being forced to confront peoples concerns and they clearly do not like it, concerns that they really do not want to hear as they do not fit their ideology or personal designs and desires. After all, they are only in it for themselves first and foremost!
  7. Cheese

    Cheese Bitter lover

    Or simply because they might face the challenge of making the economy work with less foreign (--> cheap) workforce.
  8. ciderglider

    ciderglider pfm Member

    Apart from the Greens, the parties you list get next to no votes, which suggests that while they may care about Ordinary Working People, they don't understand them.
  9. Rasher

    Rasher Quadrophenia land

  10. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Is it just me or does Kerry Smith look just like Nick Griffin?
  11. richgilb

    richgilb Admonishtrator

    Quite disjointed, those communists, it would seem. Need to watch them in case they join forces. Who knows what could happen there.
  12. richgilb

    richgilb Admonishtrator

    Yeah, they all look the same, those racists.
  13. Jonathan Ribee

    Jonathan Ribee Unavailable at present

    Do you want to stop beating your wife?
  14. swstokie

    swstokie Member

  15. KC Cantiaci

    KC Cantiaci pfm Member

    :) I was thinking the same as well as looking at 'the Socialists'.

    In fact I found that wiki page and there are a lot more individual left leaning parties than right. Very disjointed......
  16. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Farage is only saying what thousands of us are thinking...
  17. Jonathan Ribee

    Jonathan Ribee Unavailable at present

  18. KC Cantiaci

    KC Cantiaci pfm Member

    What's that.....'Mine's a pint'?
  19. auric

    auric pfm Member

  20. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    It was a response to your facile post.
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