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  Topic: Ukip are libertarian. They´re also
conservative, pro-free trade,
and anti-mass immigration –
and they´re coherent
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Ukip are libertarian. They´re also
conservative, pro-free trade,
and anti-mass immigration –
and they´re coherent

Telegraph [UK], by Ed West

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/29/2012 7:37:42 AM

As the Rotherham by-election approaches Ukip is riding the crest of a wave, one that will admittedly hit the beaches of the British electoral system before too long. There have been plenty of analyses of the party and what it means (my favourite is here), including, earlier this week, a popular, much-retweeted piece on the Spectator website, with Alex Massie questioning whether Ukip was really “libertarian”. He wrote: Then there’s the dog-whistling. ‘Permanent’ immigration should be frozen for five years (why only five?) and thereafter only open to those who are well-educated, wealthy and ‘fluent in English’. In other words

Comments:
Bear in mind the indented bits are quotes from Alex Massie and the not-indented bits comprise West´s analysis. It´s an intelligent analysis and the reader comments are thoughtful too.

Maybe we need a USIP. (United States Independent Party.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: altoona, 11/29/2012 8:14:05 AM     (No. 9038983)

USIP--I like it. Can be borrow Nigel?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/29/2012 9:04:59 AM     (No. 9039068)

From the article: "Then there’s the dog-whistling. ‘Permanent’ immigration should be frozen for five years (why only five?) and thereafter only open to those who are well-educated, wealthy and ‘fluent in English’."
Why discriminate against Americans?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 11/29/2012 10:41:06 AM     (No. 9039269)

The EU hates and fears Nigel Farage. Look up some of his speeches opposing the bailouts and exposing the EU leaders for the fools they are. This is one of his best and fairly short -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN_1mF-3JTI&feature=player_embedded

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