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´UK Tea Party´ Surges to Become
Country´s ´Most Favoured´ Political Movement

Breitbart Big Peace, by Raheem Kassam

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/27/2014 10:35:46 PM

Nigel Farage´s right-wing UK Independence Party (UKIP) has once again rocked the British political establishment by coming first in a recent poll which quizzed Brits on their feelings towards the four main political parties. While UKIP hasn´t yet mustered up any elected members of the UK Parliament, the party this week registered as Britain´s most favoured political organisation, scoring 27 percentage points ahead of the left-wing Labour Party´s 26 and the Conservative Party´s 25 percent. UKIP is also expected to take a huge chunk of seats at the upcoming European Parliamentary elections in May, promising more Eurosceptic Members (MEPs) who

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/28/2014 12:32:10 AM     (No. 9708342)

Our grassroot compatriots in England are surging. Go get ´em guys!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/28/2014 12:42:42 AM     (No. 9708350)

Congrats to the young Liberal Dem voters who are joining UKIP in drives. My lovely young niece and husband live in Manchester. She is a teacher in a private Christian school and he is an engineer. They send me clips of Nigel´s speeches. What a charismatic leader. This is what they have and we have yet to have. We will! The left over there is having a fit at the way UKIP has captured the attention of young voters!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/28/2014 12:43:31 AM     (No. 9708351)

Uh, that´s "droves" not drives.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/28/2014 3:22:02 AM     (No. 9708406)

Way to go UKIP - TEA philosophy is the road back to sanity.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/28/2014 5:46:30 AM     (No. 9708445)

The Brits are showing guts unlike the U.S. which, under demonrat rule, chooses to follow communist/islamic doctrine.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/28/2014 9:12:24 AM     (No. 9708684)

The UK has a history of multi-party politics, unlike the USA. Here he Tea Party decided to ally itself with the GOP rather than strike out as a 3rd party.

So far, that has been a questionable decision.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/28/2014 9:13:50 AM     (No. 9708688)

Plus the UK press is not alligned against the UKIP. Occasionally, they even report the truth.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/28/2014 1:25:55 PM     (No. 9709193)

Well, tea has always been favored in the UK. Glad to see that they´re coming to their senses, but they have a long row to hoe.

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