A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


UKIP gaining votes from Tories
and Labour in English elections

BBC News [UK], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 5/23/2014 12:55:41 AM

UKIP is gaining council seats across England at the expense of both the Conservatives and Labour. The anti-EU party is on course to show that last year´s breakthrough in town halls was not a one-off. Labour is struggling to make progress and the Tory vote, which has been hit most by UKIP, is falling back. [Snip] At 04:20 BST, Labour has gained 39 seats, the Conservatives had lost 75, UKIP had gained 73 and the Lib Dems had lost 43. Several Tory councils in the south have gone to no overall control following UKIP gains. Most councils will not declare their

Comments:
It´s not just the useless Euro seats UKIP is winning, it´s local councils too. And UKIP supporters are surely sending a very loud, very clear message to Labour, Lib-Dems and Conservatives that they´ll be showing even greater numbers in the UK general election next year.

If they can do it, WE can do it. We need a USIP party.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/23/2014 1:27:35 AM     (No. 9858811)

Get this. My formerly Labour Party (for 39 yrs) SIL in England is now UKIP. While chatting in Skype last week, she tells me of the concerted diligent effort UKIP volunteers made in her community. In Norfk County, young conservatives held meetings for college kids. They showed videos of Thatcher. They educate young people about Maggie Thatcher, as they have been brainwashed about her achievements and brilliant legacy. My SIL finally went to a community hall information meeting and she is all in! We can take some lessons.. BTW, young people are joining in droves.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Japanorama, 5/23/2014 4:43:07 AM     (No. 9858843)

Whatever the hell a SIL is.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 5/23/2014 5:47:36 AM     (No. 9858853)

Sister-in-law, #2.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 785214




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"



Typhoon Neoguri heads for
Fukushima nuclear plant
Agence France-Presse, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/10/2014 8:50:02 AM     Post Reply
Typhoon Neoguri, the worst storm to hit Japan in 15 years, is likely to reach areas near the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant by Friday morning, forecasters have warned. The site’s operator said workers were bracing for the storm, which has been downgraded from a typhoon to a ´severe storm´. “We are tying up cables and hoses... and making sure cranes and booms don’t fall,” a company spokesman said. “We will also beef up patrols in areas where water could flow in.” The storm’s massive downpours present an extra headache for the plant where workers are locked in a daily

´Terrorist groups´ in Iraq have
seized nuclear materials from
university, U.N. is warned
Daily Mail [UK], by James Rush    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/10/2014 7:55:12 AM     Post Reply
Militants in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university, the United Nations has been warned. Iraq warned of the seizure in a letter on Wednesday to the U.N. in which appealed for help to ´stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad.´ In the letter, which has been obtained by Reuters, Iraq´s U.N. ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim said nearly 40kg of uranium compounds were kept at Mosul University. The city of Mosul, Iraq´s second largest city, was captured last month in a seizure led by the Islamic State in Iraq

Deaths rise in Israeli
air strikes on Gaza
BBC News [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/10/2014 7:30:05 AM     Post Reply
Up to 20 people have been killed in air raids on Gaza, Palestinian officials say, as Israel continued its current offensive. The Palestinian health ministry said most died in attacks on a house and a cafe in Khan Younis in the south, bringing the overall death toll to 80. Militants in Gaza continued firing rockets into Israel on Thursday, with sirens sounding over southern towns. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned the situation was "on a knife-edge". [Snip] The Israeli military said that it had attacked 108 targets since midnight and that 12 rockets had been fired at Israel, seven

   

 

  


 
Barrage of Hamas rockets intercepted over
central Israel; Explosions heard in Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Yaakov Lappin    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/10/2014 7:18:16 AM     Post Reply
On Day 3 of Operation Protective Edge, barrage of rockets from Gaza fired at cities across Israel; Iron Dome intercepts several rockets above Tel Aviv; Dimona, home of nuclear reactor, targeted for second straight day. Code Red sirens sounded in several communities throughout Israel on Thursday afternoon as Israel´s anti-rocket system successfully intercepted a barrage of Hamas-fired projectiles over the Shfela region. Audible explosions were also heard in the Tel Aviv area , although no Code Red siren proceeded the explosions. Sirens sounded in areas of central Israel surrounding Tel Aviv, such as Lod, Ramle, and the Shfela, which absorbed

Obama supports Texas
governor on US border fixes
BBC News [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 9:42:35 PM     Post Reply
US President Barack Obama has sided with Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry on recommendations for improving security on the US-Mexico border. While visiting the state,Mr Obama said he had no "philosophical objection" to increasing the number of border patrol agents and repositioning them. But Mr Obama said the such action was held up by Congress´ delay in approving his request for extra funding. The White House asked for $3.7bn (£2.2bn) in extra funding on Tuesday. "Congress has the capacity to work with all parties concerned to directly address this situation," Mr Obama told reporters.

´Operation Protective Edge´
Is a Battle for Human Life
Breitbart London [UK], by Jonathan Hunter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 1:46:53 PM     Post Reply
Imagine this: A siren blares, you are holding your child’s hand, you know in barely 15 seconds a Qassam rocket will land only yards away. [Snip] Without thinking, an Israeli mother or father will shield their child. In those 15 seconds--where the sound of the siren may well be the last thing you hear on this Earth--children are shielded by their parents. A human shield. A shield of love. Now try to comprehend this. In Gaza, children are crammed into targeted buildings. Sometimes forced to wait on rooftops, children are then ejected from these buildings, forced to ‘escort’ targeted militants--with

Hamas´s Cowardly War:
Would the UK Be ´Restrained´ if YOU
Were Under Rocket Bombardment?
Breitbart London [UK], by Arsen Ostrovsky    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 1:39:18 PM     Post Reply
Fifteen seconds. That’s roughly about the time it takes to tie your shoelaces or send a text message. Fifteen seconds is also the amount of time I had this morning to put on my clothes, get my fiancé and help our next-door neighbour (an elderly Holocaust survivor) to a bomb shelter, after Palestinian Hamas terrorists fired a rocket at Tel Aviv. As I write this, my country Israel is under a barrage of rocket fire from Palestinian terrorists in Gaza. Hundreds of rockets have been fired into the heart of Israel in the past few days now, including now also

Charities warn of ´alarming´
rise in cancer test waits
Telegraph [UK], by Laura Donnelly    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 1:23:54 PM     Post Reply
The number of patients waiting for key tests which can diagnose cancer has reached a six-year high, with a doubling in waits for some scans in the last month, official figures show. Latest monthly statistics show more than 18,000 patients waited six weeks or more for 15 diagnostic tests, including MRI and CT scans, and hearing and cardiac tests. The figure has almost trebled over the last year and is the highest it has been for six years. The statistics show that the numbers waiting at least six weeks for CT scans have doubled in just one month, from 859

   

 

B-G1


 
Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years
in prison for public corruption
Times-Picayune [New Orleans], by Ginny LaRoe    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 1:06:07 PM     Post Reply
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday. [Snip] Nagin is set to report to prison on Sept. 8. The judge has recommended a minimum security federal detention center in Oakdale, a city in central Louisiana. U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan handed down the sentence before a packed courtroom five months after a jury convicted Nagin on 20 of 21 counts of bribery, wire fraud, tax evasion and other charges. Nagin´s wife, Seletha Nagin, joined him for sentencing, as she did every day during the two-week trial. U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan handed down

US spying row:
Germany investigates new case
BBC News [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 8:33:08 AM     Post Reply
Prosecutors in Germany have searched the home of a defence ministry employee suspected of spying, in the second such case in a week. Residential and office areas were searched in Berlin on Wednesday morning, the federal prosecutor in Karlsruhe said. An intelligence agency employee was arrested this month for passing secret documents to US intelligence. The US promised on Monday to work to resolve the problem. There were no reports of a new arrest on Wednesday. The US has not denied allegations that the intelligence agency employee arrested earlier this month was passing secret documents to the US National Security

Shocking moment ISIS militants take
sledgehammers to Mosul tomb of
Prophet Jonah as more than 50
blindfolded bodies are found
massacred south of Baghdad
Daily Mail [UK], by Sophie Jane Evans    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 8:25:44 AM     Post Reply
This is the shocking moment ISIS militants took sledgehammers to Iraqi tombs - smashing them to pieces. The rebels, who are members of the Islamic State terror group, were filmed attacking centuries-old graves in the north-west city of Mosul in Ninevah province. Donning balaclavas and black coats, they swung sledgehammers into the tombs, causing pieces of dust and stone to fly through the air. One of the devastated tombstones belonged to the Prophet Jonah (Younis in Arabic) and was revered by Muslims and Christians alike, according to Iraqi authorities. The Prophet, whom the Hebrew Bible´s Book of Jonah is written on, is best

‘Astonishing’ new twist
in Alps murder inquiry
Daily Express [UK], by Mark Reynolds, Peter Allen    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/9/2014 8:08:07 AM     Post Reply
The slaughter of a British family in the Alps took an extraordinary twist yesterday when police revealed that one of the victims had a secret former husband who died in the US on the very same day--possibly killed by a poisoned dart. [Snip] But police yesterday revealed that Iqbal had a “secret ex-husband” who died in mysterious circumstances in Natchez, Mississippi, on the day the family were gunned down in their car while on holiday in the Alps in September 2012. Benoit Vinnemann, a senior police commander working on the case, said the “family secret” may have provided a motive for



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



White House requests $3.7 billion in
emergency funds for border crisis

48 replie(s)
Washington Post, by David Nakamura and Wesley Lowery    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 7/8/2014 10:05:21 PM     Post Reply
The White House on Tuesday formally requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to deal with an influx of Central American minors along the southern border. But the proposal was quickly met with broad skepticism among Republican lawmakers, who were doubtful that the package would be approved quickly — if at all. Administration officials said the request is part of a comprehensive strategy aimed at building more detention centers, adding immigration judges, and beefing up border patrols and air surveillance. President Obama has said he hopes such steps will both speed deportations and discourage adults from sending children on

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Sarah Palin just joined the ‘impeach Obama’
crowd. That’s bad news for the GOP.

42 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Aaron Blake    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/8/2014 5:02:32 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama, writing in a Breitbart op-ed that the influx of young illegal immigrants over the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, ´no mas.´ " Mixed/careless metaphors aside, this is nothing but bad news for Republicans — especially four months until the 2014 election. Palin is hardly the first GOP politician to raise the issue of impeachment over the past couple years. Others include Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.),

The Boehner Lawsuit Against
Obama Is Beginning to Take Shape

40 replie(s)
National Journal, by Billy House    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/9/2014 4:19:42 AM     Post Reply
Starting next week, House Republicans will launch a highly visible—and likely tumultuous—three-week process of bringing to the floor legislation to authorize their promised lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive actions. "In theory, you could report out a resolution tomorrow and vote on it," said a House GOP aide on Tuesday. "But that is not the approach [the leaders] want to take." Rather, the aim is to display—if not actually engage in—a more deliberative process, even if amid controversy. This drawn-out script builds toward a potentially dramatic floor vote held just days, or even hours, before the House adjourns on

GOP Rep: I Think Romney ‘Will Be
The Next President Of The United States’

36 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Reaganator- 7/8/2014 1:02:33 PM     Post Reply
Despite his continuous denials, some still believe that Mitt Romney will run for president in 2016. Speaking to MSNBC on Monday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, went one step further saying that the former Massachusetts governor will be occupying the White House after the next presidential election. “I think he actually is going to run for president. He probably doesn’t want me to say that. A hundred times he says he’s not, but Mitt Romney has always accomplished what he has set out to do,”

Democrats Draft Bill to Override
Contraception Ruling

36 replie(s)
New York Times, by Robert Pear    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/8/2014 4:13:56 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they had developed legislation to override the Supreme Court decision on contraceptives. The bill would ensure that women have access to coverage for birth control even if they work for businesses that have religious objections. The bill, developed in consultation with the Obama administration, would require for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby Stores to provide and pay for contraceptive coverage, along with other preventive services, under the Affordable Care Act. The measure could be on the Senate floor as early as next week, Senate Democrats said. “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s

´Its Time To Impeach´ President Obama
35 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Sarah Palin    Original Article
Posted By: Vastrightwingconspirator- 7/8/2014 12:34:33 PM     Post Reply
Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president. His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, “no mas.” Without borders, there is no nation. Obama knows this. Opening our borders to a flood of illegal immigrants is deliberate. This is his fundamental transformation of America. It’s the only promise he has kept. Discrediting the price paid for America’s exceptionalism over our history, he’s given false hope and taxpayer’s change to millions of foreign nationals who want to sneak into our country illegally. Because of Obama’s purposeful dereliction of duty an untold

   

 



 
Hillary Clinton doubles down on poverty
claim and says ´relentless persecution´ by
Republicans made them ´deeply in debt´

33 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/8/2014 12:57:32 PM     Post Reply
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton told the German magazine Der Spiegel on Tuesday that she and her husband Bill were ´deeply in debt´ when they left the White House, and blamed ´relentless persecution´ by Republicans for her legal bills after his presidency. The claim has added fuel to the fire Clinton herself touched off last month when she claimed they were ´dead broke´ after their time in the White House. The former first lady earns $200,000 or more every time she makes a public speech. The former president has earned a reported $104 million in speaking fees since he

7 Reasons Nobody Went to the Movies
on a Summer Holiday Weekend

33 replie(s)
Time, by Richard Corliss    Original Article
Posted By: Up2Here- 7/8/2014 1:46:42 PM     Post Reply
The Independence Day weekend, usually one of the year´s biggest, fizzled drastically this time. Here´s what to blame — and it wasn´t the World Cup or Hurricane Arthur What if they gave a July 4th party and nobody came? That’s what Hollywood is wondering in the wake of an Independence Day weekend that had moviegoers expressing their Declaration of Indifference — by boycotting the multiplexes.

Hillary Clinton is past her time
33 replie(s)
Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/9/2014 5:07:13 AM     Post Reply
Fate hasn´t been kind to Hillary Clinton, at least not in its most recent phase. In 2008, when the plate was set for the national Democrats, she lost the nomination to Barack Obama, of scant years and no gravitas, who soared out of nowhere to wrench destiny from her on the unspecified promise of "change." Now, "change" has come, and people don´t like it. Iraq changed from a safe, stable ally (just ask Obama) to a terrorist haven, one of the reasons why, though no fellow Democrats seem likely to edge her, her chances of winning the White House seem dim. Between

Poll: Americans Want Sarah
Palin to Shut Up the Most

33 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Tina Daunt    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/9/2014 4:15:22 PM     Post Reply
A poll conducted by the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and Annenberg finally gave a numerical answer to a question we at Mediaite often ask ourselves: Out of all political figures that should pipe down just a bit, which one should do it immediately? Answer: Sarah Palin. Overwhelmingly Sarah Palin, says America. 52% of surveyed American adults want Sarah Palin to “be quiet,” according to the poll taken between June 30 and July 7 (Snip) 45% of respondents added that they wanted Jesse Jackson to be quiet, too; followed by Dick Cheney (42%), Newt Gingrich (39%), Al Gore (37%), and

Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Being
Held For Placement in U.S. Admit to
Engaging in Torture and Murder

31 replie(s)
Townhall, by Katie Pavlich    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/9/2014 4:24:37 AM     Post Reply
Despite Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson vowing to "stem the tide" of unaccompanied illegal minors across the southern border with Mexico, thousands more are expected to enter the United States by the end of the year. With the system being overwhelmed, Border Patrol agents are concerned about minors who have admitted to being MS-13 members, a brutal street gang from El Salvador that has been successful in infiltrating American communities. Agents are also concerned about minors who have committed acts like torture and murder in their home countries before heading north to the United States. "We have six minors in Nogales

‘I’m So Tired of Your Mocking’:
O’Reilly, Powers Battle over
Immigration

29 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/9/2014 11:28:48 AM     Post Reply
Kirsten Powers snapped at Bill O’Reilly tonight after he told her she doesn’t know what she’s talking about on immigration, and told O’Reilly she’s tired of him mocking liberals every day on every single issue just because “they care about people.” Powers argued that O’Reilly’s getting his facts wrong and that immigrants coming to the U.S. back in the day (like the Irish) were poor and uneducated, much like the immigrants O’Reilly is so worried about today. O’Reilly dismissed Powers and told her, “You don’t seem to really know what you’re talking about.” That really set Powers off. “I am

   

Post Reply   Close thread 785214





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS