Tag Archive for Ukip

Olly Neville fired for policy fudge

So off-message Olly got himself sacked for being off-message. I would normally applaud such a thing, but the self proclaimed Anarchist has missed an opportunity to further the cause of Anarchism. I am not an Anarchist and I haven’t delved into the literature about anarchic marriage, but I am planning to get married. It seems…

@Voluntarist says #UKIP more liberal than Alex Massie

UKIP has become the third party of British politics according to Sky News and several polls and so Twitter is buzzing with discussion about whether they are libertarian enough for libertarians, or liberal enough for most voters. Before long, Alex Massie’s article of November was doing the rounds again on Facebook. His Spectator article points…

UKIP on fire

UKIP have placed second in yesterday’s polls in Rotherham and Middlesborough with +16% and +8% swing. In Croydon North they placed third with +4% swing. In each case, the Lib Dems were beaten. A libertarian party as the third party? I don’t quite think so, but it is certainly interesting.

Burka Ban Bites

So UKIP are furious that they got called racist and two of their members were therefore not selected as the permanent foster parents for ethnic minority children. UKIP have been bundled together with the BNP quite unfairly for ages, not least by Baroness Warsi whom many would suppose to be well informed on the issues…

Video: Is UKIP a comfortable home for libertarians?

Harry kicked off the talk by saying that unfortunately UKIP has suffered from some misconceptions but his mind was made up that UKIP was a comfortable home for adherents of the non-aggression principle. I did find it strange that the very next thing Harry said was that objectively UKIP is not libertarian, which for me…