Tag Archive for Ukip

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…

UKIP: a comfortable home for libertarians?

Shouldn’t we all be joining UKIP? It’s a perennial question at the Southwark drinks, making an appearance as regularly as “we should start a party” but never appears to be solved one way or the other. UKIP declare they are libertarian, and Nigel Farage is popular in the movement, but as recently as June 7th,…