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    Some more grim news for Kathy Sinnott I'm afraid! Her fascist, anti-Irish, anti-democracy, anti-Good Friday Agreement pals in UKIP - who, like her good self, were not averse to telling a pack of bare-faced lies to the electorate on any and all European issues - are facing their Waterloo in June. Their poll ratings are at anything between 1% and 7% (probably at the lower end of this) compared with 16% in 2004, meaning that they are likely to lose all of their 9 remaining MEPs (12 elected last time - Kilroy-Silk left, and two others were expelled for corruption and expense abuse)

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    The party has garnered only between 1 and 2 per cent of voters' support in recent polling, although the only poll of Euro election voting intentions did put its support at 7 per cent. Its party conference in September was overshadowed by reports of plotting, intrigue and extraordinary internal feuds. In September, The Independent revealed that the party's press officer, Annabelle Fuller, had resigned after receiving phone threats. Senior Tories breathed sighs of relief as they watched the events in Bournemouth unfold.

    Yesterday, the former One Man and His Dog presenter Robin Page announced his resignation from the party, claiming his former colleagues were "in the process of imploding". He accused Mr Farage of despotic tendencies and obtaining "almost complete centralised power of Ukip".

    Meanwhile, Ukip's membership has fallen from a peak of 26,000 to about 15,000. Donations last year reached £200,000, sharply down on the £377,000 raised in 2007, although the party says it has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds this year in preparation for the June ballots.

    Ukip is defending nine of the 12 seats it won in 2004. Mr Kilroy-Silk quit to form his own Veritas party, Ashley Mote was expelled after being arrested for benefit fraud, while Tom Wise was suspended after being investigated by EU anti-fraud watchdogs.
    This is fantastic, hilarious news, and is sure to be greeted by denial and bluster by Future Taoiseach and other Libertas apologists.

    It also points to the very, very serious demise of the hardline Eurosceptic parties across Europe. The PiS in Poland are facing annihilation next June, and the various parties of the UEN have already given up the ghost, which has recently forced FF into a rather uncomfortable alliance with the Liberals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccafferty cat View Post


    Some more grim news for Kathy Sinnott I'm afraid! Her fascist, anti-Irish, anti-democracy, anti-Good Friday Agreement pals in UKIP - who, like her good self, were not averse to telling a pack of bare-faced lies to the electorate on any and all European issues - are facing their Waterloo in June. Their poll ratings are at anything between 1% and 7% (probably at the lower end of this) compared with 16% in 2004, meaning that they are likely to lose all of their 9 remaining MEPs (12 elected last time - Kilroy-Silk left, and two others were expelled for corruption and expense abuse)

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    This is fantastic, hilarious news, and is sure to be greeted by denial and bluster by Future Taoiseach and other Libertas apologists.

    It also points to the very, very serious demise of the hardline Eurosceptic parties across Europe. The PiS in Poland are facing annihilation next June, and the various parties of the UEN have already given up the ghost, which has recently forced FF into a rather uncomfortable alliance with the Liberals.
    You really have a problem with being told NO by the Irish people, don't you.

    Can I ask a question.. if a majority vote next time, will you be agreeable to a third and final vote... a best of three let's call it

    Or do you only consider a vote legitimate when you agree with the result ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccafferty cat View Post


    Some more grim news for Kathy Sinnott I'm afraid! Her fascist, anti-Irish, anti-democracy, anti-Good Friday Agreement pals in UKIP - who, like her good self, were not averse to telling a pack of bare-faced lies to the electorate on any and all European issues - are facing their Waterloo in June. Their poll ratings are at anything between 1% and 7% (probably at the lower end of this) compared with 16% in 2004, meaning that they are likely to lose all of their 9 remaining MEPs (12 elected last time - Kilroy-Silk left, and two others were expelled for corruption and expense abuse)

    The Independent



    This is fantastic, hilarious news, and is sure to be greeted by denial and bluster by Future Taoiseach and other Libertas apologists.

    It also points to the very, very serious demise of the hardline Eurosceptic parties across Europe. The PiS in Poland are facing annihilation next June, and the various parties of the UEN have already given up the ghost, which has recently forced FF into a rather uncomfortable alliance with the Liberals.
    problem is who replaces them? The BNP in north east England?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wysiwyg View Post
    You really have a problem with being told NO by the Irish people, don't you.

    Can I ask a question.. if a majority vote next time, will you be agreeable to a third and final vote... a best of three let's call it

    Or do you only consider a vote legitimate when you agree with the result ?
    Sorry, this thread is about UKIP and their allies in the European elections. Stick to the topic

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    Robin Page is sectarian and any party which divests of his services is better off. However they have a point though there manner of expressing it leaves alot to be desired.

    As a nation we have voted and I would dearly wish to have our party respect that decision.
    "You Popish rogue" 'ní leomhaid a labhairt sinn
    acht "Cromwellian dog" is focal faire againn
    nó "cia súd thall" go eann gan eagla
    "Mise Tadhg" géadh teinn an t-agallamh

    Bodaigh an Cháise táid go hatuireach
    ag filleadh ar a gcéird gach spéice smeartha aca
    gan ghunna, gan chloidheamh gan pinnse chleachtadar
    d'imthigh a mbrígh is tá an cridhe dá ghreada aca.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duth Ealla View Post
    problem is who replaces them? The BNP in north east England?
    UKIP took seats from the Conservatives last time (who in turn took seats from Labour)

    With the Tories on 42%+ in the polls, all of UKIPs seats would go to them.

    The BNP have nowhere near the level of support to get anyone elected to the European Parliament.

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    I don't know, I think its a bit early to say the UKIP will be wiped out. I think nationalists, anti-immigration and eurosceptic parties will get strong support at the Euro elections, especially if those parties reinforce the idea that the free movement of labour and capital are the root cause of their unemployment.

    Its nice to see FF have left what can only be described as above, and have joined the liberals.
    Its also interesting to note, that the move recieved little media coverage or debate on this board, a further demonstration that the Euros play second fiddle to national elections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccafferty cat View Post
    Sorry, this thread is about UKIP and their allies in the European elections. Stick to the topic
    No, it's not. It's about gloating because people you don't support seem to be having a hard time politically.

    Now, are you prepared to answer the question. If the re-run referendum results in a Yes outcome, will you call for a third referendum, as a run off..

    Or are only results you agree with, legitimate ?

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    Lisbon aside!

    This is good news - there nothing more than a bunch of British racists wishing for the return of the empire.

    Good ridance to the lot of them!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccafferty cat View Post
    Sorry, this thread is about UKIP and their allies in the European elections. Stick to the topic
    "Libertas apologists"? You're the one mentioning Libertas. Stick to the topic.

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