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Ukip: Our party cares more about Britain than all the others
Daily Express ^

Posted on 03/25/2013 5:44:03 AM PDT by UKrepublican

Insisting his party had become “far more powerful” than simply a protest vote, he said Britons felt betrayed by a political class that cared more about career advancement than battling for a better Britain.

With Ukip hitting an average 13 per cent in the polls and buoyed by pushing the Tories into third place in the Eastleigh by-election, Mr Farage struck a defiant note at the party’s spring conference in Exeter.

He said: “There is a wholesale rejection of the political professional class in this country, people have had enough of them.They all look the same and sound the same, they all go to the same schools, none of them have ever had a job in the real world and not one of them is in politics for principles.

“Millions of ordinary decent people out there who have been betrayed by a political class more interested in their own careers and what foreign leaders think are turning to Ukip.”

Mr Farage said the party was able to speak plainly about the impact mass immigration was having on struggling public services and community cohesion.

He said: “We are not hamstrung by political correctness, not afraid to take on the issues that everybody else would simply like to brush under the carpet.

“The truth is that on immigration, the Liberal Democrats, Labour and the Conservatives are all the same because they all support a total open door to eastern Europe.

“They all support that door being flung wide open to the 29 million people from Bulgaria and Romania. They even all support Turkey joining the EU with unlimited access for those 80 million people.

“Our message is simple: we are not against anybody, we wish people from those former communist countries the very best but it cannot make sense for us to open our doors to a massive oversupply of unskilled labour in this country at a time when we have a million young people out of work.”

Citing the EU’s “monstrous bullying and intimidation” of Cyprus as it faces economic apocalypse, he said: “It tells me that actually we in Ukip are the true Europeans because not only do we get the UK out of this anti-democratic structure, we want the rest of Europe to leave the EU and get back their independence and democracy.

“We are not anti-European in any way; we wish to live and work and trade with our neighbours. We want to be friends with Europe but we do not wish to be governed by European institutions.

“We want an amicable divorce from the political European union and we want to replace it with a genuine free trade agreement which is what we thought we had signed up for in the first place.

“It is a basic facet of any state: you should be able to control your own borders and decide on your own parliament and decide who comes to live, work and settle in your country.”

He said that David Cameron could no longer be trusted on Europe and, referring to Labour and the Lib Dems, added: “I will make a prediction here and now: it may well be that at the moment Mr Miliband and Mr Clegg are not promising a referendum in their next manifesto but after the local elections on May 2, when we will tear into their vote too, they will make the same pledge.

“And do you know what? We won’t believe them either.”

TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: eu; farage; uk; ukip
Well worth a watch of his speech below:

1 posted on 03/25/2013 5:44:03 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

I saw a while back that the UKIP head Nigel Farage called out and condemned the BNP as being racist. Good show. Even some here were tricked by the BNP’s immigration stance they overlooked the rest.

Unless they are burying something pretty deep, the UKIP seems to be reasonably good.

2 posted on 03/25/2013 5:54:56 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Yep, the BNP are a racist party, that is a fact and they certainly have a more national socialist outlook than anything else.

UKIP is perhaps the closest equivalent we have to the Tea Party.

3 posted on 03/25/2013 5:58:43 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

It is time for the English to think of what is good for England—Not Europe. Racism isn’t an issue—its about keeping England’s unique culture and language. The policies of Multiculturalism have failed (as they have in every case where they have been tried). The welfare state has failed and it has drained the pride and drive from the people. It reduces all to the lowest common denominator. It robs people of there pride in a job well done. People need jobs, things to do, a sense of accomplishment. General DeGaul said it best when he wrote—”The French are only happy when they are doing something great.” I believe that is true of all people. Time for England to be great again.

4 posted on 03/25/2013 8:21:20 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: UKrepublican

The UKIP is a real conservative party carrying on the policy of Mrs. Thatcher in opposing EU control of the UK.

Thatcher’s fellow “Conservatives” booted her in 1990 for daring to oppose the EU.

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