May 03

This probably does not need writing but here goes…..

UKIP basically promise an even more corrupt economic model than Labour and Conservatives. They are neo Liberals on steroids and would outsource almost everything to their friends. Their central schtick is an EU referendum but that is a) likely to be a No and a pointless exercise b) even out of the EU the UK would almost certainly have to retain the Common Market and indeed sign up to the Schengen Agreement on free borders – as we’d have no leverage to force an opt out. Maybe UKIP think there is some alternate grouping for the UK than Europe but that is map defying idiocy for me.

This criticism is valid of all the openly racist parties (BNP, UKIP, Conservative and Labour) do they really think it is practical and worth the cost to shut our borders? Already the UK is forced to keep the UN out of its Rape Camp at Yawl’s Wood like some 3rd world despot nation. It’s seen as a nation of backward troglodytes and leaving the EU would further lead to that view with an added drop of petulance thrown in. Think how much the fraud based UK finance industry would be entertained if Europe could legislate against it with no veto?

Ironically I am not convinced on EU membership and really have not heard a coherent case for it. However the idea we can be an Island surrounded by virtual Israeli style walls is laughable. Even Farage admits UKIP would allow immigration and if he were truly honest he’d admit it would be just as high and the figures suggest UK already gets highly educated entrants. How big are our airports to become to handle all the extra passport checks and visas? How many state goons are needed to bring this ‘vision’ to fruition. The queues at our airport terminals in summer already a disgrace.

The best way to stop immigration is to tank the economy can we safely assume UKIP would do that? They would succeed in a victory General Pyrrhus would have approved of.

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Sep 28

As more and more preposterous and war like policies emanate from Downing Street and all 3 parties vote for war and surveillance we are asked not to vote UKIP as they are crypto fascist or is it quasi fascist or a very right wing party? It matters not. It’s not them creating work gangs, wars and spying on us so who’s the effin fascists here?

It’s the only excuse left to vote Lib Lab or Con. The next round of enslaving 18-21 year olds to reduce an increasingly meaningless unemployment number and ensure Tesco can stay open 24/7 and put every corner shop and independent butcher etc out of business with free cheap Labour subsidised by a state who can’t actually pay for it starts. Put simply their welfare reforms do not save meaningful amounts of money and just bring the spectre of servitude with them. By and large these asinine policies are supported by an economically illiterate electorate and hence all 3 parties. These reforms are to cement the Zombie Economy like it worked so well for the Soviet Union.

I say vote Green as at least they want to tackle one issue that matters in reality. The others, Lib Lab and Con, want a slave economy selling foreign produced goods to a dwindling middle class with a financial parasite sucking income from business. BTW if you can’t see how that works long term award yourself a mars bar.

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May 18

The media concentration on Farage this week at the expense of any other alternatives to the Big 3 is the classic case of Middle Class media working on the conceit, cynically held or otherwise, that our political establishment is axiomatically virtuous and motivated by goodness. It’s a conceit shared by members and fans of the big 3 too. Now I don’t particularly want to find out what a UKIP Govt would do but do we really have to have every loony UKIP candidate quoted and Farage asked about them? Why not ask about their laughable policies?

Does anyone ever question Miliband about the crimes of Labour members? The incompetence of PFI? War crimes? These were actual atrocities done by his members and indeed close colleagues and brother. In reality UKIP is being blown up as it is the acceptable opposition. The Greens threaten vested interests and the Left is a rump and clearly not an acceptable alternative.

The point being power is no longer held to account and UKIP is far more acceptable than genuine change in the economy to the powers that be. That asking Farage about the statement of an idiot Councillor or Clegg about how much Rennard may have groped Liberal members is acceptable media but not questioning why Asset prices are being boosted at the expense of a growing economy and widening poverty. Never mind why we thought torture or mass surveillance is acceptable.

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Apr 27

We accept a lot of stuff at work and we get along with people whose views we often find offensive. We don’t proudly broadcast it but we do take it. It was with this in mind I approached the story of the previously known to be racist LA Clippers owner objecting to Black people in a “girlfriend”‘s instagram page and black people in general in a recorded phone call. Apparently the Clippers players are ‘shocked shocked’ to find a known racist has said some racist things. Former Commissioner David Stern is equally ‘shocked shocked’. Indeed like Captain Renaud they will still take the Green from what has apparently shocked them.

In the end the story is less about racism than about the fact that like Gerald Ratner making a piss poor joke many times it only needs 1 act to get the right publicity and everyone scurries for cover. The Clippers owner ridiculously says he’s not a racist, the players are shocked and want action, the Commish will sit down with his flunkies and lawyers and try to work out how to look good. The media will don po face and make out this is worse than killing people with drones for a point in the polls.

In the UK too racism is far more prevalent than is supposed – our conceit bordering on hysterical when UKIP have 30 points even in a protest vote. Sure people say the right things in public but ironically what the Clippers’ thing shows is that in private many have different standards and people put up with that far more than their sanctimony would show.

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Apr 09

UKIP may be beneath the surface a load of Climate Change denying twats but they will continue to sound more relevant to people who might openly decry them because they do not have baggage. Their policies may be at odds with science and sense but they are still more logical than a series of half understood dictated maxims that the other 3 Neo-Liberal US owned parties spout.

Farage and co do not have to pick up NATO’s line on Ukraine. Indeed Hague sounded like a moron as he said Russia was destabilising East Ukraine after the Americans alone had spent $2 Bn destabilising the whole of it, by their own admission never mind what freshly printed they actually spent – Ron Paul claims $5 Bn. Never mind what our soiled booth dwellers at GCHQ got up to. Farage will be able to question the share of aid we give a country who will not be able to pay its fuel bills this winter and will not have them written off. Farage will be able to question why the next Ukrainian President approved by the West is worth Bns. Farage will be able to laud it over them when pogroms start etc

UKIP also is not stuck talking gobbledygook economics handed down by morons at Bilderberg and Davos. Economics that makes no sense plied 3rd hand by Balls and Osborne whatever its originations – Cable knows it makes no sense but is muted in criticising it.

I come not to praise UKIP but merely to suggest their burial will be hard for the main parties if they continue with such a poorly dictated script.

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Mar 27

Someone asked why Clegg would do it? (debate with UKIP) Well Clegg is an toff but not as venal as Cameron or demented and power hungry as Miliband. However the better reason is he had nothing to lose and he could outflank Labour among the self described intellectual middle classes by being openly pro EU pro Immigrant*. Just as Farage can outflank Cameron in the fear of the furrin stakes.

* I am pro common market pro immigrant BTW i.e. fuck the EU but not as much as all that.

Labour and Tory cannot engage with UKIP as their policies make no sense and they would be reduced to labeling and ad hominem attacks. Like the Tories with varying degrees of emphasis Labour feels it has to appear pro Europe for its corporate backers, antagonistic to Europe for its potential voters, anti racist but against immigrants! Alleged future Labour leader Rachel Reeves ranted at Immigrants on Question Time and just sounded like a nutter. This is why the main 2 will not debate Farage. They have nothing coherent to say on these issues.

Nick Clegg is a vacuum. He believes in nothing and has nothing to say for himself. Farage at least gives the impression he believes a word he says but his message is one whose merits are impossible to judge and of course he is a one man band disowning candidates and his own manifesto dependent on the time of day. UKIP and Lib Dems had a symbiotic relationship here. On the main issues of UKIP they are attacking from opposing flanks – such is the dimension of Westminster left to right now about the difference between Buda and Pest.

Make no mistake in my lifetime no two parties have been as close on policy as Labour and Tory but they dare not explain this or their Plutocratic policies. That their supporters argue so viciously and with such trolling effect shows their [supporters] stupidity.

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May 06

I hate people who just say I don’t care. It’s a strategy not an opinion. No quicker way to win or avoid debate. So to last night’s local elections and their implications. I don’t care.

For all the conceit that the British will not turn to extremists we now have 4 very right wing parties 3 actively seen decrying foreigners (Liberals exempt). 3 Actively seeking to asset strip the health service (UKIP probably don’t have a clue yet but the smell of graft gets most of ’em).

Of course their economics are neither left wing or right wing all dictated by the prevailing economics which is guided by the need to create a stagnant entrenched [zombie] economy and to devalue the worth of the 99.9% who are not inside to benefit the remainder. It does not matter which of these 4 parties you vote for whether they blame each other, Europe, migrants etc they do not challenge what is actually happening.

If you think you now have a 4th brand of salt that is somehow saltier than the other 3 then good luck but I double dare you to say there is more of a difference in execution of the same moronic plan.

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May 09

UKIP must wish the election was next Thursday and indeed we can all feel let down by the media breaking the real story after the election. That the Euro nations will bureaucratically try to force the rest of us to pay an equal share for the bail out of the PIIGS nations – 110 Bn for Greece alone who at present show no signs of making the changes that will not lead to us losing the money. The Observer tries to hide it but a possible £10Bn liability to the UK at a time when Labour and the Liberals argue against a mere £6Bn of cuts as significant.  Maybe it will not come to pass.

Given any kind of pro Europe policy will look like madness potentially by this time next week think Clegg wants a 2nd poll? Think the Govt and they get near 45% under PR? Even when that chicken comes home to roost? Bare in mind that whether we end up with this debt or not it raises the problem of making others people’s mistakes your problem. Further integration is not an overall vote winner more of a niche for the Lib Dems to mine (they are only after 30% of the vote as a ceiling).

Hopefully Darling can prevent us getting this debt and any future debt. However for me it is the death of closer integration as that is what it would mean. We cannot afford it anyway.

For Clegg his party’s weaknesses exposed if he cannot deal he is saying to people that a vote for them is by and large wasted and he’s back to last year looking at a rump of 20 seats and irrelevance. Mercifully few will be able to spend much on a 2nd election but Lib Dems would get the backlash from their pro Europe policies which are now clearly fantasy and like the Immigration policy in line for new nuances in the next few years.

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Sadly the Japan  example appears to be coming to Europe. Moribund capitalism anchored by debt and no growth.  The alternative we re-flate and live beyond our means longer till China pulls the plug? Socialism?

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