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Another Nigel

July 23, 2014 // 6 Comments

  DAVE’S PUTIN POLICY : SPEAK LOUDLY AND DO….ER….ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!   The first political demo I was ever moved to attend was way back in August 1968 when, as a spotty schoolboy, I went to Earl’s Court exhibition centre to join a forlorn protest against Soviet [...]

Surreal in Strasbourg

July 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Last night I attended a meeting in the Strasbourg parliament of the Industry Committee, ITRE, which had been called for a hearing to approve a new Industry Commissioner, Mr. Ferdinando Feroci. He will be replacing the previous Italian incumbent Antonio Tajani, who has had to step down as [...]

An Impotence that dare not speak its name

July 15, 2014 // 1 Comment

On Wednesday, June 25th the European Commission announced that it had given its blessing to the proposed £3.7 billion merger of two of the UK’s best known high street businesses – Dixon’s and Carphone Warehouse. The European Commission? Brussels? Not our own elected UK Government? Once upon [...]
OK ….where do we start ? There are so many subjects around which are apt to cause me a good deal of prickly pique that there simply isn’t space to get it all out. So I’ll pick one ramble on for a moment and see what you all think ! The most recent Blood Boil was the [...]
Earlier this year, the EU signed a controversial trade deal with the Ukraine. Although significant, it has not been addressed by many Eurosceptic commentators; instead having been discussed purely in terms of EU/Russia relations. But if we examine this trade deal, it may be just what the UK is [...]

Saturday Papers – 5 July 2014

July 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Well, we’re having salmon and scrambled egg for a change this morning… And in the news there’s plenty of tripe and fudge: Westminster Paedophiles The Telegraph leads with the developing story on the paedophile ring operating in Westminster, some 30 years ago: Whistleblower who [...]
Today, the European Parliament opened, and all our MEPs were there with their “March for Freedom” into the Chamber, followed by turning their back on the flag during the playing of the anthem. This has been well reported already on UKIP’s website and in the Daily Express. It’s the [...]

dEUtschland über alles

June 28, 2014 // 4 Comments

Whatever the merits of Cameron’s stand over the appointment of J-C Junker, what is plain for all to see is that, not for the first time, Britain stands alone (well, nearly – thanks Hungary) in opposition to the forces ranged against it from the continent of Europe. In the aftermath of the [...]

Saturday Papers – 28 June 2014

June 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

UK and the EU The Telegraph’s headline is “One step closer to quitting Europe” Britain has moved a step closer to leaving the European Union after David Cameron declared “war” on Brussels over the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker. Keeping Britain in the EU “has got harder”, the Prime [...]
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