Tag Archives: UKIP

UKIP is a Freak Show but the BREXIT debate is even worse!

This lot are reaching the end of the line but it’s fear of them that is still preventing Labour and Tory Parties from having a  rational debate about Brexit. I discovered two things on Radio 4 this morning – that … Continue reading

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So what the hell happened at the General Election?

The bird is still flying with a 50% increase in MPs compared to just 2 years ago. Another 436 votes in 4 constituencies would have given us 4 more MPs Ok I was wrong. I didn’t see at the start … Continue reading

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How UKIP broke a rational political system

Although UKIP will disappear their baleful influence will live on for decades So the foul UKIP is no more. Less seats contested than even the Greens and a microscopic level of support in the opinion polls shows that when their … Continue reading

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What the Locals tell us about the General Election

The Bird of Liberty is still flying and still fighting I don’t like to say, “I told you so” but…….! In an earlier blog I said that a number of things would happen in the General Election: Tories will win … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn will NOT be the next Prime Minister

The old saying about opera is, “It’s not over until the Fat Lady sings’. In this case it’s Tony Blair doing the singing! As Tony Blair said yesterday the election really is over. There is no realistic chance of Labour … Continue reading

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Olde Kempe’s Almanack for 2017

There is only one world. Internationalists like the Lib Dems understand that and want to work in partnership with others to preserve it and support all who live on it. Supercharged by my newly found cosmic role as ‘Best Grandpa … Continue reading

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The Sleaford Result is another success for our Newbies (with oldies support)

Newbie Ross Pepper ably supported by an oldie (politically!) Baroness Sal Brinton I woke up this morning to hear news of another good result from the trio of Parliamentary by-elections that we have had over the autumn. Ross Pepper and … Continue reading

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