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Brexit party’s sudden rise rattles the establishment duopoly

There’s a message to parties that ignore their base:

EU Election Poll Has Farage’s Brexit Party Beating Labour and Tories COMBINED

UK FlagJack Montgomery, Breitbart

New polling for the upcoming European Parliament elections shows another astonishing surge in support for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, while the governing Conservatives have crashed to fourth place on just 11 per cent.

The Opinium poll of 2,004 people, conducted online between the 8th and 10th of May, showed support for Mr Farage’s weeks-old party up 6 points to 34 per cent, more than Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour — down seven points to 21 per cent — and Theresa May’s Conservatives — down three points to just 11 per cent — combined.

 The remainers have their own splinter party… at 3%.

Change UK (CUK), comprised of EU loyalist defectors from Labour and the Conservatives, and intended as Remain diehards’ answer to the Brexit Party, is also struggling, down four points to a mere 3 per cent.
The lack of CUK support is hardly surprising since they are competing with the Tories and Labor which both apparently stand for remainers.

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Australia votes on Saturday. Australian Liberal and National conservatives don’t seem that different from the Tories. Their driving mission seems to be to manage the economy less badly than the Labor Party. There are few principles at stake. The new non-party-party called Independents is playing off that same dissatisfaction with the major parties. Though they are known to call themselves conservative voters, they like policies to the left of The Labor Party.
These UK polls are for the Euro elections, but has everyone paying attention because if the Brexit Party did this in the National elections they’d win something in the order of 49 seats.  Of course, they’d need more than one policy:
The party may have been set up as a protest vehicle for the Euro elections. And yet its success, and the uncertainty around what happens to our departure from the European Union, suggests it may turn into a permanent force in British politics. Right now, it deliberately doesn’t have any policies other than leaving the EU. But if it endures, that can’t…                         — Matthew Lynn, Telegraph, UK
Best wishes to our UK friends. This is quite inspiring.
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64 comments to Brexit party’s sudden rise rattles the establishment duopoly

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    The BREXIT Party, by wanting to leave the EU is saying that it is:
    #anti-globalist rule from afar, # anti fiat decision making replacing constitutional Rule of Law.
    # anti bloated, powerful bureaucracies imposing more and more regulations on citizens’individual speech,
    freedom of action and management of private property.

    Pity our 2 main political Parties in Oz, have more in common with the EU than with the BREXIT freedom party.

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      Roger

      To understand how bad the EU is this article links to 2 Belgian made programmes on the Brexit “negotiations” filmed behind the scenes. Most of it is in English and was broadcast on the BBC.

      The article will give you enough background to understand why Anti-EU feelings have strengthened in the UK over the last couple of years. These 2 programmes have so incensed Brita who gave watched them that sven some hardcore Remainers now want Out of the EU.

      https://brexitcentral.com/bbc4s-brexit-documentary-should-be-compulsory-viewing-before-voting-in-the-european-election/

      And never forget that the unelected anti-democratic way the EU governs its subject nations is precisely what the U.N. is determined to achieve through its “Climate Change” Trojan horse, an unelected, unaccountable, anti-democratic global government to rule over you.

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        NB

        What is remarkable about the TV doco is not what it shows, but that apparently so many are surprised by what it shows.
        What is the psychology of those people for whom this doco comes as a surprise? This question may also be asked of those who are still invested in the Democrat story about Trump, or in climate change rhetoric. It is a fascinating question.
        Don’t get me wrong, the same blindnesses can be found on all sides of political questions. Scott Adams provides some insight, but I wonder if anyone can suggest some sources for more info on this topic? It is certain we tend to divide in moieties, but that one should be based on some relationship with facts and another on almost pure, easily refuted, fiction is a surprise to me.

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      OriginalSteve

      Beth – gosh – you mean actual govt with actual democracy, that hasnt been hijacked the the globalist jackals?

      If only….

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      Pity our 2 main political Parties in Oz, have more in common with the EU than with the BREXIT freedom party.

      It’s more a case of always being around 10 years behind the rest of the world, while we think we’re leading the world.

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        Hasbeen

        As a quite mature age conservative I do find it amusing to see myself totally behind Trump & Farage. Have I become a radical, or have the so called mainstream parties totally lost the plot?

        I have now put in many hours checking the policies of many of the minor parties recently appeared. Some most definitely have policies closer to my idea of good government than either of the big 2.

        My only hope for Australia is that we can get enough strong minded people on the cross benches particularly in the senate to hog tie the majors from stuffing the country completely in the next 3 years.

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    John F. Hultquist

    It’s morning on the west coast of North America. So, Good morning!

    I find it interesting how fast polls change.
    Polls can be hard to judge, and I’ve no idea about this one.
    On-line activities can be tweaked by supporters, etc.

    Anyway, here in the USA, the Democrats have a new presidential hopeful:
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock

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    Kinky Keith

    In our political system politicians and bureaucrats are supposed to be looking after the best interests of the nation.

    In practice we now seem to have a bloated public service that runs our affairs with too little oversight from our elected government.

    It’s good that Britain has decided to throw off the unelected bloodsucking scourge of the EU but it proving very hard.

    Here in Australia we have an entire city, Canberra, that seems to be a world leader in bureaucratic self interest.

    We need a clean out of:

    Canberra: public service;

    Universities. How many “professors” of victimhood and social awareness studies do we need?

    Government Radio.

    Government T.V.

    Lets Exit this leach like management system corrupting our country.

    KK

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      MudCrab

      By the glowing way you describe these people, Keith, I can only assume you have never actually been inside Parliament House Canberra.

      Those people are… different.

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    Gordon

    A word to you Brits. Get out of the EU. Ok, so that was 5 words, but you get the idea. This has been going on way too long. The EU will just dictate to the UK what they want to. So get out and let the pieces fall where they may and get on with your lives already.

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      Roger

      That’s what We, the majority of voters want. We want our Sovereignty and Democracy Back. It is our career politicians who have wriggled and squirmed to try and justify their determination to keep us in the EU – they have set out to betray us and their promises.

      They may find that comes at a cost as Conservative grassroots are solidly behind a no deal Brexit and vehemently opposed to prime minister “Treason May”. Conservative association are holding a national emergency meeting to call for Treason’s resignation as PM.

      Councillors and activists are refusing to canvas for their party and pledging to vote for the Brexit Party in the Euro elections. Labour are seeing a similar response as the majority of their supporters voted to LEAVE the EU.

      This may just be the start of changing UK politics for good and I am one of many who have now applied for selection to stand as a Brexit candidate for MP in a future parliament.

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        Gordon

        Good luck to you and the UK!

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        In our English local elections last week our very good Conservative local councillor was ousted because he could not get canvassers out on the streets or past Conservative voters to support him.
        Almost the entire grass roots Conservative voting base has deserted the Party on the basis of May’s continuing attempts to foist a non-Brexit bad deal on us in preference to a clean WTO break. Many former Labour and Liberal Democrat voters are of the same attitude about the Government betrayal.
        I really think that May is now mentally challenged and stuck in a bunker mentality with no ability to conceive what she has done.

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          She went down the rabbit hole and lost her grip on reality.
          Be true, be true, be true!

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            sophocles

            Is that what it was?
            Oops. and here was I thinking the May Fly had no grip on reality, let alone the sides of the rabbit hole, at all!
            Maybe she thought she was out on a Snark Hunt — and now it’s turned into a Boojam …
            :-)

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          sophocles

          Steven:

          A WTO clean break was a no-brainer, once the referendum result was known. NZ and Australia both spoke up to say they wanted to `negotiate trade deals with the UK as soon as it could possibly happen, preferably last month at the earliest.’ The Commonwealth heads are champing at the bit to renew and resume relationships from Before Europe (BE).

          But, it seems FUD is the new normal, these days.

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      Dennis

      The EU doesn’t have a Commonwealth of Nations to trade with.

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        Bill in Oz

        All the present & former French colonies are treated by the EU as if they are for trading purposes, part of the EU.
        Courtesy of France’s special status in the EEC’s formation.

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        sophocles

        Dennis said:

        The EU doesn’t have a Commonwealth of Nations to trade with.

        … which was very short-sighted of them. Someone in EU seems to have finally realised it: suddenly, at the eleventh hour, a Free Trade Agreement `could happen!’ Why wasn’t that tabled at the start?

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    Gordon

    PS: Nigel Farage when you finish your job in Britain, would you be so kind as to lead Canada? We have a pre schooler girl running the country right now.

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      Roger

      Gordon,
      Best of luck, the signs seem to be there ghat his days arenumbered.

      I spent some time in Nova Scotia in the 70s and played field hockey for the provincial side – love the countrya and all of you cousins – and I have a big chunk of family in BC Who went over before the first world war. Two came back at their own expense to sign up.

      To hell with the left-wing marxist socialist EU, WE NEED to reconnect with all of our cousins, family and friends in the Commonwealth and trade freely with them.

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        Dennis

        Will you all be really nice to us and not treat as aliens when we fly in?

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          Roger

          Hi Dennis,
          I’m meeting my cousin from Brisbane at Heathrow this Saturday, so you can take that as a yes.

          Another cousin, from a different side of the family, but who grew up with me, made edited and produced wildlife progs for ABC for decades.

          We have relatives all across the Commonwealth and should treat each other as family.

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          Annie

          One of the most upsetting things to me, at the time of joining the the Common Market, was the effect on all our Commonwealth cousins. We were deprived of our say in 1975 as we were in the British Army, stationed overseas. I was deeply resentful of not being given my say in the matter at that time and have seen the rapidly encroaching anti-democratic tentacles of what became the EU over the years. I was delighted to have the chance to vote for Brexit in 2016 and have been increasingly disgusted and despairing of what the remoaners have made of the vote by 17.4m plus to leave. The vote was for in or out, not all the ‘deal’ nonsense that has since been deployed to wreck the winning Out vote. I shall be voting for the Brexit Party on the 23rd of May in these EU elections that shouldn’t have been taking place in Britain as we should have been out on the 29th of March (and legally might actually be out already).

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            sophocles

            Annie @ 5.1.1.2 said:

            I shall be voting for the Brexit Party on the 23rd of May in these EU elections that shouldn’t have been taking place in Britain

            Atta girl! Sock it to ‘em!

            You’re one of the very few who have even mentioned the Commonwealth (Dennis & Roger have above). I’ve been following the … an hysterical ine-sided bun-fight can’t be called a debate because of its hysteria and … um — cry-baby arguments — from afar. The remoaners (like that term — nice one and so apt) side is just not listening. There’s been nothing about how the UK used to trade, work, even function, BE (= Before Europe) which has surfaced. I’ve listened to talkback (streamed LBC?) and the Fear Doubt and Dread campaign of the referendum is still being waged. It’s surprising how many people think an “agreement” to leave is necessary. Since when?

            If the UK just walks —with no agreement — I think I can safely predict a queue of heads of the Commonwealth will form outside 10 Downing St the very next day—or as soon as they can get there — to negotiate trade and access deals. NZ’s PM has said as much and so has Oz’s.

            The EU, from the unacceptably dreadful treaty they have proffered, (“take it or leave it, it’s all you’ll get”) are obviously very scared. The UK needs to play on it: hard. After the UK, there’s Greece, Italy and maybe Hungary. Greece should just do it too. They have been shamefully treated.

            I’ll be watching the EU elections nest week (?) with great interest. Nigel Farage is great: most of the “talking heads” — commentators and those who think they have something to say — are trying to twist it all as Farage’s attempt at gaining power. He’s adamant he wants nothing like that — he wants to slide back into semi-retirement and such obscurity. Good on him.

            Brexit has to be done! The recent polls over there suggest the Brexit Party is polling over 30% (with Labour and the Tories almost in single digits! :-) )

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    Graham Richards

    The people of Britain will look back on the European election & fondly remember the outcome!
    “How we laughed ” they will say.
    The revolution in Europe has started, hang on folks!,

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    OriginalSteve

    Long ( ahem) May the EU rot….good riddance to the European Soviet….

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      sophocles

      … and the USE … the United States of Europe. Urk!

      I cannot see the Italians, the Greeks and even the French, not to mention the other states overrun by Hitler’s mob eighty years ago, sharing and cheering with Germany in Brother/Sister-hood unity for long. Maybe that’s why the EU was talking about forming an EU army? (an EU Navy and Luftwa would inevitably follow).

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    Tom O

    I have said this before, and I will say it again. When your politics and your politicians do not support what your country requires, they are bought and paid for by the globalists that want to see population reduced to 1 billion or less. Are you one of the 6 billion that are considered useless to them?

    No government will destroy its nation’s ability to compete in the world economy, or its people to survive under extreme circumstances by destroying its dependable power. You do not destroy your base load capacity and install undependable power sources to combat carbon dioxide, you build reliable alternatives before you remove the carbon based power sources.

    Any government that does not put its own people first, needs to be replaced, or those people will be part of the 6 billion that will be eliminated. To think otherwise is folly.

    It’s not just your life and livelihood that is at stack, it’s your children, and generations that should come but won’t if your don’t wake up.

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    Reed Coray

    I’ve been giving politics and politicians some thought. I’ve come to the following two conclusions. Nothing new here, I’m just slow in realizing truth. First, to get elected politicians will say whatever they believe the voters want to hear–i.e., what the politicians believe the public perceives to be in their best interest. Second, once elected, public be damned–politicians will do whatever is in their best personal interest. It’s a rare politician who either/both (a) says what he believes pre-election, and (b) if elected, does (or sincerely tries to do) what he said pre-election. This puts politicians somewhere near the bottom of the “worthiness scale.” With all his personal faults (and we all have them), Donald Trump comes to mind as the closest example of a such a “rare” politician.

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      sophocles

      Reed:
      Politics has become a `profession.’ The objective has moved from truly representing your electorate and giving them your best, to be saying and doing whatever is seen to be necessary for re-election. The most important thing is to qualify for that MP’s Superannuation Scheme.

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    John

    When Nigel Farage has fiixed up the UK (and Canada), please please can you come out to Australia and sort out the Left here. Saw that brilliant segment on TV where he really put the out of touch BBC interviewer back in his box trying to gotcha Farage rather than discuss in any way his new party’s amazing electorate success. Like rain on parched earth!

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    theRealUniverse

    Solve our power problems NO more coal! (joke)
    https://www.intellinews.com/russia-s-nuclear-power-exports-are-booming-160796/
    “n recent years Rosatom has completed the construction of six nuclear power reactors in India, Iran and China and it has another nine reactors under construction in Turkey, Belarus, India, Bangladesh and China. ”

    Buy Russian Nuclear, Im sure Canberra could talk a nice deal with Moscow on this..yes no?

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    theRealUniverse

    Yep the Poms have been screwed yet again by the fool in No.10.

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    robert rosicka

    Australia is far behind the UK , were only just at the stage now where we are about to elect leaders who are going to set us along the path into the EU and the UN .

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    Faye Busch

    I tell you what, watching the Rise of the People against the Establishment, gives me goosebumps. My stomach feels like I am going out on my first date.
    To be witnessing a bloodless revolution of power back to the people around the world is breathtaking.
    Thank you Donald Trump and Nigel Farage – I wouldn’t miss this show for quids!

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    Sean McHugh

    This is what happens when you ignore your constituents. Is it rocket science or something?

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    sophocles

    The UN is so arrogant and sure of itself that it won’t learn the lessons in all this.

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