Within the UK there is a political party known as UKIP (or UK Independence Party). It has developed a bit of a reputation over the years as a bastion of some rather odd ideas and so this is all about the latest example of such weirdness. A previous and rather famous example was David Silvester, a Ukip councillor for … Read more UKIP MP Claims: “Experts are wrong about the moon causing ocean tides”
Wow, this one truly surprised me … not. Yes indeed, UKIP do appear to be quite determined to corner the market in complete and utter lunacy, and to be frank they scare me a bit. I worry that there are rather a lot of disillusioned Torys who simply can’t make the leap to Labour or … Read more Nigel Farage calls for “muscular defence” of Christianity in the UK
Yesterday I blogged about the UKip satire twitter account, @UKipWeather, as a truly fabalous response to the rather weird claim made by David Silvester, that recent storms and floods were caused by the legalisation of gay marriage. Well guess what .. I was wrong, apparently Gay Marriage really does cause flooding. Dean Burnett has laid out conclusive … Read more Hey I’m wrong – Same-sex marriage really does cause floods :-)
David Silvester, a Ukip councillor for Henley-on-Thames, is now rather famous because he recently blamed recent storms and floods on the legalisation of gay marriage in Britain in a letter to the Henley Standard. This of course attracted media interest, and so when interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire, he restated these potty beliefs. So what now, what should one do … Read more The UKIP Weather forecast
John Sullivan, a UKIP party candidate, up for election this coming thursday, has made a series of anti-gay Facebook comments, including congratulating Russia for banning gay Pride, and comparing gays to termites. This of course is the same guy who also asserts that feminism is evil. Well, he has now suggested that Victorian style regular physical exercise … Read more UKIP, a Pro-gay forwarding thinking political party? …. er … no not really.