UK Independence Party wins first seat in Parliament


UKIP has become a legitimate force in British politics. They gained even more legitimacy this week with the election of Douglas Carswell to Parliament. And, we are pleased to say, fighting crony capitalism appears to be at the top of Carswell’s agenda.

Well done.

(From The Telegraph)

He cited Lincoln’s Gettysburg address – government for the people, by the people, for the people – an expression first coined by Englishman John Wycliffe that “changed the relationship between the governing and the governed”.

“So too in our own time, whether you sit aside a mass of power in Westminster or in banking, in Whitehall or in Brussels, Wycliffe’s words will become ever more insistent. The governing can no longer presume to know what is right for the governed.

“Croney corporatism is not the free market. Cosy cartel politics is not democracy. Change is coming with the realisation that things can be better. It is an honour to be part of that small change this evening.”

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