To the Ramparts in Great Britain: UKIP’s Nigel Farage and His Fight for Freedom

James P. Pinkerton
Breitbart London
4 Sep 2014

…According to one Englishman, Nigel Farage, head of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), England’s freedom is under severe threat. As he explained in an exclusive interview with Fox News Opinion, “We’re seeing the abolition of the UK as a nation.”

The enemy of the UK, as Farage sees it, is a foreign foe. But interestingly, it’s not a foreign military foe — it’s a foreign bureaucratic foe — the European Union (EU).

To most Americans, the EU is a hulking abstraction; it’s an agglomeration of 28 countries and more than 500 million people, from Finland in the north to Greece in the south, from Bulgaria in the east to Portugal in the west. The capital of the EU is Brussels, Belgium, which has now become a boom city for bureaucrats, lobbyists, and favor-seekers — think Washington, D.C. on steroids.

And somewhere, on the fringe of it all, is the UK — it’s one of those 28 EU-member states.And that’s the problem: If the UK is just one of 28 states, submerged in a new continental superstate, how much independence can it have?…



The complete article is at Breitbart London.




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