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    Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    'UKIP councillor blames storms and floods on gay marriage'
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...shire-25793358


    As I recall, devinely inspired floods aren't that uncommon, at least when the power of prayer doesn't save us all!
    http://forums.hexus.net/question-tim...ians-only.html

    What do you think fuddam? Has the government condemned us all to a watery doom?

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    What a pathetic old man, people who believe storms are linked to a "God" are such utter morons, people can believe in what ever religion they want, but as soon as they impede on other people's rights, they should be shot down on the spot, how does this nonsense make it into the news, I really do "face-palm" at our new society.

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    It isn't UKIP policy so really the only storm is in a teacup.

    Surely our democracy can survive the attack of a magic sky gnome believer's babbling?

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    What an arrogant, stupid, myopic, bigoted idiot! I know ukip has become the refuge for the daft and insane of British politics but do we have to give them actual attention like this?

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by wasabi View Post
    It isn't UKIP policy so really the only storm is in a teacup.
    More a storm over the UK, looking at the state of my garden - which is slightly bigger than a tea-cup


    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    What a pathetic old man, people who believe storms are linked to a "God" are such utter morons, people can believe in what ever religion they want, but as soon as they impede on other people's rights, they should be shot down on the spot, how does this nonsense make it into the news, I really do "face-palm" at our new society.
    He is local councillor - so if you live in the area he represents, and he is impeding your rights, you will have the opportunity to cast your vote at an appropriate time. however, he is not in a position to impede any rights, AFAIK, although he is using his right to express an opinion through a free (ish) press.
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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    More the fool who follows a fool.

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    More a storm over the UK, looking at the state of my garden - which is slightly bigger than a tea-cup




    He is local councillor - so if you live in the area he represents, and he is impeding your rights, you will have the opportunity to cast your vote at an appropriate time. however, he is not in a position to impede any rights, AFAIK, although he is using his right to express an opinion through a free (ish) press.

    Very true. I am pleaser to use a free(er) form of public speech to exercise my right to state my opinion that he's a moron.

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by TeePee View Post
    Very true. I am pleaser to use a free(er) form of public speech to exercise my right to state my opinion that he's a moron.
    Well, I suppose strictly speaking, that is a bit iffy, given the definition of a moron

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moron_(psychology)

    And therefore not something you could substantiate or uphold in court, should he sue you for libel.

    But you are quite at liberty to say that, in your opinion, he is wrong or mistaken.
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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Oh dear.... Having read that all I can say is that until the seven trumpets sound, the seas become as blood and all the celestial bodies have been struck from the heavens I reserve my right to express the opinion that Mr Silvester is both a bigot and a fool.

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    According to Sky News UKIP suspended this old fool.

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    What do you think fuddam?
    Fuddam is unlikely to join a 'debate' which consists mainly of insults; he's far too clever to be tempted. What purpose does name-calling serve other than to demean the value of our forum and discourage input?

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Well gays like rainbows. Rainbows are only out when rain is about. There is clearly a link.

    https://twitter.com/UkipWeather
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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by TeePee View Post
    Very true. I am pleaser to use a free(er) form of public speech to exercise my right to state my opinion that he's a moron.
    Unfortunately in the UK, we have no such right, we are permitted to say whatever we like providing it isn't classified as one of a variaty of criminal or civil offenses such as libel, slander, incitement to commit crimes or hate speech


    That said, we can only hope that he's investigated under the last example, the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, though unfortunately I suspect the point was watered down too much to be able to make it stick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Unfortunately in the UK, we have no such right, we are permitted to say whatever we like providing it isn't classified as one of a variaty of criminal or civil offenses such as libel, slander, incitement to commit crimes or hate speech

    That said, we can only hope that he's investigated under the last example, the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, though unfortunately I suspect the point was watered down too much to be able to make it stick.
    Now that's criminal .

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    Re: Apparently the floods were the governments fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Unfortunately in the UK, we have no such right, we are permitted to say whatever we like providing it isn't classified as one of a variaty of criminal or civil offenses such as libel, slander, incitement to commit crimes or hate speech


    That said, we can only hope that he's investigated under the last example, the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, though unfortunately I suspect the point was watered down too much to be able to make it stick.
    I am in the USA. Here, a public figure can only win a libel claim if he is able to prove that I had knowledge that may statement was false. I obviously do not know the IQ of this individual. Based on his statements, it is entirely reasonable to suspect that it is diminished. It is also 'fair comment and criticism'.

    For a libel prosecution in the UK, my statement would have to cause loss of trade (unlikely, since this individual isn't in business, to my knowledge), or to cause a reasonable person to think less of him. Nothing I say about him would make a reasonable person think less of him, since his own statements had succeeded in that.

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