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    (Original post by Necro Defain)
    Hm, I think exactly 23.57% would.
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    No I wouldn't.
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    (Original post by iwilson03)
    The others promise cuts, increased taxes etc because they have a realistic chance of winning. The BNP can propose what they want because they don't have a chance (although I never heard them proposing no uni fees?) If they ever did get into power they would not be able to deliver these things without seriously damaging another area of society.

    In answer - no.
    As far as I'm aware, they're against all forms of foreign aid and the war in the middle east. Presumably, they hope to use the money saved from these two areas to fund their tax-cut and no-uni-fees policies.

    Of course then there's the moral objection to not giving foreign aid and not being at war in the middle east, but I'd imagine most BNP supporters genuinely don't see a problem with ending these two things. I'd expect that most liberals would disagree, however.
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    (Original post by Chimaira)
    Why is it 'scary'?
    have a guess... you can do it..
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    They do have some good policies, I guess, but as somebody said, they are not going to get into power so they can say what they like. I also wouldn't trust them to follow through on anything other than racism. So no.
    Not that I trust anybody else either. But I will vote Tory if it means getting rid of Labour.
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    I do and will continue to do so
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    (Original post by anna_disraeli)
    Regardless of whether you're eligible to vote yet, if you were would you actually vote for the BNP? The thought of them winning even one seat in Parliament scares me, but apparently - according to things I've read and their own website - they're growing in popularity and might win a few seats. So, would you?
    I agree with a lot of what they say, but I don't know to much about them and politics, so I'd investigate more.

    That's why I think 16 year olds getting the vote is a ridiculous idea :confused:
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    (Original post by n1r4v)
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    Yea man :iiam: why all these people vote for the BNP, I mean I know :iiam: where all these illegal immigrants are coming in from what with questionable government policy? Should we replace gordon brown? :iiam:
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    (Original post by punkyrocker)
    I'm not sure who I'd vote for.

    I disagree with a lot of what the BNP stand for, but I can't help but admire them for being open and brutally honest about what they believe in, compared to the other parties who faff around making no real promises. New labour steal ideas from the conservatives and water them down to make them more acceptable to their supporters, and vice versa. No party is original any more - at least the BNP have that, I guess. One of the only good things about them!

    Edit: also, I've noticed people are saying that one of their policies is to remove university fees (I hadn't previously realised that). With my family circumstances (my parents will be in a lot of debt after trying to help three kids through uni at roughly the same time - and a brother still to go, just when New Labour are going to raise the fees again), that really strikes a chord.

    I guess my answer is maybe, which ashames me - but the point of politics is to look after number one, I suppose, or there'd be a communist system in power.
    The Greens? :cry:
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    (Original post by Skye333)
    I agree with a lot of what they say, but I don't know to much about them and politics, so I'd investigate more.

    That's why I think 16 year olds getting the vote is a ridiculous idea :confused:
    yeah but by the time you're 18 why would you be any more likely to know about politics, unless you took it for a level but the majority don't.
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    (Original post by punkyrocker)
    I disagree with a lot of what the BNP stand for, but I can't help but admire them for being open and brutally honest about what they believe in
    So you admire a party for being openly racist?

    I suggest doing more research into this. Half of their media coverage has been because of the BNP lying to voters to instigate racial hatred (blog which highlights a single example: http://thingeh.hattix.co.uk/?p=24).

    I would not vote for the BNP.
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    No chance, but I don't know who I'd vote for this time, don't like labour or conservatives at all at the moment. Probably end up chucking my vote away and going lib dem.
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    (Original post by Good Apollo)
    As far as I'm aware, they're against all forms of foreign aid and the war in the middle east. Presumably, they hope to use the money saved from these two areas to fund their tax-cut and no-uni-fees policies.

    Of course then there's the moral objection to not giving foreign aid and not being at war in the middle east, but I'd imagine most BNP supporters genuinely don't see a problem with ending these two things. I'd expect that most liberals would disagree, however.
    Even cutting these two things out (which I don't think we should) it wouldn't wipe the deficit, especially not with an accompanied tax cut.
    Frankly what I find almost as scary as their inherent racism and general ignorance is the idea of one of them in charge of our economic affairs.
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    No. No. And no.

    Oh, did I mention no?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77p1ZCKT5KQ <------- interesting documentary if anyone is interested in finding and watching all 7 parts. Let's just say the BNP show their true colours.
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    So all you people saying yes, do you think that all non-white people should be encouraged to leave Britain?
    ("firm but voluntary incentives for immigrants and their descendants to return home" - British National Party: Rebuilding British Democracy general election manifesto 2005)

    (Also, I was surprised how little remark there was here last autumn about Denmark offering immigrants from “non-Western” countries 100,000 Danish kroners (US$20,000) if they volunteer to give up their legal residency and move “home”. That's just plain out racist, and is exactly the sort of thing the BNP would like to do, as well as encouraging general racism)
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    (Original post by incandenza)
    So all you people saying yes, do you think that all non-white people should be encouraged to leave Britain?
    ("firm but voluntary incentives for immigrants and their descendants to return home" - British National Party: Rebuilding British Democracy general election manifesto 2005)
    What really pisses me off about that is that I'm mixed race but I was born in this country and so were my parents so if I was to go "home" where the **** would I go?!

    Edit: Sadly though Hitler gained power so what does that say about the BNP's future.
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    Why isnt this a poll?
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    (Original post by Thingeh)
    So you admire a party for being openly racist?

    I suggest doing more research into this. Half of their media coverage has been because of the BNP lying to voters to instigate racial hatred (blog which highlights a single example: http://thingeh.hattix.co.uk/?p=24).

    I would not vote for the BNP.
    I didn't say I admired what they believe in, I said I admired them for being honest about it.
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    I dont want them to get anywhere near enough mp's to effect decisions....but, i do want a couple of them to get in just to give the other parties a kick up the ass.
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    They are socialists with a racial element. While Iam a nationalist and belong to a far right movement, to me they are just a more extreme version of the Labour party. It's basically old Labour with a racist flavour. Most evil regimes had very strong links with socialism.

    Their nationalism is ill thought out and misplaced,they are picking on the wrong targets and not getting the bigger picture. no leader from that party will ever live in no 10 downing street. Some of their policies do get support and I have sympathys with them but they are not the answer to Britains decline into a vassal of the EU.

    Neither myself or the movement I belong to recognise the UK's electoral process, and feel it is redundant.As time goes on other institutions of the UK will become redundant also, and at that point the people of the UK will be easier to manipulate due to apathy and despair regarding their situation.So we can then begin to rebuild the nation for the British folk.
 
 
 
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