Britain First

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by nicedream, May 11, 2014.

  1. nicedream

    nicedream Surfacing.

    There seem to be a lot of supporters popping up, especially on facebook - i'm hoping it's simply ignorance, and that people don't realise that they are a bunch of racist morons...
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  2. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    Sorry, I think it's just that your Facebook friends are twats :(
  3. savoloysam

    savoloysam Won an argument on the internetz once.

    QFT. I don't see any of this stuff. The first sign of any this shit and they are off my already limited friend list.
  4. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    No, please, after you.
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  5. taffboy gwyrdd

    taffboy gwyrdd Embrace the confusion!

    I don't think there's many more of them than there ever were, but they seem to have a better social media operation than they did. That can be fluke though. I sometimes do blog pieces. They get anywhere from 40 to 1000 hits with little rhyme or reason to it, I can't see a link to quality for example, good or bad.
  6. nicedream

    nicedream Surfacing.

    some people are just in a daily mail bubble and have no idea... a couple are people i have to do my voluntary work with... can't really delete, not yet anyway.
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  7. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    You can always delete people from Facebook.
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  8. nicedream

    nicedream Surfacing.

    I can indded. I prefer to point out the facts and post articles which may make people think.
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  9. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    couldn't the entire membership of britain first fit comfortably into the gents at the coronet on holloway road?
  10. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Give it a rest ffs you lot. We are not stupid.
  11. paninaro

    paninaro Banned Banned

    I'm sick of seeing morons share their stuff also.
  12. freeme

    freeme Banned Banned

    This the post that got me banned?

    Odd, was banned shortly after making this.
  13. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

    Britain First are getting a lot of Facebook support with their petition against Halal slaughter.
  14. nicedream

    nicedream Surfacing.

    They posted stuff about 'baby P' and people reposted it... It's stuff like this which makes people think they're reasonable human beings :/
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  15. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

    Seriously? A petition against Halal slaughter? What, to outlaw it?
  16. maybe dave

    maybe dave Banned Banned

    They were trying to organise a protest outside subway shops the other day
  17. mr steev

    mr steev magic thought wizard

    They reckon the have hundreds of ex-servicemen street activists and armoured landrovers that they are apparently going to 'deploy' to protect ukip :hmm:

    http://w w w. britainfirst .org/news/britain-first-to-deploy-armoured-patrol-vehicles-and-ex-military-volunteers-to-protect-ukip-leader-nigel-farage/

    There's talk on their facebook page of 'invading' mosques in the North West and Scotland and continuing the crusades :rolleyes:
    Last edited: May 11, 2014
  18. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

    I can't find it now. It's coming from an Animal Welfare position, saying that, as Britain is not a muslim country, we should not allow Halal slaughter.

    It's curious. About 4 or 5 of my FB friends find sympathy with Britain First (I don't define myself or my friends by their politics) and the Britain First FB site has been well busy today and there's been poisonous stuff flying all over Facebook.
  19. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism


    Is Facebook impossible to switch off?
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  20. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

    It's been cold out, so I've spent most of the day inside doodling around on Facebook and having arguments...:)
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  21. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    pretty sure ive heard the anti-halal thing from certain animal rights peeps over the years
    Last edited: May 12, 2014
  22. J Ed

    J Ed Follow Back Pro Expropriation

    This is really weird stuff, there seems to be a lot of emphasis on the Christianity thing, more so than any British far-right movement in recent years.

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  23. Red Storm

    Red Storm M14

  24. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    George needs a bit of that over the next year.
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  25. Dogsauce

    Dogsauce Lord of the Dance Settee

    The Halal stuff has been knocking about for years - the EDL/NWI were all over KFC about this for a while. A couple of misleading sensationalised front page stories and the far-right get to stage a recruiting drive.

    Any reason the press are running with this at the moment, or does anyone know if it started out on Facebook, got a bit of attention and they picked it up from there?
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  26. Awesome Wells

    Awesome Wells charged vacuum emboitment Banned

    Using bibles as an attempt to persuade people away from mistreating women and children? Oh lordy!
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  27. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Curious, as Jason Owen who was convicted of the killing of Baby P was a member of the National Front.
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  28. CNT36

    CNT36 Not carbon nano tubes

    Its money. All the sponsored posts. The reason so many people are sharing this shit is it is turning up in everyone's feed. Posts along the lines of "Isn't it sad some cunts killed a drummer" and "this kids dead aren't the parents who did it shit" are the ones most of my "friends" seem to be sharing quite possibly without looking into the politics. The halal ones and the "oh noes this foreign person did a foreign crime here in what to them is a foreign country but got a medal for it because they're foreign but marines go to orison because they're not foreign" get a few shares. Someone I went to college with reposts all the Rigby grief porn, possibly because her son is in the army or some such, didn't respond when I mentioned that the Rigby family have spoken out against far right groups and got into a dispute with/about Britain First using his name as a vote winner on polling cards. I have been getting constant sponsored posts from them perhaps because I've visited "political pages". Must be costing Dowson a fortune.
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  29. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist slowtime

    pretty sure wearing political uniforms can get you a nicking, still
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  30. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Depends what you're doing. The wearing of them alone is not an offence.
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