Protesters gather outside Oxford Union

Protesters outside the Oxford Union tonight

Protesters outside the Oxford Union tonight

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PROTESTERS have gathered outside the Oxford Union ahead of a debate about gay rights. 

About 30 people with placards are outside the historic debating chamber in Frewin Court. 

They are protesting against the possible presence of British National Party chairman Nick Griffin. 

He had originally been invited to take part in the debate but his invitation was rescinded when it emerged the union member who sent it did not have permission.

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8:47pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man.
Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man. Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
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9:05pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Grunden Skip says...

They are protesting against the possible presence of British National Party chairman Nick Griffin.

He is not going to be there, but hey why let the facts get in the way of a little student Jolly. £9K a year for tuituion and they can waste their time on this, the legend is true, Oxford students have far more money than brains. P.S. I have heard that it is possible that The President of Syria may be at The Union to give a speech at 11pm tonight. Just a tip off to all the radical students that have nothing better to do. And you will still have time afterwards to go to The Bridge or Flava, what a life.
They are protesting against the possible presence of British National Party chairman Nick Griffin. He is not going to be there, but hey why let the facts get in the way of a little student Jolly. £9K a year for tuituion and they can waste their time on this, the legend is true, Oxford students have far more money than brains. P.S. I have heard that it is possible that The President of Syria may be at The Union to give a speech at 11pm tonight. Just a tip off to all the radical students that have nothing better to do. And you will still have time afterwards to go to The Bridge or Flava, what a life. Grunden Skip
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11:29am Fri 18 Jan 13

Lord Palmerstone says...

What rights do homosexuals not have? To the best of my knowledge they are not, for example,disenfranchi
sed, unable to use the bus service, draw welfare or be on council housing lists. Their behaviour has not been criminalised since 1967. They are presumably as free to yarboo at members of the British National Party, the Monster Raving Looney party or the Tupperware party as anyone else. Time for them to "move on" (whatever that means) perhaps ?
What rights do homosexuals not have? To the best of my knowledge they are not, for example,disenfranchi sed, unable to use the bus service, draw welfare or be on council housing lists. Their behaviour has not been criminalised since 1967. They are presumably as free to yarboo at members of the British National Party, the Monster Raving Looney party or the Tupperware party as anyone else. Time for them to "move on" (whatever that means) perhaps ? Lord Palmerstone
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1:32pm Fri 18 Jan 13

ProNorden says...

What makes the BNP dangerous is that their policy agenda of the Import Tax/ tariff (to "restore manufacturing"), Worker Co-ops, halting immigration and encouraging repatriation would be very popular and benefit the British people. The Corporatist Predatory Parasites currently in power fear that.
What makes the BNP dangerous is that their policy agenda of the Import Tax/ tariff (to "restore manufacturing"), Worker Co-ops, halting immigration and encouraging repatriation would be very popular and benefit the British people. The Corporatist Predatory Parasites currently in power fear that. ProNorden
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5:07pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Lord Palmerstone says...

ProNorden wrote:
What makes the BNP dangerous is that their policy agenda of the Import Tax/ tariff (to "restore manufacturing"), Worker Co-ops, halting immigration and encouraging repatriation would be very popular and benefit the British people. The Corporatist Predatory Parasites currently in power fear that.
Controls on immigration, i.e. no foreign welfare scroungers- would not only be popular but even Millipede will have to concede, as the Roumanians and Bulgars flood in to grab our taxpayer dosh, absolutely necessary for the survival of England as a civilized country, but tariffs, Corn Laws, worker coops, the Stansgate Meriden cooperative? you're in the wrong millenium mate.As for
the "Predatory Parasites" I don't think even I would suggest that the JSA mob is "in power". I suppose the BNP has a view on homosexuals.That must be why the coterie of "I've got nothing better to do" characters pitched up last night outside the college kids' rave venue.
[quote][p][bold]ProNorden[/bold] wrote: What makes the BNP dangerous is that their policy agenda of the Import Tax/ tariff (to "restore manufacturing"), Worker Co-ops, halting immigration and encouraging repatriation would be very popular and benefit the British people. The Corporatist Predatory Parasites currently in power fear that.[/p][/quote]Controls on immigration, i.e. no foreign welfare scroungers- would not only be popular but even Millipede will have to concede, as the Roumanians and Bulgars flood in to grab our taxpayer dosh, absolutely necessary for the survival of England as a civilized country, but tariffs, Corn Laws, worker coops, the Stansgate Meriden cooperative? you're in the wrong millenium mate.As for the "Predatory Parasites" I don't think even I would suggest that the JSA mob is "in power". I suppose the BNP has a view on homosexuals.That must be why the coterie of "I've got nothing better to do" characters pitched up last night outside the college kids' rave venue. Lord Palmerstone
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8:13pm Fri 18 Jan 13

DoctorBob says...

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe wrote:
Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man.
Free speech is not the issue. Oxford Union allowing a man who wants to force British Men, Women and Children, including Olympic medal winners, onto boats to send them to places they've never been to is.
[quote][p][bold]Sandy Wimpole-Smythe[/bold] wrote: Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man.[/p][/quote]Free speech is not the issue. Oxford Union allowing a man who wants to force British Men, Women and Children, including Olympic medal winners, onto boats to send them to places they've never been to is. DoctorBob
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8:40am Sat 19 Jan 13

Lord Palmerstone says...

DoctorBob wrote:
Sandy Wimpole-Smythe wrote:
Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man.
Free speech is not the issue. Oxford Union allowing a man who wants to force British Men, Women and Children, including Olympic medal winners, onto boats to send them to places they've never been to is.
Right again Social Worker, but a little obscurely put, if you'll pardon my saying so. These persons were reiterating the left's determination to censor anything they don't approve off-just the same as the folks in Berlin 1933-45 and Moscow 1917-89. No doubt they'd like to see Mr. Griffin forced into a gulag. Good news is that they're no more likely to get their way than is the BNP, because most citizens are not barmy like the the little coteries.
Why boats? Doesn't the BNP believe in aeroplanes either?
[quote][p][bold]DoctorBob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sandy Wimpole-Smythe[/bold] wrote: Hypocrites, they want their 'right to protest' and 'their free speech' but will not allow others to even have their own opinions. While I do not in any way agree with the BNP they have as much right to be heard as the next man.[/p][/quote]Free speech is not the issue. Oxford Union allowing a man who wants to force British Men, Women and Children, including Olympic medal winners, onto boats to send them to places they've never been to is.[/p][/quote]Right again Social Worker, but a little obscurely put, if you'll pardon my saying so. These persons were reiterating the left's determination to censor anything they don't approve off-just the same as the folks in Berlin 1933-45 and Moscow 1917-89. No doubt they'd like to see Mr. Griffin forced into a gulag. Good news is that they're no more likely to get their way than is the BNP, because most citizens are not barmy like the the little coteries. Why boats? Doesn't the BNP believe in aeroplanes either? Lord Palmerstone
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6:29pm Sat 19 Jan 13

Grunden Skip says...

How much I would like one of those "soshal Worker" jobs like Dr Bob has, it must be a hoot as he seems able to post at all times of the day. Or is there an "OM Commenting Operative", somewhere in the zany job descriptions given these days.
How much I would like one of those "soshal Worker" jobs like Dr Bob has, it must be a hoot as he seems able to post at all times of the day. Or is there an "OM Commenting Operative", somewhere in the zany job descriptions given these days. Grunden Skip
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