As an independent blogger myself, I urge ALL of us to read BOTH posts in full.
These are dangerous times… and dangerous measures, like having and expressing our own opinions freely, MUST be taken.
Solidarity with genuinely free-thinking UK bloggers everywhere!
Vox Political‘s comrade-in-blogging at Scriptonite has stepped into the fray, siding with fellow bloggers against UKIP’s attempts to censor us and curtail our freedom of speech.
It’s impossible to reblog Scriptonite, but the article begins: “The UK Independence Party (UKIP) dropped all pretense as a Libertarian party this week when they brought in police and lawyers to threaten bloggers who shared a ‘fact check’ leaflet of UKIP’s policies. Our response needs to be defiant, let’s get this leaflet around the country and the world” [meaning the image at the top of the article].
You can (and should) read the rest of the piece here.
The most notable part is the following, which indicates the strength of feeling currently prevalent in the blogosphere about UKIP and the appalling behaviour of its members and supporters: “Unless you believe that the nation is truly full of bigots and homophobes who…
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