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Britain’s Monarchy Has A Role To Play, But Let’s Drop The Power Delusions

“(U.S. media) really thinks Kings and Queens have power over us. The truth is, we let them pretend to reign over us as long as they don’t ever touch the levers of power”     I was visiting Carefree, Arizona some years ago when an American friend, having just watched the movie “The King’s Speech”, […]

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Absurd, OTT Cover Of Royal Birth

But U.S. Reporting Even More Infantile, Exaggerated. They Seem To Think Britons Ruled By Queen. National Lottery Would Solve Problem Of Removing Monarchy. “Americans don’t get this subtlety and their news crews insist on reporting as though the birth of a new candidate for king is important” “We know this is completely irrelevant, mere show-biz […]

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The Monarchy, And Other British Delusions

Attempts To End Royalty Always Fall At Fence One, But I Have A Plan NHS, Parliament, BBC, Cricket, Boat Race, Commonwealth, WWII “And no disrespect to Her Majesty, we would wait until after her death to implement the plan, to which few would object, given that Prince Charles is the heir apparent”  “It can’t be […]

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Republicans, Monarchists drive us mad with their exaggerations

“Moore seems to think that all these toy-town titles and over-the-top uniforms represent a reality, rather than a rather sweet but obvious illusion” “I expect Dave and Brenda sit around watching Coronation Street, or sharing a cocktail. But decisions of state are not on the agenda.” Listening to Republicans arguing with Monarchists prompted by the […]

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