posted on Jan, 25 2015 @ 11:05 AM
a reply to: korkythecat
How about making them survive on jobseekers allowance since they would be "redundant". I would laugh my socks off if they got benefit
sanctioned, and had to go to a food bank. That's what I would call social justice.
First of all I'd like to state I'm not particularly pro or anti-monarchy - I'm pretty much apathetic towards them; they have absolutely zero impact on
my life and they cost a pittance per tax payer,(an elected President would probably cost a damn sight more).
As long as they keep out of trying to influence government policy I tend to view them as a quaint anachronism that provides a bit of a focal point for
national identity and pride......if they ever did try to influence the running of this country I'd be one of the first to work towards their
But why would you like to see them reduced to what amounts to begging?
They aren't responsible for the social and economic problems in this country.
Surely a more fitting target for your anger and desire for 'social justice' would be those who have implemented the policies we both find disgusting -
Cameron / Osbourne / Ian Duncan Smith / Gordon Brown / Tony Blair etc?
Or the bankers and industrialists etc who continue to bleed this country dry?
And for the record; I am a proud product of a council estate.
Never had much financially but it provided a terrific sense of community and a great founding for the realities of life.
Then Thatcher's housing policies completely ripped the soul out of those communities and New Labour's social engineering dealt them their death
It's pretty obvious to me where the finger of blame should be pointed and far too convenient, simplistic and even slightly naïve to blame the Royal
edit on 25/1/15 by Freeborn because: typo