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Originally posted by _Phoenix_ Oral hygiene? whats that about, don't tell me your actually believe the whole british bad teeth thing, that's pretty ignorant lol.
Originally posted by JohnnyCanuck
Ok, just out of ignorance, then...why do they call them "National Health Teeth"?
Edit to stay on topic:
...mind you Andrew has lovely teeth. Educated in Canada, I believe.
[edit on 5-2-2008 by JohnnyCanuck]
Originally posted by infinite
Another fine reason why we need a republic in Britain.
Unelected, anti-democratic, tyrants and traitors to us citizen should not be getting involved in politics. The so called "Prince" should do me a favour and leave the UK, with his dappy family members and dictator of a mother Elizabeth Windsor.
Originally posted by budski
I'm against the royals for one simple reason - we pay millions per year to help keep the richest woman in the world in the style she is accustomed to.
I have no problem with having a german figurehead - but why pay them when they are already so rich - over 6 billion the queen is worth.
OK a lot of that is from land "owned" by them etc, but IMO they should pay their own way.
Come to that, how did they get the land?
That's right - they inherited it from people who took it from others by force and used them as slave labour.
A constitutional monarchy we are not - more like the last vestiges of imperialism.
Originally posted by blueorder
I think the debate on the monarchy is a minor sideshow in comparison with the loss of freedom, civil service independence, parliamentary disgregard, corruption, nepotism etc shown by the politcal class, the alleged "democractic" arm of our state
Originally posted by citizen smith
Somebody give the Duke of York 10,000 men and see what he can do to improve the situation out there in Iraq instead
Originally posted by LoneWeasel
Well said, Blueorder - the fact of the matter is that the Queen has an absolutely negligible effect on your democratic rights, whereas the government you elected seems to have made the erosion of those rights part of its strategy and raison d'etre.
P.S neformore - if your avatars get any more alluring, I may have to transfer my affections from Cheryl to Nicola, even despite Mrs Cole's current difficulties...