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It’s time for Australia and Canada to become a republic.

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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:00 AM
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The Queen has passed away and I think enough time has passed where we can actually talk about this without being accused of being disrespectful.

I’ve already heard all the arguments against it and quite frankly think it’s complete BS… nothing really has to change. We can keep the Westminster system, all that happens is the Governor General becomes the president, who is actually elected by the people.

It’s a simple transformation! So why isn’t it being considered?

Not like our strong alliance with the British has to change… we just become completely independent of the primitive British monarchy… which by the way has no cultural significance within modern day Australian or (dare I guess) Canadian society.

There’s not one good reason I can see why we’re still holding onto this primitive system.

So why aren’t we seriously considering the prospect of becoming a republic right now?



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:24 AM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

It’s is extremely odd that for all practical purposes, both countries are completely autonomous and sovereign, but keep the relic of monarchy out of tradition or politeness. Sounds pretty British to me 😂

If you can get a bunch of people together, and round up some tea… try throwing it in the ocean, the rest should play out on its own.

All jokes aside, it’s a good conversation and debate for you two to have. There will be introspection and a search for identity which I think is usually beneficial for a people.
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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:27 AM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

No guns.

No leverage.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:29 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

No guns.

No leverage.


India has entered the chat.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:29 AM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Imagine the paperwork.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:31 AM
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But ... but ... if you become a republic, you'll lose your democracy !?

My God, MAGA is spreading across the globe! Damn Trumpers.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:42 AM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Can America join you 2? We could be a "menage-a-trois". Live a free lifestyle, polyamorous 3-way.....wait a sec....




You guys should go ahead without us....We're gonna still be screwed the next couple of years...ie: Parties over (Both parties!)
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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:48 AM
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a reply to: VictorVonDoom

WHAT democracy? We used to be, now its a free-for-all. Nothing's democratic, we barely have a republic, so the 2 fight. Its sad really to watch brothers fight and go at it...because neither will yield.
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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 11:59 AM
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Pretty sure that Empire/Commonwealth 2.0 is very much part of several geopolitical plan B scenarios. Harry/Meghan probably too - although that might be plan C...



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 12:10 PM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa
Sign me up, though I may have a prior commitment to Canalaskaduh!

I don't know anyone in canada who has any positive sentiment to the monarchy. I'd love it if both canada and australia became republics and even joined forces somehow, that way I'd have somewhere warm to go.

Actually, I'm all for dropping world borders and allowing us our natural roaming but just not under the current WEF plans. Or any of those groups at the top that seem to be aiming for world domination. It'll be no borders but those not in the club, as mentioned by Carlin, are not allowed to travel.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 01:19 PM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Like they say in Texas...."If it ain't broke, don't fix it"



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 02:40 PM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Good idea!!!

We have nothing holding us back. Basically getting rid of any semblance of the monarchy (it's all basically symbolic) would be alrighty with most of us.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 02:42 PM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

No guns.

No leverage.


I'm not sure about Australia, but Canada's citizens have millions of guns.

The liberals are trying to take them here too...

LOL we'd never revolt unless some Tim Hortons was involved...


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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 03:01 PM
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Actually most Australians prefer to keep the Monarchy system. To be fair it’s been a decent system. Well except for the fact that we now know we don’t have any semblance of fairness and justice. They just to the line to authoritarianism along with nearly every other country on Earth like Canada, USA, Britain, and all the other countries that in lock step did whatever the rockerfellas and rothschilds wanted.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 03:05 PM
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They’re both puppets of the Chinese Communist Party as is. Might as well make it official.

Two more Hong Kongs for the world.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 04:00 PM
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originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Like they say in Texas...."If it ain't broke, don't fix it"





Not saying it’s a bad argument, but it’s literally the only real good argument people have for keeping it the way it is. It’s always made sense too, as long as it was queen Elizabeth at the reins.

But now she’s gone, I think it’s time for us to establish our independence. Honestly at this point, I think Britain should do the same and get rid of the monarchy.



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 04:16 PM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa

originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Like they say in Texas...."If it ain't broke, don't fix it"





Not saying it’s a bad argument, but it’s literally the only real good argument people have for keeping it the way it is. It’s always made sense too, as long as it was queen Elizabeth at the reins.

But now she’s gone, I think it’s time for us to establish our independence. Honestly at this point, I think Britain should do the same and get rid of the monarchy.


You know the situation better than I. I'm a sucker for pomp, tradition, culture and ritual. I'd hate to see that abandoned even though I do see the conflict it can cause, especially in the digital age. It's a Brave New World....



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 04:35 PM
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originally posted by: olaru12

originally posted by: Subaeruginosa

originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Like they say in Texas...."If it ain't broke, don't fix it"





Not saying it’s a bad argument, but it’s literally the only real good argument people have for keeping it the way it is. It’s always made sense too, as long as it was queen Elizabeth at the reins.

But now she’s gone, I think it’s time for us to establish our independence. Honestly at this point, I think Britain should do the same and get rid of the monarchy.


You know the situation better than I. I'm a sucker for pomp, tradition, culture and ritual.


You probably know more about all that than I do mate, which is kind of the point. Only thing I know about the royal family comes from movies and wikipedia.

So why have them as our head of state, when they have no real significance in modern day society?
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posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 05:42 PM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Australia and Canada will do as they see fit, and that's as it should be.

You say there's 'not one good reason why you should hold 'onto this primitive system'.....is there one good reason you shouldn't?

What's the alternative?
A President like Trump or Biden as Head of State?
Or maybe a Macron or Merkel or even a Putin?

A Constitutional Monarchy isn't perfect - far from it - but looking around at the alternatives doesn't exactly inspire me personally to want change.

But as I said, your shout.

edit on 13/11/22 by Freeborn because: typo



posted on Nov, 13 2022 @ 05:57 PM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
The Queen has passed away and I think enough time has passed where we can actually talk about this without being accused of being disrespectful.

I’ve already heard all the arguments against it and quite frankly think it’s complete BS… nothing really has to change. We can keep the Westminster system, all that happens is the Governor General becomes the president, who is actually elected by the people.

It’s a simple transformation! So why isn’t it being considered?

Not like our strong alliance with the British has to change… we just become completely independent of the primitive British monarchy… which by the way has no cultural significance within modern day Australian or (dare I guess) Canadian society.

There’s not one good reason I can see why we’re still holding onto this primitive system.

So why aren’t we seriously considering the prospect of becoming a republic right now?



Because unlike you, we are not idiots and have a sense for history and culture.

As bad as the monarchy may be, it is infinitely better than having a literal moron like Fetterman elected.




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