Skip to comments.Celebrate while you can - the Windsors will be history soon
Posted on 07/28/2013 7:31:35 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Why does everyone assume that the royal baby born last week will one day become King? It seems most unlikely to me that the British Monarchy will last that long.
I am a keen monarchist myself and am sorry that an institution I love and revere is dying. But there is no point in pretending things are better than they are.
What actually holds it up? All the major parties long ago drove the hereditary nobles from the House of Lords. They implicitly accepted that inheritance didnt entitle anyone to any office. It is only a matter of time before that logic takes its final step.
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the muzzies will finish them off
Parasites . Good riddance !
I think they will still keep their title but it might not mean a lot.
I think the Russian Revolution scared the dickens out of Britain’s royalty. I have always believed that is why they passed the severe 1919 gun controls.
No king but Jesus!
I have no sympathy for them at all. The queen took an oath as head of the Anglican Church, and in her recent sickening move, legalizing sodomite sham ‘marriage’, she violated that oath. I mean, when monarchs don’t even keep their oaths, they really are reduced to glorified welfare leeches. The whole establishment leadership of the UK, royal and parliamentary should be overthrown.
How we despise our forebears for bowing and scraping to the aristocracy. But we do the same to rock stars.
Leeds City Council has apologised to Bruce Springsteen for ticketing his tour trucks when they were left on double yellow lines. The tickets were legitimately issued. But thanks to special circumstances they were cancelled.
As far as I can see, the special circumstances were Mr Springsteens celebrity, and his celebrity. Oh, and his fame
President's family costs US 20 times what royal family costs UK
I feel cheated!!!!
Amen to that.
Nobility = Mafia.
Brings in a lot of tourism money. They are worth the investment.
They can continue on for a while if they marry a Bush or Clinton.
Disney doesn’t pay the guy who dresses up as Mickey $100,000,000/year.
They’re German: Vindschorrs!
RE: The queen took an oath as head of the Anglican Church, and in her recent sickening move, legalizing sodomite sham marriage,
Does the oath as head of the Anglican Church require one to never legalize gay marriage?
A long of history reveals the somewhat depressing fact that monarchy is the default. Democracy and republicanism make fleeting appearances in the ancient world, and then again in modern times. But most of the time, in most places, one person or group held all the power, and usually by force. Hitchens is wrong. He doesn’t even pay attention to his own history- after they beheaded Charles I they tried a republic, which failed and became a Puritan dictatorship led by Cromwell. He might have called himself “Lord Protector” but he was as much a king as any. And even after that bout of despotism the English summoned a king. Why? Because it was the default. There was some talk of making George Washington king at the outset of the United States, and a lesser man would have accepted it. Again, when in doubt, some went for the default. The weight of history is against Hitchens’ assertion.
I will say it annoys me a little bit that, for instance, school taxes are based on property assessments yet those that own no property always vote to raise my taxes! NY property taxes are not cheap!
(I must have been the wife of a noble in the House of Lords that owned a large amount of land in a past life!/S)
When I first read the title I thought it said “Windows will be history soon”. Oh well, hope springs eternal!
One day a King will come, and the sword will rise again
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