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Kate puts on brave face amid tacky spectacle
New York Post ^ | April 30, 2011 | Andrea Peyser

Posted on 04/30/2011 12:51:30 PM PDT by this is my country

Off with their hats! It was bigger than the Super Bowl and as tacky as a legion of Elvis impersonators. Most of all, it was disturbingly white. Yesterday's little wedding of William and Kate, a worldwide showcase of dreadful hats, fad diets and an unusually sour, lemon-yellow-clad queen, was designed to prove to the common man that the royals, finally, were down with the people. But from the moment a triumphant Kate tiptoed with her dad onto the red carpet -- yes, she walked an actual red carpet to and from the altar -- I saw not a potential queen. Kate bore the look of a lithe human sacrifice. Or was she ready to faint from her starvation diet? Her mouth smiled. But in her eyes -- terror. Who can blame her? Kate waited eight years for this moment, outlasting an endless parade of bimbos and stunning babes, most of them blond, at least five of them wedding guests (go figure, Brits), to win the hand of the badly balding heir to the throne. "You look beautiful!" William said, sounding a trifle too surprised, as she sailed into his orbit. These had to be the second-most dorky words ever to emerge from the mouth of a prince, after Wills' dad's unfortunate musings on becoming Camilla's feminine hygiene product. Kate did her best to paint on a smile, as the claustrophobically reserved royal mob made asses of themselves, craning their necks to give Kate the once-over, like a hunk of meat. It was showtime! Perhaps it was a bad omen. Or a sign of water retention. But when it came time to be Mr. and Mrs. Or Duke and Duchess. Or whatever the heck this pair will call each other in the

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To: fabian
Still out there embarrassing yourself for all to see?

What you're calling "whimpy" isn't. You have no idea what you're talking about or suggesting and posting like a small child, who digs their heels in and keeps protesting that what they say is right, when it isn't.

201 posted on 04/30/2011 10:12:30 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: righttackle44

Classypeopledon’tshackup.whyareyoumentioningsin?


202 posted on 05/01/2011 6:02:41 AM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: Average Al

An unhappy woman trying to make some company? If this is an example of how Andrea reads people and situations, then her absence from the situational analysis team is understandable. Or maybe Andrea just wants some attention. Let’s pray for her.


203 posted on 05/01/2011 6:07:56 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: hattend

Who is that one little girl - in all the photos she has that same sour look on her face like she was constipated and wanted to be anywhere but there. Is that an English tradition? Seems like there was a little sour nymph at Charles and Diana’s wedding too.


204 posted on 05/01/2011 6:16:14 AM PDT by Mercat (Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.)
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To: bgill

OK, what I heard on TLC about the pregnant woman in the high high heels - she is a fashion designer and he is a football (soccer) star.


205 posted on 05/01/2011 6:18:57 AM PDT by Mercat (Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I thought it was beautiful too. Westminster Abbey was just fabulous. The bride was so tastefully beautiful and William looked very happy though awed a bit.

The hats were kooky, but expected.


206 posted on 05/01/2011 6:19:58 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Notwithstanding; Huntress

I live in a suburb of KCMO. Until about 20 years ago it was pretty much a white suburb but now it is very racially diverse and unlike some areas where that happens, its a wonderful place to live. But the courthouse has a bunch of wonderful photos of the early days of the county and yup, you guessed it, there were complaints about too many white people. sigh.


207 posted on 05/01/2011 6:21:33 AM PDT by Mercat (Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.)
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To: PacesPaines
an unusually sour, lemon-yellow-clad

Yes, Andrea is critiqueing herself:

208 posted on 05/01/2011 8:27:40 AM PDT by this is my country
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To: Notwithstanding

Well, you are so judgmental that I figured you must have all of the answers. Boy, Mary Magdalene and the others who sat down with Jesus to eat wouldn’t have had a chance with you, would they?


209 posted on 05/01/2011 8:52:45 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: nopardons

I made a valid point and you just do not see it and that is fine. I do not call you names or a kid because of it. But take care.


210 posted on 05/01/2011 8:58:55 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: this is my country

Blessedly unfamiliar with the NY Post, but see that it represents the junior high contingent of the printed media. Just another piece written by an oh, so hip, ny media female consumed with envy because she didn’t even have a date let alone a crown to show for her Friday.

Thought the queen looked happy and very nice, - pretty shade of yellow on my Samsung anyway. After this person’s whinging and that of someone on the view I went back and checked out the crowd shots in the street - few, if any, dark faces but guess the dark faces ‘chose’ to stay home. Didn’t see one sign or placard saying they weren’t wanted.

Did Fergie’s daughters look even more like the ugly step sisters because of their hats - oh, yeah.


211 posted on 05/01/2011 9:06:15 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: this is my country

Andrea, you’re more sour about this than a man has any business being, let alone a woman. Lighten up.


212 posted on 05/01/2011 9:16:27 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: ErnBatavia

That said...Princess Bea, kill your milliner.


213 posted on 05/01/2011 9:17:56 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: righttackle44

Classypeopledontshackup

Having3of4kidsdivorceisalsoasignoflackingclass

Andthisbeforewegetintocharleswantingtobecamillastampon


214 posted on 05/01/2011 9:24:42 AM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: Notwithstanding

You didn’t answer my question. You went to device. Isn’t that what Obama does?


215 posted on 05/01/2011 9:29:41 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: AD from SpringBay
True, it says more about her state of mind than the situation she feebly described.
216 posted on 05/01/2011 9:47:55 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: righttackle44

Peopleclaimedtheshackerupperswereclassy.

Idiasgreed.

Youlevelledallegationsaboutsin.

Ineverjudgedthesoulsoftheseshackeruppers.

Doyoushackup?

Doyouthinkitsnobigdeal?

Jesusatewithsinnersandinvitedthemtorepent,btw.

Hedidnotpalaroundwiththeunrepentant.


217 posted on 05/01/2011 1:19:05 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: Notwithstanding

Neither apparently do you respect others enough to space your words so that others can easily discern them. You’ve never judged the souls of the folks you were talking about?
Neither have you said anything positive about them. You know, Love is patient, love is kind.

And by the way, it is amazing to me that you know who Jesus pal-ed around with.

You’re a mean-spirited little Christian, aren’t you?


218 posted on 05/01/2011 1:27:12 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: fabian
No, you did not "make a valid point" and that is the crux of the matter.

What you did and continue to do, is state an opinion which is based on lack of knowledge, but bound in emotion.

The monarch, as well as other royals are constrained by policy and tradition, which strictly prohibits them from saying/doing precisely what you not only want then to do, but also what you then called them names for not doing.

You have a care................

219 posted on 05/01/2011 1:49:08 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: righttackle44

Mr. and Mrs. Windsor and their kin are slutty people who are famous for being aimlessly rich and aristocratic.

Charles is a first class dolt environmentalist who drove his first wife to her death and longed to be Camilla’s tampon.

Conservative patriotic merit-loving tradition-minded Americans don’t see the british royal family as role models of anything but bad behavior.

If these royals actually seemed interested in upholding traidtional moral values, then there might be some redeeming value in their example. But their example is horrendous and there is nothing to emulate in their behaviors. Nothing.


220 posted on 05/01/2011 2:25:28 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: righttackle44

1. People gushed about how classy these people are.

2. I noted that people who shack up (such as these people) are de facto NOT classy (apparently that hit you close to home).

3. You mentioned the Gospel and sin.

4. I noted that I never mentioned sin, religion or souls. I was simply noting that classy people don’t shack up.

You are the mean-spririted one on this thread. A mean little Christian who finds the british royal family to be worthy of emulation. If you are shacking up, please stop - it is NOT classy.


221 posted on 05/01/2011 2:31:56 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: nopardons

wrong! I do want them to buck policy and tradition and if they do not use their positions to promote the truth,...including the theft of it’s decent citizen’s wealth, then they are not courageous really in my book. So what if it is against policy! Let them take the consequences! Could you imagine a queen or prince speaking on pro life issues and taxation as Reagan did? It would create a firestorm and that would be good! We need some drama for good! We are at war with evil in case you have not noticed.


222 posted on 05/01/2011 5:45:48 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: fabian
POLICY, POLICY, P-O-L-I-C-Y; it against proytocol and policy for the Queen to come out against the Parliament/government!

THE QUEEN IS A SILENT FIGUREHEAD !

Reagan was a governor, he was also a president, he was an elected official and NOT a figurehead.

What aren't you suggesting that the Queen also do a world tour of Canada, Bermuda, Australia, etc. and put down/talk against every single thing their governments have done for the past 60 years as well?

Good grief.....................you're thick!

There ARE rules and regulations and policies, for every single nation, or haven't YOU noticed ?

Why aren't YOU chaining yourself to the gates of the White House and/or stalking the halls of Congress bemoaning your plight and that of this nations? Hells bells, why aren't YOU running for a high elected office?

223 posted on 05/01/2011 5:56:16 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: nopardons

I was talking about royalty, not just the queen. And maybe i will run for office one day. Right now I am beginning a business and doing all that I can to help regain our countries freedom. If I was born into that royalty, i know that I would speak at every chance on the plight of poor people who are sucked dry by excessive government policy and the murder of unborn children. Maybe they would feel the need to boot me out and that would be ok by me! I think you are actually a bit thick to not see my point and sort of cheer it on, extreme as it may seem. Or maybe just a bit weak.


224 posted on 05/01/2011 6:01:43 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: nopardons

The old bag has not stood up for traditional Christian values even within her own family.

Her personal life has been an utter shambles.

3 of her 4 trust-fund kids are divorced.

She is the titular head of a church that has ordained woman, and embraces active homosexuals.

She never takes a stand on such things.

She is a rich old lady that let her family down and who did not have the courage to stand up for the things that were actually good about England.

None of that is policy, by the way.


225 posted on 05/01/2011 6:02:04 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: fabian
Unlike you, I actually know about protocol and why neither the Queen nor any of the royals do what you mistakenly desire they do.

OTOH, I did supply you with an historical fact of what happened to Prince Charles, quite a long time ago, when he spoke out about the ugliness of modern architecture, which is a far less controversle topic. You chose to completely ignore that and keep on blundering on.

So, in other words, your new business venture is far more important to you, than you taking up the chance to actually be in a position, should enough people vote for you. Thanks, that does demonstrate your cowardice and hypocrisy.

You're all talk, far too ready to blame people who are restrained from doing what YOU wish, in a nation you aren't a citizen nor resident of, and about whose policies you are not just ignorant of, but cavalier about.

Nobody, with more than 3 working brain cells would cheer you on.

226 posted on 05/01/2011 6:13:29 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Notwithstanding
Oh, you finally learned how to separate words, I see. LOL

Look, it's not the Queen's place to do what you want here to do; titular head of the church or not, vis-a-vis "speaking out about Christian values".

His father forced Charles into a marriage he didn't want to make,denied him the ability to marry the one he wanted to marry, so his divorce was a foregone conclusion; especially considering who he was fored to marry.

Neither of us are privy to why the two other siblings divorced, however, there is no shame in being divorced. Both Charles and Anne appear to now be in happy marriages.

Don't you have anything else to be upset about than the Queen of England and her family ?

227 posted on 05/01/2011 6:19:32 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: nopardons

Its not about me.

You are defending meritless monarchs who are not worth emulating in any way.


228 posted on 05/01/2011 6:26:51 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: nopardons

That was funny actually! And it is my first serious business venture so yes, I am really not worth much as a political leader if I have not first had some success in prospering in business. But I am honest in my daily dealings with people, not cowardly , thank God! I think you are just too defensive. Take care.


229 posted on 05/01/2011 6:44:38 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: Notwithstanding
YAWN..................

Nothing like a silly bunch of trolls, crapping all over a perfectly harmless thread, with their nastiness and idiocies.

230 posted on 05/01/2011 7:41:03 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: fabian
You're not any good as a screaming dissenter either, calling down all kinds of hell on people and situations you know nothing at all about.

OTOH, you're one heck of a troll, hijacking a perfectly harmless thread, that has nothing to do with what you have interjected into it.

231 posted on 05/01/2011 7:45:05 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: nopardons

Kate shacked up with William.

Classy people don’t do that.

If you or your kinfolk shack up, then the same goes for you.

And by the way, shacking up is also immoral, as well as harmful on so many levels.


232 posted on 05/01/2011 8:51:49 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: Notwithstanding
Nope, I never did that, nor the members of my family. How about YOU?

Are you even married?

Obviously, you don't care about the topic of this thread; you're just here to hijack it.

Why don't you start your own wee thread and go moralize on that one?

And before you speciously attack me, no, I'm not supporting shaking up/living in sin, nor adultery.

233 posted on 05/01/2011 8:59:40 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: this is my country

She looked beautiful and is very much in love. What a hateful article about a beautiful event!! (despite the hats)


234 posted on 05/01/2011 9:05:03 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: Notwithstanding

There is no policy or tradition that permits shacking up.

There is nothing romantic about two shack ups (who had no need to shack up given their wealth) mocking the biblical notion of marriage the way they did.

Wearing nice clothes and riding in a carriage does not make these two any less slutty, or their relatives any less nutty.

Charles wants to be Camilla’s tampon, by the way. Classy.


235 posted on 05/01/2011 9:32:36 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: nopardons

I never mentioned hell and I did not know that i was not allowed to enter a dissenting view on a thread. Troll is just another judgment you are putting on me because you do not agree with me. O well.


236 posted on 05/01/2011 10:14:47 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: fabian
Posters who hijack threads are a special kind of troll and that is precisely what you did.

Your posts have all been off topic, which is quite different from a "dissenting view". You have yet to make a comment about what the author of the article wrote, William and Kate's wedding, or even the Duchess of Cambridge's expression.

Everyone judges everyone else and you certainly judged me, in the vast majority of your replies. You're a hypocrite, besides being abjectly ignorant of the way things work in England, as well as the political ramifications of your suggestions.

Just drop it................you lost this debate yesterday! When you've dug yourself into a hole, it is wise to know when to stop digging. Grab a clue....................

237 posted on 05/01/2011 10:33:51 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: nopardons

Still
Defending
The
Inbred
Classless
Dolts,
I
See.


238 posted on 05/02/2011 3:01:00 AM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: nopardons

no, judgment is an anger like you have had with my points. I have not been mad at you. Nothing I wrote was a judgment. You need to calm down...check out the Be still exercise at fhu.com..it will help you to be more civil in debates and be happy!


239 posted on 05/02/2011 7:46:20 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: Notwithstanding

Then you need glasses.


240 posted on 05/02/2011 9:42:45 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: fabian
Angry? No, not at all.

Sad that you are so ignorant, frustrated that you refuse to learn anything, but most I've taken to laughing my socks of at you, which I know is kinda cruel, but you have to admit that everyone usually winds up laughing at the poor fool who keeps on repeating the same dumb thing, no matter how silly it is,like a parrot.

By calling the Queen of England all the rest of the royal wimps and coward, YOU passed judgment on them......from the first. You, yes YOU, cast the first stone ( judgment ), which you kept up; including in your last reply to me, judging me. LOL

But there are far more serious, not to mention interesting, things happening, so bye bye, ta ta, fair-the-well, all the best.............................

241 posted on 05/02/2011 10:04:25 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: nopardons

Kate and William shacked up before their marriage.

William’s dad Charles professed a desire to be the tampon for illicit lover (later wife) Camilla.

3 of the queen’s 4 kids had failed marriages.

These people have no class.

That they wore fancy clothes to a cathedral wedding and departed in a fairy tale carriage is an entertaining variation of putting lipstick on a pig.


242 posted on 05/02/2011 10:08:55 AM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: Notwithstanding
William’s dad Charles professed a desire to be the tampon for illicit lover (later wife) Camilla.

I don't like ads for tampons on TV and I don't need to see it constantly repeated here by you. Constantly referring to something that is inserted into a woman's vagina certainly lacks the class that you repeatedly state that others lack.

243 posted on 05/02/2011 11:44:42 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

If you don’t like those words, then stop typing them into the thread, or better yet, leave the thread. You just described how a tampon is used, which is far more graphic than the word itself.

By the way, the family being praised on this thread as classy are the ones who talked about tampons during phone sex.


244 posted on 05/02/2011 1:27:11 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Kate and William shacked up before their marriage.

William’s dad Charles professed a desire to be the tampon for illicit lover (later wife) Camilla.

3 of the queen’s 4 kids had failed marriages.

These people have no class.

That they wore fancy clothes to a cathedral wedding and departed in a fairy tale carriage is an entertaining variation of putting lipstick on a pig.


245 posted on 05/02/2011 1:54:05 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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