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  • Queen 'preparing to STEP DOWN from throne so Prince Charles can take over', butler claims

    09/04/2017 11:29:59 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 165 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 9-4-2017 | Matt Drake
    Queen Elizabeth II, 91, is the longest reigning monarch and allegedly held a meeting as recently as two weeks ago to begin the process. Her Majesty is said to have decided that if she is still on the throne at the age of 95 then she will request the Regency Act to come into force. The Regency Act would make Charles a Prince Regent and a King in all but name. Under the Act, the Queen would remain head of state but would have reduced duties without abdicating the throne. [snip]
  • Prince Charles Won't Step Aside for William to Be King

    04/17/2017 5:48:37 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 95 replies
    Town and Country ^ | April 10, 2017 | Stephanie Mansfield
    Sally Bedell Smith, dogged biographer and author of Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, out this week from Penguin Random House, has collected an exhaustive file of facts about the future king of England. Unlike his mother, Charles is not what you might call a beloved figure. And while Bedell Smith doesn't spare the touchy-feely, parapsychology loving, Dumbo-eared Charles, her portrait is also rich with sympathy, even affection. Bullied as a youth by his overbearing father (“Philip was the original alpha male,” Smith says), Charles spent his whole life seeking approval. Cowed by a sense of...
  • Britain's Prince Charles warns of return to 'dark days of 1930s'

    12/22/2016 11:24:40 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 59 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 22, 2016 | AFP
    Britain's Prince Charles warned against intolerance towards refugees fleeing religious persecution on Thursday, saying the rising tide of populism was reminiscent of the "dark days" of the 1930s. "The suffering doesn't end when they arrive seeking refuge in a foreign land," the heir to the throne told BBC radio. "We are now seeing the rise of many populist groups across the world that are increasingly aggressive towards those who adhere to a minority faith." The 68-year-old, in his third broadcast for the "Thought for the Day" section of popular news programme Today, added: "All of this has deeply disturbing echoes...
  • Britain's Prince Charles warns of return to 'dark days of 1930s'

    12/22/2016 7:53:15 AM PST · by Cheerio · 72 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 22, 2016 | AFP
    London (AFP) - Britain's Prince Charles warned against intolerance towards refugees fleeing religious persecution on Thursday, saying the rising tide of populism was reminiscent of the "dark days" of the 1930s. "The suffering doesn't end when they arrive seeking refuge in a foreign land," the heir to the throne told BBC radio. "We are now seeing the rise of many populist groups across the world that are increasingly aggressive towards those who adhere to a minority faith." The 68-year-old, in his third broadcast for the "Thought for the Day" section of popular news programme Today, added: "All of this has...
  • Archbishop Chaput's column: Some personal thoughts on the months ahead [Trump, Hillary equally bad.]

    08/13/2016 8:43:50 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 77 replies
    catholicphilly.com ^ | 12 Aug 2016 | Archbp. Charles Chaput
    My column this week is a collection of personal comments. Read it as thoughts from a brother in the faith, not as teachings from an archbishop. Presidential campaigns typically hit full stride after Labor Day in an election year. But 2016 is a year in which two prominent Catholics – a sitting vice president, and the next vice presidential nominee of his party — both seem to publicly ignore or invent the content of their Catholic faith as they go along. And meanwhile, both candidates for the nation’s top residence, the White House, have astonishing flaws. This is depressing and...
  • 7News obtains photo believed to be teen accused of murdering rabbi

    12/14/2015 7:24:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    WSVN (Miami, FL) ^ | December 14, 2015
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) -- A disturbing photo that may be of a teen accused of killing a rabbi from New York in 2014 was uncovered Monday, by 7News. Law enforcement sources believe it shows Deandre Charles holding a semi-automatic weapon. The photo was obtained from a Facebook page under the name of Papito L. Franklins, which law enforcement sources believe, is a social media nickname used by Charles. The photo and page were both deleted hours after his arrest last week.
  • Prince Charles blames the Syrian War on Climate Change. He has a Point [TIC]

    11/24/2015 11:22:40 AM PST · by Up Yours Marxists · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 24, 2015 17:25 UTC | Niraj Chokshi
    Britain's Prince Charles has blamed climate change in part for the Syrian war and warned that global warming could exacerbate similar conflicts worldwide. Charles's comments — in an interview broadcast Monday — came exactly one week before the start of a United Nations climate change conference in Paris, where he plans to deliver a keynote address. Unless world leaders take action to slow the impact of climate change, "it’s going to get so much worse," Charles warned in the interview with Sky News, which was recorded before the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. "Some of us were saying 20...
  • Ray Charles - America,The Beautiful (LIVE) HD

    07/04/2015 6:12:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 4, 2015 | YouTube
    Ray Charles Sings "America The Beautiful", Happy 239th Birthday America!
  • Prince Charles, Camilla in U.S. capital; will meet with Obama

    03/18/2015 8:07:11 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 59 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 03/17/2015
    ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. – Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural and educational sites before heading to Kentucky. The royal couple landed at Andrews Air Force Base, where they shook hands with U.S. and British officials as they squinted in the setting sun and strong winds. Prince Charles wore a blue suit and Camilla had on a coat and dress that appeared to be ivory or dove gray. The couple did not speak to assembled members of the news media and...
  • Prince Charles expected to intervene in the case of jailed blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes

    02/10/2015 6:05:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 10, 2015 | Rebecca English
    Prince Charles is expected to intervene in the case of a jailed blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes as he meets the new king of Saudi Arabia today. The heir to the throne landed this morning at King Khalid International Airport at the start of a two-day visit to the strict Islamic country where he was greeted by the Governor of Riyadh, HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar. Later today Charles will meet Saudi Arabia's new ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Eragh Palace in the capital, for talks follows by lunch.
  • Eugene Robinson: Paris Massacre Would Have Been Worse in America, Because of the Right to Bear Arms

    01/12/2015 5:07:13 PM PST · by servo1969 · 33 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 1-12-2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Checking the e-mail: "Rush, what you said about Eugene Robinson doesn't make any sense." All right, sir. Here it is again. The Daily Caller. "It’s a good thing there aren’t many terrorists in the US -- but not because it’s generally good to have a country free of violent extremists, but because those same radicals would have plenty of weapons at their disposal in this gun-loving country." That's the argument Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson offered up on Friday during Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, Washington, and her show discussion about the recent terror attacks in Paris. Eugene Robinson actually...
  • A guest list fit for a prince! The Queen joins Harry, Zara and Kate at Kensington Palace

    07/22/2014 5:44:25 PM PDT · by abb · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 23, 2014 | Rebecca English
    The Queen was among the guests at Kensington Palace for Prince George's first birthday party She was joined by Prince Harry, Zara and Mike Tindall, the Middleton clan and Kate's childhood friend Emilia d'Erlanger The latter joined the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George on a trip to Buckingham Palace this morning George's first birthday party has been organised by Carole Middleton and has a Peter Rabbit theme During the party, guests will tuck into a special cake made by George's Spanish nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo Grandparents Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were notable absentees but did...
  • Michael Savage: Charles Krauthammer is “overrated”, people “confuse his dour looks for intelligence”

    On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Savage reax… "Charles “Sauerkraut” of Fox News– a man I’ve not been impressed with– I think he’s way overrated. Because of his sad demeanor, people think he’s intelligent. They confuse his dour looks for intelligence. They think somehow if you’re depressed-looking, you’re smart. "
  • Prince Charles calls climate-change deniers'headless chicken brigade'(Get ready for next king, UK)

    01/31/2014 11:55:31 AM PST · by bestintxas · 53 replies
    foxnews ^ | 1/31/14
    Prince Charles has called people who deny human-made climate change a "headless chicken brigade" who are ignoring overwhelming scientific evidence. The heir to the British throne, a dedicated environmentalist, accused "powerful groups of deniers" of mounting "a barrage of sheer intimidation" against opponents. He made the comments at a Buckingham Palace awards ceremony on Thursday. Charles said it was "baffling ... that in our modern world we have such blind trust in science and technology that we all accept what science tells us about everything — until, that is, it comes to climate science." He praised finalists for the Prince...
  • Admiring Manson

    11/18/2013 8:02:35 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 11-18-2013 | Mike Adams
    Ideas have consequences and bad ideas have bad ones. I’m often reminded of that when I have a conversation that broaches the subject of human evil. As most of my readers already know, the denial of human evil is a very real problem among younger generations of Americans. Just last week, however, I had a conversation with a college student that really stopped me in my tracks. I have reproduced it below but not for anyone’s entertainment. I have some observations that follow. I hope you’ll give them careful consideration after you read the following exchange: UNC-Wilmington Student: What courses...
  • Persecuted (this weeks message from In Touch Ministries - Dr. Charles Stanley)

    10/19/2013 5:51:16 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 7 replies
    In Touch Ministries ^ | October 12, 2013 | Dr. Charles Stanley
    In this message, Dr. Stanley tells us why Christians face such persecution and how we can respond to it in a godly manner. Despite an ever-present opposition throughout the centuries, Christianity is still growing. It cannot be broken, stopped, destroyed or silenced. Will you be part of its survival or contribute to the attacks against it?
  • Yuck Yuck (Tucker Carlson and Charles Krauthammer excoriate Cruz over Obamacare defunding)

    09/23/2013 4:57:28 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 9-23-2013 | William A. Jacobson
    Tonight on Special Report with Bret Baier both Tucker Carlson and Charles Krauthammer were excoriating Cruz over the issue of Obamacare defunding.  That's fine.If you think he's wrong or foolish or whatever, make the case.But as part of their arguments each brought up that Cruz was born in Canada.  Carlson mentioning that there were questions as to whether Cruz could be president and Krauthammer joking that Cruz could be Prime Minister of Canada.What did that have to do with anything?  The topic was defunding Obamacare and Senate strategy. .@TuckerCarlson @krauthammer What does Cruz being born in Canada have 2 do w...
  • Krauthammer: Obamacare defunding Kabuki, Kamikaze and GOP ‘will end up sushi’

    09/20/2013 4:47:26 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 130 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9-20-2013 | Jeff Poor
    On Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer mocked the Republican tactic of using the budget process to defund President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care reform law. Krauthammer called the House’s vote to defund the law “Kabuki” and warned that it would come back to haunt congressional Republicans. “I think the Boehner speech is what you would expect,” Krauthammer said. “He didn’t want to do it. He had to do it, so he had to defend it, and that’s Kabuki. I think it’s going to go to the Senate and if we end up...
  • Charles' touch for a true hero: Touching pictures as brave Ben Parkinson receives his MBE

    05/17/2013 3:01:31 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 10 replies
    This is the emotional moment a British soldier who survived the worst ever battlefield injuries while serving in Afghanistan collected his MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson lost both legs and suffered more than 40 injuries, including brain damage which affected his memory and speech, in a bomb attack in 2006. The paratrooper has since defied medical opinion by teaching himself to walk again for short distances using crutches. And his determination was exemplified today as was he able to proudly stand to receive his honour.
  • Prince of Wales: It is an 'act of suicide' to ignore green issues (British Algore)

    11/23/2012 9:16:39 PM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 11/23/12 | Hannah Furness
    Prince of Wales: It is an 'act of suicide' to ignore green issuesBy Hannah Furness 7:25AM GMT 23 Nov 2012 The Prince of Wales warned the current generation is “heading to the terrifying point of no return” when it comes to green issues, with humanity and the Earth soon to suffer some “very grim consequences”. Saying he had been vindicated by science after being labelled a “crank" for his views years ago, he warned the human race was “pushing nature beyond her limits”. “If we go on as we are the impact of these scarcities and declines on human societies...