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  • 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...
  • Royal Bluegrass: Prince Charles Coming to Kentucky

    02/20/2015 12:11:08 PM PST · by skinkinthegrass · 17 replies
    rcnky.net ^ | 02/20/2015 | Staff report
    Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Washington, DC and Louisville. The visit to the nation's capital is scheduled for March 17-20 and then the heir and his wife come to Louisville on March 20. In Louisville, they will highlight the work being done by members of the local community and charitable organizations to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of the people of Kentucky's largest city through community cohesion, clean air, and food literacy initiatives, according to a news release.
  • Prince Charles Asks Why Radicalised UK Muslims Have Failed To Integrate [Idiot Prince?]

    02/08/2015 10:11:43 AM PST · by Steelfish · 45 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | February 08, 2015 | Shiv Malik
    Prince Charles Asks Why Radicalised UK Muslims Have Failed To Integrate Heir to throne blames growing number of Britons joining extremist organisations on ‘search for adventure and excitement’ Shiv Malik 8 February 2015 The Prince of Wales has expressed his alarm at the number of young people in the UK being radicalised and queried why the British values are failing to be taken on board by children who grow up and are schooled in the UK. Charles partly blamed the growing number of people joining extremist organisations on the attractions of danger and adventure, but said the “frightening part” was...
  • Prince Charles' household likened to Wolf Hall, biographer claims

    01/31/2015 4:28:43 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 31 January 2015 Last updated at 06:58 ET | BBC
    Clarence House's internal rivalries have led to a former staffer calling the Prince of Wales's base "Wolf Hall", says a new biography of the prince. The Times reports that the book documents "common and bloody" turf wars between Prince Charles' staff. Author Catherine Mayer claims in Charles: Heart of a King that in-fighting thwarted a deal to streamline his charity operations.
  • Why Do British Royals Refuse To Visit Israel?

    11/28/2014 1:53:46 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 93 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/28/2014 | Elliot Abrams
    The bizarre story of the refusal of British royals to visit Israel, while they are constantly in the Arab world, continues. I wrote about this phenomenon here, last February, when Prince Charles visited Saudi Arabia. As I noted then, the Queen has never set foot in Israel and Prince Charles set foot there briefly only once, for the Rabin funeral. By contrast, in just the month of November 2014 we found Prince Andrew and Prince Harry at what the Foreign Office must have considered a diplomatic necessity: the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Prince Andrew also visited Saudi Arabia (at the...
  • Prince Charles Intends to Continue Campaigning When He Becomes King

    06/28/2014 12:47:51 PM PDT · by Cecily · 64 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | June 28, 2014 | Patrick Sawer
    The Prince of Wales is determined that his campaigning and charity work will continue even after he becomes King, emphasising the importance of what he calls “sticking to your guns. In a rare interview Prince Charles let it be known that he wants the trusts and charities he has set up – whose work covers a broad range of social and environmental concerns – to carry on when he assumes the role of Monarch. That raises the prospect of a future King Charles III being seen as a supporter of causes, some of which may come into conflict with the...
  • Prince Charles: Reform Capitalism to Save the Planet

    05/27/2014 4:05:41 PM PDT · by Cecily · 64 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | May 27, 2014 | Emily Gosden
    Prince Charles has called for an end to capitalism as we know it in order to save the planet from global warming. In a speech to business leaders in London, the Prince said that a “fundamental transformation of global capitalism” was necessary in order to halt “dangerously accelerating climate change” that would “bring us to our own destruction”. He called for companies to focus on “approaches that achieve lasting and meaningful returns” by protecting the environment, improving their employment practices and helping the vulnerable to develop a new "inclusive capitalism".
  • Prince Charles is right: Similarites between Putin and Hitler are uncanny

    05/23/2014 8:18:00 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 37 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | May 23, 2014 | Trent Franks
    Writing in "Mein Kampf," Hitler referred to the German surrender at the end of World War I and the subsequent Treaty of Versailles as the "greatest villainy of the century," calling those responsible "miserable and degenerate criminals" who "were ready to sacrifice the whole nation, and, if necessary, to let Germany be destroyed; and in my eyes this made them ripe for hanging." He asked, "how could this deed be justified to future generations?" Putin employed similar terminology in discussing the fall of the Soviet Union: "Above all, we should acknowledge that the collapse of the Soviet Union was a...
  • 'Putin is behaving just like Hitler', says Charles

    05/21/2014 12:41:57 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | March 20, 2014 | Rebecca English
    Prince Charles has sensationally likened Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. In a withering verdict on the actions of the Russian president in Ukraine, he told a woman who lost relatives in the Nazi Holocaust: ‘And now Putin is doing just about the same as Hitler.’
  • The Pause and the Cause. ... Mark Steyn

    02/22/2014 3:04:53 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 24 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 21 Feb2014 | Mark Steyn
    Handing out his awards for "sustainability" at Buckingham Palace the other day, the Prince of Wales made a few remarks about "climate change" and attacked "powerful groups of deniers" as a "headless-chicken brigade" ignoring the scientific evidence. It's pretty funny to be called a "headless chicken" by a guy who runs around saying the sky is falling. In 2009 His Royal Highness gave a speech saying we had only 96 months left to save the planet. Ninety-six months? That would be July 2017 — which is only three and a half years off. On the other hand, it's almost twice...
  • Prince of Wales joins Saudi sword dancers in traditional dress

    02/19/2014 11:35:52 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 30 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 2/19/2014 | ARON DÓNZIS
    Britain’s Prince Charles, dressed in a traditional Saudi robe and a checkered red and white keffiyeh, joined members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family in performing the “Ardah” sword dance near Riyadh. Charles, who arrived Monday on his second visit to the kingdom in a year, swayed his sword to the rhythm of drumbeats at the annual cultural and heritage Al-Janadriya festival, late on Tuesday near Riyadh. He was accompanied in the dance by several princes, including deputy prime minister Moqren bin Abdul Aziz and National Guard chief Prince Mitaab, who is King Abdullah’s son. The Prince of Wales, in a...
  • Monckton: Challenge to Prince Charles (Over Global Warming Debate)

    02/05/2014 7:22:18 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 36 replies
    Watts Up With That ^ | February 5, 2014 | Lord Monckton
    Lord Monckton invites ‘Chazza’ to spar over ‘unroyal’ global-warming remarkHis Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Clarence House, London.Candlemas, 2014Your Royal Highness’ recent remarks describing those who have scientific and economic reason to question the Establishment opinion on climatic apocalypse in uncomplimentary and unroyal terms as “headless chickens” mark the end of our constitutional monarchy and a return to the direct involvement of the Royal Family, in the Person of our future king, no less, in the cut and thrust of partisan politics.Now that Your Royal Highness has offered Your Person as fair game in the shootout of politics, I...
  • Prince of Wales hits out at climate change deniers…labeling them the ‘headless chicken brigade’

    02/02/2014 5:26:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 78 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 31 January 2014 | Rebecca English
    Climate change deniers are headless chickens, Prince Charles has claimed. In an inflammatory speech, the heir to the throne spoke out against “the barrage of sheer intimidation” from what he described as powerful interest groups. Addressing young environmental entrepreneurs at Buckingham Palace, he said skeptics were turning accepted scientific wisdom on its head. […] Charles has long led the public charge against global warming—despite repeated warnings about his “meddling” in contentious global issues. His “headless chickens” jibe ranks among his strongest comments yet. Benny Peiser, of the climate-skeptic Global Warming Policy Foundation, described the attack as aggressive and contentious. …
  • 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...
  • Queen hands over the reigns to Prince Charles - historic step closer to a new king

    01/19/2014 10:33:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 120 replies
    The London Daily Mirror ^ | January 20, 2014 | Andy Lines
    It is being dubbed the “gentle succession” – as the Queen gradually begins to relinquish some of her traditional duties as monarch. As she approaches her 88th birthday in April after almost 62 years on the throne, she has agreed to hand over part of her workload in a historic “job-share” arrangement with Prince Charles. In a royal first, he will be taking on more head of state-style responsibilities as the Palace starts to make tentative plans for his eventual succession. Courtiers yesterday described the softly-softly move as “wise” – and “just plain common sense”. The first sign of the...
  • Prince Charles Speaks Up for Persecuted Christians

    12/20/2013 5:12:04 AM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | December 20, 2013 | Majid Rafizadeh
    Dubbed by the media as an “Arab Spring” or “Arab Awakening,” these events in the Middle East must be reexamined, as they more closely represent a “Tragedy for Minorities” rather than the democratic rebirth that the former names seem to describe. This campaign to persecute minorities— particularly Christians in Muslim countries that have gone through uprisings or revolution like Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Libya, and Yemen— have increased in the Middle East. Currently, Islamist parties are ruling the state, or are operating separately from the government, to implement their ideology throughout the region, serving their materialistic and political goals. The number...
  • Prince Charles: We Cannot Ignore the Plight of Christians in the Middle East

    12/19/2013 7:06:47 AM PST · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 12/19/13 | Simon Caldwell
    Prince Charles has said he is “deeply troubled” by the plight of Christians in the Middle East. In an address on Tuesday at London’s Clarence House, the Prince of Wales said that Christians in the Middle-East were being persecuted by “Islamist fundamentalist militants,” and he called upon the followers of Christianity, Judaism and Islam to unite to end the suffering. Prince Charles said: “I have for some time now been deeply troubled by the growing difficulties faced by the Christian communities in various parts of the Middle East. “It seems to me that we cannot ignore the fact that Christians...
  • Christians persecuted by Islamists, says Prince Charles

    12/18/2013 3:33:44 PM PST · by BBell · 51 replies
    bbc.co.uk ^ | 18 December 2013 | John McManus
    Christians in parts of the Middle East are being deliberately targeted by Islamist militants in a campaign of persecution, Prince Charles has said. The Prince of Wales made his comments after visiting the British branches of churches based in the region. The prince heard accounts of Christians being murdered and families forced from their homes. The upheavals of the Arab Spring have left many religious minorities vulnerable to accusation and attack.Deeply troubled Charles, accompanied by Prince Ghazi of Jordan, visited the Egyptian Coptic Church centre in Stevenage and the Syriac Orthodox cathedral in west London. The two royals met church...
  • PRINCE CHARLES BLAMES SYRIA CIVIL WAR ON…GLOBAL WARMING

    10/31/2013 4:10:43 PM PDT · by onyx · 102 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct. 31, 2013 8:32am | Oct. 31, 2013 8:32am
    <p>The heir to the British throne is blaming the Syrian civil war that’s claimed more than 100,000 lives on global warming.</p> <p>In remarks to the World Islamic Economic Forum meeting in London this week, Prince Charles described the bloody Syria conflict as a “terrifyingly graphic” example of the negative effects of climate change.</p>
  • Dozens of new laws sent to Prince so he could give approval

    02/16/2013 3:37:18 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 15 Feb 2013 | Christopher Hope, and Matthew Holehouse
    The Prince of Wales was secretly given a say over new laws to ban hunting and to introduce the Government’s green deal ... The Prince was most recently asked for his consent for the energy bill in September 2011, which passed into law the Government’s green deal which encourages homeowners to take out a loan to make their house more energy-efficient. He was also asked about the Hunting Bill in July 2003, the same month that MPs voted on a free ballot to ban hunting with dogs in the UK. ... The Prince has faced criticism for sending the letters...
  • Prince Charles: saving the planet “a grandfather’s duty”

    01/06/2013 6:12:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Sunday Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2:10PM GMT 06 Jan 2013 | Victoria Ward
    The Prince of Wales has disclosed that the prospect of becoming a grandfather has reinforced his environmental beliefs because he does not want to “hand on an increasingly dysfunctional world”. The Prince, an outspoken campaigner on environmental issues, told ITV’s This Morning that he did not want the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child, due to be born this summer, to ask him why he had not done more to tackle issues like climate change. … Charles has been a strong advocate of taking action to protect the environment for many years. In 2007 he set up The Prince’s Rainforest...
  • Prince Charles: 'I'm running out of time'

    11/24/2012 6:23:31 PM PST · by george76 · 82 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 24 Nov 2012 | Roya Nikkhah
    In a series of remarkably candid comments, Prince Charles hinted that he feared his legacy as king would be cut short. During a visit to Dumfries House, the stately home in East Ayrshire which the Prince helped save for the nation, he joked about his reputation for pursuing projects with notorious vigour but made a poignant reference to his mortality. He said: “Impatient? Me? What a thing to suggest! Yes of course I am.” He added: “I’ll run out of time soon. I shall have snuffed it if I’m not careful.” The comments, which were recorded for a film on...
  • Prince Charles launches campaign to save Fish and Chips

    08/03/2012 6:15:42 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 49 replies
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | Saturday 04 August 2012 | unattributed
    The Prince of Wales has launched a campaign to save the future of fish and chips as he warned of the "dire" consequences of over-fishing. "Global fish stocks are deteriorating and we cannot ignore the fact, merely carrying on as if it is business as usual," the Prince said. In a speech to representatives of the worldwide fishing industry at the World Fisheries Congress in Edinburgh, the Prince reminisced about how he escaped from school at Gordonstoun to buy fish and chips in Inverness. But he said a meal we take for granted will be off the menu in future...
  • Prince Charles to plead Islam's cause to Bush

    10/31/2005 7:37:20 AM PST · by laney · 39 replies · 1,548+ views
    Religion News Blog ^ | Oct 31st, 2005
    The Prince of Wales will try to persuade George W Bush and Americans of the merits of Islam this week because he thinks the United States has been too intolerant of the religion since September 11. The Prince, who leaves on Tuesday for an eight-day tour of the US, has voiced private concerns over America's "confrontational" approach to Muslim countries and its failure to appreciate Islam's strengths. The Duchess of Cornwall will accompany her husband The Prince raised his concerns when he met senior Muslims in London in November 2001. The gathering took place just two months after the attacks...
  • Prince Charles warns GM crops risk causing the biggest-ever environmental disaster

    08/14/2008 7:56:34 AM PDT · by Toddsterpatriot · 62 replies · 154+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | August 12, 2008 | Jeff Randall
    Relying on "gigantic corporations" for food, he said, would result in "absolute disaster". "That would be the absolute destruction of everything... and the classic way of ensuring there is no food in the future," he said. Snip.."If they think this is the way to go....we [will] end up with millions of small farmers all over the world being driven off their land into unsustainable, unmanageable, degraded and dysfunctional conurbations of unmentionable awfulness."
  • Mad at Cow: Is the government coming after Big Macs?

    02/28/2007 8:25:04 AM PST · by Reagan Fellow · 54 replies · 731+ views
    Prince Charles is publicly advocating a ban on Big Macs. While touring a diabetes center, he asked a local official, “Have you got anywhere with McDonald’s, have you tried getting it banned? That’s the key.” It’s no secret that Big Macs and fries aren’t good for you (incidentally, neither are fish ‘n’ chips, chap). But what’s even worse is government regulation of what you put on your plate. Such bans replace individual judgment with politically favored notions of nutrition. Had the government been setting our tables in the 1980s, we would have been eating a lot of trans fats, which...
  • Prince Charles: Eighteen months to stop climate change disaster (4 years later, and still waiting)

    06/13/2012 9:28:11 PM PDT · by ApplegateRanch · 19 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | Sun May 18 2008 | Andrew Pierce
    Prince Charles: Eighteen months to stop climate change disaster Sun May 18 2008 10:49:26 GMT-0600 (Mountain Daylight Time) ˇ by ApplegateRanch ˇ 94 replies ˇ 277+ views Telegraph UK ^ | Last Updated: 1:08PM BST 18/05/2008 | Andrew Pierce The Prince of Wales has warned that the world faces a series of natural disasters within 18 months unless urgent action is taken to save the rainforests. In one of his most out-spoken interventions in the climate change debate, he said a Ł15 billion annual programme was required to halt deforestation or the world would have to live with the dire...
  • Prince Charles: climate change battle is like World War II

    05/01/2007 2:43:09 PM PDT · by Screamname · 59 replies · 923+ views
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/01/2006 | breitbart.
    Prince Charles: climate change battle is like World War II May 1 02:37 PM US/Eastern Prince Charles compared the challenge of tackling climate change to the Allies' struggle in World War II during a speech to business leaders Tuesday. Addressing representatives from firms including Barclays Bank, British Airways and Rolls-Royce at Saint James's Palace, Charles said that "we need to act very rapidly indeed" to avert environmental disaster. "We can do it, just think what they did in the last war. Things that seemed impossible were achieved almost overnight," the heir to the throne added. Charles has long harboured a...
  • Prince Charles warns Brits not to get fat like Americans

    01/27/2006 1:41:43 PM PST · by Angus MacGregor · 58 replies · 1,152+ views
    Don't follow super-size Americans, says Prince By Andrew Pierce THE Prince of Wales warned the British people last night that they were in danger of becoming as obese as many Americans because they did not walk or cycle enough. The Prince, who has a fleet of chauffeur-driven cars and has rarely if ever been seen in public on the saddle of a bike, said: “We are perhaps not very far behind our American cousins in the ‘super-sizing epidemic’.” In his speech at St James’s Palace he gave warning of a worrying sharp rise in childhood obesity. His intervention comes after...
  • Report: Prince Charles advises banning McDonald’s food

    02/28/2007 7:51:39 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 88 replies · 1,356+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, February 28, 2007
    LONDON - Prince Charles suggested Tuesday on a visit to the United Arab Emirates that banning McDonald’s fast food was crucial for improving people’s diets, a British news agency reported. Charles’s comments came while visiting the Imperial College London Diabetes Center in Abu Dhabi for the launch of a public health campaign, Britain’s Press Association news agency reported. ”Have you got anywhere with McDonald’s? Have you tried getting it banned? That’s the key,” Charles asked one of the center’s nutritionists, according to the news agency. A McDonald’s spokeswoman called the remark disappointing. ”This appears to be an off-the-cuff remark, in...
  • 'Your Excellency': Charles's fawning letter to Gaddafi discovered at one of despot's palaces

    10/25/2011 5:29:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 25th October 2011 | Sam Greenhill and Rebecca English
    A fawning letter sent by Prince Charles to Colonel Gaddafi has been discovered at one of the despot’s palaces in Libya. Addressing the dictator as ‘Your Excellency’, the heir to the throne called for greater ties between the two nations. It is the latest embarrassing link to emerge between the British Establishment and Gaddafi’s hated regime, and follows revelations his brother Prince Andrew was also used as a go-between.
  • White teenage mother stabbed to death and dumped in canal after having baby with married Muslim (UK)

    05/16/2011 7:37:05 PM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13th May 2011
    A white teenage mother was stabbed repeatedly and her body dumped in a canal after she clashed with the Asian family of her lovechild, a court has heard. Laura Wilson, 17, had a brief relationship with Ishaq Hussain, 22, who lived close to her before giving birth to their daughter in June last year. Sheffield Crown Court was told that Hussain failed to acknowledge the child as his own and did not offer any support, leading to friction between Laura, her family and Hussain. Things came to a head last October when she went to Hussain's house and told his...
  • Prince of Wales pays tribute to wounded American soldiers

    05/04/2011 4:04:27 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 15 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4th May 2011
    The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to wounded American service personnel, praising their positive outlook on life and "determination" to succeed despite their injuries. He also highlighted how both the UK and US owed an "immense debt" to their armed forces who were prepared to risk their lives serving in Afghanistan. The heir to the throne's words of support came during an event in Washington to celebrate the work of the British Forces Fund and America's United Service Organisations - two bodies which organise morale boosting entertainment for troops on both sides of the Atlantic. The Prince is on...
  • Defender of Faithlessness

    04/20/2011 12:17:37 PM PDT · by massmike · 4 replies
    moonbattery.com ^ | 04/20/2011 | n/a
    If the British monarchy suffers the ultimate indignity of Prince Charles ascending to the throne, that will make Chucklehead the "Defender of the Faith" — i.e., Christianity. But that wouldn't be very politically correct, so Chuckles has other ideas. If he has his way, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England, would no longer be known as Defender of the Faith for the first time since the reign of Henry VIII. The Prince caused controversy within the Anglican church when he floated the idea several years ago of becoming Defender of the Faiths in an attempt to embrace the...
  • Prince William to share Queen's duties: Treasury document reveals secret plan...

    12/12/2009 4:02:00 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 147 replies · 4,207+ views
    Mail on Sunday (UK) ^ | 12th December 2009 | Glen Owen
    The Queen is to hand over a substantial part of her public duties to Prince William to help him prepare for the day when he becomes King, according to a confidential document obtained by The Mail on Sunday. Secret papers reveal that plans to ease the strain on the 83-year-old monarch and her 88-year-old husband, Prince Philip, are at an advanced stage. The disclosures come despite months of denials from the Palace that the Queen was planning to step back from her official work in favour of her 27-year-old grandson. The information is contained in a briefing note written by...
  • Britain’s Prince Charles Blasts Climate-Change Skeptics

    02/10/2011 4:54:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    CNS News ^ | 02/10/2011
    Brussels (AP) - Prince Charles lashed out Wednesday at climate change skeptics, saying they are playing "a reckless game of roulette" with the planet's future. Skeptics are having a "corrosive effect" on public opinion, the British heir to the throne added. "Their suggestion, that hundreds of scientists around the world ... are somehow unconsciously biased, creates the implication that many of us are secretly conspiring to undermine and deliberately destroy the entire market-based capitalist system," he said. Many doubters -- particularly in the United States -- have dismissed scientific evidence supporting warming of the earth due to human activity, arguing...
  • Leftists Are Self-Destructive

    12/15/2010 9:22:30 PM PST · by stolinsky · 2 replies
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 12-16-10 | stolinsky
    A mob protesting increased university tuition rampaged through London. Thugs attacked the car carrying Prince Charles, heir to the throne, breaking a window, poking his wife Camilla with a stick, and dowsing the car with paint, while shouting “Off with their heads!” and “Tory scum!” In a “defiant rebuke,” House Democrats revolted against President Obama’s tax compromise, throwing the situation into confusion. They railed against “tax cuts for the very rich,” although in fact many small business people file individual tax returns. They would see their taxes rise − and their ability to hire new workers impaired − if Congress...
  • London protesters attack car carrying Prince Charles, wife

    12/09/2010 1:14:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies · 2+ views
    Digital Journal ^ | 12/09/2010
    Angry protesters in London have reportedly attacked a car belonging to Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla. The protests began after British legislators agreed to increase tuition fees and cut the budgets of universities. Digital Journal reported Thursday that violence engulfed London after a second protest broke out over a ruling to increase tuition fees and university budget cuts. There have been numerous reports of vandalism, injuries and clashes between protesters and police officers. According to the Associated Press, the enraged demonstrators attacked vehicle belonging to the heir to the British Throne, Prince Charles, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess...
  • Charles and Camilla car attacked by anarchists

    12/09/2010 12:54:59 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 50 replies · 5+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/9/10 | Daily Mail
    .../and nine police officers seriously injured by mob as MPs vote for rise in student fees Anarchists protesting against the student tuition fees rises attacked Prince Charles and Camilla's car outside the London Palladium tonight. The couple were due to attend the Royal Variety Performance, which was taking place close to the epicentre of a day of violent protest in Parliament Square. Clarence House said that the couple were unharmed even though they were inside the car when the mob struck. Onlookers said Camilla looked extremely shaken after the incident.
  • Protesters attack car containing Prince Charles (UK Students)

    12/09/2010 12:03:25 PM PST · by Eurotwit · 57 replies · 2+ views
    AP ^ | December 9th, 2010 | AP
    LONDON – Angry protesters in London have attacked a car containing Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. An Associated Press photographer saw demonstrators kick the car in Regent Street, in the heart of London's shopping district. The car then drove off. -snip- Protesters angry at a huge tuition fee hike are fighting with police and smashing windows in London. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information.
  • Prince Charles says Camilla may be queen

    11/19/2010 4:55:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 99 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/19/10 | AP
    LONDON – Prince Charles has reopened a sensitive debate in Britain by suggesting his wife Camilla may take the title of queen when he becomes monarch. The comments came in an interview with U.S. network NBC recorded in August and due to be broadcast later Friday. Extracts were aired on British television and received high attention in the week Charles' son Prince William — who is second in line to the throne — announced his engagement to Kate Middleton. Camilla legally will be queen if Charles takes the throne, but when the couple married in 2005 officials said she planned...
  • Waitrose forced to ditch halal lamb from Prince of Wales' Duchy range

    10/03/2010 7:11:26 PM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3rd October 2010 | Abul Taher
    Waitrose is to introduce a range of non-halal lamb products as a response to customers’ concerns about its meat supplies. Until now, all lamb sold by the store has been slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, with a Muslim reciting a prayer in Arabic over the meat. But Waitrose said last night that, from now on, organic Welsh lamb from its Duchy Originals range – established by Prince Charles to market produce from his estates – will no longer be halal. Waitrose said they made their decision in order to give customers ‘more choice’. But their reversal of policy comes...
  • Prince Charles Eavesdrops on Tourists, Speaks to Plants

    09/20/2010 12:01:05 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 59 replies
    ABC News ^ | LEE FERRAN | LEE FERRAN
    "I happily talk to the plants and trees, and listen to them. I think it's absolutely crucial," the prince says. "Everything I've done here, it's like almost with your children. Every tree has a meaning for me." For the man who would be king, the disclosures could be a little off putting. But not for Katie Nicholl, author of the upcoming book "William and Harry." "He is slightly eccentric, but I think eccentric people make the world go 'round and make it a lot more fun," Nicholl told "Good Morning America." Prince Charles was an organic pioneer long before it...
  • Prince Charles says he's not 'loony'

    09/19/2010 9:55:24 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 39 replies
    9 News ^ | Sept. 20, 2010
    The Prince of Wales has hit out at critics who refer to him as a "potty" royal but has admitted he talks to trees and plants as if they were his children. In a remarkably candid interview for a BBC documentary, Prince Charles dismisses suggestions he is "loony" but confesses to lying on the floor at his Highgrove home to eavesdrop on visitors. During the hour-long program, he is seen wandering around the extensive grounds of the Gloucestershire estate with gardener Alan Titchmarsh. According to the News of the World, he tells the presenter: "I got a lot of flack...
  • Prince Charles embarks on lavish train trip to spread green message

    09/07/2010 12:57:13 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 18 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | September 7, 210 | Robert Booth
    As a mode of transport, the royal train suits Prince Charles down to his hand-made brogues: resolutely old-fashioned, rather costly for the taxpayer, but just possibly ahead of its time. The locomotive this afternoon hauled the prince out of Glasgow station, furnished with the prince's bespoke study, a grand dining room and bedroom suite, complete with bath and his and hers beds, on the start of a four-day tour of Britain that will cost the taxpayer at least Ł50,000. The contrast between the train's opulence, which seemed worthy of an oligarch, and the purpose of its journey was, to some,...
  • One must take shorter showers, says Charles: Prince urges British families to 'snub the bathtub'

    08/19/2010 7:25:49 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 96 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | August 19, 2010 | Fay Schlesinger
    Prince Charles has told British families to take shorter showers to help protect the environment. The instruction came at the end of a list of 20 lifestyle changes recommended by the Prince of Wales for his new green campaign, Start. In separate advice endorsed by the Prince, he was more detailed – urging people to give up baths in favour of 'short, refreshing' five minute showers. His campaign website reads: 'Snub the tub. If everybody in a four-person family replaced one bath a week with a five-minute shower, you could save between Ł5 and Ł15 per year off your energy...
  • Richard Rogers, Architect Versus Charles, Prince

    08/14/2010 6:30:21 AM PDT · by mattstat · 7 replies
    The New York Review of Books, via an article submitted by a man appropriately named Martin Filler has “deconstructed” Prince Charles dislike of modern architecture. Deconstruction, in case you did not know, is the postmodern literary process of discovering or inventing words or actions from your victim in order to uphold your preconceived beliefs. Filler’s belief is that modern architecture, and those that create and design that architecture are good. By “good” he evidently does not mean “beautiful”, “useful”, or “lasting.” Instead, the word translates into “ability to win awards.” Awards which are created and doled out by men such...
  • Hunting Prince swears at Pressman

    01/07/2002 6:14:32 PM PST · by Oxylus · 25 replies · 1+ views
    The Times ^ | January 8, 2002 | SIMON DE BRUXELLES
    Hunting Prince swears at pressman BY SIMON DE BRUXELLES PRINCE WILLIAM'S relations with the media are under scrutiny this morning after he was accused of swearing at a press photographer and forcing him to jump into a ditch at the Beaufort hunt. Clive Postlethwaite, 51, claims that he was forced to drop his camera and leap backwards yesterday to avoid being trampled by the Prince's horse in a lane near the Prince of Wales's Highgrove estate in Gloucestershire. Last night Colleen Harris, the Prince of Wales's press spokeswoman, made light of the incident and said that she did not think ...
  • My duty is to save the world: Prince Charles believes he was born for a purpose

    07/30/2010 8:28:03 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 121 replies · 3+ views
    dailymail ^ | Friday July 30 2010 | Fay Schlesinger
    The Prince of Wales says he believes he has been placed on Earth as future King ‘for a purpose’ - to save the world. Giving a fascinating insight into his view of his inherited wealth and influence, he said: ‘I can only somehow imagine that I find myself being born into this position for a purpose. ‘I don’t want my grandchildren or yours to come along and say to me, “Why the hell didn’t you come and do something about this? You knew what the problem was”. That is what motivates me.‘I wanted to express something in the outer world...
  • Prince Charles and His Green Islamo-Fascist Paupers

    07/15/2010 1:59:22 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 23 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 7/15/10 | RMM I.F.
    On June 9th, Prince Charles delivered a stunning speech to the Center for Islamic Studies at Oxford wherein he called for a western pantheistic religious synthesis with Islam to help save the world from the impending environmental catastrophe looming on the apocalyptic horizon. Shockingly, Prince Charles strongly believes that Islam can play a critical role in bringing back ancient religious traditions that will promote a much needed check on western man’s unbridled enthusiasm for capitalism, power and money where science has been inappropriately exploited by commerce since the Industrial Revolution. Prince Charles presumes that such a course of action will...