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Wot r dey?
a billion yeas?
bt mayb she shudent ave so much money when sum ppl in her cuntry r so poor lol
For some reason I can't get the image of a load of Historical Reenactment nuts outside Buckingham Palace with pitchforks trying to break down the gates. I'd be there, that's for sure.
Plus, we can open up all the palaces...
Anyway the Crown Estates produce far far more in normal income for the country than what the monarchy costs.
In principle it's not a form of government I generally agree with, but given the circumstances I think the benefits outweigh the costs.
I just think there's a high enough chance that they make more than they cost to make it worthwhile, especially since they don't interfere politically or generally cause a great deal of trouble.
Also having the Express focusing on them stops it doing a lot of harm in other areas.
Yeah. It's no great problem at the moment really, Republican though I am.
LOL BRIAN HAW
the World has ever seen!
The royal family (over the ages) killed a tonne of Catholics so they should fucking BURN.
turning christ's message of peace into an imperial political weapon of war used to justify the subjugation and brutalisation of people deemed inferior across the centuries.
or so Portillo told me
I see it as part of our culture.
I know you're supposed to hate the disgraceful colonial foundations that culture's built on, and 'celebrate' other people's, but I'm pretty comfortable with celebrating my own as well.