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TUC leader Frances O’Grady speech on class system cut off by royal baby newsflash - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
“Good luck to the Duchess of Cambridge, but she would still have been pregnant when Frances finished speaking.”
WTF  news  class  unions  monarchy  BBC  fail  irony  inequality  pregnancy  magic-balls 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Storm over London may be connected to doom-laden event
'the universe was warning mankind that a malevolent entity had emerged into the world.'
silly  birth  posttofacebook  parody  amusing  monarchy  weather  UK  The-Daily-Mash 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ludicrous medieval pantomime may explain UK’s problems
'the bizarre 17th century pantomime could indicate a desire to live in a comfortingly demented fantasy world.'
silly  politics  posttofacebook  parody  amusing  monarchy  westminster 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Margaret Thatcher: This is a state funeral, and that’s a mistake - Telegraph
'The decision to acknowledge Lady Thatcher, but not Clement Attlee, makes the Queen appear partisan and is out of kilter with the impartiality of the modern monarchy'
history  politics  posttofacebook  monarchy  image  conservatives  UK 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands 'to abdicate for son'
'to make a televised announcement, amid speculation in local media that she will abdicate the throne'
politics  europe  news  monarchy  interesting 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Constitutional Reform and Prince Harry's Balls
The reason that the son of Prince Harry has an outside chance of being Head of State and mine doesn’t is that Prince Harry has Magic Balls
amusing  politics  monarchy  UK  media  interesting  comment  privacy  magic-balls  posttofacebook  Xandar;our-reign-has-gone-on-long-enough.Indeed;summon-the-meteors 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Writer's block
'It is the largest solid block of Acrylic in the world. It was originally made in 1968 for Stanley Kubrick’s film “2001 – A Space Odyssey”, but was rejected by the director in favour of the now famous black basalt monolith.'

And now it's a bit of art for/about the queen/monarchy
art  monarchy  UK  interesting 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Liechtenstein referendum rejects curbs on royal powers
'even if voters had bucked tradition and opted to remove the royal veto, nothing much would have changed. "Oh I think the Prince wouldn't sanction that," she said. "He would use his veto, of course."'

Interesting comparisons to Lords Reform, I'd say.
posttofacebook  politics  political-reform  monarchy  Liechtenstein  Europe  democracy  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink

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