Tag Archives: Royal Family

“Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle etc”

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Royal Wedding: time to tie the knot!

I LOVE IT! What role should monarchs play in an aspiring-to-egalitarian age? While public demonstrations across North Africa and the Middle East herald an Arab Spring, similar masses in Britain protest bank imposed austerity cuts, each met with repressive force … Continue reading

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BBC Headline: BP to decide

BP to make decision on ‘top kill’ plan to stem oil leak uhh… Yeah. Like they’re in a position to dictate terms. If they really ARE in a position to dictate terms then we, the people of the world, are … Continue reading

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Tabloid trash: entire royal family dying

Hyperbole mine. Actually, a couple of not-widely-divergent Tabloids have, in the past three weeks, published headlines, one that “Dying Charles names Prince Harry as heir” and then “Dying Queen names Prince William” to the throne. Since this is my day … Continue reading

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The high regard we hold for nobility

The British royal family has shot Argentines, Iraqis and Afghans. Prince Harry is sneaking back to Afghanistan to kill more. You think they won’t beat a dog? His Royal Highness The Prince, Edward Antony Richard Louis, Earl of Wessex, Viscount … Continue reading

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Princess Diana and the end of civility

In his effort to humanize Elizabeth in THE QUEEN, Director Stephen Frears has provided the behind the scenes on Tony Blair, inadvertently glorifying his ascent to power. Continue reading

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