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Old 05-10-2013, 11:21 AM
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For those of you who have not heard the history of Arlington National Cemetery, where Prince Harry visited today, it has an interesting backstory.

At the time of the US civil war, it was a home owned by Confederate General Lee's wife and they resided there. As it was high ground overlooking Washington DC, it was soon strategically occupied by the North.

By 1863, Northern war dead had filled area cemeteries and Arlington was officially designated a military cemetery. It was an obvious slap to the Lee and Custis Lee family, to have their beautiful home become a place of honor for the North's military.

Also, I thought so but fashionista.com confirmed it. Harry's tie yesterday was covered with little blue rabbits - with an occasional ram or dog (Ican't make the other figure out). http://fashionista.com/uploads/2013/...8.22.47-AM.png

Who wears rabbit ties? LOL
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:03 PM
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Also, I thought so but fashionista.com confirmed it. Harry's tie yesterday was covered with little blue rabbits - with an occasional ram or dog (Ican't make the other figure out). http://fashionista.com/uploads/2013/...8.22.47-AM.png

Who wears rabbit ties? LOL
I hadn't seen that yet. Cool... Looks like rabbits, the occasional dog, and fish (?) at the top..
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Also, I thought so but fashionista.com confirmed it. Harry's tie yesterday was covered with little blue rabbits - with an occasional ram or dog (Ican't make the other figure out). http://fashionista.com/uploads/2013/...8.22.47-AM.png

Who wears rabbit ties? LOL

The British - that's a very classy (and expensive) silk tie.
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:56 PM
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For those of you who have not heard the history of Arlington National Cemetery, where Prince Harry visited today, it has an interesting backstory.

At the time of the US civil war, it was a home owned by Confederate General Lee's wife and they resided there. As it was high ground overlooking Washington DC, it was soon strategically occupied by the North.

By 1863, Northern war dead had filled area cemeteries and Arlington was officially designated a military cemetery. It was an obvious slap to the Lee and Custis Lee family, to have their beautiful home become a place of honor for the North's military.
Thanks for the backstory on the Historic Cemetery. I always thought that it was ironic & a Perfect resting place for the soldiers. It is a very Beautiful Spot.. I was glad to hear that he also went to President Kennedy's Grave also. I don't remember hearing that they were going to visit his grave. However, I was pretty sure that they would being that he too was a Soldier not to mention The Commander - In - Chief. Very well done.

I agree with the board that they need to let Las V. go, It's done & over with ( not, to mention what he does in his off time is his business. No one was hurt). He is here on Official business & will do himself, his family & his Mother PROUD
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that was funny to watch all the female congressional staffers squeal like 14 year old girls when he was in the capitol building today i loled
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I'm actually glad Harry got a chance to go to The White House. I was wondering when the younger royals would be invited to the White House by the President. Unfortunately, President Obama was in Texas at the time but at least Harry was welcomed by The First Lady. I'm hoping William & Catherine will make it over to the White House at some point.

Harry is taking the US by storm.
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Is it possible for you to give us some quotes that support the "taking US by storm? - US quotes rather than anything from the UK

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Is it possible for you to give us some quotes that support the "taking US by storm? - US quotes rather than anything from the UK

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I don't know if these are the types of quote you want.



@PageSix: Gov. Chris Christie: 'I'm spending the entire day with Prince Harry...believe me, nobody's going to get naked'
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Is the comment supposed to be witty? Is it necessary to remind people of Prince Henry's private visit to Las Vegas in such manner?
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Is the comment supposed to be witty? Is it necessary to remind people of Prince Henry's private visit to Las Vegas in such manner?
It's a quote from Chris Christie. He's not known for grace or tact and no one would take what he said overly seriously.

/He's the governor of New Jersey
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Apparently, Chris Christie thinks it is witty. I think it is a cheap shot at Henry's expense. I also think it is Christie's means of making light of his size. The stomach stapling surgery doesn't seem to be working. But, it still is not nice to say that about being naked, although Paul McCartney said the same thing when he sang at the Super Bowl. Take the comment tongue in cheek or with a grain of salt, whichever is more appropriate to you.
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I took gov. Christie's comment to be more directed at himself - self deprecating, rather than a dig @ PH. Not a terribly sensitive or tactful remark, but I doubt Harry's upset about it. Wasn't this remark made several days ago?
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Is the comment supposed to be witty? Is it necessary to remind people of Prince Henry's private visit to Las Vegas in such manner?
Al bina - Gov. Christie is one of the few governors who can get away with saying this kind of thing. He is a big, in your face, New Jersey guy, who always has a quip and frequently says what he is thinking. He is a conservative with a big heart (and even he might agree a big mouth).

He is the kind of uncle that would explain to the hot bridesmaids at a wedding what a doofus you had been as a kid - just as you were trying to get to know those lovely young ladies. And because he also has a big heart - he gets away with it. We all shrug our shoulders at it. It is a US cultural thing that we get but not many other people do. He means no harm.
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Lengthy coverage on American TV (CNN and Fox) of Harry at the burial site of Afghan veterans. Also coverage of his visit to a charity (I think for injured vets, came in late) hosted by Michelle Obama. He said little either place.
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Getty now has images for Colorado! Yay! Search - Getty Images : Prince Harry
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harry is doing a great work!!! he is capitan of the army, right? The flowers are so sweet
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