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Forum: Current Events Archive 10-24-2015, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Roslyn
:previous: Good. I'm glad one of them turned...

:previous: Good. I'm glad one of them turned up to the final involving two Commonwealth countries, one of which still has HM as its Head of State. (And congratulations to New Zealand!)

I am...
Forum: Current Events Archive 04-22-2015, 11:25 PM
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Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
I take umbrage at my concerns being dismissed as...

I take umbrage at my concerns being dismissed as "nonsense" or "republican frustration" by people who are not Australian. It is not only republicans who disapproved of Abbott giving that award to...
Forum: Current Events Archive 04-22-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
The Dutch and Norweigians are free to give Philip...

The Dutch and Norweigians are free to give Philip a gong if they want to, but their opinions of him have absolutely no bearing on what Australia does. Philip might have done a lot for the...
Forum: Current Events Archive 04-22-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
Precisely what has this foreign man done for...

Precisely what has this foreign man done for Australia during his life to warrant us giving him our highest honour? Our highest honour! As far as I can find out, he has been here 10 times during...
Forum: Current Events Archive 03-26-2015, 06:02 PM
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Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
Looks like Margaret to me, too.

Looks like Margaret to me, too.
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-27-2015, 07:43 AM
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Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
Philip is not a joke, or wasn't before news of...

Philip is not a joke, or wasn't before news of this ridiculous gong got out. If he is perceived as a joke then that is all Tony Abbott's fault. Giving Philip an Australian knighthood is a joke...
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-26-2015, 07:01 PM
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Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
I don't think we should have knights and dames at...

I don't think we should have knights and dames at all in our Australian Honours system, and I don't think we will for much longer. They should never have been re-introduced; that was a retrograde...
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-26-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
I particularly like this article:No Cookies |...

I particularly like this article:No Cookies | Herald Sun (http://m.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/prince-philips-knighthood-insults-all-australians/story-fni0ffsx-1227197458812)



In what...
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-26-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
I'm moving from amused and mildly irritated to...

I'm moving from amused and mildly irritated to angry. What on earth has Prince Philip done for Australia to deserve this? I consider it's cringe-worthy. It might wake up the republican movement...
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-26-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 182,065
Posted By Roslyn
I doubt anyone in Australia was shocked. Some of...

I doubt anyone in Australia was shocked. Some of us would have been delighted, some would have been pleased, some would have been amused, some would have been angry but not at all surprised much...
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