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Post time 2016-4-21 10:21:32 |Display all floors
In honor of Queen Elizabeth's birthday, I pose this question: what is the relevance of the monarchy in today's political world? Is there any point on continuing a succession of royals? What are the benefits?
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Post time 2016-4-21 12:27:25 |Display all floors
Who cares. When I joined my army, I swore allegiance to HM and her descendants. That's it.....period.

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Post time 2016-4-21 12:48:43 |Display all floors
Tourism ..
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Post time 2016-4-21 14:26:33 |Display all floors
parcher Post time: 2016-4-21 12:48
Tourism ..

Many other countries in Europe don't have a royal family and are not any less popular with tourists.

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Post time 2016-4-21 14:56:29 |Display all floors
BlondeAmber Post time: 2016-4-21 14:26
Many other countries in Europe don't have a royal family and are not any less popular with tourist ...

The british tourism agency reported that the royals generate 500 million pounds a year in tourism revenue, with millions of visitors to historic sites such as the tower of London, Windsor castle, and Buckingham palace. tourism is the 3rd biggest industry and supports about 2.6 million jobs. The royal wedding boosted the economy by 107 million. The issue is how much they are paid every year. Apparently it costs every citizen around 53 pence.....
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Post time 2016-4-21 16:26:12 |Display all floors
Royal families do not belong to the 21st century. Countries that still have kings and queens are living in the past. I could not accept being second class citizen in my own country.

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Post time 2016-4-21 17:24:42 |Display all floors
mixamixa Post time: 2016-4-21 16:26
Royal families do not belong to the 21st century. Countries that still have kings and queens are liv ...

Good. We don't want you here....
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