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75% claim the British monarchy is crucial for the future of the UK, record breaking support

Looking forward from the Royal Wedding, there has been a surge in support for the monarchy in the United Kingdom.

Chief Exec of polling firm Ipsos MORI, Ben Page, has conducted a poll that has found 75% of recipients supported the idea that the monarchy is important in the future of the United Kingdom. 104 more words

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When Harry Met Meghan (FINAL)

The Royal Wedding is over, but there’s still time to indulge in that fine old international tradition: Making Fun of the Royals.  This has been going on for centuries.  502 more words

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Power in Love

“There’s power in love. There’s power in love to help and heal when nothing else can. There’s power in love to lift up and liberate when nothing else will. 166 more words

Everyday Blessings

Good Sentences

“Harry is marrying up too. He’s marrying up by marrying out — out of long-entwined bloodlines, out of entrenched rituals and hierarchies, out of a lineage as constricted as it is privileged.”

—Margo Jefferson at The Guardian

Friendship

Why I respect the British monarchy, but do not consider them part of my heritage.

I am British by birthright. My parents are each immigrants to this country. My father from West Africa and my mother from Western Europe.

I was messaging with an American male cousin a few hours ago. 684 more words

Why I'm Not Watching That Wedding

Today I will definitely not be one of the zillions of people worldwide sitting glued to a screen to watch the royal wedding.

It’s not that I have anything against Prince Harry. 780 more words

Random Rants

When Harry Met Meghan (II)

Are you sick the British Royal Family, yet?  Yeah, me too, but I’m such a hopeless monarchist that I can’t help myself.  Here are a couple of things that may have just gotten lost in the ocean of wall-to-wall-to-wall -to-floor-to-ceiling Royal Wedding media coverage we’ve all been enduring.  475 more words

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