Re: Australian Republic?
- From: CJ Buyers <susuhanan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2010 17:54:22 -0700 (PDT)
On Aug 22, 8:57 am, The Chief <the.chieft...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Aug 21, 7:51 pm, Breton <royalistper...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Aug 17, 5:34 pm, The Chief <the.chieft...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Aug 17, 7:25 pm, Breton <royalistper...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Aug 17, 10:13 am, David <ds...@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I imagine this will be discussed at length with various levels of
sarcasm and acrimony, so here's a place for it:
"Ms Gillard says while Australians have a deep affection for Queen
Elizabeth, she would like to see the country work through the debate
to decide on an appropriate model for an Australian republic.
"I think that the appropriate time for this nation to move to being a
republic is when we see the monarch change," she said."
Been there, done that. They had a referendum in 1999 which failed.
The trouble with politicians is they don't listen to the people.
The people will eventually arrive at the correct result.
Just like in the old USSR?
And the USA, France, Ireland, ....
How many referrendums on monarchy have they had?
I don't know why you bring up Ireland, it is of no consequence to
Can you point to a single country anywhere that has copied or even
borrowed from the Irish constitution?
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