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BS: Her Majesty the Queen

Bonzo3legs 05 Apr 20 - 01:14 PM
Dave the Gnome 05 Apr 20 - 01:34 PM
Iains 05 Apr 20 - 01:40 PM
Dave the Gnome 05 Apr 20 - 01:42 PM
Bonzo3legs 05 Apr 20 - 01:51 PM
Raggytash 05 Apr 20 - 01:56 PM
Steve Shaw 05 Apr 20 - 02:17 PM
punkfolkrocker 05 Apr 20 - 02:28 PM
Steve Shaw 05 Apr 20 - 02:38 PM
punkfolkrocker 05 Apr 20 - 02:44 PM
Iains 05 Apr 20 - 02:50 PM
punkfolkrocker 05 Apr 20 - 03:07 PM
Donuel 05 Apr 20 - 03:23 PM
Donuel 05 Apr 20 - 03:47 PM
The Sandman 05 Apr 20 - 04:33 PM
JHW 05 Apr 20 - 04:42 PM
Steve Shaw 05 Apr 20 - 04:44 PM
The Sandman 05 Apr 20 - 04:50 PM
Bonzo3legs 05 Apr 20 - 05:22 PM
EBarnacle 05 Apr 20 - 11:07 PM
Stilly River Sage 06 Apr 20 - 12:10 AM
Joe Offer 06 Apr 20 - 12:45 AM
punkfolkrocker 06 Apr 20 - 01:33 AM
Backwoodsman 06 Apr 20 - 01:40 AM
The Sandman 06 Apr 20 - 02:29 AM
Senoufou 06 Apr 20 - 02:48 AM
Jim Carroll 06 Apr 20 - 03:00 AM
The Sandman 06 Apr 20 - 03:05 AM
The Sandman 06 Apr 20 - 03:22 AM
Senoufou 06 Apr 20 - 03:24 AM
Jim Carroll 06 Apr 20 - 03:28 AM
Backwoodsman 06 Apr 20 - 03:32 AM
DMcG 06 Apr 20 - 03:59 AM
Donuel 06 Apr 20 - 08:42 AM
John MacKenzie 06 Apr 20 - 09:22 AM
The Sandman 06 Apr 20 - 10:43 AM
Charmion 06 Apr 20 - 10:52 AM
Bonzo3legs 06 Apr 20 - 10:53 AM
The Sandman 06 Apr 20 - 11:28 AM
Mrrzy 06 Apr 20 - 11:35 AM
WalkaboutsVerse 06 Apr 20 - 12:30 PM
Eric the Viking 06 Apr 20 - 12:34 PM
punkfolkrocker 06 Apr 20 - 12:53 PM
Bonzo3legs 06 Apr 20 - 01:14 PM
punkfolkrocker 06 Apr 20 - 01:24 PM
Bonzo3legs 06 Apr 20 - 02:59 PM
punkfolkrocker 06 Apr 20 - 03:22 PM
Bonzo3legs 06 Apr 20 - 03:23 PM
Nigel Parsons 07 Apr 20 - 08:54 AM
JHW 07 Apr 20 - 03:37 PM
McGrath of Harlow 07 Apr 20 - 11:19 PM
Steve Shaw 08 Apr 20 - 08:57 PM
McGrath of Harlow 08 Apr 20 - 11:28 PM
The Sandman 09 Apr 20 - 02:44 AM
Eric the Viking 09 Apr 20 - 03:07 AM
Bonzo3legs 09 Apr 20 - 03:45 AM
Hrothgar 10 Apr 20 - 01:18 AM
keberoxu 18 Apr 20 - 07:33 PM
Steve Shaw 18 Apr 20 - 07:42 PM
Jim Carroll 19 Apr 20 - 02:46 AM
JHW 20 Apr 20 - 09:01 AM
G-Force 21 Apr 20 - 08:29 AM
Charmion 21 Apr 20 - 10:01 AM
Charmion's brother Andrew 21 Apr 20 - 12:20 PM
Jim Carroll 21 Apr 20 - 12:30 PM
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Jim Carroll 21 Apr 20 - 01:17 PM
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Jim Carroll 21 Apr 20 - 02:28 PM
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Subject: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:14 PM

We look forward to watching our wonderful Queen's speech at 8pm this evening.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-npMLdtpOns


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:34 PM

Is it the queen of the speech that is wonderful?

And who is this "we"?

You need to clarify these things


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Iains
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:40 PM

Roger on that. You do!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:42 PM

Queen or the speech


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:51 PM

Interesting


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Raggytash
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 01:56 PM

Are you really naïve enough to think she gives a flying **** about you.

Really!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 02:17 PM

I might just go and bang me dustbin lid outside at eight, or maybe put some Beethoven on. I see that Han The Cock is threatening to lock us all in our houses now. Of course, if you're in high places you can drive off to your second home, "to check it out", family included, more than once, and stay over, or go to see your mother on Mothering Sunday. The rest of us can just be collectively punished because some tabloids made a Big Thing of a few people sunbathing (mostly miles away from other people from what I could see) in a park in London. I don't have to do that because I have a garden, a luxury denied to millions of Londoners, so who am I to judge. Hey ho. The sea at Widemouth was beautiful today. I walked to it from my house. But aren't flat-dwellers sunbathing in a park so disgusting...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 02:28 PM

I had to miss seeing my mum on her 88th birthday..

Hope she has another next year...

.. and me and the mrs as well.......

Oh yes.. the queen..

..our real anthem from the silver jubilee.. up to now.. and beyond...

"God save the queen
The fascist regime
They made you a moron
A potential H bomb
God save the queen
She's not a human being
and There's no future
And England's dreaming
Don't be told what you want
Don't be told what you need
There's no future
No future
No future for you
God save the queen
We mean it man
We love our queen
God saves
God save the queen
'Cause tourists are money
And our figurehead
Is not what she seems
Oh God save history
God save your mad parade
Oh Lord God have mercy
All crimes are paid
Oh when there's no future
How can there be sin
We're the flowers
In the dustbin
We're the poison
In your human machine
We're the future…
"


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 02:38 PM

Due to Mrs Steve ironing and me mistiming the cooking, I'm delighted to announce that at precisely eight o'clock we'll be sitting in t'kitchen scoffing a hearty beef-in-Guinness stew I've made, accompanied by mashed spuds and some greens. And a bottle of red*. I'll raise a glass to the heroes of the NHS and the care sector. The queer old dean can go boil her privileged head.

*Are Tories jealous cos there's no such thing as blue wine?


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 02:44 PM

.. and blue blood.. is really very red...!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Iains
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 02:50 PM

Actually there is The wine is filtered through a pulp of red grape skins which contain a natural pigment, anthocyanin, and gives the wine its electric blue color.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 03:07 PM

.. even I knew that, and I'm from a council estate...

But the toffs will not find tinting their blood as blue so easy...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 03:23 PM

pfr is on a roll.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 03:47 PM

I can not tell if this was the real Queen or CGI Queen or both.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 04:33 PM

Presumably the Queen of Sweden


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: JHW
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 04:42 PM

There's not much to do so applauding at 8 on Thursday was something to look forward to.
I listened to our Queen, Sunday 5th at 8, giving I thought a well considered speech thanking all those working on everyone else's behalf and encouraging us that it will be over.
I'll admit its a long time since I heard a Christmas Day speech, been out at freinds or walking. Glad I heard this one.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 04:44 PM

Queen of Sweden? Sweden? Abba? Dancing Queen???


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 04:50 PM

Bonzo is is so insular, he forgets this is an international forum and that there are several queens
There remain, as of 2016, twelve (12) sovereign monarchies in Europe. Seven are kingdoms: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 05:22 PM

Jolly jolly good Sandman.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: EBarnacle
Date: 05 Apr 20 - 11:07 PM

In the opening post was that the Royal We?


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:10 AM

Did she have anything helpful to say?


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Joe Offer
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:45 AM

Hey, she beats the hell outa Trump....or Johnson.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 01:33 AM

She didn't mention anything about better pay and working conditions,
or job security,
for surviving essential public sector workers after all this is ever over...

Her speech was just a big build up to quoting a corny old patriotic Vera Lynn song...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Backwoodsman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 01:40 AM

At least she can string a properly-structured sentence together, unlike the Orange-Utan (sic) infesting The White House, or the blond buffoon occupying 10, Downing Street for the time being.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 02:29 AM

She is good at making speeches, and perhaps would do better than johnson if she was in charge,how did she produce such useless cildren[exception Anne] i blame the duke of edinburgh another useless tosser


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Senoufou
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 02:48 AM

It's strange, I used to idolise the Royal Family, and watched all the weddings/funerals etc on TV with enthusiasm. But for some reason I've lost all interest in them and have come to the conclusion that they're an anachronism. I think after Her Maj has gone, the whole thing should be dismantled.
I did watch her speech, but couldn't see the point in it. I got the impression that she was only doing it because her advisers had told her the people expected it.
It's a bit rich (pun intended) for someone ridiculously wealthy who has led a life of endless privilege and luxury to be sitting there 'encouraging' the rest of us. Nah.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:00 AM

I'm with Sen - I didn't see the point in it either, but I didn't find it as offensive as I thought I might and I didn't switch it off in the middle (mind you, I was doing the crossword at the time time)
I do have to say that I admire her ability to speak as well as she does at her age - wonder what she's on and where you can get it (if it's not just from a lifetime of pampering, of course!)
Jim


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:05 AM

if it gives consolation to some, i cannot see the harm in it, she is doing her job, [making speeches] quite well, which is more than some of the politicians are.
the fact she is very wealthy is hardly relevant is it?would you rather she told us to riot or to do ourselves in


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:22 AM

Ithink she is better at making that sort of speech than Charles Haughey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-bSKsVDr_M


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Senoufou
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:24 AM

No, but if they're all so very wealthy they could transfer much of their money over to the NHS or the Homeless charities etc at this time.
But of course to be fair, they may well have done so already, but don't want to announce it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:28 AM

"Charles Haughey"
Who was an alcoholic crook
The bumbling ramblings of the present lot are hardly Churchilian (or Norman Shelley-ish, if you believe the legends)
Try not to be dafter than you are Bozo
Jim


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Backwoodsman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:32 AM

I’m with Sen.

Although the thought of ‘President Johnson’ fills me with dismay.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: DMcG
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:59 AM

I have never had any real interest in the Royal Family - neither enough to bother to watch this speech - though I did read the text later - nor to be one of those that demands the Royal Family be disbanded.

For me, they are truly irrelevant: neither good, nor bad.

Having said that, I agree The Sandman at 03:05 AM: if it gives consolation to some, i cannot see the harm in it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Donuel
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 08:42 AM

She naturally has a speech writer. The writer was clever enough to make clear that the citizens should remain RESOLUTE.

Yes YOU should be determined, adamant and single-minded - BUT NOT THE GOVERNMENT.

Your job is to be;
firm
unswerving
unwavering
undaunted
fixed
set
intent
insistent
steadfast
staunch
stalwart
earnest
deliberate
unfaltering
unhesitating
unflinching
persevering
persistent
pertinacious
indefatigable
tenacious
bulldog
strong-minded
strong-willed
unshakeable
steely
dedicated
committed
constant
stubborn
dogged
obstinate
obdurate
inflexible
relentless
intransigent
implacable
unyielding
unbending
immovable
unrelenting
spirited
brave
bold
courageous
plucky
stout
stouthearted
indomitable
strenuous
vigorous
gritty
stiff
rock-ribbed
gutsy
spunky
perseverant and
indurate...

So that the government may remain half hearted and of two minds.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 09:22 AM

She inherited a job which she didn't want, many years ago. She has done it to the best of her ability, and always does what she's told.
Do try to remember that she has no power, and is a constitutional monarch, merely a figurehead.
Remember that had it not been for her, we may have had a President Thatcher, or Blair, and that even now we may have had a President Boris.
At present in hospital, not suffering from Scrofula.
Remember the old adage, don't shoot the messenger !


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 10:43 AM

dear old bo3legsnzo and his apostrophes, reminiscent of a penge greengrocer


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Charmion
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 10:52 AM

Her Maj looks at the camera with the steadiest gaze in broadcast history, and news readers the world over should stand in awe of her measured delivery and crystalline diction.

As Giok says, she's doing her duty, as usual. Setting a good example of stoic calm and giving good advice. No, she's not "relatable" and I could never imagine having a beer with her in the back yard, but then she's not a politician, is she?


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 10:53 AM

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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 11:28 AM

Charmion, she has experience, for a lot of people she offers consolation, i think her and Corbyn would make a good team


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Mrrzy
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 11:35 AM

Nice list, Donuel.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:30 PM

Jesus criticised monarchism; my poem, from WalkaboutsVerse, "AFTER PSALM 118:9 AND MATTHEW 4:8-10"


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:34 PM

Didn't listen. Not interested. I wouldn't stop anyone else, but the whole lot of them are of no consequence to me as I am to them.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:53 PM

The eventual end of the crisis offers a great unexpected opportunity
to positively reset the world..

But.. NO.. all the old shit will just fall back in place,
even further entrenched for the future...

Royalty will flourish ever more, as vitally needed for tory ruling-order propaganda purposes...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 01:14 PM

Excellent!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 01:24 PM

..imagining bonz's living room walls and shelves
festooned with overpriced mail order royal souvenir bric-a-brac tat..

..errmmm sorry.. highly desirable and cherishable, guaranteed to delight,
investment quality, and future family heirloom grade, limited edition royal collectibles... [empire made..]


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 02:59 PM

Wrong I'm afraid, you would see a limited edition print of The Faces !!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:22 PM

Bonz - that's your redeeming quality, plausible evidence we two are more alike,
than we care to admit...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 03:23 PM

I knew it!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 07 Apr 20 - 08:54 AM

From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 06 Apr 20 - 12:30 PM

Jesus criticised monarchism; my poem, from WalkaboutsVerse, "AFTER PSALM 118:9 AND MATTHEW 4:8-10"


What??
I see nothing about monarchies in Matthew 4 8-10, and the psalms (in theory) pre-date Christ.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: JHW
Date: 07 Apr 20 - 03:37 PM

'Did she have anything helpful to say?'
Thanks and encouragement in tough times.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 07 Apr 20 - 11:19 PM

I liked what John Crace wrote about it in The Guardian:

"But one thing was notable by its absence. Although it’s her job to be apolitical, there was no mention of the government’s efforts or requests to follow official advice. Her Maj still hasn’t forgotten how she was used, and made a fool of, by Boris Johnson over the prorogation and pointless Queen’s speech. In Boris, she doesn’t trust. But then who does?

The subtext was unmistakeable. If the country was to survive, it would do so through the collective resolve of its people, not through a government that had been slow to react and was still making promises it did not know it would be able to keep. And with that she faded out after little less than four minutes.

Throughout, her face remained more or less expressionless – inscrutability to hide the pain – but she had done what was required. Simply by being there, she had shown she cared. She had provided the clear moral leadership that many politicians have failed to provide. For some people nothing she could have said would have been enough, while others would have taken comfort. Most people probably wouldn’t have cared much either way. But it was a necessary rite of passage. And a tough gig when underneath you’re just as scared – if not more so, given her age – as everyone else. There’s no disguising it: the Queen’s a class act."


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Apr 20 - 08:57 PM

Class act? Moral leadership? Do me a favour. Here we have one of the richest people in the world taking tens of millions per annum for decades from the poor bloody taxpayer in order to keep her extended family of disreputable hangers-on in clover. And let's face it. She didn't write that speech, and she was well-trained.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 08 Apr 20 - 11:28 PM

I've no idea whether she wrote that or not, and nor do you, Steve. In either case that's not relevant to whether John Crace was accurate in applying the term "class act" to her. I think it's spot on, with its deliberate ambiguity.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: The Sandman
Date: 09 Apr 20 - 02:44 AM

mind you, she would probably do better than raab, the man who did not know how important dover was as a port


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 09 Apr 20 - 03:07 AM

Punk F R.......I t would be a wonderful opportunity for change except, we are a nation disarmed, ( only criminals, police and military have armaments) We are also tied by this latest legislation to keep us in our homes, no public or private gatherings etc. Controlled access to essential supplies. There are too many forelock tuggers to openly revolt, too many disinterested ordinary citizens. We are under the yoke of the rich and (they think) the elite, until they become powerless, nothing will change. We even have the thought police checking up on us peasants instead of removing the " rubbish" off the streets and from society. The legal profession and judges, part of the same powerful elite, maintain the status quo.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 09 Apr 20 - 03:45 AM

Jolly good.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Hrothgar
Date: 10 Apr 20 - 01:18 AM

I am an Australian republican (note the small "r"). For the information of those in other lands, we have the Queen as our head of state. We hope to change this one day, and I expect the best opportunity will come after Her Majesty dies.

However, I must say that the bits of her speech I saw on news clips were most impressive, and I cannot imagine the likes of Boris Johnson coming close to her ability to actually show that she actually cares about what is going on. She gave the impression that the speech was her duty, and she is going to do her duty.

Try to imagine, if you will, the American head of state even coming close.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: keberoxu
Date: 18 Apr 20 - 07:33 PM

Cancelled celebrations:
no birthday,
and no Trooping the Colours.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 18 Apr 20 - 07:42 PM

Good.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 19 Apr 20 - 02:46 AM

Favourite Liverpool saying
"Shit", exclaimed the Queen, and a thousand arseholes strained to obey

Or MacColl's introduction to his shortest song, 'Roseberry'
Liz and Phil the Greek made passionate love on their wedding night
After round one, Liz gasped, "Do poor people do this Phillip ?"
"I believe they do, m'dear"
"Then it's too damned good for them"
Jim


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: JHW
Date: 20 Apr 20 - 09:01 AM

Ah yes but only the Queen has a regina.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: G-Force
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 08:29 AM

I can always remember Her Madge's birthday as it's the same as my mother's. Gawd bless'em both.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Charmion
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 10:01 AM

No one can cancel a birthday, however hard they try. Trooping the colours, well, we can give the poor horses a rest for this year.

In Canada, the Queen's Birthday is 24 May, marked with gun salutes, the planting of tender annuals, and double-dozens of beer drunk on cottage docks throughout the land. Let us all hope that, by then, gunners, gardeners and beer-drinkers alike will be able to do what they do without fear of infecting anyone with something nasty.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Charmion's brother Andrew
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 12:20 PM

The Trooping of the Colour is done in early June to maximize the numbers of tourists to be fleeced. (It will likely have to be cancelled, too.)

Since this is a musical site, I would like to bring to the multitude's attention that the song for the day ought to be that Cavalier standard, "Here's a Health unto His Majesty," which is the origin of the quick marches of the Royal and Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and a rollicking song--except for all the 'la-las'-- with fun lyrics.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 12:30 PM

AS the quen has two birthdays (real and 'official') ses that mean she is 188?
No wonder Charlie's pissed off at being kept waiting so long for a seat
Wouldn't eat in that restaurant
Jim Carroll


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Backwoodsman
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 12:38 PM

On a point of order - there is no such thing as ‘The Trooping of the Colour’.
Its correct title is ‘Trooping The Colour’. No preceding ‘The’, and no ‘of’.

Carry on, No. 1.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 12:52 PM

Trooping the Colour will be greatly missed this year.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 01:17 PM

"Trooping the Colour will be greatly missed this year"
Jaysus Bozo - if that's all that's on your mind no wonder the UK is permanently on the brink
Trooping the colour is no more than a vulgar display of power - in this case, by a figurehead   
Just re-watching Wolf Hall - a magnificent representation of a king gone viral
Jim Carroll


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 01:50 PM

Eurovision song contest 2020 is a far worse loss to humanity...


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Jim Carroll
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 02:28 PM

"is a far worse loss to humanity.."
Doubt if you could squeeze a credit card between the two
Jim


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 03:20 PM

Jim Carroll, you don't what the fuck you are talking about.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 04:07 PM

He's saying that Eurovision and Trooping the Colour are two cheeks of the same unwashed arse. It's a point of view.


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: Charmion
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 04:14 PM

De gustibus non est disputandum.

Me, I like the military bands; unlike some Eurovision contestants, they all play together, and in tune. And what genius thought up big piebald horses carrying kettle-drums?


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Subject: RE: BS: Her Majesty the Queen
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 21 Apr 20 - 04:21 PM

The creator's of Russia's entry to this year's aborted contest
should be made creative directors of all our royal events...

.. then I might take some interest in them...


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