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by Cat on Fri Sep 9th, 2022 at 04:06:26 PM EST
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... She became queen in 1952. This was a time when Britain was still an empire, Britain still had huge numbers of imperial possessions. It was a very homogeneous society. It was very socially disciplined. It was very christian. It was extremely honest. I mean, corruption was almost unheard of in British public life at that time. Where the leadership, people who occupied positions of authority, did so with a very strong sense of responsibility. I mean, this is something that developed over a long time, hadn't always existed, but in 1952 people in positions of authority did feel responsible for, you know, what happened and what they did.

There's a very famous case around the time when the queen became queen in 1952 when a British minister went to the House of Commons, said something in complete good faith. He gave a report to the House of Commons about something his ministry had done which was in complete good faith. It then turned out that it was wrong, and the House of Commons had been misled, and that minister felt obliged to resign. He decided that because he said something to the House of Commons that wasn't true, he felt that he had to resign. Well, that is inconceivable today. The queen in a kind of a way, she remained that. She continued [GESTICUALTING] to follow the ethos of the world that Britain, the kind of Britain, that she became queen of in 1952. She never evolved, if you like, out of it....

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by Cat on Sun Sep 11th, 2022 at 10:57:51 PM EST
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express & star | Woman arrested after protester holds anti-monarchy sign in Edinburgh, 9/11
She held a sign saying "f*** imperialism, abolish monarchy". Officers appeared behind her and took her away, prompting the crowd to applaud. One man shouted: "Let her go, it's free speech," while others yelled: "Have some respect."
During the first proclamation of Charles, the Lord Lyon King of Arms gave a speech before declaring "God save the King", which the crowd repeated.
Newsqueak | King Charles Protesters Arrested in U.K.--'Outrageous Assault on Democracy', 12 Sep
Two anti-royalist protesters were arrested in the U.K. over the weekend amid King Charles III's ascension to the throne, with one activist calling the moves "an outrageous assault on democracy"
[...]One anti-royalist protester who got arrested on Sunday was close to a remembrance ceremony at Mercat Cross in Edinburgh, by St Giles' Cathedral, where the Queen's coffin will lie on Monday.
Symon Hill, 45, was also arrested for shouting "who elected him?" during a reading of a proclamation in Oxford, England on Sunday. ...Speaking to The Guardian, Hill said: "I don't think I've ever seen anyone arrested on such threadbare grounds, let alone experienced it myself.
A Thames Valley police spokesperson said: "A 45-year-old man was arrested in connection with a disturbance that was caused during the county proclamation ceremony of King Charles III in Oxford.
archived Tue Mar 16th, 2021, BoJo Parliament, retrieved 17 Aug 2022
"He has subsequently been de-arrested < wipes tears > and is engaging with us voluntarily as we investigate a public order offense. The man was arrested on suspicion of a public order offense [under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986]."
by Cat on Mon Sep 12th, 2022 at 02:52:03 PM EST
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1539: 31 Henry 8 c.8: Proclamation by the Crown

The King for the time being, with the advice of his council, or the more part of them, may set forth proclamations under such penalties and pains as to him and them shall seem necessary, which shall be observed as though they were made by act of parliament; but this shall not be prejudicial to any person's inheritance, offices, liberties, goods, chattels or life; and whosoever shall willingly offend any article contained in the said proclamations, shall pay such forfeitures, or be so long imprisoned, as shall be expressed in the said proclamations; and if any offending will depart the realm, to the intent he will not answer his said offence, he shall be adjudged a traitor.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Mon Sep 12th, 2022 at 04:02:01 PM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Mon Sep 12th, 2022 at 04:02:53 PM EST
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oh noooooes, BoJo lied to the aged good, sweet queen Lilbet who granted his request to dissolve parliament!

41.Two fundamental principles of our constitutional law  are relevant to the present case. The  first is the principle of Parliamentary sovereignty: that laws enacted by the Crown in Parliament are the supreme form of law in our legal system, with which everyone, including the Government, must comply. However, the effect which the courts have given to Parliamentary sovereignty is not  confined to recognising the status of the legislation enacted by the Crown in Parliament as our highest form of law.
42.The sovereignty  of Parliament would, however, be undermined as the foundational principle of our constitution if the executive could, through the use of the prerogative, prevent Parliament from exercising its legislative authority for as long as it pleased. That, however, would be the position if there was no legal limit upon the power to prorogue Parliament (subject to a few exceptional circumstances in which, under statute, Parliament can meet while it stands  prorogued). An unlimited power of prorogation would therefore be incompatible with the legal principle of Parliamentary sovereignty.
Tue Sep 24th, 2019 in A few first principles
by Cat on Tue Sep 13th, 2022 at 01:29:19 PM EST
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Liz Truss to meet Joe Biden ahead of queen's funeral, "community spread"

+ AU, NZ, CA, PL, IE

by Cat on Fri Sep 16th, 2022 at 05:29:58 PM EST
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