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REPUBLICAN PARTY NEWSLETTER
For a Civic and Constitutional Republic
Issue No 84 Sunday 11 November 2011
Highlighting news stories important to the Civic Republican view, particularly those that are overlooked or little covered in the main media.
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Peter Kellow writes
I know. Not everyone can be bothered with Facebook. But it is useful for highlighting stories in the news relating to the Republican cause in Britain
Here are a few of my recent postings
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If you cannot show who you are then stay at home. The use of Guy Fawkes masks in protesting against capitalism is unfunny and nonsensical. Practically it will allow easy infiltration by ne’er-do-wells and the police. Democracy is about individuals openly declaring themselves. That vital principle is being lost by these idiots in masks.
“…the prince's power applies when a new bill might affect his own interests, in particular the Duchy of Cornwall, a private £700m property empire that last year provided him with an £18m income.”
Ministers sought prince's consent under secretive constitutional loophole on bills covering issues from gambling to the Olympics
Andrew Rosenfeld, one of Britain’s richest men with a fortune of more than £100million, has become Mr Miliband’s biggest private backer after donating £1million to the party.
Andrew Rosenfeld, one of Britain’s richest men with a fortune of more than £100 million, has become Mr Miliband’s biggest private backer after donating £1 million to the party.
A long serving MP due to retire, Michael D. Higgins’s main experience of government was as Minister for Arts, Culture and Irish speaking regions 1994-97. Whilst a respected figure as politician, poet, author and broadcaster, his political career is clearly long over. He is typical of the kind of candidates an ineffectual figurehead post will attract.
Michael D. Higgins wins Irish presidential election - Telegraphwww.telegraph.co.uk
Michael D. Higgins will become Ireland's next president after his main rival conceded defeat on Friday to the 70-year-old poet and former arts minister.
'It would be a disaster for the north of England to be stuck with an English parliament which reinforces the political and economic power of London and the south-east. A federal Britain should include an "England of the regions" which has strong, devolved government for the north and other regions that want it.' Professor Paul Salveson, Huddersfieldwww.guardian.co.uk
Letters: It would be a disaster for the north of England to be stuck with an English parliament which reinforces the political and economic power of London and the south-east
"To observe the annual SNP annual party conference is to witness an evangelical gathering in full cry.
Kevin McKenna: Neither Labour nor the Tories has the means to stop the SNP's drive to independence
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