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re: Must buy Disney movies - AUveritas
Peter Pan The Jungle Book Robin Hood...
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re: East is fricked - AUveritas
You mean like Iowa couldn't compete with OSU?...
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re: Books about the end of the world - AUveritas
Swan Song by Robert McCammon...
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re: It's time for another "Under-Appreciated Movies" thread - AUveritas
In the Mouth of Madness Boondock Saints Phantasm Night of the Creeps Dream a Little Dream...
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re: Gene Hackman is 88 today - AUveritas
[quote]this is the greatest living actor [/quote] That would be Robert Duvall...
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re: Tom Hanks cast as Fred Rogers for "You Are My Friend" biopic - AUveritas
The Electric Company was a far better PBS kids show. As stated earlier, even as a small child I found Mr. Rogers to be insufferable and boring....
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
I meant it as a more of an ingrained trait than the current political definition. For someone who inherently does not favor progressivism, I think I'm correct. I think you're being anachronistic in dismissing it out of hand....
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
So, a conservative under British rule most likely wouldn't have supported breaking away and forming a new government....
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
Sure I do: holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion. From the Google dictionary...
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
[quote]1776 Britain called and they wanted their talking points back.[/quote] Fair dig lol. I most likely would have been a Tory had I been around during the early Republic. If most true conservatives are honest with themselves, they likely would have been too. ...
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
You assume that the politicians would obey the law. I'd say that's far less likely than being able to buy off a king or queen. As pointed out in my OP, a royal family would have a greater interest in fixing the long term issues of the country. ...
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
[quote]you seem to describe a monarchy more than a constitutional monarchy.[/quote] I probably do lean that way. I think a more literal constitutional monarchy would be ideal. By that, I mean a monarchy more powerful than a parliament but bound by a constitution to hold their authority in check. ...
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
Can we all agree that put current form of democracy isn't viable long term and am alternative must be considered? Political parties are tearing this country apart. If it's this bad now, I'd hate to see the political divide 100 years from now....
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
So, I guess that the issue then becomes how much power the monarchy is granted....
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re: Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
Thats why I specified a Constitutional Monarchy, with a system of checks and balances....
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Constitutional Monarchies > Democratic Republics? - AUveritas
Some interesting points: Pros and cons of a monarchy vs a republic Advantages of a constitutional monarchy: Stability. The head of state is appointed for a very long perdiod of time, usually until she/he abdicates or die. This gives the country more stability in comparison with republics wher...
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re: LSU being reevaluated for 4th in the West next season - AUveritas
[quote]They lost 4 starters off the Oline.[/quote] 4 starters that got manhandled a few games. Addition by subtraction....
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