Yay or Nay: The Royal Family

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860k isnt a big amount tbh these days , Should I be fortunate enough to win big on the Lottery I would put 1 Million in several suitcases and give each one to my brothers and sisters for a drink to help them out , Rock up at City with another suitcase and hand that over see if they refuse it !!
You couldn't rock up at Jakarta, could you?
 

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Do you reckon the PM of the day would have played tennis with Eva Braun?
I didn't know that the head of the Bin Laden family - and it's a typical, rich Arab family with wives and half sisters and brothers all over the place - had committed any crimes. Or is it guilt by association?
Accepting moneys like this is certainly not good PR for Charlie, even though the intentions are probably good, and he needs to be far more transparent. This is the kind of thing that brought down King Juan of Spain, although his was more a case of greed than altruism.
We must also remember that governments are not squeaky clean. I remember when the Royal Family had the Ceaucescu family foisted upon them by the government of the time for a state visit
I go with the majority opinion on this : if they want to ditch the RF, so be it. But I would not want any politician as President
King Matt would be very suitable.
 

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The BBC headline is yet more lazy journalism worded to deceive. PC did not take this money. A charitable trust took it. I have no idea if PC is a trustee who makes decisions or not. If he did it was probably unwise even though the cash is for a good cause and there is no evidence it bought favour or influence.

Nothing to see here. Move along please.
 

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The BBC headline is yet more lazy journalism worded to deceive. PC did not take this money. A charitable trust took it. I have no idea if PC is a trustee who makes decisions or not. If he did it was probably unwise even though the cash is for a good cause and there is no evidence it bought favour or influence.

Nothing to see here. Move along please.
Similar headline in bold on the front page of the Mail on Sunday.
 
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