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From: "Freddie Newsgroup" <>
Subject: Re: The British/English Constitution
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2004 02:52:31 GMT
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All I was thinking about was the untterly unconstitutionality of the
country's Senate and electorcal college.
There is something evil to be said about an august chamber that can send the
children of the poor to war, based on less than the majority of the people
being represented by the majority vote in the Senate.
"D. Spencer Hines" <> wrote in message
> Yes, that's one of your Great Problems.
> You don't actually have a Written Constitution per se -- and you need
> We Americans saw that deficiency in your Governmental Structure -- so,
> after breaking away from you -- we wrote one for ourselves -- and it has
> served us very well for over 200 years now.
> <> wrote in message
> | John Parsons,
> | Thanks for your further comments and examples on this subject.
> | I suppose the trick is to apply contemporary laws and customs, rather
> | impose today's rules, all the same I detect that The Complete Peerage
> is guilty
> | of this error, all those _de jure_ peers. Not having it written down,
> | understanding the British/English constitution is a bit like pinning
> down a blob of
> | mercury, you think you have it sussed, but then it has changed shape.
> | Adrian
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