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As I get more and more disillusioned with the British Establishment as a whole as it gets more and more remote from the people it once served and includes both our Parliament and Royal Family the more my Republican feelings increase!

This is at total variance to how I was brought up which was with a respect of the Royal Family and the Queen herself but over the years both the various scandals surrounding the Royals themselves and the fact they are the figurehead of an establishment which has cared less and less for the people it serves, I have started to turn away from them and question their very existence and importance to the country.

I am slowly coming to conclusion for this country to move forward into a new brighter future we need to get rid of both the establishment and the Royal family themselves as both under the pretence of representing a British Tradition which represents a long gone Empire and way of life which frankly has no real place in our modern United Kingdom.

If anyone has actually been watching what has been happing in the United Kingdom would of noticed that as a nation we have become a multi-cultural, a multi-faith and remarkably tolerant nation.

But this is tempered by an establishment and Royals who still represent a United Kingdom which is still Christian and very British to a point that there are still some within the establishment who believe we have empire and demand respect from the rest of the world because we are British.

Then we wonder why our whole establishment including Parliament is so out of step with the rest of the United Kingdom as it simply does not have the same views as the country it now represents. Add to this it has become a self serving and self perpetuating system which clings to out dated even archaic traditions because the people within it are too afraid, too greedy and still drunk with the power the establishment gives them even at the cost of the United Kingdom and it’s people future.

I have always been of the view it is time we as a people took steps to remove those within the establishment who have been holding our country back from a brighter future and locked in a past which has long gone or should have been long gone.

And the best start of this change is to finally remove the Queen and Royal family from power and declare a Republic in doing so removing the figurehead of the establishment forcing them to change of be next.

As a final note if I wrote this blog entry some decade ago about the Republic here in United Kingdom I could have been arrested as it was illegal to have such sentiments here in the United Kingdom!

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As I grow older unlike others around me I am getting more radical in my views that is more radical for someone who is approaching to the twilight of my years. Most people my age views become more conservative as they seam to lose their connection with the modern world but it seams I am not following this pattern much to the consternation of people around me.

Unlike people my age I am starting to have Republican tendencies here in the United Kingdom as I am getting slowly fed up of a system which looks after the privileged rather than the people themselves. We currently have a government and establishment which now has no real connection or even meaning to the people of this country.

My personal view is we need a new government system here which fits a modern forward thinking country even if it means the destruction of century old traditions after all it will not first time in our history we have changed they way we have run our country.

If this included the removal of the Monarchy and House of Lords so be it as both institutions which have long past their usefulness after all the money spent on these institutions could be better spent elsewhere to benefit of all the people not the few.

As a final point just because I have such views does not mean I am left wing or a communist and people who think such thoughts of myself show their real ignorance and stupidity!

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