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#41 Norville

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 01:08 AM

It's been reported that Schwarzenegger warned that the gay marriages must stop or riots would result. Strangely, I've been seeing no riots over this, but maybe I haven't been looking in the right places. Now, if Schwarzenegger was perhaps trying to *incite* riots by putting this idea in people's minds, then shame on him. Just my opinion.
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#42 GiGi

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 01:27 AM

^ He is referring to the handful of protestors in San Francisco.  Nothing at all really happened, yah it is all in his mind.  Newsome invited Arnie to come to SF and talk to some of the folks that got married.  Put a human face on an issue, what a concept!

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#43 MuseZack

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 01:33 AM

I'd rather have socially moderate, fiscally responsible Arnold as the face of the Republican Party than Trent Lott, Tom DeLay, and the rest of the extra chromosone set.
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#44 Cauda

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 09:06 AM

G1223, on Feb 22 2004, 08:15 PM, said:

Well has England ever had a non English Prime Minister? That is one of the longest running elected offices in the world.
Actually, because I'm a pedantic sort of guy, I think I should point out that the current 'English' prime minister was not born in England, nor was the man who will be challenging him at the next election.
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#45 Ilphi

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Posted 25 February 2004 - 02:38 PM

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Well has England ever had a non English Prime Miister?

Yes. David Lloyd George, World War I Prime Minister, was a Welshman.
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#46 Beldame

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 08:28 AM

To be a Member of Parliament and therefore a potential Prime Minister in the UK you have to be over 21 and a British citizen. Therefore you could apply to become a citizen and become Prime Minister one day.
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#47 G1223

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 08:56 AM

Ilphi, on Feb 25 2004, 07:36 PM, said:

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Well has England ever had a non English Prime Miister?

Yes. David Lloyd George, World War I Prime Minister, was a Welshman.
Being an ignorant  colonizl isn't Wales  a part of England or at least was at the time Llyod  George was PM? That is like saying the President Roosevelt was a New Yorker?

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 09:30 AM

I've thought about this a lot... trying to figure out if there was really and truly something wrong with a requirement to be a natural born citizen in order to become President.  

I've finally concluded that it's not.  I think it is the priviledge of every citizen of the United States to be born with the idea that if they wanted to, they could aspire for the highest office in the land.  That said - I think that that should apply to all US territories and possessions.  Does it?

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#49 Beldame

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 09:34 AM

Being an ignorant colonizl isn't Wales a part of England or at least was at the time Llyod George was PM? That is like saying the President Roosevelt was a New Yorker?
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If you ever meet a Welshman and want to survive the encounter, don't say that Wales is part of England!  Wales was conquered by England in the thirteenth century and they are still pretty cross about it. England,Wales and Scotland are part of Great Britain, add in Northern Ireland to get The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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#50 Cauda

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 11:38 AM

Yes, saying Wales (or Scotland) is a part of England is like saying Indiana is a part of Ohio.  :eek4:
Strictly speaking, there is no "Prime Minister of England", just a Prime Minister of the UK.
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