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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 04:06:15 PM »
Seemingly there are 25 petitions on Facebook to try & stop this.
There must be a more worthy recipient I would have thought (not Mr Farage).
Controversial one certainly.
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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2017, 05:35:14 AM »
Never something I have been interested in TBH and I have no idea why he has been awarded this - ( mind you at the risk of repeating myself anyone who put up with that shower back then wants a medal as big as a bucket - even if only the top of a baked beans tin! )
From my last statement you will be correct in thinking I do not agree with this this pomp - never have!

Who actually 'pays' for this ?

Rather than pay out for this lavish pomp and ceremony why not just pay out donations to relevant organisations or whatever who have been helped by the person.

People with 'titles' do not command anymore respect from me than any other person on this planet - everyone gets my respect and I expect it in return - it is what life is about to me.

To deviate slightly for me the same goes for religion - no one has to go to Church to be a Christian - it should be in the very core of the way we conduct our lives - the same goes for other religions. So a person may say they do not believe in God - but can still lead a good decent life which is actually a Christian way of life - ( does that make sense? )

I'm not into 'titles' we all came into this world naked and when we leave it are just another human being - the medals and titles just fade into the past with us.

Waste of money!

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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2017, 09:30:42 AM »
Respect. At least you're honest  (y) ;)
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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2017, 08:03:24 PM »
After reading that OC  I shall have to rescind my knighthood.

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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2017, 03:22:10 PM »
After reading that OC  I shall have to rescind my knighthood.

No do not send it back.
Auction it off and give the money to a deserving charity  ;)
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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2018, 06:02:52 PM »
Seemingly there are 25 petitions on Facebook to try & stop this.
There must be a more worthy recipient I would have thought (not Mr Farage).
Controversial one certainly.
forgive me for being stupid but i thought knighthoods were awarded to people who serve thier country, the only thing i saw during Cleggs tenure as Deputy Prime Minister was him servind his and his own partys self interest .

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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2018, 10:13:52 AM »
I have absolutely no issues with our forces getting their medals/ honors etc. They serve our country very well and deserve recognition for this.
I also think they should be looked after better once out of the forces.
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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2018, 03:49:56 PM »
I have absolutely no issues with our forces getting their medals/ honors etc. They serve our country very well and deserve recognition for this.
I also think they should be looked after better once out of the forces.
I certainly think that service personel once leaving the Armed Forces should have the support they need to re-integrate into civilian life. Very often they suffer from personal & life changing problems which need addressing rather than them going in to meltdown.
They put their lives on the line for us after all.
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Re: Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood'
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2018, 01:12:11 PM »