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truebrit71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-29-08 10:36 AM
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40. Probably not....
..."sternly corrected" for mocking the Nazis? You completely mis-read the whole costume party issue.

He was furious that he couldn't go to Iraq, so he "settled" for Afghnistan....And I salute him for it..
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  -Who Has Respect For Prince Harry... rsmith6621  Feb-29-08 08:25 AM   #0 
  - The entire English population, and me.  babylonsister   Feb-29-08 08:27 AM   #1 
  - Yup. I'll second that, babylonsister.  Old Crusoe   Feb-29-08 08:29 AM   #4 
  - Very unlike the US royals, the British royals are expected to serve  TechBear_Seattle   Feb-29-08 08:35 AM   #14 
  - US royals?  Warren Stupidity   Feb-29-08 08:50 AM   #18 
     - (Insert snort of derision here)  TechBear_Seattle   Feb-29-08 08:54 AM   #21 
  - Right on  spoony   Feb-29-08 04:38 PM   #63 
  - You speak for the entire English population?  Darth_Kitten   Mar-01-08 09:06 AM   #84 
  - I don't know....  Branjor   Feb-29-08 08:28 AM   #2 
  - It is rumoured that his mates nicknamed him  TexasProgresive   Feb-29-08 09:32 AM   #34 
  - British accent can be hard to understand  JustABozoOnThisBus   Mar-01-08 09:18 AM   #88 
     - In Vietnam  TexasProgresive   Mar-01-08 03:59 PM   #89 
  - Afghanistan is considered more dangerous  jumptheshadow   Feb-29-08 10:03 PM   #71 
  - He's wicked awesome.  devilgrrl   Feb-29-08 08:29 AM   #3 
  - C'mon. It was a costume party.  NCevilDUer   Feb-29-08 09:05 AM   #26 
  - That incident was another cut  MH1   Feb-29-08 09:24 AM   #32 
     - It was very an annoying watching that one unfold.  baby_mouse   Mar-01-08 05:35 AM   #80 
  - He was probably trying to live that incident down by going to AFghanistan.  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 09:08 AM   #27 
  - Probably not....  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 10:36 AM   #40 
     - Well, you understand this better than I do...  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 02:46 PM   #48 
        - He was taking the piss by wearing it...  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 02:50 PM   #50 
           - Yup. Sorry...n/t  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 03:12 PM   #55 
              - No long as you understand that he was poking fun...  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 03:26 PM   #56 
                 - Are you talking about the Nazi thing? n/t  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 03:30 PM   #58 
                    - Yes.  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 04:37 PM   #62 
                       - well, then i don't get it. the nazi thing is an abomination.  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 06:12 PM   #65 
  - Sorry but you have to understand British humour...  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 10:33 AM   #39 
  - I figured it was Harry trying to get in touch with his German Mountbatten roots.  devilgrrl   Feb-29-08 10:40 AM   #42 
  - I read that neither he nor Prince William knew what the costume was  renate   Feb-29-08 02:51 PM   #51 
     - Wuh?!  baby_mouse   Mar-01-08 05:39 AM   #81 
     - I could believe that...........  Darth_Kitten   Mar-01-08 09:09 AM   #85 
  - Bright shiny keys, bright shiny keys  GoneOffShore   Feb-29-08 08:29 AM   #5 
  - me  dwickham   Feb-29-08 08:29 AM   #6 
  - You think it was a publicity stunt?  tanyev   Feb-29-08 08:31 AM   #7 
  - Yes, good on Harry. The Brits are funny that way.  MoJoWorkin   Feb-29-08 08:31 AM   #8 
  - Didn't he say he was going to quit the military if they didn't send him to Iraq?  Tatiana   Feb-29-08 08:31 AM   #9 
  - Yup...he said that there was bugger all point of him wearing the uniform if he couldn't fight...  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 10:37 AM   #41 
  - I am very ambivalent about Prince Harry. Just why is it that the  hedgehog   Feb-29-08 08:32 AM   #10 
  - For one thing, he wasn't academically good enough to be a doctor  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-29-08 08:55 AM   #22 
  - I like him.  CJCRANE   Feb-29-08 08:34 AM   #11 
  - I do. He put his ass on the line when he could have avoided combat (think Bush twins or Romney boys)  11 Bravo   Feb-29-08 08:34 AM   #12 
  - I do.  npincus   Feb-29-08 08:34 AM   #13 
  - He's just another Tommy. The fact that his position precluded his  Dhalgren   Feb-29-08 08:38 AM   #15 
  - Exactly!  Reterr   Feb-29-08 10:14 PM   #74 
     - It's beyond bizarre - it's downright unseemly...  Dhalgren   Mar-01-08 08:46 AM   #82 
  - I do  MrsMatt   Feb-29-08 08:42 AM   #16 
  - I do. For whatever reason, he opted to not use his position to safeguard him from  mondo joe   Feb-29-08 08:48 AM   #17 
  - Couldn't care less.  Warren Stupidity   Feb-29-08 08:50 AM   #19 
  - I give him credit for lack of hypocrisy and condemn him for supporting an immoral military action.  TooBigaTent   Feb-29-08 08:51 AM   #20 
  - If his purpose to be there in the first place is to learn the perils of war  madokie   Feb-29-08 08:57 AM   #23 
  - It it was a publicity stunt, why is it that as soon as it got publicity  NCevilDUer   Feb-29-08 08:59 AM   #24 
  - I Don't Think It Was A Publicity Stunt  Irishonly   Feb-29-08 08:59 AM   #25 
  - He needs to wake the fuck up,or is he part of the problem ?  Twist_U_Up   Feb-29-08 09:09 AM   #28 
  - It's misplaced to blame Prince Harry for going to war -- but FUCK DRUDGE any way you slice it  cloudythescribbler   Feb-29-08 09:12 AM   #29 
  - I have tremendous respect for him. He is a soldier and wanted to do his job.  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 09:16 AM   #30 
  - i concur  sepulveda   Feb-29-08 09:49 AM   #37 
     - Not only walking the walk, but making it damn sure he was going to walk the walk..  truebrit71   Feb-29-08 10:30 AM   #38 
  - this is nothing new. the Princes have traditionally been officers in the military.  KG   Feb-29-08 09:19 AM   #31 
  - If only our "leaders" sent their children to war, we might have less war.  SoonerPride   Feb-29-08 09:27 AM   #33 
  - you are right! and start the draft age at 50  albert johnson   Mar-01-08 02:26 AM   #78 
  - I had enough to keep the secret, and not say the news article was bogus.  L. Coyote   Feb-29-08 09:34 AM   #35 
  - Matt Drudge is a fucking asshole. . .  DinahMoeHum   Feb-29-08 09:41 AM   #36 
  - Drudge put alot of people at risk.  alyce douglas   Feb-29-08 10:45 AM   #45 
  - Drudge is another right-wing chickenhawk who loves war....  Zookeeper   Mar-01-08 05:09 PM   #92 
  - I did at first because he showed some guts,  malaise   Feb-29-08 10:42 AM   #43 
  - I applaud him!  dbaker41   Feb-29-08 10:43 AM   #44 
  - How about not going to war any more? Like the old song?  The Stranger   Feb-29-08 10:46 AM   #46 
  - He's Not Quite Comparable to a US Politician's Child  ribofunk   Feb-29-08 10:48 AM   #47 
  - Sure beats the image of him falling drunk out of a limo.  AtomicKitten   Feb-29-08 02:49 PM   #49 
  - I hadn't liked him for a long time--although he was an adorable child  renate   Feb-29-08 02:58 PM   #53 
     - The "heir and the spare" have grown up before our eyes. Diana would have been very proud.  AtomicKitten   Feb-29-08 03:02 PM   #54 
     - I agree  leftynyc   Feb-29-08 03:27 PM   #57 
     - Why? Elitist, drunken partiers who need to be forced to do anything......  Darth_Kitten   Mar-01-08 09:13 AM   #87 
     - Too bad he doesn't have a drop of royal blood in him......  Darth_Kitten   Mar-01-08 09:11 AM   #86 
  - Yep, going off to KILL people always garners my respect.  kineta   Feb-29-08 02:51 PM   #52 
  - True, I would admire him more if he refused to go on this one and  treestar   Feb-29-08 03:35 PM   #60 
  - To my knowledge  Thothmes   Feb-29-08 07:29 PM   #67 
     - Thanks! That explains that!  treestar   Mar-01-08 09:42 PM   #96 
  - Excellent post.eom  Reterr   Feb-29-08 10:15 PM   #75 
  - I only know about him what I see in the press, so I can't really say  The Straight Story   Feb-29-08 03:32 PM   #59 
  - They should have made him serve at a catholic church as a choir boy  L0oniX   Feb-29-08 03:36 PM   #61 
  - He is not Catholic  lumpy   Mar-01-08 06:35 PM   #93 
  - I do.  nathan hale   Feb-29-08 05:08 PM   #64 
  - Well, I certainly do.  spenbax   Feb-29-08 06:22 PM   #66 
  - Yes. Noblesse oblige. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-29-08 07:34 PM   #68 
  - We, who follow such things, are well-aware  Karenina   Feb-29-08 08:35 PM   #69 
  - If he wanted to keep a low profile, why did he speak to the BBC? (nm)  Book Lover   Feb-29-08 08:45 PM   #70 
  - It was part of the deal with the press.  Byronic   Mar-01-08 05:29 AM   #79 
  - I do. He walked the walk. nt  jmg257   Feb-29-08 10:05 PM   #72 
  - Not any more respect than I have for the average soldier over there  Reterr   Feb-29-08 10:11 PM   #73 
  - I love me some Prince Harry.  BlueIris   Feb-29-08 10:39 PM   #76 
  - None  RGBolen   Feb-29-08 11:40 PM   #77 
  - How about thanking the Canadians who have been there for YEARS?  Darth_Kitten   Mar-01-08 09:05 AM   #83 
  - Windsor, technically  northzax   Mar-01-08 04:52 PM   #91 
  - Harry, like his great-grandfather, his great-great-grandfather and so on have been career British  nealmhughes   Mar-01-08 04:15 PM   #90 
  - And his grandmother, the Queen, did serve during WWII  dflprincess   Mar-01-08 10:15 PM   #97 
  - He could drink me under the table  Generic Brad   Mar-01-08 06:38 PM   #94 
  - Far more than I have for...  misanthrope   Mar-01-08 06:41 PM   #95 
  - I like him  Skittles   Mar-01-08 10:32 PM   #98 
  - Prince Charles opposed the war and didn't send us there, it was Blair  JI7   Mar-02-08 12:39 AM   #99 
     - and the Bush girls... {nt}  Aya Reiko   Mar-02-08 03:58 AM   #100 

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