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Quote: Originally Posted by lasbar really? 20 grands a year per prisoners, the prisons themselves and the staff.... Even the current law and order government is not going to do it. In America ,prisons are big business employing most of the town inhabitants where they're built... I agree with letting real criminals going out too early .. Yes, really. Criminals activity costs Britain billions per year, far more than it costs to house...
Quote: Originally Posted by lasbar That my friend has to do with the constant overcrowding of English jails and the lack of investment in the system... Some have to go out to allow others to get in... Even the Tories after talking the talk are not going to walk the walk on that one... No money to give ad vitam aeternam her Majesty's prisoners and no Australia anymore... The solution is to build more prisons. The cost of building extra...
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Quote: Originally Posted by TRINI Thanks. I'm taking up the search that NOBD started in this thread here. There is definitely a B/W Glen Plaid in the book, I think there is a Brown one too. Have you considered John G. Hardy? There are also some nice multi-coloured Glen Plaids Have a look if you can, at W.Bill books too.
Quote: Originally Posted by TRINI Thanks! I have a sample coming in so I'm all excited. I have a sportscoat in Moonbeam and it shows no signs of bagging or pilling for that matter. There are different weaves in the book, however. So, some cloths may be more robust than others.
Quote: Originally Posted by TRINI How did I know this is what you'd ask about? er....er......Crystal ball....Tarot....?
Quote: Originally Posted by GBR What patronising nonsense. No one has any requirement to own such weapons and shooting burglars to death is not acceptable. it may be an American custom but mercifully we are not that uncivilised. No, we just let murders out after serving half their sentences, in some cases less. English 'justice', as it stands today, is nothing to be proud about... I would also review your first sentence in light of your last...
Quote: Originally Posted by Teger yes. I don't know what you're trying to argue. of course the power of the british aristocracy declined between 1914 and 1939, but nowhere near the level of the decline seen in weimar and under the nazis. it's not even really comparable. This isn't true, you only have to look at the highest levels of the Nazi party to see that there were several Aristocrats present. Von Neurath for one. The army top brass, was...
Quote: Originally Posted by NorCal No. The German royalty had its swan song in 1914. The aristocracy hatted Hitler as he was not one of them and was seen as an usurper. Traditionally members of the aristocracy made up a good many of the officers and they were often at odds with Hitler and his low bred National Socialist cronies. This is wrong. Many aristocrats were party members as were the land owning Prussian Junkers. I think this view of...
Quote: Originally Posted by Teger and even so they were in a much better position than the aristocracy of germany. Well, most were in a better position than post WWI Germany, obvious exceptions notwithstanding.
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