‘If you heart your freedom thank The Queen’*

The basic thrust of this short piece in a UK paper by an eminent UK professor.  (Accompanied by tons of robust criticism by anonymous posters, in the spirit of free speech/press Her Majesty has promised to defend to her last breath!)

For my tastes the author is a bit cavalier (no pun intended) about Northern Ireland, but after 830 years they did finally broker/reach a peace agreement and power sharing, one which holds on despite continuing bumps in the road.  Those American Indians who are left are still waiting for theirs….

(*–Or in Americans’ case, her ancestor George III!)