The British government provides a pittance to the royal family. Inasmuch as
the queen is the official Head of State, they get their money's worth.
Further, she doesn't NEED the money. She is the second richest woman in
England, worth an estimated $450 million.
There was a time, not so very long ago, that with every tolling of the hour
by Big Ben, the British Ensign was being raised at dawn somewhere on the
earth. The British brought civilization, commerce, and Mother Church to the
benighted of the world.
Regrettably, some, like Pakistan and Rhodesia, regressed to their more
primitive legacies. But others - the U.S., India, and parts of Wales, became
exemplars to the planet.
Yes, the richest woman in England is, indeed, J.K. Rowling. Interesting
story about Rowling. She wrote the first Harry Potter book in longhand while
sitting in a local library. She, and her kids, were on the dole and she
couldn't afford a computer or even heat for her flat.
Even after she became famous - and rich - she remembered her former dire
circumstances and did what many women do when concerned about their
She married a dentist.
But the last few years she has had to actually pay income tax -- just
like her poorest worker subject. Will she have to eat dog food?
As well as discrimination, murder, other niceties of Empah, in India
as well as the rest of the world that the British felt God had
destined them to displace native cultures with their own cruel
religion. For just one -- perhaps the most infamous -- take a look at
this horrendous massacre.
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