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"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Selling England By The Pound

It seems that even national treasures of global historical importance are just a commodity these days.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Uncle Petie said...

Aw come on. Be fair. The historical importance of Magna Carta is diminishing by the day.

Pretty soon it'll just be some obscure artifact that shows all those quaint ideas they had about restraining absolute power back in the middle ages.

26 September, 2007 12:38  
Blogger Steve said...

The principle of rulers being subject to the laws of the land does indeed seem an increasingly quaint concept.

26 September, 2007 15:00  
Blogger Ravinsen (ID 0700142) & Kheshav (ID 0700144) said...

According to Bush everything is for sale ... damn it !!

11 October, 2007 12:01  

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