The ideals and values of the Lords of the United Kingdom (at least for England, Wales and Scotland) do not include a true democracy nor do they value the common people or individual rights. These Lords look out for themselves and their hierarchies only!
The 1916 Irish Rebellion (or Rising) showed the world what England was really up to–domination for wealth extrication. Actually the extrication had been going on for many years. The Irish were finally fed up!
After democracy finally shunted aside hereditary lords, they found new means to protect their extravagant riches. For all the modern tales of noble poverty and leaking ancestral homes, their private wealth and influence remain phenomenal.
“What is’t to us, if taxes rise or fall,
Thanks to our fortune, we pay none at all.” Continue reading “How the UK Aristocracy Preserved Power”