As your Seneschal, I take a great deal of pride in the Cabinet Ministers who have supported His Majesty's government during the previous Cosa term, and I am very happy to continue these Right Honourable men and women in their cabinet posts.
As Distain, Bleic'h Ianescu.
As Minister of Stuff, Alexander Davis.
As Minister of Defence, Sir Trotxa Betingeir.
As Minister of Immigration, Viteu Toctviac'hteir.
As Minister of Culture, Capitan Nicola Casálmac'h.
As Attorney-General, Prince Patrick.
I wish now to impress upon my fellow Talossans the great need that each and every one of our government ministers has for the assistance of their countrymen and women. I am very hopeful that any Talossan interested in the valuable work and services provided by any of these ministries will make themselves known to the Minister, that they may be considered for appointment as Deputy. I urge all Talossans to become involved in their nation's ministerial work, for only through the elbow grease that comes from adding shoulders to the tasks can enough noses be put to the grindstone. Or something like that.
With deep gratitude for the past services of these ministers, and with sure confidence in their dedicated service to come, I have named (and His Majesty the King has appointed) the above slate of Ministers, thus establishing, with the other three appointments made separately, the executive administration for the 38th Cosa.
Done under my hand, and also up on my computer screen, Hooligan Seneschal
Last Edit: Jan 21, 2008 16:03:16 GMT -6 by Hooligan
Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN: Seriously, win or lose - and I'm not confident of the vote in Florencia at least - the process has mapped out how provincial mergers (a much talked-about-but-nothing-done subject) can proceed in future.
Sept 19, 2019 14:29:34 GMT -6
Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN: If the MM and VD legislatures agree on a constitution for a united province, I would support the enabling legislation in the Ziu.
Sept 19, 2019 17:52:49 GMT -6
Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN: Provincial referendums to ratify (like for FL/FV) are not strictly legally/Organically necessary but I think we've set a good democratic precedent for them.
Sept 19, 2019 17:53:14 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: There wasn't enough support for a merger of MM-VD last time the topic came up. I don't think anything has changed. Notably, it wasn't just Tories standing against the idea at the time as V was dead-set against it.
Sept 20, 2019 8:37:43 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: Maybe those discussion will restart now that Epic is back around.
Sept 20, 2019 8:38:04 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: Miestra: Yes, the precedent has been set and I agree that is a big positive. I still don't like that the Ziu needs an enabling Act though. Gives me similar feelings to when Scotland needs England's permission to hold referendums.
Sept 20, 2019 8:41:06 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: I do recognise the difference. Talossan provinces aren't States, countries or nations in their own right. So, it makes sense for the Ziu to control their actions. However, it still stings to think that two provinces could...
Sept 20, 2019 8:42:20 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: vote affirmative to merge with overwhelming majorities, yet the Ziu could still say no. They probably wouldn't, but the ability exists.
Sept 20, 2019 8:43:08 GMT -6
Eðo Grischun: Anyway. Whatever the result of the current referendum, I think we should all celebrate the democratic exercise that has taken place. The ability to speak our minds on self determination without violent means is worth applauding.
Sept 20, 2019 8:54:18 GMT -6
Magniloqueu Épiqeu da Lhiun: Etho, not sure I will seriously go back into politics; meseems that Talossa is missing professional culturicians, and I am looking forward to working in that direction. Speaking of which: A CROATIAN REFERENCE GRAMMAR IN TALOSSAN IS IN THE MAKINGS...
Sept 20, 2019 17:30:50 GMT -6
Magniloqueu Épiqeu da Lhiun: ...and everyone can help shape it, if they were so inclined! Also, lots of poems forthcoming!
Sept 20, 2019 17:31:12 GMT -6
Marcel Eðo Pairescu Tafial: Mas Epic, éu fost zirar, éu praiçeit contra l‘útzil dals müdadas [¿trad’éu?]
Sept 20, 2019 17:45:31 GMT -6
Magniloqueu Épiqeu da Lhiun: ¡Bah, cräpuçă, non tradas niþil! Säip qe las müdadăs non sînt trei utzís. Força eu ocså lor removarhéu, salva per quaisevol mocts; pronums, e.s.p.
Sept 20, 2019 17:58:40 GMT -6
Glüc da Dhi: Voting has started on the third and fourth groups of TMT-Movie theme songs
Sept 21, 2019 6:05:53 GMT -6
Glüc da Dhi: Final referendum reminder mails are out. Turnout update: 24 (FL 12, FV 12)
Sept 21, 2019 7:34:04 GMT -6