If they can do it in the UK then why not here?

There are moves in the UK to strip Sir Fred Goodwin of his knighthood:

Sir Fred Goodwin built the Royal Bank of Scotland into one of the world’s largest banks, earning a knighthood and walking away with a multi-million dollar pension as the bank collapsed.

But the former chief executive may still face a day of reckoning: an unusual movement wants to strip him of his knighthood, a rebuke usually reserved for criminals.

The movement has the support of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who says the Honours Forfeiture Committee will discuss the case this week.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says he sympathises with demands that Goodwin lose his title.

The Daily Mail quoted opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband as saying that, “knowing what we know now,” Goodwin should not have been knighted.

Goodwin, 53, is likely to retain his other title of “Fred the Shred,” a tribute to his aggressive cost-cutting while expanding RBS.

Shane Jones has made similar calls here.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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