I have been working with a guy from the UK a lot lately. He has been here 14 years and is a "permanant legal resident". The other day we were talking politics. We got on the subject of the UK parliament and I stated that many Americans have a hard time getting their head around the house of Lords. We do not see the merits of Legislators that are not elected but instead inherit the right to be one by birth alone. I then asked why the People of the UK have not done away with that throw back to A forgotten age yet. He responded that the House of Lords can over rule anything the lower house passes therefore it will never be Abolished. Which I was unaware of. Anyways what do you people think of the UK's house or Lords?