No Democracy Equals Bundy Farms And Mob Rule

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. John F. Kennedy, In a speech at the White House, 1962 First of all writing about this makes me highly uncomfortable. I abhor violence and I was raised in the belief that after the horrors of WWII we would be living in a world […]

Sign The Petition! TPPA It’s Not Right, It’s Not Democracy!

Will it change anything? Probably not! This is after all not a peaceful little trade agreement by parties fully in the know about what they are getting into. This is an attempt to set Global Corporate governance in stone forever and we know how they play ball. Update: Video of Prominent Kiwi’s demanding the tekst […]

The Queen

Secret papers show extent of senior royals’ veto over bills!

Just in case you still think that the English Queen is just a ceremonial head of state and a tourist attraction. Perhaps you should reconsider! What is interesting is that the queen “torpedoed” proposed legislation relating to decisions about going to war! Does this mean she made the decision to go to war and if […]

Gaddafi’s Libya was Africa’s Most Prosperous Democracy

Contrary to popular belief, Libya, which western media described as “Gaddafi’s military dictatorship”, was in actual fact one of the world’s most democratic States. In 1977 the people of Libya proclaimed the Jamahiriya or “government of the popular masses by themselves and for themselves.” The Jamahiriya was a higher form of direct democracy with ‘the […]

Asset sales under urgency! Why is the opposition silent?

As one of my readers pointed out, the only thing the opposition has to do is to say that any privatised assets will be Nationalised as soon as they come to power to stop the asset sales as no one in their right mind will buy something for a lot of money if it is […]

Democracy is Dead … Lobbyists Rule America

Just for those of you who still think that America is a democracy: Here are some of the principles in the Manifesto of this new “Lobbyist Nation of America.” This is real behavioural economics in action: Manifesto: ‘Lobbyists Nation of America’ 16 Principles Lobbyists destined to fill a void left by democracy’s failings. Voters are […]

If you want to be able to read this blog in the future protest Section 92.

It is easier for ISPs, Internet Service Providers, to cut off anyone who might be breaking the law – Judith Tizard (previous Labour MPs) in a bFM interview Of course this is not the only thing Section 92 is good for. If you don’t like the snippets of news linking to a site and the […]

Secrecy has no place in a healthy Democracy

With our government making decisions without us being able to judge the new laws before we are exposed to them. With a government formed by a party which before the elections showed a huge penchant for secrecy and in light of the revelations made yesterday about the use of undercover agents in political activists groups […]

The Team Obama Should Have Picked

Y’all still think the US is a Democracy? By RAMZI KYSIA I feel cheated. I feel betrayed. And I’m not even a Democrat. Our nation hasn’t yet finished counting all the election returns, but the outlines of a future Obama Administration are already clear: Clinton at State, Geithner at Treasury, Summers to head the National […]