Thursday, 4 November 2010

Power of the people?

Recently I've been thinking about the broken promises of the UK government. Society clearly voted for what it wanted, and if the people were the ones in control they would have gotten it. However the government turned tail on a shitload of promises meaning, the people didn't get what they wanted, what they voted for, what THEY decided the politicians should do and what the politicians said they would do. Anyone else noticed this cycle?
Labour is voted in because the tories did a bad job, then a couple of elections down the line, the tories are voted in again because the labour are doing a bad job, it's a cycle. This link shows that very well.

Another thing that needs to be cleared up: the UK is not a democracy, it is a republic. In a republic the people elect leaders to decide matters on their behalf, in a democracy the people directly decide matters themselves you can check it out in wikipedia or a dictionary if you don't believe me. We're all in this together, eh?

12 comments:

  1. Politics mate it's never good. Keep it up!

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  2. Move to Canada.
    That's what I'm doing.

    :3

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  3. I like what you did with your blog.
    Followin !

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  4. I fuckin hate governments !! >.<

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  5. I'm glad you made that republic vs democracy comment, I try to make that point in The States all the time.

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  6. Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't the UK a monarchy?

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  7. sorry to hear about the state of it man

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  8. Remember, remember the 5th of November !

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