Monthly Archives: September 2020

If Only………

Last Sunday Switzerland held four referendums; namely the acquisition of a new fighter jet fleet, the Hunting Act, Paternity Leave and Tax Breaks. The first and third were accepted while the other two were rejected.

The holding of referenda is a means whereby the people can, for example,  decide how and on what they want their taxes spent, rather than, as occurs in this country, having to accept political decisions being handed down, a process over which the people have no control whatsoever. This applies not only to national matters but also to local ones. read more.....

Redemption From Consent

The event of Magna Carta was indeed historic; but little noticed it seems, then or since, is how ‘democracy’ and the implementation of same has remained within the remit of a chosen few, currently albeit an elected few. When, centuries ago, one man entered Parliament with an armed force to clear that place of corruption, the power that followed was defined by him. Since then politicians have ensured that the democracy they preach has not been democracy per se but a form of democratised dictatorship, defined by them.  Take some time out of the hustle and bustle of your daily lives and consider: is there not something terribly wrong with our country? read more.....