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originally posted by: murphy22
a reply to: Krazysh0t
Okay "krazyshot". Name a country that/where it hasn't?. I'm feeling you're used to subjugation anyway. I'm not sure you understand "tyranny". But I'm all for giving "special needs" a chance and a half. Go for it! Don't mention Switzerland. ... They're about ready to thow a tea party. But enlighten us. Please do. Filter that "ignorance". I'll wait.
What else? They are all borderline socialist states, with generous welfare benefits and lots of redistribution of wealth. Yet they don’t let that socialism cross the line into autocracy. Civil liberties are abundant (consider decriminalized drugs and prostitution in the Netherlands). There are few restrictions on the flow of capital or of labor. Legatum’s scholars point out that Denmark, for example, has little job protection, but generous unemployment benefits. So business owners can keep the right number of workers, while workers can have a safety net while they muck around looking for that fulfilling job.
Politics and government
According to the Constitution of Norway, which was adopted on 17 May 1814 and inspired by the United States Declaration of Independence and French Revolution of 1776 and 1789, respectively, Norway is a unitary constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government, wherein the King of Norway is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government. Power is separated among the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, as defined by the Constitution, which serves as the country's supreme legal document.
I see things for what they are. Many of us do. It is what it is...