posted on Aug, 30 2007 @ 12:38 PM
It's the same in most western or "democratic" nations. A choice of two big parties and a bunch of lowly small parties who will never actually hold
any power but are there simply to give the illusion of choice.
The two main parties follow the pretense of conflict, baiting and opposing each other but look closely and the same backers appear bankrolling both
The pretense is needed to keep the status quo. If scrutinised enough the people would be lynching them from the nearest flagpoles.
Behind the two main parties are the powerful old boy networks. People who have never been voted for and remain in the background but wield enormous
influence and power.
Conservative or Labour, Democrat or Republican, it doesn't really matter as they are all staffed by career politicians interested only in their own
power games and social standing than us lowly serfs. I have always had a distinct distrust of anyone who would be arrogant enough to tell me how I
should live and expect me to pay them for the privilege