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I think it is time to look again at the American Political Structure

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posted on Aug, 16 2012 @ 01:39 PM
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The main problem is that it originates from the British political system of the 18th century. There power was held by the King and two unrepresentative parties of the people: the Tories and the Whigs, these however did represent the ruling Oligarcy of Landed Gentlemen. In drawing up the American Constitution far too much attention was concentrated on limiting the powers of the King ( President ) and two little to allowing the people to have representative government. Basically both the Republicn Party ( overtly ) and the Democratic Party ( discreetly ) represent the interests of Big Business the successors of the Landed Gentry. What is needed nowdays is replacement of 'first past the post' ( which by its very nature enshrines two party rule) by proportional representation. Please comment.

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posted on Aug, 16 2012 @ 01:43 PM
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How about an introduction....this is the *introduction* forum. That's my comment....


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