[FoRK] The story behind No-bama's Soviet-style iconography

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Fri Jun 6 08:18:33 PDT 2008


On Jun 6, 2008, at 5:06 AM, Dave Long wrote:
>> if you want it different,
>> then we need to get rid of this style of demoracy and have something
>> else. perhaps an approach where everyone takes a more long-term view.
>> i.e. all candidates together plan out the next 20 years and we  
>> approve
>> it, then certain people from both sides are selected to implement it.
>
> The swiss (who have been messing around with this democracy stuff  
> since, oh, 1291) referendum system is similar to this idea.

OTOH, the closest thing we have to this in the US is California...   
and it's an unquestionable disaster.

jb




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