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