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Author Topic: Do referendums / plebiscites have any real value?  (Read 780 times)

Offline Cosmos

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Do referendums / plebiscites have any real value?
« on: 08 November, 2016, 08:58:47 PM »
Parliamentarians (or equivalents) are paid high salaries to decide what's good for the people of the country they live in. Why do they need to refer to the very people they represent when a difficult decision comes along?
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Re: Do referendums / plebiscites have any real value?
« Reply #1 on: 09 November, 2016, 11:47:24 AM »
Parliamentarians (or equivalents) are paid high salaries to decide what's good for the people of the country they live in. Why do they need to refer to the very people they represent when a difficult decision comes along?

They do it to make it look like democracy means something...while all along knowing that if democracy changed anything, they'd probably ban it.
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