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Veto, Citizens' Initiated and Recall referendum.


Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Democracy or Bureaucracy?

To all MPs & newspapers

Does Minister Maurice Williamson really have a difficult decision? It can't be that hard to decide between democracy or bureaucracy. The people of Wanganui spoke in a referendum. There are always complaints about tyranny of the majority but if democracy is not upheld then this will be another case for tyranny of the minority.


Anonymous said...

When elected members do not listen, they have good reason. They know very well that the silent majority does nothing but talk, write and complain. In this country all controversial laws were instigated by a very small minority but the system allowed them to inflict those laws on majority. This will continue unless the silent majority move their backside and sacrifice their time, energy and whatelse required.

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