Logically, the more people of a Nation that vote, the closer that Nation gets to being a true democracy. The result of that vote would represent the voice of the majority of the people of that Nation. If the majority of people do not vote, perhaps because most people have to work harder and more hours just to make the same amount of money, which causes time to be a factor along with the lack of enthusiasm, then the Nation is being run by the few who do vote. Those few people who vote regularly are usually in the upper echelons of the economic ladder, and not only do they vote, but they u
Certain members of Congress have blasted Wikipedia and Google for their protests of PIPA and SOPA, the so-called piracy bills making their way through Congress, which the media giants label censorship bills, because of how they have protested by taking their fight to the public and using their sites to deliver their message. Yet what does Congress do when they cannot negotiate their way to gaining support for a bill they support, they go to the public in much the same way. They and their allies try their hardest to get on television to speak loudly and often, which for many Americans actu
A Chicano is a Mexican-American who generally was pressured by the Anglo-run school system and most other official governmental entities, to abandon Spanish as a language, even though many Chicanos barely spoke it and also pressured to generally assimilate into the Anglo culture. It worked to a large degree and those who accepted complete assimilation also accepted being called Hispanic or Latino, instead of Chicano, which had connotations and connections to Civil Rights movements back in the day and to those who refused to completely assimilate.
CCM doesn’t care who you vote for as long as you get informed in a balanced way and vote. We believe there should be a compulsory voting law, much like compulsory jury service, which by the way takes much longer. We don’t think the penalties for not going to vote should be harsh, especially on first offenses, but repeat offenders maybe should face small fines or the loss of their voting privilege. It’s a shame that our voting numbers are so low that we feel that this is even necessary, but who can blame the people that don’t vote, after all day after day you hear how the entire political
Prime Minister Papandreou of Greece immediately got the ire of the Global Financial World when he decided a very novel thing these days in politics, he would ask the people of Greece what they thought of the bailout money being offered by the European Union (the EU) via the International Monetary Fund (the IMF), especially since it contains requirements that taxes be raised on the people, that the prices of certain commodities also be raised, pay cuts for workers and new property taxes. These drastic measures aimed at saving Greece’s economy, but perceived to be on the ba