* Promise Broken 19
You don't consider that to be a lot of broken promises? I would argue that even one broken promise is too many.
It would be a huge undertaking, but I think it's a goal worth striving for.
Why? The masses are uninformed, easily swayed sheep without the time or resources necessary to properly investigate any given piece of legislation. not only that, but most of them wouldn't vote anyway. I'm not saying a republic is perfect, but its still better than what a direct democracy would be.
Twits/trolls like you are the reason for the first part of my sig, but what the hell:
So there are still millions of Americans who believe that surgical strikes and smart bombs only kill the bad guys and that it's OK to get involved in military adventures for corporate interests.
Fine me ONE. I've tried. They aint there. It doesn't matter how stupid you are, nobody believes that smart bombs only kill bad people. However, apparently idiots do beleive that others believe that.
There isn't anyone quite as stupid as those who think they're smarter than everyone else.
In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.