A reading from the good book tells of King David whom after several attempts to conceal his adulterous act with Bathsheba opted to kill Bathsheba’s husband. 658 more words
Tags » Separation Of Powers
I was thinking about my University, and democracy.
Essentially we have none.
Let’s think about the standard three arms of government: executive, independent judiciary, law makers. 179 more words
This is something of a follow-on from my post on a new system of accountability in British politics, here: http://left42.wordpress.com/2013/11/11/a-new-kind-of-accountability/ This time I’m writing on the US; where it has gone wrong, and why the Constitution has failed so badly in its aims of limiting the concentration of power and protecting the public from tyranny. 1,419 more words
On October 13, 2013, about 106 military, media, and civil formations have assembled at Anatolia café in Elrihania city on the Syrian-Turkish border to form a conglomerate that is considered the biggest of its kind- according to some participants – to form what is called (Ahrar Syrian Union ). 1,017 more words
In my inbox today I have received a number of articles and questions concerning presidential authority and whether President Obama has the Constitutional power to amend or to change ACA. 610 more words
On tuesday’s National Assembly plenary sesión, opposition legislator Maria Mercedes Aranguren’s parliamentary immunity was eliminated. This basically means she was expelled from the National Assembly and her “substitute”, a certain Carlos Flores, took her place, giving way to the majority vote the PSUV needed to push through Maduro’s Enabling Law. 435 more words