Here in Germany we are having the same problem with the lack of transparency. Regardless of how many people protest, it seems that the pro-wealthy governments / politicians are pushing for a more non-democratic way of life.
There is only one reason for secrecy of this kind, we will not like what we hear. The politics of " don't tell the public what they will say no to " and push it through under the veil of " we know best, trust us " doesn't cut it.
"However, he says abuses and excessive costs could be avoided if taxpayers weren't subsidizing donations to political parties in the first place."
If longer elections are the problem, then define it better with a fixed time period. Its that easy. Relying totally on "donations" will result in a buying of politicians just like in the US. That would be the worst possible scenario. Donations must be restricted to a minimal amount on a per-person basis.
As if more violence will end violence.
Hey lady, have you ever considered that it was the war mongering of the US government that created the problem. The greed of private companies that profit from war, and the wanting to control large parts of the planet's oil that got the US in this situation of being hated by others. I mean, how many have had to suffer the bombardment of US weaponry, worldwide ?
Spotted by someone who had the sense to call for help and a group of people came and kept the Whale cool, wet blankets on her back, kept tipping water over the top until the tide came back and and she was able to get moving again and rejoin her waiting pod.
The rescuers said that early on she was quite stressed but within about 20 minutes of help arriving, she calmed down and relaxed a bit.
Another example of the way we so called superior beings should act.
I guess they are lucky there wasn't a dentist on call
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