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The AV Referendum Is Just Another Fix To Keep The People Suppressed

by | 19th, April 2011

WHERE to do you stand on the AV vote? You know, AV? That’s the complex voting system in which you get to vote lots of times until a result is arrived at. Richard North takes a view:

IF you had been foolish enough to watch on TV yesterday the programme which the BBC passes off as news, you would have come away with the impression that the most important thing in the universe was the coming referendum on AV.

The cry is taken up by the MSM, with the likes of the Daily Mail offering us its leader headed: “How apathy over AV vote threatens Britain’s democracy”. The sentiment is, of course, fatuous, indicative of the shallow, one-dimensional thinking that afflicts British politics and the media.

There is no apathy , only indifference which is a completely different thing, even though the Mail leader-writer manages to confuse the two. Indifference is a rejection of the agenda set by the political classes a simple statement that their values and priorities are not ours.
The real threat to democracy, of course, comes with the steady encroachment of the European Union, the refusal of the media to recognise and acknowledge it , and the ignorance and gullibility of the general public. That very much makes the media part of the problem, about which the likes of the Mail are doing absolutely nothing.

As for the AV referendum it is an insult. We wanted a referendum on the EU treaty, and they gave us this instead. The referendum itself, and the result, is a complete irrelevance. It matters not HOW we vote, when we are ruled by an unelected supreme government in Brussels.

However, the other aspect of this attempt to set the agenda is, of course, to provide a distraction from the more important and pressing issues of the day. Far more important, for instance, is the growing crisis over Tunisian immigrants. Even The Economist is flagging this up as presenting “the greatest danger to

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