It appears that keeping the 5% is intended to reduce representation diversity. While I am not sure about the sense/effect of 0%, surely 2% or even a mere 3% would not lead to a downfall of ‘democracy’!
by getting everyone off P and synthetics and back onto weed.
Got suggestions as to how this might be accomplished?
If the statistics are correct from the family first guy regarding Colorado
That might be a big ask!
For example what is the likelihood of the truth of this statement from McCoskrie?
there are now more marijuana stores statewide than McDonald's and Starbucks combined
Potency rates of up to 95 per cent have been recorded.
No indication as to where this was achieved - nearly pure THC? He would like people to assume that this was available for sale, but it is more likely in a laboratory.
FF are concerned that if marijuana is decriminalised, people will use it and are happy to ignore the fact that people do use at present.
The death of King George VI in 1952. I was 7 and remember the large black newspaper front pages.
The fact that we have a situation where parties can legitimately tell voters that they'll risk wasting their vote if they vote for what they really want, is shameful.
Front page of the Press today has Michael Wright arguing that it is time to ditch the threshhold entirely. I like that idea but doubt it will get much traction amongst the elected ...
The data clearly shows Japan’s debt to GDP as the highest among OECD countries.
Now you are changing the basis of your argument. Your initial assertion was
Case in point: Japan, which has seen more public spending relative to GDP than any other nation ...
Spending and debt are not the same.
Well after time, we know that is nonsense. Case in point: Japan, which has seen more public spending relative to GDP than any other nation in history while h’hold incomes and h’hold savings continue to shrink.
It would be good if you could give a source for your assertion about spending relative to GDP, because it did not take me long to find, in the OECD data, some countries which appear to spend more than Japan.
As long as warriors remain under civilian control ...
Is not the question 'Are they still really under civilian control?' one that needs to be asked, and answered, in response to the book?
It seems there is a distinct possibility that the warriors have not been telling the whole truth, and if they can do that without sanction then they cannot be under control.
Now that the Public Address WoY is 'post-truth', it seems pertinent to post here a link to an article published nearly 37 years ago - 'A Cult of Ignorance' - Isaac Asimov (pdf).
Granted that it is somewhat caustic and maybe 'elitist', but it is possible that someone in 1980 noted a trend which might, in part, have led to our 'post-truth' and 'fake-news' environment today.