It's not done at the national level but it is done very often at the
state and local level. California seems to have a lot and likely has
contributed to their budget woes.
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 3:10 PM, SwissPace <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Although I can't vote here, I do admire the Swiss system where its the
> people who vote on issues with regular referendums and anyone can ask
> for a referundum on an issue provided they get enough signatures on a
> petition. I can't see it working in the UK though and I don't know
> enough about USA to know if it would work there.
>> Historically, it's always been this way. This year's campaign is
>> actually remarkably similar to ones from the first half of our
>> nation's history. We like to think that we're not outside the norm,
>> but in reality, we've never left.
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