I just endorsed the VRA [Voting Rights Act of 2012] without enthusiasm. Section 6 looks is a non-nutritive bone thrown to ‘direct” democracy folks -which now includes all Occupy. With Congress setting the agenda, and citizen votes not binding, it’s just another opportunity for the pretense of democracy, like all the fake “town meetings” “our” reps hold -functioning as focus groups for propaganda development since there is no vote by the people, as in real New England town meetings.
Phi Beta Iota: As long as two parties exclude the other six nationally-accredited parties, the USA is not a democracy. Learn more at We the People Reform Coalition.