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EMPTY ELECTION CAMPAIGN PROMISES .

05 Aug

A WAY OF WOOING VOTERS
campaignsMr Kibaki first came to power when he won a landslide election victory in December 2002, promising to fight endemic corruption and to address Kenya’s economic woes.Despite his pledge to tackle corruption, some donors estimated that up to $1bn had been lost to graft between 2002 and 2005. This just but a few of what we hear when our politicians are campaigning hard to get into parliament.Poor Kenyans are promised heaven and what we get in return is total madness. The thing is these so called members of parliament are just too selfish,look at what they put our country into during the last general election. How many families are in IDP camps with in this bad weather some have little babies all suffering in the cold with little or nothing to eat at all.
BE025516But why do we always vote them back after all these years of agony and suffering?Is it because of the little “TIPS” ,umbrellas ,caps or T-shirts we get during the campaign period with their logos on them during campaigns?It is the high time we said no to this political madness after all the tips they give can’t last us even for a night.End corruption now!!!!!Vote wisely people don’t undermine yourself compare Kshs.200 with your future and the generations to come.Think of those who died during post election violence and the people in IDP camps. We want our peaceful Kenya back or a better one still.Be wise!!!!!!!
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Posted by on August 5, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “EMPTY ELECTION CAMPAIGN PROMISES .

  1. Referendum For A New Democracy

    July 8, 2010 at 12:23 am

    Perhaps we should start asking questions about the big picture…

    Do we need a Referendum For A New Democracy?

    Are you concerned about the future of democracy? Do you feel democracy is under attack by extreme greed in countries around the world? Are you sick and tired of: living in fear, corporate greed, growing police state, government for the rich, working more but having less?

    Can we use both elections and random selection (in the way we select government officials) to rid democracy of undue influence by extreme wealth and wealth-dominated mass media campaigns?

    The world’s first democracy (Athenian democracy, 600 B.C.) used both elections and random selection. Even Aristotle (the co-founder of Western thought) promoted the use random selection as the best way to protect democracy. The idea of randomly selecting (after screening) juries remains from Athenian democracy, but not randomly selecting (after screening) government officials. Why is it used only for individual justice and not also for social justice? Who wins from that? …the extremely wealthy?

    What is the best way to combine elections and random selection to protect democracy in today’s world? Can we use elections as the way to screen candidates, and random selection as the way to do the final selection? Who wins from that? …the people?

     

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