[LMB] Democracy (WAS OT: Feudal Nonsense)

Richard Macdonald don_iain at verizon.net
Tue Nov 2 08:20:39 GMT 2010


From: "Jeff Shultz" <jeffshultz at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [LMB] Democracy (WAS OT: Feudal Nonsense)


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:

>>> Your allusion is so vague as to be meaningless to me. Which
>>> European country "elects" its monarch?
>>
>> Vatican City, aka the temporal possession of the Roman Catholic Church.
>>
>> You could, I suppose, alternately think of it as a Late Imperial Roman
>> religious college which has somehow survived into the present.
>
> I would consider it an oligarchy, since only the Cardinals are allowed to 
> vote.


Feudalism: It's your Count that Votes.
--
Richard A. Macdonald, CPA/EA
SSG(Ret), USA, ADA, 16P34
Gib mir Schokolade und niemand wird verletzt!!! 




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