On media control and the Iraq war speech of Stephen Harper and John Howard or do you still believe we elect our governments?

Here are two video’s. One is of the announcement by a US TV host Conan that he will be marrying a gay couple live in his show and the reactions of all the “independent” talking heads all over the TV senders which are also supposedly independent and the second is the speech which committed Australia and Canada to the illegal war in Iraq. If after you watched those video’s you still believe we are electing our own governments and that we have a media not controlled by the powers that be I’ve got a nice bridge in New York for sale you might be interested in!

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2 thoughts on “On media control and the Iraq war speech of Stephen Harper and John Howard or do you still believe we elect our governments?

  1. I don’t have time to watch the vids—but to answer your question:

    No. We don’t elect our governments—we elect politicians who are the public face of government (think Aunt Sally) but always, regardless of who ‘gets in’, the wheels grind on.
    There is a permanent unelected government behind the democratic facade.
    Even down here in Southland …

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