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Is Switzerland less centralized than the U.S. is? Do they do direct democracy right?

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No2statism Posted: Mon, Oct 8 2012 4:39 PM

I was thinking so, because their federal republic was actually ratified at popular referendum.  It is decentralized by their culture respecting the rule of law, and the fact that they can't have a unitary executive that can clamp down on direct democracy.

I'd really rather just have their health care system rather than the fascist bureaucracy we have here... is there's even an insurance like Germany's nonsense system is?  I was thinking it was purely redistributive and more liberal, but I don't know that for 100% and I probably never will... I am asking because I want to think beyond a more reasonable doubt.

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h.k. replied on Mon, Oct 8 2012 4:52 PM

They still have a socialist party and such.

People in Switzerland are slowly losing their rights, and their central banking is pretty abhorring. In the long run their system will end up insolvent just like ours.

I can understand why people want to live there, or travel there, though.

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That makes sense.

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