We were told that democracy would be encouraged and
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But the party hates the people. They don't want us REALLY electing our leaders. Look what happens - you get non-party charlatans who appeal to the people - look at the chaos this creates!
So the people, angry at the duplicity and lying, have taken to the streets, shutting the government down and demanding they honor their commitments.
Well yes, that's what their doing in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong people were told that they would only be allowed to vote for candidates preselected by the Communist Party leadership in Beijing. This despite the assertions made in 1997 that Hong Kong would be the democratic "One Country, Two Systems" partner with the Mainland.
And this weekend, the Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) did the same thing as the communists in Mainland China. Dr. Bruce Flegg, who has represented the voters in
Moggill for ten years, was told he would not be allowed to run - with his preselection voided by the LNP Politburo, led by Mao Tse Newman. Two other MP's "out of favour" with Newman also may have had their preselection voided. So the local LNP committees who've democratically selected candidates for these seats have seen these candidates ditched by
The Hong Kong'ers won't tolerate this erosion of their rights. They've taken to the streets.