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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 10:35:02AM -0700 or thereabouts, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Wednesday 31 May 2006 02:35, Wulfy wrote:
> > The Queen may be "Head of state" but the person with power here is the
> > Prime Minister...  The Queen is just a figurehead...
> She does occasionally excersize her power.  Most notably, back in the late 
> 1990s, she declared a vote for Quebec to secede as non-binding.  The 
> referendum failed without her help anyway, though.

Paul she has NO power, she's a figure head. It was simply public
relations, at the request of the then Canadian government. 


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