[OPE] One party state?

From: Jurriaan Bendien <adsl675281@telfort.nl>
Date: Tue Jun 02 2009 - 17:39:41 EDT

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton was quoted by the BBC as saying that
Cuba's readmission to the OAS would be conditional on "democratic reforms"
in Cuba's one-party state, but the BBC also said that the US might be

My musing is: isn't the US itself pretty much a one-party state these days?
The Republican Party has more or less collapsed and what remains of its
leadership has been to a considerable extent integrated in the government
apparatus, Mr Obama being careful to retain a workable degree of unity in
the political class.

What would be the substantive difference, in real terms, between the
governmental systems of Cuba and the US, from the viewpoint of Joe Average?
Maybe there are differences, but they may have much more in common than you
would think!


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