The Government Has No Rights……

Posted: 19/02/2013 in Finance, Vanuatu
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"Don't Worry - Be Happy!"It’s a crying shame that so many of our own elected Members “don’t get this”
“The source of the government’s authority is ‘the consent of the governed.’ This means that the government is not the ruler, but the servant or agent of the citizens; it means that the government as such has no rights except the rights delegated to it by the citizens for a specific purpose.” | The Virtue of Selfishness by Ayn Rand
  1. There’s no need to cite Ayn Rand. Article 4(1) of Vanuatu’s constitution says it clearly: “National sovereignty belongs to the people of Vanuatu which they exercise through their elected representatives”.

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