« Home | Amir Peretz just fakes his way through » | What to make of Oregon's legislation and law? » | As decreed by the UAE, thou shalt be banned in the... » | PLO terrorists murder Israeli near Migdalim in Jor... » | Manifesto against Islamic totalitarianism » | The film the Islamists opposed » | ATTENTION NATIONAL UNION LEADERSHIP » | The polls are not reliable » | Son of the Gipper is also against Portgate » | Ricin plague » 

Thursday, March 02, 2006 

Likud is now first party in Israel with direct primaries for everybody

The Likud's central commitee has approved what can certainly be helpful in the upcoming elections by enabling even rank-and-file voters to participate in choosing candidates for their list. From Israel National News:
The Likud Central Committee voted Wednesday evening to relinquish its power to choose the party's Knesset list. The Likud is the first Israeli party to choose its entire list via direct primaries.

Likud Party chairman Binyamin Netanyahu urged the 3,000 Central Committee members to approve the change - stripping them of the power to choose the party's MKs - in order to make the Likud a more democratic party. He stressed that the move would demonstrate to the country that the party now stands for accountability.

"The proposal I have put forward today is good for the Likud and also for all the parties," Netanyahu said. "I know that what I am asking of you is not simple. I know it is not easy. I know that many members have doubts, but I know that tonight you will display responsibility and will do the right thing for the Likud and for democracy and for the State of Israel."
And they did. It's a very good and interesting step to help curb political corruption and to display accountability to the voters. A most positive step in helping to make the political scene more impressive in Israel.


About me

  • I'm Avi Green
  • From Jerusalem, Israel
  • I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.
My profile



    avigreen2002@yahoo.com About profile Gab page Minds page

      I also contribute to

    • The Astute Bloggers
    • Infidel Bloggers Alliance
    • Which also includes (open menu)

      My other sites

    • The Four Color Media Monitor
    • The Comic Book Discrimination Dossiers
    • Hawkfan
    • The Greatest Thing on Earth!
    • The Outer Observatory
    • Earth's Mightiest Heroines
    • Puzzle Paradise
    • The Co-Stars Primer
    • Cinema Capsule Cavalcade
    • Food Diner
    • News/Opinion sites (open menu)

      Writers and special activity groups (open menu)

      Media Watchdogs (open menu)

      Columnist bloggers (open menu)

      Research on terrorism (open menu)

      Milbloggers (open menu)

      Trackback parties (open menu)

      Trackback tools

    • Wizbang Standalone pinger
    • Search Blogspot
    • Other bloggers: Israel and Asia (open menu)

      Other bloggers: Europe (open menu)

      Other bloggers: American continent (open menu)

      Museum sites (open menu)

      Bloggeries Blog Directory blog directory Politics Blogs
      Politics blog TopOfBlogs Society blog Blog Directory & Search engine blog directory View My Stats
    • W3 Counter stats
    • Click here to see website statistics
    • eXTReMe Tracker
      Locations of visitors to this page  

    This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    make money online blogger templates

Older Posts Newer Posts

Tel-Chai Nation is powered by Blogspot and Gecko & Fly.
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.
Join the Google Adsense program and learn how to make money online.