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“Democracy is a tool used to placate the masses” Katherine Karma

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excessive

Regional Influence: Diplomat

Location: The Western Isles

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Parliament

Serving as the legislative branch of government, the Parliament is divided into three houses: the upper house; the senate, and the lower house or congress.

Congress
The lower house of parliament, members of congress are elected every 2.5 years. The political parties are lead by a Whip, and a party leader who are all elected with the other members of congress. Congress is lead by the Speaker of the House, who is elected among the members of congress and often the leader of the majority coalition.
Congress has the power:
To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the Keomora; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
To borrow money on the credit of Keomora;
To regulate commerce with foreign nations;
To establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the Keomora;
To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures;
To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of Keomora;
To establish post offices and post roads;
To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries;
To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;
To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offenses against the law of nations;
To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water;
To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years;
To provide and maintain a navy;
To make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces;
To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the empire, suppress insurrections and repel invasions;
To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of Keomora, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;
To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten miles (16 km) square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the Keomora, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislature of the state in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings.

The Senate WIP

Prime Minister
In the event that a single party/coalition has a majority in both house then they can appoint a Prime Minister to be responsible for the ease passing laws among both houses.

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