It won’t be long now before the threshold for signatures to e-petitions is raised. It is, after all, just a trial run to see how things go. I suspect things haven’t gone so well for HMG and they’re finding the e-petitions a thorn in their side.
E-Petitions, just like the promise of referenda, should be viewed as circumspectly as possible but, in the meantime, let’s not delude ourselves that they will make an impact, change laws or alter the direction of travel.
If somebody hasn’t already done so, it’s time to choose a revolutionary theme for 2012 – I suggest the bars of this, from 0:30 on:
Alternatives are welcome, as always.