Dr. Robert Runté on popular culture, education, and life.
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Liechtenstein prince wins powers
So here's a news item from Sunday that might have escaped your notice (especially with all the war news coverage): "Liechtenstein prince wins powers" The BBC news story describes a national referendum in which Hans-Adam II was voted absolute powers by a 2/3 majority. It makes him an absolute monarch with the power to hire and fire the government.