Hey - it could be a lot worse - last I heard, you guys had a democracy. Would you be happier if the UK had lost World War II and you were ruled by the Nazi's today?
I'm not saying the UK is perfect, and I know that you face tough times in a lot of different ways. But there's a lot to be grateful for, too. If you want to read what little I know, check out my two hubs, The Four Types of Leaders and Women Leaders.