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Council approves Schofield as fire chief September 2, 2014

Your Opinion: What happened to democracy?

Dear Editor:

What happened to living in a democracy where the people have a voice, voice their opinion and their elected officials listen?

Prop. B was a statewide issue, the majority of people in this state spoke but 20 of our 34 senators thumbed their noses at us and decided we were wrong.

Democracy? I think not. Everyone should be concerned. If they can do it here, despite intense opposition, they can do it anywhere.

George Orwell prophesied this day when he wrote “1984,” it just arrived 24 years late. “Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Lord Acton

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