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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

Since Ernie Reinhold named me personally in his false narrative of this ballot initiative, allow me to retort. There are three important parts in communication: facts, opinions, and opinions on facts. What is missing from your letter is the facts.

First. The United States of America is not a democracy. It is a republic, which by definition is a representative form of government that is ruled according to a charter, or constitution.

A democracy is a government that is ruled according to the will of the majority. These two forms of government are often confused.

The main difference...

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