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Voters must recall sneaky moves

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Let it be a cautionary tale -- the governor of Michigan is stripping rights and planning to sign bills to remove any possibility of citizen initiative or recall during the lame-duck session of the Republican-dominated Legislature. He gave little warning about his plan during the campaign. And the voters of Michigan who once were proudly Democrat for some reason decided to give another likely-looking, reasonable-sounding guy a chance even if his is a Republican. I called attention to similar possibilities in other states during the run-up to the election in Washington. We thought we had totally dodged the bullet only to find two Democrats-in-name-only who want to railroad the state Senate again. (Dec. 10 article, "Coalition promises centrist approach.") I hope their districts have good memories.
Jack McClurg

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