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Daily Archives: October 14th, 2012

Initiative 1185: An attack on democracy

Excerpt: Pro­po­nents of I‑1185, includ­ing its pri­ma­ry spon­sor Tim Eyman, would have vot­ers believe the issue this ini­tia­tive would address is tax­es. In fact, the issue is democ­ra­cy — specif­i­cal­ly, an attack on democ­ra­cy and major­i­ty rule, fund­ed by pow­er­ful cor­po­ra­tions and pro­mot­ed by the far right. Since Cal­i­for­nia approved Propo­si­tion 13 in 1978, cre­at­ing a require­ment that […]
Written by:Robert Cruickshank
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Elections
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