Chris Weaver for D2 BOCC

statism [ˈsteɪtɪzəm]

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the theory or practice of concentrating economic and political power in the state, resulting in a weak position for the individual or community with respect to the government
Example: look at the European Union

I’m a bit slow in remarking on this, but in reading Indy Weeks Candidate Endorsements I was struck by this from Penny Rich:

“She identifies as a progressive liberal, and she isn’t afraid to take controversial but necessary stands. Case in point: she wants to keep Orange County trash in Orange by siting small landfills across the county. Rich also wants the county to build a homeless shelter and quit depending on the generosity of the Inter-Faith Council and the religious community.”

Small landfills? Locations please? Are we to expect the same promises made to the RENA community? As a History refresher…which  political party made those promises? the same…

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