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Who will defend our common property?

If the Bedwell, Sutherland, Horne triad take over our county Board of Supervisors, who will be defending our common property? That which provides the basis of life for all of us?

We are Constitutionally obligated to be caretakers for generations to come. The Preamble states that our Constitutional rights belong not just to us alive today, but also to the future. “We the People of the United States … secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.”

This Posterity clause clearly states that our descendants are guaranteed these blessings. Our Founding Fathers guaranteed our rights today, as they legally guaranteed the rights for future generations.

Benjamin Franklin listened to Iroquois leaders in trying to shape a better form of government, including the concept of Posterity. Franklin’s posterity, found in the Preamble, was from Iroquois leaders’ policy … they must always factor in how today’s decision will affect the seventh generation into the future.

Bedwell, Sutherland and Supervisor Horne are all supported by, and under the umbrella of, the timber giant Sierra Pacific Industries. These three are SPI’s “clear-cut” choices.

Please consider Benjamin Franklin’s wisdom, and never let our county Board of Supervisors lose local control by being bought by outside resource industry giants, whose most major desire is to exploit our common property … with no regard for future generations.

Marty Pezzaglia

Nevada City

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