Lorie Schaefer For the Nevada Appeal

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Fresh Ideas: A more perfect Union

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union...and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” — Preamble to the United States ConstitutionA bumper sticker on a pickup truck in Washoe Valley caught my eye recently. It asked, “What happened to my country?” Is it just me or does the use of that singular pronoun “my” instead of the plural “our” make his question sound particularly mean and small. Not to mention just a little ignorant.Had the driver know …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 5, 2012 04:58AM Published Dec 5, 2012 04:57AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.