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The nomination of Hickey reveals Republicans are...

taking a page from the Democrats playbook regarding listening to the will of the voter. Obama rammed the Affordable Care Act down America's throat despite polls revealing most Americans didn't want it. He lost the House of Representatives and a few Senate seats the next midterm election.
The citizens spoke in an election last month and indicated they did not want Hickey as a County Commissioner. This wasn't some poll - this was a vote. Now, the Republican party wants to ram this nomination down the throats of NHC's voters. If the four Republicans on the board agree with their party and proceed with this, don't act all surprised if we have a five member Democratic/Independent Board of Commissioners by 2016.
Keep in mind one thing if nothing else: Hickey's strongest supporter on the board appears to be Berger. Consider for a moment Berger's highlights since about January of 2011 and digest that. He was recently re-appointed to the CFPUA board and couldn't bother to show up for the very next meeting.

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