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August 1, 2014

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Letter to the editor:

U.S. Senate isn’t very democratic

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Regarding the letter, “The United States is a democracy”:

If the United States of America is a constitutional democratic republic, why does Wyoming have the same number of senators as California?

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  1. The Senate is a dinosaur and an appendage of England's House of Lords. England had the sense to strip it [House of Lord's] of legislative authority and made it strictly symbolic. The U.S. should do the same or, still better, abolish it. It's a millionaire's club that's not worth the money.

    Carmine D