Commentator Chris Werler has discovered a new kind of liberty: the freedom from car ownership. Werler is a marketing consultant who lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Every two years, Massachusetts voters face a menu of voting options on the statewide ballot – should taxes be slashed, should biomass incinerators be banned – that sort of thing. And it irks some lawmakers that the legislative process can be taken out of their hands. But as commentator Chris werler notes, there can be some powerful incentives to gather signatures, and to sign.