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posted: 2/5/2013 5:00 AM

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Oh, what games politicians choose to play even right here in Arlington Heights. Mr. Thomas Glasgow said he had a problem with a petition presented by Mr. Bill Gnech regarding the question of terms limits. Mr. Glasgow said even though he is a lawyer, the wording of the petition confused him.

However, Mr. Glasgow and other members of the board, please recognize there is no mistaking the intent of the petition. I believe that even a third grader could comprehend that the signers wanted the question of term limits placed on the ballot.

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The problem with the wording could be rectified simply by the board placing their own correctly-worded initiative on the ballot. Is not a vote by the public the only true way to assuage the board's uncertainty of the question, "if the public wants them?"

Harry Trumfio

Arlington Heights

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