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  • Apparently Sheriff Winters has said he would not "confiscate" guns even if ordered to do so by the federal government.
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  • Apparently Sheriff Winters has said he would not "confiscate" guns even if ordered to do so by the federal government.
    That sounds reasonable. It is within his job description to deny any such mandates and it mirrors what our Founders specifically had in mind. They were experts in standing up to tyranny.
    I find it alarming that so many citizens have lifted their skirts in horror at this. Are they actually that naive?
    Don't they think this republic could, at some point, be in danger of collapsing? If they didn't realize that in November 2008, they should realize it now.
    Our president has declaimed, "We tried it their way and it didn't work. Now we'll try it our way." Huh? Does he mean the safest, freest and wealthiest nation can be rejiggered in some other grand design?
    Witless and very dangerous. — Hubert Smith, Jacksonville
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