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Wis. Sheriff Tells Residents to Learn How to Use a Gun: 911 is No Longer Your Best Option

Earl29 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 5:46 PM
Now there's a lawman. A great contrast to the liars who oppose an armed citizenry and say they can protect us.
psydoc Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 5:49 PM
I posted this earlier, Earl; however, it deserves to be posted to support you.

It is heartening to hear a LEO tell the truth. He may not be doing so knowingly; however, he is also supporting the right of the people to bear arms.
AliveInHim Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 5:53 PM
Oh I think he knows exactly what he's doing-he clearly understands the limits of law enforcement and the responsibility of the people to be able to protect themselves until the backup detail (himself and his deputies) arrives.
psydoc Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 6:03 PM
I am sure he understand that part of it, AliveinHim. The part about supporting the second is what I am not sure he understands. I hope he does fully understand that, too.

Either way, my hat is off to him.

In gun control debates, gun rights advocates often invoke the saying, “when seconds count, the police are only minutes away,” to emphasize the absurdity and ineffectiveness of gun-free zones and the need for concealed carry in self-defense situations. Now, one Wisconsin sheriff is taking the adage seriously, telling residents they should take firearms classes because he ‘needs them in the game.’

In the radio ad, Clarke tells residents personal safety isn't a spectator sport anymore, and that "I need you in the game."

"With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer...