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

tibby2 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 6:27 AM
With a quarter of a billion guns out there if one tenth of one per cent of them were used to kill then we should have a body count of 250 thousand. That would be like 500 Chicagos a year in the country or 10 per state. (That would be 8.77 for each of the 57 states if you are a liberal) Remember these are likely the same folks who think they can tax their way into balancing the budget. Many of the failing European economies rank higher in math than the U.S. This could explain why it is taking the Senate Democrats so long to pass a budget. It is harder to add up really big numbers.

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...