Monday, April 21, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Worried about different amendment

EDITOR:

I would suggest that Sheriff D’Agostini and his officers be more concerned with their violations of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution as opposed to their perceived potential violations of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.

STEVE TAPSON
Placerville

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  • clleaJanuary 28, 2013 - 4:42 pm

    Mr. Tapson, I couldn't agree more. Some of the extreme right mongering that comes out of his mouth is rather disturbing for a public servant in his position

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  • Ida SumoterJanuary 28, 2013 - 7:47 pm

    If the sheriff were as devoted to the Constitution as he pretends to be, he would know that the US Supreme Court interprets the constitutionality of legislation, not the local sheriff.

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  • Ted SimosonJanuary 28, 2013 - 7:53 pm

    Several dozen sheriffs from all over the country wrote essentially identical letters. It would be nice to know who sheriff D is getting his marching orders from.

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  • cookie65January 29, 2013 - 9:10 am

    Larry, Curly and Moe. Or the more modern day version from the Bob Newhart show. Larry, Darryl and Darryl. A trio of vomited emotions.

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  • NancyJanuary 29, 2013 - 2:33 pm

    Thank you, Sheriff D"Agostini for looking out for the people of El Dorado County.

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  • Jack MartinJanuary 29, 2013 - 4:05 pm

    Not siding with or against Mr Tapson, but it would buttress his point to provide at least one example of a 4th amendment violation by our sheriff.

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  • James E.January 29, 2013 - 4:13 pm

    Mr. Martin, I don't know about the Sheriff. It's the Supreme Court that has water-downed the 4th Amendment with multiple exceptions. I think 95% of lawyers would agree of the almost demise of the 4th Amendment, with 5% (prosecutors) disagreeing. Please note I said I think, so let's not get involved in a extensive argument because I need a nap.

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  • Greg DavidsonJanuary 29, 2013 - 4:34 pm

    The Sheriff should know about the supremacy clause if he's such a constitutional scholar. He's sworn to uphold the entire constitution, not just the parts he agrees with.

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  • clleaJanuary 29, 2013 - 4:37 pm

    Cookie, You are such an unhappy, lonely Anarchist with only negativity for company.

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  • DB SmithJanuary 29, 2013 - 4:54 pm

    Just finished with the last gravel delivery and got er all boxed down nice and neat. Cilly ~ you don't know what your talking about because people like Cookie keep us and alot of others happy and motivated. We realize that the only reason people on the left attack anyone is if they speak with reason. Keep up the good work Cookie!

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  • clleaJanuary 29, 2013 - 5:20 pm

    DB, yes, you make Cookie sound like your cult leader. No, it is your leader that attacks everyone that says the slightest thing she doesn't agree with. Being a minority is rough, I do understand how special you folks need to feel. Best regards.

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  • DB SmithJanuary 29, 2013 - 5:22 pm

    Thank you Silly and sweet dreams to you.

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  • cookie65January 29, 2013 - 7:11 pm

    Cllea, sometimes you shouldn't raise your hand.

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  • Paddy O'furnitureFebruary 01, 2013 - 2:24 pm

    cllea, it appears that you think everybody who doesn't kiss Obama's butt is an Anarchist. You use that word more than all other lefties combines here. Tell me, were you the Anarchist during the Bush admin?

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  • RichardFebruary 01, 2013 - 2:57 pm

    Combating perceived potential violations of the Second Amendment to the Constitution: (1.) make better politics and (2) make you feel you’re a bigger man than you really are.

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  • cookie65February 01, 2013 - 7:37 pm

    Richard, when you download the pictures from your digital camera, does it get lighter?

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  • cookie65February 01, 2013 - 8:18 pm

    Richard, here is how concerned this gang is with anything regarding citizens rights. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2272166/Big-brother-log-drinking-habits-waist-size.html#axzz2JhXYhdJ3

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  • TruthFebruary 02, 2013 - 9:43 am

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/02/bill-maher-sarah-palin-fox-news-glenn-beck-video_n_2606099.html?ir=Politics&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009

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  • cookie65February 02, 2013 - 9:59 am

    Maher has an issue with others who profit from their political views? Maher is the posterchild for the tolerance, openmindedness and diverstity of the left.

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  • TruthFebruary 02, 2013 - 2:47 pm

    So predictable. You can't challenge a thing he says, so you attack him personally.

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  • George BerntonFebruary 02, 2013 - 2:51 pm

    I viewed the Maher video. He makes a very good point. I don't know what video Cookie watched, but Maher never says that there is anything wrong about people profiting from their political views. He just expresses his amazement that there are so many suckers out there willing to pay and pay for this tripe. There is big money to be made in fear mongering.

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  • clleaFebruary 02, 2013 - 3:24 pm

    Truth, I wonder why Cookie and his followers didn't attack the writer of this published statement. They consistently attack all others!--hmmmmm Mr. Bernton, maybe this is how Cookie makes his living, as you are right, for example, Rush Limbaugh is a multi-millionaire as are other fear mongers and bullys. Obviously, the majority will not buy into this kind of spewtum and the left will be seated in the White House for a long time to come.

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  • cookie65February 02, 2013 - 3:49 pm

    Cllea, perhaps you were in a coma during the last election, but everything that came from obama and the left was fear mongering. War on women, gonna put y'all back in chains, starve the children, deny kids education, push grandma off a cliff, round up everyone and send them back across the boarder, deny people healthcare. I realize how you don't remember any of this because people like Bill Maher makes his living promoting it and you exercize no critical thinking as long as people like him are telling you exactly what you want to hear. As far as Truth is concerned there is nothing that comes from any leftist that I can't challenge. Your problem is you won't listen to it. Bill Maher is nothing but a personal attack on others. I don't watch tv, I can't stand to watch any of them. Anything that comes from huffpo is only useful for papering the bottom of a cat box. I do read however. Perhaps more in a week than you do in a year. Which explains why you don't express your opinions, only those that others have indoctinated you with just like Cllea.

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  • TruthFebruary 02, 2013 - 3:52 pm

    ..and the ad-hominum attacks just keep on a-comin'!

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  • cookie65February 02, 2013 - 3:58 pm

    George, maher shouldn't be amazed how many suckers there are out there to sell tripe to. He owes his living to that reality. He is making a statement about what he does. And you don't see the hypocracy? It is no different than all the leftists politicians who enjoy 24hr armed security while attempting to restrict law abiding citizens. We need a new word for clueless. It doesn't cover the 3 of you.

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  • cookie65February 02, 2013 - 4:12 pm

    Truth, do you have any original thoughts? I can teach my poodle to repeat leftists nonsense. Enlightenment requires no actual learning or thinking, it is a school of fish response that you demonstrate very well. Why do you have to proclaim "truth" as a screen name? are you worried that know one would know it otherwise. It's the same reason the leftists have to continually remind their ignorant masses how compassionate and concerned they are. The same reason they have to remind everyone about global warming on a minute by minute basis. If you have to say it there must be some doubt.

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  • TruthFebruary 02, 2013 - 6:09 pm

    Sorry to make you blow a gasket. Breathe. Relax. I can understand how enraged you must be to have your odd world view revealed as a sham. Even though you are disturbed, I would feel bad if you had a stroke.

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  • cookie65February 02, 2013 - 6:43 pm

    So the answer to my "any original thoughts" question is no. Leftist have the knack of distraction and misdirection when they run out of talking points. Let me know if you ever want to have a discussion more advanced than your 3rd grade responses. No wonder debbie wasserman shultz is highly regarded among leftists. Compared to the many I run into online she is Einstein.

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  • William DyngFebruary 02, 2013 - 7:40 pm

    Cookie Cookie Cookie! You are standing in a hole! Stop digging! Clearly, you got owned this time. Better luck next time.

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  • BiscuitFebruary 02, 2013 - 7:48 pm

    cookie doesn't like Truth's screen name. How about that from cookie who really is Cracker. I don't know debbie wasserman shultz, so that must make me even more stupid than cookie cracker.

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  • clleaFebruary 02, 2013 - 7:56 pm

    How come, Cookie, how come you didn't attack and bully Steve Tapson? Because you are a freekin coward.

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  • cookie65February 03, 2013 - 12:31 pm

    Dyng/bat, getting owned is voting for a political party based on the promise that some day they will finally be generous in your direction with other peoples money. They hold other peoples money over your head and you worship and defend them no matter what.

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  • cookie65February 03, 2013 - 12:37 pm

    cllea, bringing your lack of intellect on here may expose you to people who will point it out. If that is what makes someone a bully then what does calling someone a "freakin coward" make you? I realize how out of control your emotions are and stomping your feet and screaming is a tried and true tactic for childish leftists to get attention, but I won't give you the type of attention you seek.

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  • clleaFebruary 03, 2013 - 2:25 pm

    And you won't answer the question because you know that you would not get away with your bullying tactics with Mr. Tapson. You are a coward in more ways than one.

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  • Paddy O'furnitureFebruary 03, 2013 - 4:23 pm

    cllea, you said you were a 62 year psych nurse. Never heard any 62 year old use the word "freekin". Just sayin'.

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  • RichardFebruary 03, 2013 - 7:11 pm

    Maybe when you get to be our age you’ll have heard a lot of things you haven’t heard yet, boy.

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  • Drake BrancaFebruary 03, 2013 - 8:10 pm

    Somebody needs to take away Cookie's shovel. He won't stop digging! Even his cabana boy, Paddy, can't help him.

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