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State grants Secret Service vast new powers (Colorado)
wnd ^ | March 29, 2013 3 hours ago | Jack Minor

Posted on 03/29/2013 8:45:49 PM PDT by Red Steel

Soon will be able to enforce Obama gun laws without sheriffs' help

A bill is heading to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk that Republican lawmakers say would give members of the Secret Service broad arrest powers in the state and could provide a framework for federal agents eventually to enforce gun restrictions.

“This is absolutely insane,” Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono, said. “In theory if a Secret Service agent is in a county where the sheriff has refused to enforce some of the recent unenforceable gun laws, the agent could arrest an individual if he believes the law has been broken.”

The idea actually aligns with an Obama agenda to create vast new restrictions and regulations on guns. WND has reported that hundreds of sheriffs nationwide, including many in Colorado, have said they cannot enforce federal restrictions that would violate the Second Amendment.

In Colorado, Weld County Sheriff John Cooke said he and many other county sheriffs “won’t bother” with several laws poised to go into effect in Colorado because they would be impossible to enforce.

One of the laws would require private sellers to do a background check on purchasers in private gun transaction, but the sheriffs wonder how to keep track of whether gun owners are meeting the new requirements.

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The new bill regarding the Secret Service, SB-13-013, passed on a nearly party line vote in the Democrat-controlled House and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. The bill grants members of the Secret Service arrest powers by considering them to be a peace officer, putting them on a par with state law-enforcement officials with respect to arrest authority.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloomberg; donutwatch; guncontrol; infiltrated; ngos; openbordersresult; secondamendment; secretservice
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1 posted on 03/29/2013 8:45:49 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: TigersEye; RandallFlagg; Colorado Doug; laplata

They are it again...


2 posted on 03/29/2013 8:47:57 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel
 photo COLORADO_zpsf3c19e7e.png Colorado's new state flag..
3 posted on 03/29/2013 8:49:57 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Red Steel

Forgot something ;^)

They are [at] it again...


4 posted on 03/29/2013 8:50:47 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel
They are it again...

Still.

The leftist extremists seem determined to turn Denver into the San Francisco of the Rocky Mountains and the whole state into California 2.0 by summer. I hear they're even working on an altitude tax.

5 posted on 03/29/2013 8:51:20 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Red Steel

People in CO have voted for insanity for many election cycles now, and I don’t see them reversing course.


6 posted on 03/29/2013 8:51:57 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Theodore R.

Stuck on stupid.


7 posted on 03/29/2013 8:54:00 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not indicate whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Red Steel

It may well be time to think about packing it in here. The rape by Californians is almost complete. Too bad they can’t figure out why they felt it necessary to leave California, and yet still vote the same way here.


8 posted on 03/29/2013 8:56:24 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: baddog 219

You probably shouldn’t show that around too much - I’m sure they’ll like it LOL.


9 posted on 03/29/2013 8:56:51 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Red Steel

Do we recognize one of the effects of pot smoking, yet?


10 posted on 03/29/2013 8:57:33 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Red Steel

Secret Service? WTH? State Laws? I don’t think that is in their duties.


11 posted on 03/29/2013 8:58:57 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: Red Steel

unbelievable!


12 posted on 03/29/2013 8:59:16 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: 353FMG

Stuck on stupid.


Yep, the Useful Idiots are Stuck On Stupid but the leaders are stuck on pure evil.


13 posted on 03/29/2013 8:59:20 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Red Steel
How many SS agents are they going to deploy here?
If I see any I will call my Sheriff.
14 posted on 03/29/2013 9:02:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Red Steel

They won’t let border agents arrest illegals.

They concoct a way for SS agents (fitting abbreviation) to arrest law abiding gun owning citizens.

Tyranny rules this country. It needs to be dealt with before we are at Churchill’s point of no return.


15 posted on 03/29/2013 9:02:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: hadaclueonce

No one has higher legal authority than a sheriff in his juresdiction.


16 posted on 03/29/2013 9:03:03 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Theodore R.

I am not so sure.
In California, liberals congregate in small land areas, and districts are drawn to favor these districts....then in turn these districts control the politics.
The lines for districts are a shame.
I fear the same is happening in Colorado.
California is not what its politics make it appear.


17 posted on 03/29/2013 9:04:40 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: TigersEye

How many SS agents are they going to deploy here?
If I see any I will call my Sheriff.


Damned right.

And the Sheriff has the authority to Deputize you to back him up.

That could turn into a lot of deputies.


18 posted on 03/29/2013 9:04:47 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Red Steel

This is the sort of thing that can lead to igniting a real armed resistance. Not a good thing but in some parts of the country government is not seen as god.


19 posted on 03/29/2013 9:10:47 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: baddog 219

Can’t believe this is the same place. Makes me heartsick.


20 posted on 03/29/2013 9:12:47 PM PDT by averagemo
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To: laplata

Yes, it could. It occurred to me that our recalcitrant Sheriffs might likely be the first targets rather than us Joe Blow gun owners. Totalitarians like to send messages. I will be keeping myself very aware of any “problems” CO Sheriffs have going forward.


21 posted on 03/29/2013 9:13:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: laplata

My point is the US Secret Service has two areas of responsibility. Financial Crimes and protecting the President and family.

Unless Colorado has some sort of SS internal to the state I am confused.


22 posted on 03/29/2013 9:18:53 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: robowombat
"in some parts of the country government is not seen as god"

Bravo! Saving that for later use on a few other sites.
23 posted on 03/29/2013 9:20:31 PM PDT by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: TigersEye

That’s very possible.

They’re going to start pulling all sorts of stunts and they’ll do their best to make it look like we’re behind it.

The idiots will fall for it.


24 posted on 03/29/2013 9:20:46 PM PDT by laplata
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To: averagemo

My Great Grandparents settled in the Salida area in 1859.


25 posted on 03/29/2013 9:22:28 PM PDT by laplata
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To: coloradan

Parasites don’t generally worry about the host’s health. They figure they’ll just infest another when the current one starts to die, as they have in CO and are working to do in TX.


26 posted on 03/29/2013 9:23:30 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Trod Upon

Texas scares me. If we lose Texas, it’s very bad.


27 posted on 03/29/2013 9:24:31 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Red Steel

That’s what you get when you allow your state to be infiltrated by people from California and liberals that flock to Boulder. Good luck


28 posted on 03/29/2013 9:26:10 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Red Steel

Can a sheriff arrest a governor for treason?


29 posted on 03/29/2013 9:26:50 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: laplata

I don’t think most of our Sheriffs will fall for it though and when they get in a pinch with the FedMob we’ll have to let them know we have their backs.


30 posted on 03/29/2013 9:27:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: hadaclueonce

I understand your good points. You’re right.


31 posted on 03/29/2013 9:28:16 PM PDT by laplata (Peace Through Strength)
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To: qaz123
Yes, that's what we get for allowing freedom of travel,
freedom of association and freedom of property rights. /s
32 posted on 03/29/2013 9:30:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: laplata

Beautiful area. Great fishing. You must be wondering WTH as well.


33 posted on 03/29/2013 9:31:11 PM PDT by averagemo
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To: averagemo

Yep, WTH!


34 posted on 03/29/2013 9:34:20 PM PDT by laplata (Peace Through Strength)
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To: Red Steel

This should be fun with Obungu’s new affirmative action oriented Secret Service. Sending these jamokes into rural Colorado to arrest gun owners will be pop corn time.


35 posted on 03/29/2013 9:37:09 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing--- Joe Pine)
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To: TigersEye

I don’t think most of our Sheriffs will fall for it though and when they get in a pinch with the FedMob we’ll have to let them know we have their backs.


Yes! we must let our Sheriff’s know that we back them and we’ll be there when needed.


36 posted on 03/29/2013 9:38:53 PM PDT by laplata (Peace Through Strength)
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To: Trod Upon

good point but i think serious insect parasites tend to bleed their host in a measured way to keep it alive


37 posted on 03/29/2013 9:38:55 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing--- Joe Pine)
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To: Red Steel

Enabling Acts. Rings a bell.


38 posted on 03/29/2013 9:44:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: dennisw

More fun than a white Humvee full of blue helmets! ;^)


39 posted on 03/29/2013 9:45:33 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: baddog 219

This idea didn’t come from the local level in Colorado, I’ll wager. This is Eric Holder, Jim Messina or David Axelrod level thinking.


40 posted on 03/29/2013 9:46:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: hadaclueonce
Secret Service? WTH? State Laws? I don’t think that is in their duties.

Will every agent be required to memorize all of the statutes of all the states?

41 posted on 03/29/2013 9:51:30 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This idea didn’t come from the local level in Colorado, I’ll wager. This is Eric Holder, Jim Messina or David Axelrod level thinking.

Governor Hickenhooper will jump on command and do anything they want, one of the most true_beliver Democrat operatives in America

42 posted on 03/29/2013 9:53:38 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing--- Joe Pine)
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To: Red Steel

Read the article. This is really sinister - typical dhimmicrat lies and obfuscations. It makes no sense. It makes me think that the crazy booger eater joe biden is involved somehow.


43 posted on 03/29/2013 9:54:20 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"This idea didn’t come from the local level in Colorado, I’ll wager. This is Eric Holder, Jim Messina or David Axelrod level thinking."

Yes, likely so, and it goes above the current thinking in the Secret Service as we see here.

the Secret Service told him their current policies would prohibit them from arresting Colorado citizens under the bill’s provisions.“They told Jared that making an arrest of a Colorado citizen for a misdemeanor crime unrelated to their own duties would actually violate their own guidelines,

"Guidelines" and "current policies" are very easy to change. Obama can change them in a DC minute.

44 posted on 03/29/2013 9:58:32 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: FoxInSocks

I am just saying that the US Secret Service would be a long way outside their jurisdiction to be enforcing a State law.


45 posted on 03/29/2013 9:59:54 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: kitchen
bump
46 posted on 03/29/2013 10:00:48 PM PDT by kitchen (Due to the increased price of ammo, do not expect a warning shot.)
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To: Red Steel
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47 posted on 03/29/2013 10:01:50 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: Red Steel

The Secret Service budget is controlled by Congress. They can restrict the functions to only protecting the president and financial crimes, which is only what they are allowed to do anyway.


48 posted on 03/29/2013 10:02:00 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: hadaclueonce

I completely agree with you. I think the idea is ridiculous.

I guess they’ll be programmed with one primary directive: disarm the citizens.


49 posted on 03/29/2013 10:03:50 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: Theodore R.

The democratic party in Colorado is an extremely well-funded and well oiled machine able to take advantage of racist politics to polarize a increasingly minority demographic into abandoning their money and rights in the name of fear.

If the people of Colorado are not shocked back in to their senses by this madness than I should declare the State and its remaining people dammed.


50 posted on 03/29/2013 10:14:04 PM PDT by Monorprise
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