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Buckmaster: 3-way race for Pima County sheriff

A debate between Democratic Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik and challengers Mark Napier, a Republican, and the Green Party’s Dave Croteau. Plus, Desert Garden host Phil Seader talked about Operation Clean Sweep.... Read more»

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Oct 17, 2012, 3:44 pm
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3-way race? Are you serious?

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Oct 17, 2012, 4:04 pm
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Well, I just listened…

Green party dave spent the whole time plugging that weed should be legal, and the closer…when each candidate was asked where on the net one could go for more information about their campaign, Dupnik said “I don’t know”. No, I’m not making that up.

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Oct 22, 2012, 11:00 am
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Bret, “The whole time.”?  Why do people make such absolute statements?  By actually listening without bias, you will note that he also speaks about Peacekeeping and Community involvement.  There is also the issue of demilitarizing the Sheriff’s office.  Mr. Linden, your words are biased, inaccurate and that is an absolute statement.  May i ask if you support the Wars on drugs and other countries?

Try listening to the show better…

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Oct 22, 2012, 11:04 am
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What’s ridiculous is that we risk seeing a police state even more with Napier, as he wants more funding for S.W.A.T.  Mark remained silent about Jose Guerrena murder by the SWAT.  Whether he was guilty or not, the Sheriff is not the Judge, Jury AND Executioner.  Those scenes are indicative of the PREJUDICE of this mindset.  WHAT IF IT WERE YOUR CHILD?

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Oct 22, 2012, 11:26 am
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Peaceful Warrior said:

     
     
Bret, “The whole time.”?  Why do people make such absolute statements?  By actually listening without bias, you will note that he also speaks about Peacekeeping and Community involvement.  There is also the issue of demilitarizing the Sheriff’s office.  Mr. Linden, your words are biased, inaccurate and that is an absolute statement.  May i ask if you support the Wars on drugs and other countries?
Try listening to the show better…

I’m assuming you’re Green Party Dave. Well, Dave, yes you may ask. And, I’ll gladly answer…

In my entire life, I have never bought, sold, possessed, or consumed an illegal drug in my entire life. Not. One. Single. Time. So, while I don’t support the war on drugs in it’s current form, I do support a war or drugs. Legalizing drugs, any drug, is surrender in the war. I propose we step it up. If we insist in having our military meddling in other countries, then perhaps their resources would be better spend in drug-producing nations. I consider illicit drugs a threat to our national security, and I believe we would be fully justified in engaging in full-scale wars against those nations who produce and traffic drugs here.

You and all the other idiots that want to legalize weed work under the incorrect premise that people HAVE to use drugs, like it is involuntary or required or something. We all have the freedom to “just say no” like Nancy Reagan taught us. If all of us would do the right thing and just not use the illegal drugs, then the cartels financing goes away.

But, back to you Dave, you suffer from the same delusions and senility as Dupnik does. The office of Sheriff and the offices of those in the legislature are completely different things. As Sheriff, you don’t get to make the laws. You don’t get to pick and choose which laws you’ll enforce and which you wont. It doesn’t matter if you like a particular law or not. The Sheriff has a responsibility to enforce ALL laws. It’s in the oath that the Sheriff takes when he assumes office.

You do know all of this, right?

About Napier and Guerrena…what did you want him to say? I say that situation pretty much speaks for itself. Anyone who is smart can see that Dupnik far exceeded his authority, and anyone who can’t see that is stupid and beyond talking to….just like anyone who has voted for Dupnik, or would in the future. Its about picking your battles.

Green Party Dave, you’re an idiot. And the fact that you can’t even identify yourself with your real name shows you’re spineless…and THAT is an absolute statement.

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Oct 22, 2012, 2:14 pm
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Brett, you speak in rhetoric and name calling.  Imagine a man like yourself supporting a man like Napier.  Enough said.

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1357 comments
Oct 22, 2012, 2:26 pm
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Dave, you can’t correctly spell someone’s name even when it is right in front of you. If you can’t master that skill, how would anyone expect you to conquer bigger and better things, like being a Sheriff?

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Oct 22, 2012, 2:29 pm
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Oh, and Dave, if you do indeed know how to read (which I am currently split on), read this. It will help you understand the term “rhetoric” and when the term is correctly used…

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhetoric

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