Category Archives: Crime & Public Safety

Blog posts related to crime, public safety, law enforcement and justice across all jurisdictions in Lee County

“Obey the Law whenever you know what it is.”

This is something a wise County Sheriff once told me.  I believe it was in reference to “concealed carry” rules in our county.  His point was that we all have an obligation to obey the law as we understand it.  … Continue reading

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It isn’t reform that needed; it’s enforcement!

  The airways have been flooded these past few weeks with obfuscation and superfluous rhetoric about the need for drastic and effective immigration policy reform.  Why?  There are plenty of effective and just laws already on the books that clearly … Continue reading

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There ought to be a law……..

  The Main Stream Media spectacle has been in full swing following the mindless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, fully exploiting the event as Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel described as not “letting a serious crisis to go to waste.”  Yes, … Continue reading

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Stereotypes Are True, Just Not Always, Maybe

  Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. wrote an article for the 05/06/12 edition entitled Trayvon ‘killed by stereotype’.  Not withstanding the fact that Mr. Pitts makes his living as a writer by ferreting out any potential of racial conflict … Continue reading

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Fines & Forfeitures to Benefit the Schools

  According to Article IX, Section 7 of the Constitution of North Carolina the state’s public schools shall receive ‘the clear proceeds of all penalties, forfeitures and fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws … Continue reading

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H200 Budget Bill Highlights

This is a summary of the NC House Budget (H200), approved last week. The $19.3 billion budget is $600 million under the amount recommended by the governor and lets expire the 1 percent sales tax and the income tax surcharge.  Five Democrats voted … Continue reading

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If it’s Friday…

It’s talking points with the Founding Fathers… Ok, this patriot has decided to have a bit of fun with someone on the other blogger’s site.   After reading  Ms. Brogan’s campaign cry for the sheriff in today’s Sanford Herald, I had a vision of … Continue reading

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Democrat Dirty Politics Hits Rock Bottom

(Pictures removed by request of a highly respected Sanford Citizen. ) There’s almost nothing the local Democrat Party won’t sanction when it comes to dirty politics.  The Republican Party knows this, but still, they never cease to be amazed at just how … Continue reading

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