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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:48 AM

16. My last reply, though it's been a great conversation- No, the sheriff has no POWER to act

as anything other than a cog. He has no decision-making POWER. That's not his job. Making decisions is the judge's job.

It's the judge's job to tell him what to do, though the judge can not enforce anything on his own. It's the sheriff's job to enforce/execute the law, though the sheriff can not interpret what the law is on his own. That's the separation of powers in our constitution. We don't have things set up so that one person can perform all of those responsibilities.

We've gotten way off-subject, though, and I'm going to bed. I encourage you to continue considering the "in's and out's" of the Golden Rule, not only its simplicity and justice, but its pliability. It's quite a thing.

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