On January 29th County Sheriff's from around the nation gathered for a 3-day symposium regarding their role and duties in standing against tyranny in the United States. "Peace Officers Uniting To End State And Federal Tyranny" was not a group of strange extremists, but rather sober-minded Law Enforcement Officers that are increasingly concerned about Federal encroachment on state and local rights and laws.
The county sheriff has the power to constrain Federal authorities. If this power had been exercised appropriately in Waco, Texas the killing of the Branch Davidians may not have occurred because the Feds would have been reined in. Some counties are reiterating to the Federal government their mandate that any Federal agency must coordinate with them and have local approval before any Federal exercise is conducted. The old saying that "good fences make good neighbors" applies here, and sheriffs can still exercise their authority to ensure local citizens retain their sovereignty and freedom.
What does Weld County Sheriff John Cooke think of these proceedings? How will his successor stand for these liberties? Cooke has been solid in many ways as Weld County sheriff, and has supported the 2nd Amendment and our right to keep and bear arms. Was he in Vegas? Does he support these views? Those are questions worth asking to either him, or those campaigning to take his place when he steps down.