HEROIC: Donald Ray Surrett Jr. defines a hero; a vet who knew the risks

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11159163/Ex-classmates-recall-Safeway-gunman-angry-liked-fight.html

Hero Oregon Safeway worker, 66, had time to flee but took on store shooter, 20, with a PRODUCE KNIFE: Police hail Army veteran for ‘saving lives’ after he and shopper, 84, were gunned down

  • The attack saw the lives of two army vets taken after a 20-year-old gunman armed with an AR-15 stormed the Oregon store 
  • A 66-year-old Safeway employee and decorated army vet took on the wannabe mass shooter with a produce knife
  • Donald Ray Surrett Jr. could have escaped, but remained in the store. His actions likely saved the lives of several others, according to police
  • Another army vet, aged 84, also lost his life in the shooting

By Associated Press and Alex Hammer For Dailymail.Com
Published: 00:22 EDT, 30 August 2022 | Updated: 02:28 EDT, 1 September 2022

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A 66-year-old Safeway employee who took on a mass shooter with a produce knife could have escaped with his life, police said Tuesday, but instead hid and attempted to disarm the assailant – an action they said likely saved several others.

Police are now hailing Donald Ray Surrett Jr. as a hero – as it was revealed the staffer at the Bend, Oregon, store was a decorated Army veteran with more than two decades of service.

The attack saw the lives of Surrett and another army vet, aged 84, snuffed out, after a 20-year-old gunman armed with an AR-15 stormed the Central Oregon store Sunday night, before ultimately taking his own life.

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Greater love hath no man then … …

In this specific case, the vet KNEW the odds were against him, but took the chance.

All I can do is just silently pray for this good man and his self-sacrifice.

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POLITICAL: Nullification is Constitutional and effective; as is Secession if we’re will to fight

http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/2017/12/03/surprise-the-mainstream-media-is-wrong-again-yes-nullification-does-work/

Surprise, the Mainstream Media is Wrong Again: Yes, Nullification Does Work

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You don’t have to dig into a history book to prove nullification works. I can prove it does with one word.

Weed.

In 1996, California voters approved Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, authorizing the possession, cultivation, and use of cannabis (marijuana) for limited medical use.

The federal government claims the power to strictly enforce a total prohibition of marijuana. It makes no exception for medical purposes. Despite federal law, states have advanced the issue each year. This has happened in spite of a 2005 Supreme Court opinion supporting federal prohibition, and a relentless year-to-year increase in spending and enforcement efforts by the federal government.

Today, despite ongoing attempts to enforce federal prohibition, 21 states and Washington D.C. have legalized marijuana for medical use, and 14 states and D.C. have decriminalized marijuana possession. Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington State have all legalized marijuana for recreational use. Each year, new state laws and regulations help expand the market, and each expansion further nullifies the unconstitutional federal ban in effect.

No matter what the mainstream tells you, nullification works. History proves this. The present proves this. And we will continue to prove it in the future.

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Marijuana was outlawed to protect Hearst’s paper factories from competition. Fueled by that racist and untrue “Reeffer Madness”, “We, The Sheeple” were stampeded into another attempt at “Prohibition”.

Any prohibition doesn’t work. It merely raises the cost to the consumer and allows politicians and bureaucrats to exert more un-Constitutional control over “We, The Sheeple”.

Argh!

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