This is what our country has come to. Illegal immigrants were rallying in front of the White House this morning, screaming into a bullhorn that they are illegal immigrants. Law enforcement, standing twenty feet away, could do nothing. Of course we know that law enforcement has been ordered to do nothing. Imagine the frustration of Law Enforcement Organizations? They have law breakers standing right in front of them, and there's nothing they can do about it. VIDEO
Then came the Nov. 3 shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy. Suddenly, the petty small-town bickering began looking more tragically sinister.
Why in the world, residents ask, were deputy marshals — whose main job is serving court papers for the judge — out there chasing cars and shooting up suspects? How did one of the deputies — who had been charged twice for aggravated rape and racked up a string of lawsuits accusing him of using excessive force — even get hired? And how did a speck of a town like Marksville wind up with a shadow police force on its streets?
“It’s pretty clear to me that if this feud didn’t exist, those marshals wouldn’t have been there that day,” said one former city official and resident of more than three decades who spoke on the condition of anonymity, citing a gag order in the case.