The California Republican

This blog was created in order to report on a streak of conservatism currently taking hold in California. Recent events, and voting records show much of the same here in California, but the trend is one that is certainly in our favor.

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Snipers Used In Georgia...

From the article...

On his first day on the job, the new sheriff called 27 employees into his office, stripped them of their badges, fired them, and had rooftop snipers stand guard as they were escorted out the door.
The firings had a racial overtone. Hill was among a spate of black candidates elected last year in the county once dominated by rural whites... ...The fired employees included four of the highest-ranking officers, all of them white. Hill told the newspaper their replacements would be black.
"A lot of people are under the impression that the sheriff's office is under civil service laws," he said. "But my research shows the employees work at the pleasure of the sheriff."


Full CNN Article

Just for the record, this is one of the few cases where I do not have an opinion... yet.