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PIERCE COUNTY: $730,000 for a boat? Here’s another idea

Letter by Samuel Dodaro, Puyallup on Nov. 25, 2011 at 11:25 am | 6 Comments »
November 25, 2011 11:25 am

So the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department wants $730,000 to purchase a new boat for homeland security and patrol purposes.

I would like to propose a less expensive solution to the County Council: cannons!

They can be purchased at any Army-Navy surplus outlet and at a considerably lower price tag than the boat.

My plan would be to strategically place these cannons along Pierce County’s 235 miles of saltwater shoreline. A voluntary citizens militia will be trained to operate them in the event the county is ever invaded by terrorists.


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