This morning I went to one of the five buyback locations to entice would-be gun destroyers to let me have first dibs on their unwanted hardware. With a sign that read "I will pay 2x in CASH for any working gun", I started walking up and down the sidewalk in front of the gun drop-off site. Within minutes, I was approached by a deputy who did not identify himself. He tried his best to intimidate me, even implying that I would be arrested for obstruction. Knowing that Tampa is nothing short of a police state (thanks to all the Republican Convention hardware left behind), I expected this to happen - and brought my small camera. Here is what your tax dollars supports... [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRFLJ8ZsHqg"]Hillsborough County gun buy back: Deputy threatens private buyer with sign - YouTube[/ame] I put a lot of details in the video description - including the reaction of others on the scene.