Skip to comments.Exclusive Interview: Sheriff Joe Investigating Obama, Thinks There’s “Fire” as Well as “Smoke”
Posted on 03/01/2012 11:18:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
As most Americans shift their eyes from Michigan and Arizona towards Super Tuesday, a long simmering issue for some seems to have finally gained momentum. For weeks there has been a quiet murmur in the birther community that Americas Toughest Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, also known as Sheriff Joe, was on the verge of some big announcement.
I interviewed Sheriff Joe to find out. Yesterday, the Drudge Report posted a World Net Daily article that celebrated the fact that even mainstream media outlets like ABC and NBC were requesting credentials to the press conference.
The event is tomorrow at 1 p.m. Mountain Standard Time in Phoenix, 3 p.m. Eastern, and will be live-streamed by WND.
The topic of discussion will be an investigation by Arpaios Cold Case Posse into concerns about Obamas eligibility. Its the first time an official law enforcement report has addressed many of the allegations about the presumptive 2012 Democratic nominee for president.
The issues include Obamas eligibility under the U.S. Constitutions requirements, questions about his use of a Connecticut Social Security number and the image of his purported birth certificate from Hawaii.
World Net Daily has recently come under fire by the Huffington Post, who, in its best copy and paste fashion, accused the Sheriff Joe of being bribed. Huffington Post:
That cozy relationship defines Corsi and WNDs coverage of Arpaio and the investigation. It has been so fawning and biased that it appears to be an effort to guarantee that the probe generates a result favorable to Corsi and unfavorable to Obama in other words, a form of bribery. On top of that, Corsi is violating journalistic ethics by playing both sides of the fence writing about an investigation he not only instigated but participated in.
While most of the Huffington Post claims are unsubstantiated, some people may have legitimate concerns about the scope and quality of the investigation. To address those concerns, WND has offered free copies of the report.
In addition to the live-streaming, WND will make available to the public, the same day by email, the official report distributed to media by Arpaios investigators. Those interested in receiving the report can sign up for the free service.
Top national media organizations have indicated their plans to attend, and bookings for radio and television reports are in the works. Expected are reporters from the Associated Press, Reuters, Univision, the Washington Times and NBC, CBS and ABC affiliates, as well statewide radio networks, among many others.
When reached by me by phone this evening in Arizona, Sheriff Joe spoke of his reasons for the investigation. An elected official with over 20 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Joe told me that it was an independent, fair and non-politically motivated attempt to have qualified individuals examine the evidence. In response to a request from over 250 tea party members in Arizona,Arpaio formed a five man posse Arpaio called his all-volunteer group the Cold Case Posse and the posse acted independently of the Sheriff office. Since they were independent, I can fully guarantee that no tax dollars where used to fund this investigation, Sheriff Joe stated.
A quick Wikipedia search yields that the use of a posse is not new in Arizona.
Building upon Maricopa Countys 50-year-old program, Arpaio expanded the all-volunteer citizen posse through heavy recruiting. The volunteers perform many duties for the sheriffs office:
Search and rescue Emergency communications Prisoner transport Traffic control Backup for sworn deputies Office administrative duties Holiday Mall Patrol (which provides motorist assistance and security for shoppers during the holiday shopping season) Deadbeat parent details targeting men and women with outstanding arrest warrants for failure to pay child support Assisting in immigration sweeps
The timing of the press conference has raised a number of eyebrows as Arpaio faces increasing pressure from a years long investigation by the Department of Justice.
An email sent out by a group called Grassfire Nation reports that over 100,000 petitions were delivered to the DOJ by Arpaio supporters and informed members of attempts by the DOJ to have Arpaio put a stop to those petitions.
Though Arpaio gave few details of todays announcement, he spoke confidently about the members of his posse which include three former law enforcement officers and two retired attorneys. According to a number of sources, todays announcement will lead to some serious questions that will demand answers.
Sheriff Joe puts it bluntly:
There is new evidence that can prove fraud, forgery and other criminal offenses, I am not accusing the President of committing such acts but these are not just allegations. There are a lot of smoke screens and a lot of smoke. Where theres smoke, theres fire
I was there
WHO IS OBAMA?
—NO CLASSMATES KNOW HIM:
Not one person has stepped up and said, “He was soooo shy,”
or “What a great dancer!” No classmates, not even the recorder for the
Columbia class notes ever heard of him.
—NO GRADUATION PICTURES:Where is the footage of the graduation ceremony?
—NO TEACHERS KNEW HIM? Has anyone talked to the professors? Isn’t it odd that no one is bragging that they knew him or taught him or lived with him?
—NOTHING ABOUT HIS PAST: Wonder why no one ever came forward from Obama’s past, saying they knew him, attended school with him, was his friend, etc.? Not one person has ever come forward from his college past.
—NOT EVEN GEORGE KNOWS: Stephanopoulos, ABC News, in 2008 campaign questioned why no one has acknowledged that the president was in their classroom or ate in the same cafeteria or made impromptu speeches on campus. He was a classmate of Obama at Columbia-class of 1984. He says he never had a single class with him. Since he is such a great orator, why doesn’t anyone in Obama’s college class remember him?
—NO COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY RECORDS? Why won’t he allow Columbia to release his records? Grades? Did he take classes? What club was he in?
—NOBODY REMEMBERS OBAMA AT COLUMBIA:Fox News contacted 400 Columbia University students from the period when Obama claims to have been there, but not one remembers him. For example, Wayne Allyn Root was (like Obama) a political science major at Columbia, who graduated in 1983. In 2008, Root says of Obama, “I don’t know a single person at columbia that knew him, and they all know me. I don’t have a single classmate who ever knew Barack Obama at Columbia ... EVER!
—NOBODY KNOWS AT CLASS REUNION:Wayne Root remembers at their 20th class reunion five years ago, he was asked to be the speaker of the classNOT Obama. No one ever heard of Barack!
—NO OBAMA PHOTOS / RECORDS IN COLUMBIA YEARBOOKS:Obama’s photograph does not appear in the school’s yearbook. OBAMA consistently declines requests to talk about his years at Columbia, provide school records, or provide the name of any former classmates or friends while at Columbia.
Only the obvious will come out - many have long wondered about his citizenship. The problem is that until the government actually gets serious, most people will scoff.
Well, we do have some government officials stating one thing and others saying “we don’t know”. I guess that is enough to run for President these days...
In addition to the live-streaming, WND will make available to the public, the same day by email, the official report distributed to media by Arpaios investigators. Those interested in receiving the report can sign up for the free service.-—
Well, I signed up to get the report. Now, WND will not leave me alone. I’ve “unsigned up” several times, and I keep getting emails from them. I do not like that!
What was your take on the press conference?
Thanks for posting this article.
I know this is mostly true, but I'm not sure that it is completely true. See this post of mine from last year a bit prior to the release of the fraudulent BC.
it was as powerful and a meteor hittin earth.
every man and woman KNEW the presentation busted Obama....not one doubt of the facts.....then typically...it was either you have an agenda or whatcha gonna do now Joe ?
I caught some of it on the live feed and read the 10 page overview. It seems very convincing to me.
I found the hostile questions from the reporters sadly amusing. Was there any reporter who seemed interested in delving further into the truth or were they all just angry robots?
ABC15 had their female news anchor there...she was a bitch....NBC 12 had their anchor there as well....he ax’d hard questions but retented to the idea someone got some splainin to do
Thanks for that link. That shows his class picture from high-school in Hawaii. We know he grew up in Hawaii. But where are his pictures from Columbia and Harvard? Why are his grades kept secret? Who paid his tuition? As Trump claims, Barack had bad grades, so how did he get in those highly competitive schools?
Fair point, and my intent was not to say he was created out of thin air. His years in Indonesia and Hawaii are well documented, before he supposedly went to ivy league colleges. What is mysteriously missing is any details of his college years.
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