Skip to comments.APNewsBreak: Feds say Arpaio violated civil rights
Posted on 12/15/2011 11:37:14 AM PST by DiogenesLamp
PHOENIX (AP) The federal government issued a scathing report Thursday that outlines how Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has committed a wide range of civil rights violations against Latinos, including a pattern of racial profiling and discrimination and carrying out heavy-handed immigration patrols based on racially charged citizen complaints.
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I guess when you are over the target, you start catching flack. I wonder what Arpaio is doing that attracted so much recent anger from the Government and the Media?
What does that actually mean?
None of this kind of Obama guff would have a prayer of working if so many people weren’t sheeple.
Joe has been known for accelerating catches of illegales found in some other crime (he never goes looking for them when otherwise behaving themselves). Maybe the dust-up over Alabama has gotten Obama specially riled up.
Whatever evidence Arpaio’s team found on Obama’s lack of eligibility for the presidency must be accurate. Looks like Holder is trying to railroad Arpaio first.
What does that actually mean?
In my understanding it means you focus the public attention on it and hold it there (freeze it) to serve as a target of hatred.
In media terms, you make it the subject of unrelenting bad publicity to discredit it.
Not just Holder, but the entire Democrat/Media complex.
Agreed. The first act of the socialists was to take over education and make the people stupid.
WE need more like him. Joe should reach out to Rush Limbaugh for some strategic advice. Rush is a pro at turning something like this into an “Egg on Face” embarrassment to accusers.
Answer yes or no:
Is Joe catching more violent criminals who happen to be illegal immigrants than the federal government?
Is it the feds job exclusively?
Then the fed owes the state of Arizona some money for doing it’s job for them. Here’s the bill....(counter suit).
Let’s start some discovery and depositions, shall we?
One thing I’ve learned since we’ve all become aware of Saul Alinksy - is that his ideas really, really work. Just watch....
Yet the Obots’ biggest argument is that because no major court or other official has challenged Obama he MUST be legit. Take a look, Obots. What is happening to Sheriff Joe is just the beginning of the retaliation any entity faces when they challenge The Won. This is wholesale thuggery in action. And the defenders of Obama’s records can pat themselves on the back for it. By mocking, attacking and ridiculing anyone who has pointed out the obvious issues with Obama’s nativity fantasy-tale, you have played into the hands of government abuse, corruption and intimidation. I hope you’re proud.
“...Your honor, since Eric holder, the nation’s federal police chief and law enforcer, refuses to testify in our deposition, I move to have the case dismissed.”
I think before this is over, Sheriff Joe is going to need all the help he can get. I shall not be surprised if they soon accuse him of drug dealing or child molestation, or anything else they think might stick.
They appeal to the baser nature of humanity. In most cases, the target audience is Democrats.
This is the direction toward which we are being led.
Arapaio has Obama’s life history documented and is going to release it in February. Holder is trying to destroy Arapaio as soon as possible.
I think you give Holder and Obama too much credit. This is not Joe's rodeo. He has been the subject of one lawsuit or another for the better part of his career. He enjoys overwhelming support from his legally voting consituents and his Governor.
I think Joe is an old fashion tough but fair law enforcement officer that follows to the letter. I think he is a study of the law and as such tends to garner the respect of friends and enemies alike. I don't doubt someone could drum up something on him. His biggest danger is getting Scooter Libbied.
That is my guess as to the reasons behind the current media onslaught as well. Arpaio must have something deadly. I hope he makes it to February.
Sheriff Arpaio: (602) 876-1801
His troops could use a moral boost
Please do not alter titles.
Exactly what I am afraid of. Federal prosecutors can keep filing until you are bankrupt.
I do not understand. How can I alter a title? After it is posted, I have no ability to change it.
Like you didn’t know this one was coming???
Anyone who threatens the messiah must be “Dealt with”.
*Obama is Swahili for Osama.
It's funny Sheriff Joe said that the SRM were reporting every bathroom break he's had over the last 2 years.....yet when his posse looks into Obama’s fraudulent past. Crickets.
GO JOE!!....stick it so far up their ass it winks out them when they brush their teeth.
All they have is Rules for Radicals #5, "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon."
The FedMob issues an ultimatum of intimidation and blackmail.
You are exactly right. I wish it were just the moonbats at Fogblow who made the argument I cited. Yet I have seen it countless times right here on this site. How can the people who put forward such obvious BS *not* be Obots??? The evidence has been there from the beginning. Not even Dems are immune. Stepanopolis [however you spell it] asked one very mild, non-threatening question of Obama the candidate re: Jeremiah Wright. The fascists of Journolist coalesced instantly on a strategy of severe, scathing retaliation [against Steppi]. They carried it out, too—so effectively that no other ‘journalist’ dared mention the name of Wright to Obama ever again.
Yet people have the gall and unmitigated jerkitude to say, ‘Since no official has investigated the ‘birther’ claims, they must be nonsense’.
There are only two options. The people who say that are stupid. Or they are Obots. That is the choice; there is no third option.
When Joe responds he'll likely just say "shove it" and "if you have something, prosecute...otherwise stay the hell out of our business".
Eric Holder is setting the stage for violence.
Think Ruby Ridge and Waco, but Holder will use communist street thugs. It wont be overt.
Joe should issue a one-sentence reply.. “I don’t think I’ll take too seriously this letter from our gun-running, racist criminal Justice Dept.”
Maybe Joe should release the report a little sooner. I guess it should be out in 45 days.
Hopefully its got a full skeleton with some meat on the bones.
I like that thinking.
Get in Holders grill.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio should hold a nation wide News conference on why is Obama and Holder going after sheriff Joe on false trumped up charges ? and is it because of Sheriff Joe’s investigation on Obama’s fraud ?
In other words, the Feds going after Joe is giving Joe and the issue of eligibility more free press time and free publicity.
That is exactly how I hope this stuff blows up in their face. The timing of these accusations is too coincidental to be innocent.
Do you think the flash-mob robberies are practice runs for Holder’s street thugs?
“The timing of these accusations is too coincidental to be innocent.”
Given that the Bush DOJ started this process in 2008, what really seems too coincidental is Sheriff Joe’s jumping on the birther bandwagon this year just when the investigation is about to heat up.
It takes 3 years to "heat up" an investigation? Just goes to show you the high degree of concern and importance with which they regarded this matter.
Shouldn't they have "saved" the victims in the intervening three years some misery if they thought the Sheriff's Dept. was abusing them?
Yeah, i'll buy that.
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