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ACORN Protests Arizona Sheriff's (Joe Arpaio) Decision to Segregate Illegals
FOX NEWS ^ | February 04, 2009 | FOX NEWS

Posted on 02/05/2009 8:46:47 AM PST by radar101

PHOTO: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10555339

The community organization group ACORN is protesting a decision made by the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" to keep illegal immigrants at tents that house prisoners, separate from the rest of the inmate population.

ACORN has lambasted Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's action, calling it a "blatant disregard for civil rights."

Arpaio announced Wednesday that he plans to accompany about 200 inmates -- along with members of the media -- from a Phoenix area jail to Tent City on Wednesday afternoon.

"Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sherriff's Department have routinely violated the civil rights of members of communities through racial profiling, retaliatory arrests aimed at silencing critics and the separation of families, while simultaneously neglecting our public safety needs," ACORN said in a statement released Wednesday.

Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox agrees with ACORN, saying she thinks Arpaio could potentially be violating the immigrants' rights by keeping them separated. She said she'd like to talk to the Justice Department and have staff there issue an opinion.

Wilcox -- a frequent critic of Apraio's immigration policies -- called the move a publicity stunt.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: acorn; aliens; arpaio; bho2009; crimaliens; demcorruption; democrats; illegalaliens; illegals; immigrantlist; joearpaio; mexico; obamabrownshirts; sheriffjoe

1 posted on 02/05/2009 8:46:47 AM PST by radar101
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To: radar101

Let them eat...baloney.


2 posted on 02/05/2009 8:47:53 AM PST by bigbob
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To: radar101

What happened to the FBI investigation into ACORN’s massive voter fraud and all the ACORN offices the FBI shut down??????? Any reports on what was found and who is being prosecuted?


3 posted on 02/05/2009 8:50:08 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: radar101

Screw ACORN.


4 posted on 02/05/2009 8:51:08 AM PST by JamesP81 (I shall give their president the same respect they gave mine)
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To: radar101

Organizing the jail community?


5 posted on 02/05/2009 8:51:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: radar101

Notice how ACORN has become an “authoritative” force or “spokesman”. Hmmmm, watch this bunch and I also question, what happened to the investigation into this fraud?


6 posted on 02/05/2009 8:52:51 AM PST by brushcop (SFC Sallie, CPL Long, LTHarris, SSG Brown, PVT Simmons KIA OIF lll&V, they died for you, honor them)
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To: radar101

to acorn, where should the Sheriff take them? maybe the Holiday Inn??


7 posted on 02/05/2009 8:53:03 AM PST by peace with honor
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To: radar101

CAIR, ACORN, the ACLU ... where’s the House Committee on Un-American Activities when you need them?


8 posted on 02/05/2009 8:55:13 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: peace with honor

...and with the HUGE STIMULUS PAYCHECK from the bill, ACORN should have enough money to protest anything they want.


9 posted on 02/05/2009 8:55:45 AM PST by Blue Turtle (I)
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To: peace with honor

You’d insult our “guests” with a mere Holiday Inn? I’m thinking the old “Camelback Inn” in Scottsdale. Went there for a conference about 20-25 years ago and it was pretty swank, just what the nuts at ACORN would expect for illegals.


10 posted on 02/05/2009 8:56:46 AM PST by ssaftler (Barack Obama-lini: First Rock Star selected President of the United States)
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To: radar101

HOME-SWEET-HOME

11 posted on 02/05/2009 8:56:49 AM PST by radar101
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To: radar101

Get the 50 Cals. and shoot at ACORN.


12 posted on 02/05/2009 8:56:52 AM PST by bmwcyle (I have no President as of Jan 20th 2009. No Congress either.)
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To: radar101

Mexicans violate my civil rights!


13 posted on 02/05/2009 8:57:36 AM PST by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: radar101
I wonder if ACORN can figure out that housing illegal aliens separately from other criminals is a favor to them. Well-run prisons separate violent criminals from the non-violent.

While I've always believed that jailbirds give up some of their rights by becoming wards of the state, I also believe that they have a right not to be raped or otherwise targeted with violence just because they are available and in jail. Any compassionate person would offer the same right to illegal aliens.

14 posted on 02/05/2009 8:59:20 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: radar101

ACORN stands for

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now

Why do Community Organizations that are desiring immediate Reform (of what?) care about how inmates are being quartered?

Hmmm, maybe the IRS would like to take a look at their non-profit mission statement.


15 posted on 02/05/2009 8:59:20 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: radar101

Let’s hurry and pass the porkulus bill so we can give ACORN a few billion more to turn our country into a sewer.


16 posted on 02/05/2009 8:59:56 AM PST by nufsed
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To: ExTexasRedhead
What happened to the FBI investigation into ACORN’s massive voter fraud and all the ACORN offices the FBI shut down??????? Any reports on what was found and who is being prosecuted?

Suggest you contact your elected representative and ask. The elected reps so enjoy hearing from us!! Hold their feet to the fire. It may not get an answer, but you get the satisfaction of knowing you bugged your elected rep about it!

17 posted on 02/05/2009 9:06:00 AM PST by BAW (Social Security needs a bailout.)
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To: radar101

Mary Rose Wilcox is an old hag who supports amnesty and detests EVERYTHING Sheriff Joe does. She needs to be kicked to the curb.


18 posted on 02/05/2009 9:08:36 AM PST by SMM48
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To: radar101

Acorn can go stuff it. Besides they better be careful as they hopefully will end up occupying those tents. I would love to see that for those crooks.


19 posted on 02/05/2009 9:16:08 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: radar101

Everyone please send a message to people like Wilcox who are obviously more concerned with rights of illegal aliens than upholding the laws of this nation - here is her contact info:

MaryRose Wilcox (D)
Maricopa County District 5 Supervisor
301 W. Jefferson, 10th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
(602) 506-7092
mrwilcox@mail.maricopa.gov


20 posted on 02/05/2009 9:19:34 AM PST by texrepub76
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To: radar101

Piss on ACORN!


21 posted on 02/05/2009 9:19:48 AM PST by ChowChowFace
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To: Vigilanteman

This was my first thought. There are a lot of illegals who aren’t criminals, other than being here illegally, and it is courtesy to separate them from hardcore criminals. ACORN is a criminal organization that thinks everyone is corrupt like the members of ACORN, and they can’t understand that some people appreciate not having to be in the company of criminals. In their limited world view, they equate segregation with bad white people like Georgia’s ex governor Jimmy Carter. Arpaio should call his act of decency something else.


22 posted on 02/05/2009 9:21:35 AM PST by pallis
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To: radar101

Illegals do not have civil rights.


23 posted on 02/05/2009 9:22:07 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: radar101; All

Illegal immigrants march to new Tent City
Video:
http://www.azfamily.com/video/3tvextra-index.html?nvid=328809

More video (click video box upper right hand corner)
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2009/02/04/20090204abrk-inmatesmarch0204-ON.html


24 posted on 02/05/2009 9:24:24 AM PST by donna (The United States Constitution and the Koran are mutually exclusive.)
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To: radar101

Although racial profiling is actually a good thing and should be resumed whenever possible, the good sheriff’s profiling here is constitutional profiling. The American citizen sheep who have constitutional rights are being separated from the illegal alien goats who have no such rights.


25 posted on 02/05/2009 9:27:02 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The original point of America was not to be Europe)
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To: radar101

MaryRose Wilcox (D)
Maricopa County District 5 Supervisor
301 W. Jefferson, 10th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
(602) 506-7092
mrwilcox@mail.maricopa.gov


26 posted on 02/05/2009 9:27:13 AM PST by texrepub76
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To: radar101

MaryRose Wilcox (D)
Maricopa County District 5 Supervisor
301 W. Jefferson, 10th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
(602) 506-7092
mrwilcox@mail.maricopa.gov


27 posted on 02/05/2009 9:27:52 AM PST by texrepub76
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To: radar101

Your tax dollars at work!


28 posted on 02/05/2009 9:28:01 AM PST by dr_who
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To: radar101

IIRC (and please correct me if I’m wrong) the only criminals in Tent City are convicted felons who have been sentenced to serve more than a year in prison. “Short timers”, like people convicted of misdemeanors or people awaiting trial who can’t afford to post bail, are housed in a conventional jail.


29 posted on 02/05/2009 9:33:45 AM PST by gieriscm (07 FFL / 02 SOT - www.extremefirepower.com)
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To: radar101

Wouldn’t jail be the ultimate “affordable housing”?


30 posted on 02/05/2009 9:36:44 AM PST by Walmartian
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To: radar101

What’s the big deal? Blacks, whites, Mexicans and Southern Mexicans are routinely segregated from each other to avoid violence.


31 posted on 02/05/2009 9:40:10 AM PST by Inwoodian
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To: SMM48
PRO-Illegal Alien, Pro-Sanctuary, Anti-Joe Arpaio

Current Affairs: Hispanic Issues

Here are some links to various sites across the Internet that specialize in Hispanic issues. If you have any suggestions for other sites that are not on this page, please e-mail me.

Affirmative Action: Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund The Latino Web Site

Citizenship: National Association of Latino Elected Officals
The Latino Web Site

Immigration:
National Council De La Raza
The Latino Web Site

Leadership Internships:
National Association of Latino Elected Officals

Additional Info:
Valle del Sol
Doing Business with Maricopa County
Congressman Grijalva
Arizona Mexico Commission

32 posted on 02/05/2009 9:45:14 AM PST by radar101
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To: radar101; gubamyster; rabscuttle385; All

I don’t suppose ACORN or any of the other pro illegal alien regimes have a problem with 300,000 illegal aliens getting jobs in the dem’s porkulus package:

From: Roy Beck, President, NumbersUSA
Date: Wednesday 4FEB09 3 p.m. EST

Contact your Senators to stop stimulus bill from giving 300,000 construction jobs to illegal aliens

URGENT ACTION NEEDED ON FLOOR OF SENATE NOW!

Famed analyst Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation has just released an estimate that the stimulus bill on the Senate floor would provide construction jobs to roughly 300,000 illegal aliens.

A Heritage Foundation release states that the travesty could be largely avoided if the Senate would adopt an amendment similar to one that passed the House requiring all recipients of stimulus money to use the E-Verify system.

Friends, it is imperative that as many of you as possibly can begin phoning and faxing the minute you see this. The amendments may come up for a vote tonight (but could just as easily be tomorrow). We must make sure that every Senator understands that a vote against an E-Verify amendment is a vote to use the stimulus money to hire 300,000 illegal-alien construction workers.

* Phone your Senators now at 202-224-3121. Go to your customized Action Buffet corkboard for a phone note with talking points and other assistance.


33 posted on 02/05/2009 9:48:23 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: texrepub76

I sent her an email. Enjoyed it, too! Thanks.


34 posted on 02/05/2009 9:51:59 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: radar101

Is this a strictly one sided article with no comment from Arpaio?

I’ve seen documentaries on Arpaio’s prision. There have long been tent cities and not all of the prisioners housed there are illegal aliens.


35 posted on 02/05/2009 10:06:22 AM PST by Kimberly GG (Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda been HUNTER.)
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To: radar101

FWIW, I just came across the definition of “ACORN” in the NetLingo Internet Dictionary. Here’s what it said:


ACORN

A Completely Obsessive Really Nutty person
(pronounced as a new word: acorn)

An acronym used in online chat, IM, e-mail, blogs, or newsgroup postings.


Thanks to http://www.netlingo.com for the info!


36 posted on 02/05/2009 10:49:28 AM PST by ssaftler (Barack Obama-lini: First Rock Star selected President of the United States)
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To: SMM48

whenever mary roses’s name pops up, i think of the shot to her butt


37 posted on 02/05/2009 10:50:13 AM PST by machogirl (not one of Rush's top-ten gal names)
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To: pallis

according to news KFYI, these illegals have been convicted of crimes and will be deported as soon as they are done serving their sentence


38 posted on 02/05/2009 10:52:30 AM PST by machogirl (not one of Rush's top-ten gal names)
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To: brushcop

Notice how ACORN has become an “authoritative” force or “spokesman
we haven’t seen anything yet, wait until they get their billions from the stimulus package. They will recruit for his civilian police=army.


39 posted on 02/05/2009 10:53:44 AM PST by mojitojoe
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To: bmwcyle

Get the 50 Cals. and shoot at ACORN.

I’m surprised that hasn’t happened actually.


40 posted on 02/05/2009 10:54:36 AM PST by mojitojoe
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To: bigbob

Let them eat...baloney.”

Peanut butter and jelly.


41 posted on 02/05/2009 11:03:46 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: gieriscm

We went in there to search Tent City back around 1995. One of the things we had to do was search all the inmates who were returning from their day jobs to spend the night in the tents. Those were probably DUI-type folks, those who were not violent or hardcore. The really bad people are housed inside the hard jail cells.

Arizona is a very Red state. Every ballot measure that makes it hard on illegal aliens always passes with overwhelming support from voters. ACORN will get no foothold here.


42 posted on 02/05/2009 11:14:24 AM PST by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: mojitojoe

That’s exactly where I was heading with my comment but I didn’t complete it but you did and that’s all that matters. Others must keep their eyes and ears open for such training and organization, it’s important. Also, you can’t train so many without it being obvious but then again, I don’t think “they” worry about being obvious, they’ve been very upfront with their agenda...


43 posted on 02/05/2009 1:05:01 PM PST by brushcop (SFC Sallie, CPL Long, LTHarris, SSG Brown, PVT Simmons KIA OIF lll&V, they died for you, honor them)
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To: radar101

ACORN=trouble for the US.


44 posted on 02/05/2009 1:07:38 PM PST by madison10
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


45 posted on 02/05/2009 6:09:36 PM PST by gubamyster
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To: radar101

Live Maps view of Tent City
46 posted on 02/06/2009 7:30:49 AM PST by GoldMan (Never try to rationalize an irrational mind............)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; justiceseeker93; ..
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox agrees with ACORN, saying she thinks Arpaio could potentially be violating the immigrants' rights by keeping them separated. She said she'd like to talk to the Justice Department and have staff there issue an opinion. Wilcox -- a frequent critic of Apraio's immigration policies -- called the move a publicity stunt.
Wilcox is right -- the ACORN move *is* a publicity stunt.
47 posted on 02/06/2009 7:40:22 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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