Skip to comments.Arpaio Target Of Justice Department Probe
Posted on 03/12/2009 7:10:40 AM PDT by steve-b
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department over allegations of discriminatory practices and unconstitutional searches and seizures....
In February, four Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate possible civil rights violations based on complaints that Arpaio's deputies are targeting people based on their skin color during neighborhood crime sweeps and raids at work sites....
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Arpaio should toss the little racist faggot Holder in his tent jail.
I’m sure Napolitano put in a good word for him
Witch hunts are back. Discrimination by reason of national origin? Well, legal status somewhat depends on national origin.
This has the putrid smell of John Conyers all over it.
These people waste no time going after their political enemies, and to the left, no “crime” is as heinous as “civil rights violations”. “Hate speech” and “hate crimes” are worse than mass murder to these people.
It’s refreshing that there is a tough, no-nonsense sheriff down in Maricopa County that is willing to enforce this country’s immigration laws - that is apparently a cardinal sin to the left-wing LaRaza activists that now populate the US DOJ.
I’m hopeful that the good people of Maricopa County will stand strong with Sheriff Arpaio on this. Any Maricopa FReepers around here?
In February, four DEMOCRAT members of the House Judiciary Committee asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano DEMOCRAT and Attorney General Eric Holder DEMOCRAT...
Hmmm, I think I’m beginning to see a pattern here.
This couldn’t be politically motivated.... nahhhhh.
“Mary Rose Wilcox, who serves on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, was scheduled to appear before Congress with a petition signed by more than 35,000 people from around the nation calling for a Justice Department investigation into Arpaio’s office.”
No a very convincing number of the signers of the petition......
LOL. Yeah right.
Napolitano is Obama’s Janet Reno. I can’t decide which one is hotter /sarc.
Look folks, at some point we have to make a stand, a physical stand. This seems a good place to start, defending this man who has been so strong in the face of corruption.
Idiot doesn't know he could get killed for that around here ~ these bad boys are all armed to the teeth.
Yeah, no conflict of interest there.
America haters all
I’m SURE the govt of Mexico has NOTHING to do with this.../sarc
Around the nation?????
Met to day “not” instead of “no”......I don’t think the number of signers is significant....thanks
Good point. How do actual Maricopa County voters feel about socialist left-wing Democrats like John Conyers launching kangaroo political investigations against their sheriff?
Pray for this good man.
...and may all REAL Americans come to his defense.
This has the putrid smell of John Conyers all over it.
Sure does. From the article:
"Among the congressmen pushing for the investigation were: Reps. John Conyers, D-Mich., and chairman of the judiciary committee; Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., immigration subcommittee chairwoman; Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.; and Bobby Scott, D-Va..."
They should invite Conyers over for a little visit....
Total witch hunt.
They only thing they hate worse than the law, is people who enforce it.
and of course they won’t need any evidence and they probably came up with a conclusion and are trying to make the ‘evidence’ fit.
anyone doubt this is just a pogrom starting?
Anybody surprised? With Obama President this is just the beginning.
“Napolitano is Obamas Janet Reno. I cant decide which one is hotter /sarc.”
Janet, hands down.
But the 327,000 signatures demanding to see the Obama birth certificate goes unnoticed.
Napalitano? The one who looks the other way when children are kidnapped? The one with a slave-market in her hometown?
He should arrest the “probers” and put them in one of his pink tents.
Up is down, black is white, good is bad.......we are DOOMED because there are more IMMORAL people than Moral people in this country.
This will ensure his re-election. The man is extremely popular. The only folks that hate him are criminals, Democrats, Liberals, and ILLEGAL aliens.
Eric Holder investigates Joe Arpaio. There’s just something so PARALLEL UNIVERSIE about that!
Took longer than I thought - after Obama took power, this was only a matter of time.
I absolutely believe that Sheriff Joe discriminates against people.
He discriminates against criminals.
If criminality often goes hand in hand with certain ethnicities and/or skin colors in his jurisdiction, that’s hardly his fault.
Arpaio was interviewed on Fox yesterday. He mentioned that some Congress critters, all of them democrats, are down there starting this.
He personally says the Obama admin is behind it all. He says he will continue to do what he does and they can get s-——.
Plucky guy there.
Finding out that Mary Rose Wilcox is involved is no surprise. She’s been after Joe for YEARS, and now she has similar-minded people in power. Joe has a very good track record against lawsuits filed against him. Our county attorney says he’s “looking forward” to working with the Justice Department about this. He and Sheriff Joe work in tandem to hold back the insanity around here.
Holder, Hussein, and their Fascist, left-wing ilk want to use Gestapo tactics against any and all they disagree with. They will likely use all agnecies/departments to quash all opposition.
If the “justice” dept wants him, they will get him. If a policeman falls in behind you on the street and follows for a while, you will do something to allow him to pull you over.
The “justice” dept has unlimited funds, infinite patience, and evil at the helm.
Didn’t Arpaio support Nappy for governor in 2006?
Lots of Zonies on FR:
The big issue to me is they are investigating a guy who is protecting our country, while the mayors, council members and chiefs of police of sanctuary cities are not being investigated. A real chief of homeland security would reverse the priority.
This is an obvious an attempt by the open borders lobby to persecute Joe Arpaio for the “crime” of enforcing our immigration laws. And the complaint about discrimination by national origin is laughable - immigration laws by definition discriminate based upon a national origin outside of the USA.
MSNBC Takes a Swipe at Sherrif Joe Ping!
Well, she did get rid of at least one illegal alien.
I’d say the priority here is the Hispanic voting block.
Arpaio's deputies are targeting people based on their skin color during neighborhood crime sweeps and raids at work sites.By some wacky coincidence, the people they pick up are illegal aliens, almost as if a neighboring country has loads of people with a darker range of skin color, few English speaking skills, and will work for low wages which seem like a fortune to them.
The sheriff is a prominent law-and-order conservative, nationally known, plus he’s tough on prisoners and does not moderate his stance much.
He obviously has to go in the new regime.
I wish him luck and wish I could help somehow.