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Geraldo’s ‘Rachel Maddow’ Moment W/ Sheriff Arpaio.
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Posted on 03/29/2010 9:21:59 AM PDT by BradtotheBone

It’s not that I liked Geraldo before. I don’t actually know anyone who watches his show other than on YouTube. But..he’s now officially become the ‘Rachel Maddow’ of FOX News.

This is how he started his interview with America’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio:

With the exception of CNN’s Lou Dobbs. For millions of American latinos the most unpopular person in this country is my next guest the so called toughest cop in the nation. The highly controversial sheriff of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio. And as I said earlier with Gov. Huckabee, Joe has been recently been stripped of federal authority to enforce immigration law. And again understanding that many of you disagree with me. I am delighted. It’s exactly, Joe, as I advocated in my latest book. I’m going to send you an autographed copy, “The Great Progression.” It was the right thing for the President to do to strip you of immigration enforcement jurisdiction. But, Sheriff Joe let me ask you right out. How do your cops decide who to card? Who to ask who’s a citizen and who is not of this country.

The rest of the interview follows the same vein of Maddow-style interviewing. You can watch the video by clicking the image below.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arpaio; enforcementworks; geraldo; geraldorivera; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; pravdamedia; squattersupportsquad

1 posted on 03/29/2010 9:21:59 AM PDT by BradtotheBone
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To: BradtotheBone
How do your cops decide who to card? Who to ask who’s a citizen and who is not of this country.

Besides under the Reconquista/Intifada movement, they are just laying claim to this land by birthright.

2 posted on 03/29/2010 9:24:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (VP Biden on Obamacare's passage: "This is a big f-ing deal". grumpygresh: "Repeal the f-ing deal")
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To: BradtotheBone

FOX NEWS—the UNbalanced side. < shrugs > Nothing new to see here, GR has been a liberal since even before he uncovered that great story at Al Capone’s vault. < snickers >


3 posted on 03/29/2010 9:25:39 AM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: BradtotheBone

Bleah. Geraldo is an idiot, and I have no clue as to why he’s still employed by Fox. Never liked him, still don’t, and probably never will.

Fox should have fired him after he threatened to spit on Michelle Malkin next time he saw her.


4 posted on 03/29/2010 9:25:40 AM PDT by Stoutcat
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To: BradtotheBone

Is Fox willing to kill the golden goose over Immigration reform? This is the great wedge issue, actually a sword blade hanging over the Republican Party’s neck.


5 posted on 03/29/2010 9:25:45 AM PDT by DManA
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To: BradtotheBone

Whorealdo: one reason I no longer watch Fox.


6 posted on 03/29/2010 9:27:31 AM PDT by tumblindice (He's a Democrat. He's talking. He's lying.)
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To: BradtotheBone

Gee - what a shock to find Whorealdo coming down on the side of illegal immigration.

I..I feel faint...


7 posted on 03/29/2010 9:29:18 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Entitlements will do to America what drugs eventually do to addicts)
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To: BradtotheBone

Why doesn’t Islamabama go ahead and set up his federal police/army police for and get it over with.

This country is gone when the federal government can tell a county sheriff what to do and how to do it. The county sheriffs were the one law enforement branch that I always thought we could count on to be on our side. That won’t be the case if they don’t exist.

As for Geraldo, he was Fox’s first move to the left. It’s moving that way more and more.


8 posted on 03/29/2010 9:29:40 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("God, please send Pat Leahy to Murtha's house.")
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To: BradtotheBone
Geraldo is a buffoon. I have no idea why FOX retains a leftwing idealogue like him.

Can't there be ONE single network that isn't infested with these tools?

9 posted on 03/29/2010 9:30:09 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: BradtotheBone

Geraldo has always been a bottom feeder. He is the sideshow barker of television.


10 posted on 03/29/2010 9:31:08 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Stoutcat

Never liked him, still don’t, and probably never will.

Fox should have fired him after he threatened to spit on Michelle Malkin next time he saw her.

Can’t stand the cocky liberal @sshole. I change the channel from Fox the minute he comes on. Disgusting little twerp whose ego is twice as big as he is. I wish they would can his butt from Fox. They treat him like royality on Fox & Friends which I find repulsive. He sickens me.


11 posted on 03/29/2010 9:34:34 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Brad from Tennessee
He is the sideshow barker of television.

At best, he could be called an entertainer, but never a reporter.

12 posted on 03/29/2010 9:35:29 AM PDT by DejaJude
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To: tumblindice

Same here, he’s just one reason. Greta’s tabloid show is another, and the self-serving gasbag O’Reilly is another.


13 posted on 03/29/2010 9:39:38 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: BradtotheBone

I caught this interview last night and was disappointed big time. Sheriff Joe is upholding the law. If people Geraldo has an afinity for are breaking the law... there’s a price to be paid. Arpaio made it clear at the end of his interview, he’s not writing the laws, he is ENFORCING them. I’m on the other side of the country, but from what I read Sheriff Joe seems to be one of the few things going right in this country.

I say come here legally. Otherwise take a hike back across the border. Not much more complicated than that.


14 posted on 03/29/2010 9:40:20 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Home Depot should begin stocking up on pitchforks and torches.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Don’t insult sideshow barkers by lumping geraldo in with them.


15 posted on 03/29/2010 9:40:54 AM PDT by bakoj (What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.)
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To: Stoutcat

well spoken. period.


16 posted on 03/29/2010 9:43:17 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: BradtotheBone

Geraldo is an outmoded, quixotic media curiosity only slightly less titilating than the news ‘copter live feed of 149 Higway Patrol cars following a white SUV around the Los Angeles freeway system. The sum total of Geraldo’s media value could be bought and paid for with the contents of Al Capone’s vault.


17 posted on 03/29/2010 9:43:52 AM PDT by HKMk23 (The Democrat Legacy: Hoax and Chains)
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To: BradtotheBone

Any one who thinks Sheriff Arpio is unpopular does not have a clue....I wish he would run for president!!!


18 posted on 03/29/2010 9:44:09 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Stoutcat
Geraldo is an idiot, and I have no clue as to why he’s still employed by Fox. Never liked him, still don’t, and probably never will.

Geraldo tried to push his way through a bunch of miners here in West Virginia to impose his style of journalism on the widows of a miners during a cave-in. He got punched in the nose for his trouble, and left without his story.

19 posted on 03/29/2010 9:46:09 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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To: bakoj

FOXNEWS does such a great disservice to its viewers by featuring this most disgusting person on TV. Sheriff, I commend you for your comportment when there’s a pile on the other end just waiting for a shovel.


20 posted on 03/29/2010 9:47:37 AM PDT by yorkie01
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Geraldo takes the side of the Hispanic minority in all instances. If a Hispanic was caught red-handed raping little Anglo children, Geraldo would insist that the perp was the victim.


21 posted on 03/29/2010 9:48:27 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Impeach Zerobama and his band of Commie Czars.)
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To: bakoj

[Don’t insult sideshow barkers by lumping geraldo in with them.]

You’re right. Geraldo’s more like the two-headed pig.


22 posted on 03/29/2010 9:49:56 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: RightWingConspirator
You're right. When Americans have been murdered (some teenagers in one instance) in Mexico Geraldo claims they must have been traffickers.
23 posted on 03/29/2010 9:53:00 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: BradtotheBone

FOX took FoxNews off of online streaming through the computer, so I no longer watch it.

I listen to WMAL out of Baltimroe, MD, mostly . . . Chris Plante, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Mark Levin. Occasionally I listen to WSBA910 out of York, PA, in the PM because they have Michael Savage.

Fox is MEDIA first, Ratings first. They are no more fair and balanced than my dogs.


24 posted on 03/29/2010 9:53:15 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: BradtotheBone
If I ever watched TV...or if I had cable, I would boycott this Geraldo guy.

Guess I'll have to settle for refusing to look him up on YouTube.

25 posted on 03/29/2010 10:00:50 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: BradtotheBone

Actually there is no comparison between Maddow and Geraldo.

Maddow’s a much more of a man that Geraldo could ever be.


26 posted on 03/29/2010 10:00:54 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Alfred E. Neuman for President! Oh, wait a minute ...)
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To: skeeter
I have no idea why FOX retains a leftwing idealogue like him.

In a word, balance. They seem to think that they have to offset their midlle of the road to slightly right staff with at least one hard lefty!

27 posted on 03/29/2010 10:03:53 AM PDT by JimRed (To water the Tree of Liberty is to excise a cancer before it kills us. TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: BradtotheBone

Had to get up at 3;30 to take the wife to airport, or would’ve missed Geraldo. I thought the sheriff handled him nicely.


28 posted on 03/29/2010 10:20:49 AM PDT by genetic homophobe
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To: BradtotheBone

Jerry Rivers should have been charged with and convicted of treason when live, on international TV, he drew a map of where our troops were and where they were headed during the invasion of Iraq. He should have been executed for treason.

The man is scum.


29 posted on 03/29/2010 10:31:51 AM PDT by SUSSA
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To: BradtotheBone

I watched Geraldo cut his journalistic teeth. He was a twit then, and he’s a twit now. I don’t understand why FOX keeps him on unless they think it represents part of their “fair and balanced” broadcasting. If that’s the case, I’m thinking that liberals with a brain would be crying foul....oh, wait....liberals with a brain...now I see why he’s still there.


30 posted on 03/29/2010 10:38:17 AM PDT by MWestMom (Tread carefully, truth lies here.)
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To: Retired COB
Geraldo tried to push his way through a bunch of miners here in West Virginia to impose his style of journalism on the widows of a miners during a cave-in. He got punched in the nose for his trouble, and left without his story.

I always wondered what the circumstances were around GR getting his fat nose flattened. As a native of West Virginia, this warms my heart.

31 posted on 03/29/2010 11:20:37 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: BradtotheBone

Developing a ‘’profile’’ in police work, is one of the oldest tools of law enforcement, PC has put the practice under a cloud. PC is MAOS’ LITTLE RED BOOK STUFF.


32 posted on 03/29/2010 11:33:37 AM PDT by Waco (Kalifonia don't need no stenkin oil and no stenkin revenue.)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

HO....WBAL out of Baltimore

WMAL out of Washington DC...you did ‘run’ the WMAL lineup though...


33 posted on 03/29/2010 11:49:31 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 ) FIRE ALL INCUMBENTS)
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To: BradtotheBone

Geraldo is a racist.


34 posted on 03/29/2010 11:52:38 AM PDT by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: BradtotheBone

So once again Geraldo proves he is no better than CNN’s leftist Sanchez, suppose now he will make Rick’s list. Neither of these so called reporters is for either poorer American citizens or us veterans. Here in Pennsylvania even our union construction workers are laid off work for a very long time now, and we have 424,000 of our own legal children in poverty. That is 15.4 percent of all the children in Pa. Our governor Fast Eddy Rendell’s little city of Philadelphia gave free child birth delivery to a minimum of 1,800 undocumented women in the twelve short months of 2008. At present the lowest estimate of illegal’s State-wide are 3.8 million. Over 60 percent of these illegal aliens are all high school drop outs. Another amnesty would bankrupt many States, and the amount of children who would be eligible for (SCHIP) States Children Health Insurance Program is staggering. Not including undocumented in Pa. there are 1,211,000 legal Pennsylvanian citizens without health insurance.

This area once was coal, garment, mills, shoe factories and steel sustaining our lives. The jobs are long gone, and the number of illegal’s have tripled. We have a high population of Nam vets & many elderly whose life, blood, & sweat built this county, and are now living on a meager $12,000 a year social security, no COLA increase, while paying over 3 thousand in taxes on their old home. Our property taxes were reassessed in this recession doubling many for 2009, and due now 2010 taxes increased another 15%. One elderly person living alone here is also paying over $350 on two different sewer bills, while rental properties harbor 9 to 12 adult illegal border jumpers. All of whom really contribute much to our inadequate sewage treatment facilities. Two County judges busted on federal corruption; they took bribes to send our kids to juvenile detention. A replacement judge sent to hear cases lasted about one week or until he tried to choke his wife. Our still head judge wiped out a few mailboxes on his way home from the bar and left the scene of the accident, but he is such a nice guy of course we all know he wasn’t over the legal driving limit. ALL democrats and that is not half the crap, court house employees, county commissioner same, school board members busted, sewer authority funds and other taxes stolen. Our County prison employees union, court won 17% pay raise was just put on hold until 2012, and unemployment is over 12%, while illegal border jumpers are still working 16 hours a day.

Though this particular region of Luzerne County, Pa. might be a bit more corrupt than most, I needed to mention it first so you can see why hometown people all over the United States of different sex, color, race, religions and politics are seeing Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio as a true American hero. Just as the HOPE of many citizens elected President Obama… Sheriff Arpaio is giving HOPE to many, many citizens all over our Country.

Deportation would sure provide many jobs in every field of employment. While taxes have already greatly increased on the poor, they are only being used to the advantage of this “poor minority” of high school dropout border jumper’s. Our children of many colors are growing up lazy without proper work ethics unemployed because illegal border jumpers are doing the jobs we held at 15 years of age. As a lifelong Catholic here is one Catholic priest who is actually for us poorer hardworking legal citizens of all Color. It is a 10 minute video filmed next door to Pennsylvania in Harlem, N.Y. Every word is so true.
Father Bascio on the immorality of illegal immigration
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMaNa1K8lJo


35 posted on 03/29/2010 12:05:25 PM PDT by patpacer (Pennsylvania, Illegal Aliens, Real Estate tax, homeowners, welfare, FBI, Luzerne County corruption)
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To: BradtotheBone

I’ll say 2 positive things about Geraldo’s show: Kimberly Guilfoyle has nice legs and Laurie Dhue is back. Now if they would just dump Geraldo...


36 posted on 03/29/2010 12:34:44 PM PDT by isom35
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To: mrsmel
Greta’s tabloid show is another...

I don't know if you have watched Greta recently, but her show has actually gotten quite good. The "tabloid" stuff is mostly gone, and she is reporting on mostly political stories. Some of the best reporting on Obamacare came from Greta.

37 posted on 03/29/2010 12:40:25 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (The shattered skulls of tyrants should be used for traction under the boots of justice. T. Nugent)
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To: Stoutcat

Fox needs to keep it balanced, so they keep that Liberal idiot, along with others. Alan Colmes anyone? I am a Vietnam Vet and Geraldo was among that bunch that gave the returning Vets grief.


38 posted on 03/29/2010 5:42:13 PM PDT by coastie65
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To: BradtotheBone

Between Geraldo and Shep....it’s too much

give Brit (either one) Shep’s spot

or one of the hotties...

Banderas after she foals would be great or Megan....


39 posted on 03/29/2010 5:44:56 PM PDT by wardaddy (Greetings Comrade!)
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To: BradtotheBone

Geraldo is a Jewish shmo who pretends to be Fernando Lamas


40 posted on 03/29/2010 5:45:29 PM PDT by wardaddy (Greetings Comrade!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Now you’re insulting 2 headed pigs.


41 posted on 03/30/2010 8:10:24 AM PDT by bakoj (What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.)
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To: BradtotheBone

For millions of American Legal Latinos the most popular person in this country is Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Just need to say thank you because I am thoroughly enjoying Arizona politics.

P S – Sheriff Arpaio as a fellow Veteran in Pennsylvania with a BA in the BS of political science, I would be honored to volunteer for your 2016 campaign should you decide to run for the office you deserve; The Office of the President of the United States.


42 posted on 04/01/2010 7:47:46 PM PDT by patpacer (Pennsylvania, Illegal Aliens, Real Estate tax, homeowners, welfare, FBI, Luzerne County corruption)
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To: MWestMom

Back in the 70s, wasn’t he partially responsible for mental hospitalsreleasing patients — to the streets — who then became homeless? I remember him reporting on the horrors of those institutions, but at least they had a shelter.

Now — when He comes on the air, I change channels. His open liberalism hasn’t changed a bit.


43 posted on 04/01/2010 7:59:26 PM PDT by Exit148 (Loose Change Founder. A little goes a long way!)
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To: BradtotheBone

Joe doesn’t have to worry about enforcing “federal law” on immigration, he’s enforcing STATE law. If the feds don’t like it, they can stand outside the county lines and take the illegals to MA or somewhere up north.


44 posted on 04/01/2010 8:24:32 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Stoutcat

arpaio is under investigation by the feds for this


45 posted on 04/01/2010 8:26:39 PM PDT by sabe@q.com (Yes, I'm a SW freak!)
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To: BradtotheBone

Watching that video was so hard on me...

Sheriff Joe, I love what you do, and thank you for your service sir!


46 posted on 04/01/2010 8:41:30 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: Randy Larsen; All

“Sheriff Joe, I love what you do, and thank you for your service sir!”

Sheriff Joe is mentioned in this great video!

MUST SEE!! The ‘Flush the John’ Song has gone viral and is on YOU TUBE! Exposes the REAL John McCain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJobkdeho88


47 posted on 04/02/2010 4:56:40 PM PDT by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: BradtotheBone
"For millions of American latinos the most unpopular person in this country" - Jerry Rivers

Why, Jerry? Because the Sheriff actually enforces the law? Or is it because those in his jail aren't treated to the usual social club atmosphere?

48 posted on 04/05/2010 4:07:21 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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