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Arizona Police and Tribal Police
The American Spectator ^ | 7-30-10 | James M. Thunder

Posted on 07/30/2010 5:56:41 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Surely there is some irony and hypocrisy in the fact that, on the day after a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against some provisions of the Arizona law that specified the enforcement in the state of certain federal immigration laws, President Obama signed into law yesterday the Tribal Law and Order Act. Why irony? Why hypocrisy?

First let me observe, and correct me if I am wrong, that state officers, including state judges, are sworn to uphold the U.S. Constitution and all (all!) federal laws. If this were not clear before the Civil War, it was made clear after the Civil War. It is their duty. They need no grant from the federal government. So, even without a state law in Arizona that commands police within the state to enforce certain federal immigration laws, and details how they must do so, they are obliged by their oaths to do so.

Comes now President Obama, the Chief Executive Officer of the United States, sworn to faithfully execute the federal laws, who instructs Attorney General Holder to march into federal court to seek an injunction against this new Arizona law and to prohibit the enforcement of federal laws (bad enough by itself) and compounds this violation of his oath by restraining police officers from performing their sworn obligations.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; enforcement; profiling; tribalpolice

1 posted on 07/30/2010 5:56:43 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I wish someone would have asked one of the protest leaders with the professional bull horns where they are from and who they're with.

They obviously were not just concerned locals.

2 posted on 07/30/2010 6:05:16 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

One of the unfortunate blow-backs of the judge’s decision is that it has emboldened these law-breakers. According to Univision and Telemundo news, they are now free to do whatever they want. They don’t realize that very little has changed, and that they can still be arrested. But I, too, would like to know who or what is behind these organized protests. I think they have pushed it to far, and they are going to start getting a push back from a lot of ordinary American citizen that they won’t like one bit.


3 posted on 07/30/2010 6:18:27 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia
Probably racists like laRaza and Marxists like ACLU (Anti-American Communist Liberal Union)
4 posted on 07/30/2010 6:33:11 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: La Lydia

What initials are on the busses fom Calif. This tells us a lot, unions lick their lips over all this, can just see the new potential members for them.

I feel sorry for folks who have nothing, and I mean NOTHING coming here for the ‘dream’. Two ways to do this, legal and illegal. They would be welcomed if legal. My grand parents came from Germany way back when, legal. Lets get back on track, ‘Da Comrade’ can only see ‘voters’. End of story.


5 posted on 07/30/2010 6:34:34 AM PDT by gulfcoast6 (GOD IS)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

BTTT


6 posted on 07/30/2010 6:40:32 AM PDT by snowtigger (It ain't what you shoot, it's what you hit...)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

BTTT


7 posted on 07/30/2010 6:40:42 AM PDT by snowtigger (It ain't what you shoot, it's what you hit...)
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8 posted on 07/30/2010 7:14:21 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: La Lydia

Sheriff Joe had patrols for illegals yesterday.


9 posted on 07/30/2010 7:17:10 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: La Lydia
"I think they have pushed it to far, and they are going to start getting a push back from a lot of ordinary American citizen that they won’t like one bit."

The Obot Media would love that.

That would justify in their minds cracking down with force, since the "Right-wing Radicals" are the only ones capable of ugly protests and violence in their eyes.

10 posted on 07/30/2010 7:35:46 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

I think you misunderstood my comment. I think people who didn’t have an opinion one way or the other don’t like what is happening, and will vote accordingly. I think before the next election, a lot of congressional candidates are going to be cornered and made to explain exactly where they stand on federal law enforcement and what they plan to do about it. And the illegals and their supporters aren’t going to like that one little bit. Already, in Arizona, the Dems are starting to change their tune (except for that open-borders Atzlan idiot Grijalva),


11 posted on 07/30/2010 7:47:33 AM PDT by La Lydia
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