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Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’
CNSNEWS ^ | Monday August 2, 2010 | Penny Starr

Posted on 08/02/2010 6:55:58 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff Paul Babeu, whose deputies patrol a county along the U.S.-Mexico border, is hopping mad at the federal government.

Babeu told CNSNews.com that rather than help law enforcement in Arizona stop the hundreds of thousands of people who come into the United States illegally, the federal government is targeting the state and its law enforcement personnel.

“What’s very troubling is the fact that at a time when we in law enforcement and our state need help from the federal government, instead of sending help they put up billboard-size signs warning our citizens to stay out of the desert in my county because of dangerous drug and human smuggling and weapons and bandits and all these other things and then, behind that, they drag us into court with the ACLU,” Babeu said.

The sheriff was referring to the law suits filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the U.S. Department of Justice challenging the state’s new immigration law.

“So who has partnered with the ACLU?” Babeu said in a telephone interview with CNSNews.com. “It’s the president and (Attorney General) Eric Holder himself. And that’s simply outrageous.”

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“Our own government has become our enemy and is taking us to court at a time when we need help,” Babeu said.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aclu; aliens; arizona; babeu; bho44; bhofascism; bhotyranny; bloodoftyrants; cwiiping; democrats; donttreadonme; illegals; immigrantlist; lping; oathkeepers; obama; obamabrownshirts; palin; paulbabeu; pinalcounty; sheriffpaul
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1 posted on 08/02/2010 6:56:01 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

If anyone in DC cared, that would leave a mark!


2 posted on 08/02/2010 6:58:55 AM PDT by pingman (Price is what you pay, value is what you get.)
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To: pingman

We live in amazing times...I really didn’t think Obama understood “true” Americans...and that we won’t tolerate government control over our lives.


3 posted on 08/02/2010 7:00:16 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: Bigtigermike

I keep remembering the “...all enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC...” part of my military oath.

Oh, how I envy the military policeman that gets to arrest the Obamaloon.


4 posted on 08/02/2010 7:00:42 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Bigtigermike

This is consistent with the modus operandi of ChicagoThugPolitics(TM).


5 posted on 08/02/2010 7:03:41 AM PDT by flying_bullet (El Conservo tribe member)
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To: pingman
‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’

Truer words could not be spoken...
6 posted on 08/02/2010 7:04:58 AM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Bigtigermike

TOO true!! It’s Arizona NOW, the rest of the states later!


7 posted on 08/02/2010 7:05:18 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: Bigtigermike

So what would be the WH reaction to an arrest warrant issued by Arizona for Obama and Holder? The charge could be “aiding and abetting.”


8 posted on 08/02/2010 7:05:24 AM PDT by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.")
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To: Bigtigermike

You got that right... last I heard “O” was more concerned about getting $30,000 a head to attend his birthday bash... and people make fun of Paris Hilton for charging her “fans” so show up at her b’day parties.


9 posted on 08/02/2010 7:05:33 AM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: Bigtigermike

And yet they want to send McCain back to DC. He is a staunch, decades-long active part of the very government that is attacking AZ. I just don’t get it.


10 posted on 08/02/2010 7:08:58 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Bigtigermike
“Our own government has become our enemy and is taking us to court at a time when we need help,” Babeu said.

Yo Babeu, try and do something about it and Obama WILL put roops on the border.... to control folks like you.

11 posted on 08/02/2010 7:10:22 AM PDT by umgud (Obama is a failed experiment.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I was really surprised to see this article in a major US newspaper. The sentiment is out there, people have, up to this point, been cautious about voicing the possibility:
Will Washington's Failures Lead To Second American Revolution?
12 posted on 08/02/2010 7:13:54 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Treason


13 posted on 08/02/2010 7:14:38 AM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: Bigtigermike

Until the Elites or their families are harmed by the illegal invasion, the “little people” should STFU and BOHICA.


14 posted on 08/02/2010 7:16:11 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Fantasywriter

Exactly right. My question to this character would be:

“So why do you want to re-elect McCain, ya jerk?”


15 posted on 08/02/2010 7:18:29 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: Bigtigermike

It’s true, and I certainly hope the rest of the country recognizes that the government is ganging up on Arizona and trying to thwart us at every turn. Apparently they think it’s quite acceptable to sacrifice Americans in order to keep up their free flow of Mexican slaves and drugs.


16 posted on 08/02/2010 7:19:00 AM PDT by McGavin999 (I'm sorry, your race card is overdrawn and no further charges can be accepted)
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To: Bigtigermike

Well said!


17 posted on 08/02/2010 7:19:27 AM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: TomasUSMC

‘Treason’

An excellent description of the character of this administration.


18 posted on 08/02/2010 7:20:54 AM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: Bigtigermike
From Article IV Section 4 of the US Constitution:
The United States shall ... to every State ... protect each of them against Invasion...
Even if the invaders don't have tanks and helicopter gunships, they're still invaders.
19 posted on 08/02/2010 7:22:44 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: McGavin999

Slaves, drugs and prospective voters.


20 posted on 08/02/2010 7:23:26 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Bigtigermike

He is an elected sheriff. he should go arrest federal employees and put them in jail. They should stay there till he gets his point across.


21 posted on 08/02/2010 7:27:14 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: Bigtigermike
Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’

Hello Captain Obvious (or should that be Sheriff Obvious)

22 posted on 08/02/2010 7:31:05 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: Bigtigermike

seriously this guy needs to run for president.


23 posted on 08/02/2010 7:31:50 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: McGavin999

“to keep up their free flow of Mexican slaves and drugs.”

“and more welfare freeloaders beholden to the DemCrap Party”

There, fixed it.


24 posted on 08/02/2010 7:32:42 AM PDT by secondamendmentkid
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To: DTogo

The elites will have to worry about “the little people” before they worry about the illegals.


25 posted on 08/02/2010 7:33:40 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Bigtigermike

ping


26 posted on 08/02/2010 7:33:53 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Hah! In past threads the sheriff was being called a rino because he supported McCain. Now he’s a hero. Confusing.


27 posted on 08/02/2010 7:37:20 AM PDT by rahbert (Come heavy or don't come at all)
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To: Bigtigermike

Arizona has TWO outstanding sheriffs with their heads screwed on straight.


28 posted on 08/02/2010 7:37:40 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Luke21

Your question needs to be posed to the majority of the voters in AZ. They’re acting like abused wives. For years their husband has been beating them, but all of a sudden he starts sweet talking them, and saying all the words they long to hear. So they persuade themselves the abuse has ended and the husband has turned over a new leaf. Crazy.


29 posted on 08/02/2010 7:38:07 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Bigtigermike

30 posted on 08/02/2010 7:45:15 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Bigtigermike

question: What is preventing Arizona from allowing a volunteer armed work force from coming in and building a wall, and plugging the damn hole?


31 posted on 08/02/2010 7:46:28 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: rfreedom4u

“So what would be the WH reaction to an arrest warrant issued by Arizona for Obama and Holder? The charge could be “aiding and abetting.” “

Holder’s not really the problem. Obama is... It certainly would be interesting, I wonder how the Feds would react.


32 posted on 08/02/2010 7:49:22 AM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: j_guru

Nothing except “the politics” that such would generate.
Technically, Gov Brewer could declare “a state of invasion” right now, call up the AZ National Guard, and request assistance from the federal government. If the federal government either a) refuses to render assistance or b) actively interferes with AZ then it is in violation of Art 4 Sec 4 of the Constitution which REQUIRES the federal government to “protect each of them [the States] against Invasion.”


33 posted on 08/02/2010 7:59:17 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Bigtigermike

That’s why I call D.C. the District of Criminals.


34 posted on 08/02/2010 8:00:36 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Bigtigermike

“We have met the enemy and they will be ours.”


35 posted on 08/02/2010 8:04:23 AM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: rahbert
Sheriff Babeu is on the record as supporting Juan McCain. He's even done radio ads for McCain, who is lying through his teeth while sharpening his pencil in hopes of signing an amnesty bill.

Babeu a hero? Not quite. He's absolutely right on this issue, but unfortunately has chosen to side with the enemy, "my friends."

36 posted on 08/02/2010 8:17:50 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: bert

so, when was the last time Obuma was in Arizona?
If he has the b#lls this sherrif should invite O to a cup of tea (in his jurisdiction) then slap the handcuffs on.


37 posted on 08/02/2010 8:20:45 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: mrmeyer

This is one of the most heartbreaking and true headlines posted in years.

We have an out of control oligarchy that is stealing from us through onerous taxation and holds the citizens hostage with millions of fiddling laws. We have a terrifying and unfair criminal justice system that forces us to comply rather than to face.

We have graft and extortion on many levels. We are locked in a system that needs to be frankly, cleansed of criminals and criminal misdoing.

The fact that Dodd and Frank are still walking around instead of waiting for a trial, and if they are found guilty, executed.

The fact that low and high level people betray our country without reprisal when trial and if guilty, execution is appropriate.

The fact that we do not have the will to confront these issues and the many other.

Historicaly there is only one thing that prevents the exesses of leadership, that is the knowledge that the leaders’ heads would be attached to the end of pikes.

We are rapidly reaching that crossroad.


38 posted on 08/02/2010 8:21:40 AM PDT by Chickensoup (I am absolutely done. I am a conservative libertarian.)
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To: Fantasywriter

Yes, well unfortunately the alternative, JD Hayworth, has been coming at the public with a deafening silence. McCain has spent millions promoting his lies, and no one has heard much from Hayworth. He kicked Juan’s @ss in the debate and I was hoping he’d follow that up with an ad campaign, but... ::::crickets chirping::::: And of course the media slobbers all over their Amigo Juan.


39 posted on 08/02/2010 8:23:40 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: Bigtigermike

This is why this probably won’t get fixed with elections.


40 posted on 08/02/2010 8:24:52 AM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Bigtigermike

During the first years of existence, the Civil Liberties Bureau had a close relationship with the Communist Party,
Among the founders of the ACLU, or as it was originally called, the Civil Liberties Bureau, were Crystal Eastma


41 posted on 08/02/2010 8:29:54 AM PDT by goldendays
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To: ponygirl

I gather Hayworth hasn’t been the ideal candidate. If I lived in AZ this would not matter. I’d vote against McCain regardless.


42 posted on 08/02/2010 8:30:34 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Chickensoup
The fact that Dodd and Frank are still walking around instead of waiting for a trial, and if they are found guilty, executed.

AMEN!!!

Both are the main cause for the corruption of Fannie Mae & Freddy Mac....it has been their sand pile for years and still is. Charlie Rangle is just as dirty as are many others in our government....think of the crooks in those bloated Bureaucracies and all the little political fiefdoms in Washington not to leave out the UNIONS of all those government workers, their pensions from their unions and their government jobs....thousands & thousands of them wasting the American taxpayer $$$$$.

The Tea Party movement is the first such conservative movement in many years.....Please TP folks, get the job done of cleaning house in November, 2010!

43 posted on 08/02/2010 8:32:48 AM PDT by yoe ("N" is for NO for Progressives in government.)
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To: Fantasywriter
He just hasn't had the money to go up against McCain. You would hope that that wouldn't matter in this situation - how many times does a guy need to stab his own people in the back before they finally clue in? But get this... a friend of my parents is planning on voting for McCain. When asked why she wouldn't consider Hayworth, she said this: "I don't like him. He used to be a local sportscaster."

I am dead serious. That was her reasoning.

44 posted on 08/02/2010 8:33:41 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: Bigtigermike

ACLU After the war in 1948, 12 members of the Communist Party were arrested for plotting to overthrow the government by use of violence. Flynn attempted to gain their release but in 1951 she was arrested in a “second wave” of arrests and charged with violation of the Alien Registration Act and sentenced to 5 years at Alderson Women’s Penitentiary.

During her sentence she wrote a book entitled The Alderson Story: My Life as a Political Prisoner (1955).

Soon after her release from prison in 1961, Flynn was elected National Chairman of the Communist Party in the USA. She made several trips to the Soviet Union where in 1964 during a visit she died. She was given a State Funeral in Red Square then returned to be buried with her subversive friends Eugene Dennis, Bill Haywood and the Haymarket Martyrs.

These are they types of people that we are dealing with. This is the type of beginning that the ACLU was given. This is why they have been focused on ending American traditions and changing the structure of our government as founded in 1789.


45 posted on 08/02/2010 8:42:48 AM PDT by goldendays
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To: ponygirl

That is the EXACT type of ‘reasoning’ I heard from Obama voters prior to the ‘08 election. [One older Dem said he was voting for Obama because he liked the way O “carried” himself. Not making it up.] Every single one of these logic-challenged people has lived to regret their vote.


46 posted on 08/02/2010 8:45:24 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Bigtigermike

Why doesn’t Arizona start taking their detained illegals and releasing them in Northern VA, DC and South Maryland? Make the Problem real. If a senator or House member is fighting immigration enforcement then drop about 1000 illegals off in that person’s home town/district.

Costly to implement but I bet the people of Arizona would pass a tax measure to buy 100 or so buses and provide fuel without missing a beat. Have a statewide referendum to repeal “controversial law” and replace a safe movement clause to destinations to to be determined. It would be very cool.


47 posted on 08/02/2010 9:01:59 AM PDT by Free_in_Alabama (The average citizen is to lazy to steal from you, instead they are asking the government to do it)
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48 posted on 08/02/2010 9:02:22 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: SMARTY

while we sit back. watch and bitch about it while not doing a damn thing to stop it. Its past time some with a sane brain in Washington stood up and said enough is enough with more than words. Charge these people, arrest them before the new year and we start seeing civil unrest and the rule of the angry mob exerting itself.


49 posted on 08/02/2010 9:07:42 AM PDT by eak3
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To: Bigtigermike
Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’

You just know events are becoming critical when law enforcement officials start making statements like this.

Of course the Sheriff is stating the truth...

My advise to him would be to be very careful in the future.

50 posted on 08/02/2010 9:21:30 AM PDT by dragnet2
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