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Ariz. sheriff praises Murrieta [Calif] protesters
U-T San Diego ^ | July 26, 2014 8:06pm | Sandra Dibble

Posted on 08/02/2014 6:26:18 PM PDT by blueplum

RAMONA — The controversial sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County was in Ramona [last] Saturday to weigh in on the increasingly contentious immigration debate, applauding the protesters who blocked busloads of Central Americans in Riverside County this month as “heroes of our country.”

Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the standoff outside a Border Patrol processing station in Murrieta helped reignite discussion of U.S. immigration policy. “Until then, nobody was talking about it, nobody was doing anything about it,” he said before a standing room-only crowd of more than 500 supporters packed into the theater at the Ramona Mainstage.

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Arpaio came to Ramona at the invitation of a local tea party group, Ramona TEA’d. Sandy Hurlburt, a member of the group’s steering committee, said Arpaio “represents what we believe in: legal immigration, justice, law, the Constitution.”

Arpaio’s talk, which lasted over an hour and included a question-and-answer session with audience members, drew the largest crowd since the group’s founding five years ago.

Supporters drove in from San Diego, El Cajon, Oceanside and Murrieta to hear him speak, and dozens lined up patiently to have Arpaio sign pink boxer shorts purchased for $15 apiece, a fundraiser for the Sheriff’s Posse Foundation.

Addressing the audience from a small stage decorated with American flags, Arpaio spoke without notes as he touched on a range of topics...

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; americassheriff; arapaio; arpaio; borderpolicy; illegalimmigrants; murrieta; teaparty
America's Sheriff rode into Ramona last Saturday. Thanks for coming out, Sheriff Joe !
1 posted on 08/02/2014 6:26:19 PM PDT by blueplum
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2 posted on 08/02/2014 6:33:03 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: blueplum

Murietta protesters = Jim Robinson


3 posted on 08/02/2014 6:40:03 PM PDT by gaijin
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........at least arguably Sheriff Arpaio would do the conservative movement more good on the lecture circuit and he could make ten times or more his sheriff’s salary.


4 posted on 08/02/2014 6:40:54 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Jim Robinson

courtesy ping! :)


5 posted on 08/02/2014 6:49:41 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: momto6; montag813

Sheriff Joe


6 posted on 08/02/2014 7:09:17 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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Bttt


7 posted on 08/02/2014 7:33:20 PM PDT by Guenevere
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“the controversial sheriff”

Controversial why? Oh yeah I know why.

“In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” - George Orwell


8 posted on 08/03/2014 1:23:04 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (Immigration will be America's downfall)
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- I don't need no damned strategy I've got Valerie Jarrett to lead you from my ass!
9 posted on 08/28/2014 9:12:23 PM PDT by devolve (- "If Obama puts on a USMC t-shirt to play basketball it does not mean he is not a silly pansy! -)
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