Skip to comments.Ariz. sheriff praises Murrieta [Calif] protesters
Posted on 08/02/2014 6:26:18 PM PDT by blueplum
RAMONA The controversial sheriff of Arizonas 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.
Arpaio came to Ramona at the invitation of a local tea party group, Ramona TEAd. Sandy Hurlburt, a member of the groups steering committee, said Arpaio represents what we believe in: legal immigration, justice, law, the Constitution.
Arpaios talk, which lasted over an hour and included a question-and-answer session with audience members, drew the largest crowd since the groups 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 Sheriffs 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...
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Murietta protesters = Jim Robinson
........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.
courtesy ping! :)
“the controversial sheriff”
Controversial why? Oh yeah I know why.
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