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  • Conspiracy Tale at Arpaio Contempt Hearing

    11/14/2015 9:13:41 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 87 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | November 13, 2015 | JAMIE ROSS
    After invoking the Fifth Amendment 220 times under five hours of questioning Thursday, an investigator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio blurted out an impassioned tale that the sheriff's office investigated the federal judge overseeing Arpaio's contempt-of-court hearing because the judge was "a victim" of the federal government's illegal seizure of his bank and IRS records. The court heard a number of audio recordings Zullo made with his iPhone... In another recording, former billionaire Tim Blixseth tells Arpaio that then-Senator Barack Obama had hired computer hackers to doctor Obama's birth certificate and change Florida voting records to alter redistricting efforts. Blixseth said...
  • Arizona sheriff faces new round of contempt hearings (Arpaio)

    09/24/2015 7:22:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 24, 2015 8:45 PM EDT | Jacques Billeaud
    A new round of contempt-of-court hearings began Thursday in Phoenix against the sheriff in the nation’s sixth-largest city over his defiance of a judge’s order to stop carrying out his signature immigration patrols. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose immigration crackdowns turned him into a national political figure, listened intently as his second-in-command testified about emails involving the agency’s violation of a key court order in the racial profiling case. The order demanding the office stop the patrols was ignored for 18 months. Arpaio could face fines as a result of the hearings and could later be called into criminal...
  • ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ Joe Arpaio Is an Immigration Hardliner – But Even He Has Words on Trump

    09/12/2015 1:14:45 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies
    IJ Review ^ | September 11, 2015 | Maegan Vazquez
    "..When it comes to Trump’s idea for a mass deportation of 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S., [Sheriff Joe Arpaio] said: “If the illegals don’t get caught or do anything wrong they’re not going to get deported. They got a pass. You’re not gonna go into their house for no reason other than you think that they’re here illegally. I’m not for that.” The Sheriff has consistently been a proponent of tough-on-immigration laws, supporting bills like Arizona’s S.B. 1070 back in 2010..."
  • Even Joe Arpaio thinks Donald Trump has gone too far

    09/10/2015 11:58:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 130 replies
    Fusion ^ | 09/10/2015 | by AMERICA with Jorge Ramos and Casey Tolan
    Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Phoenix’s Maricopa County, is infamous for his harsh crackdowns on undocumented immigrants. But even he says Donald Trump’s anti-Mexican rhetoric has crossed a line. “I agree with him on one aspect, that we do have rapists and murderers coming across the border,” Arpaio told Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos in an interview. “But when you mention rapists and murders, okay, I don’t think the majority of people from Mexico are rapists and murderers.” “I think Mr. Trump was frustrated at the many crimes committed in this country by those from Mexico, including coming across the border...
  • Judge upholds ‘show your papers’ Arizona immigration law

    09/05/2015 2:33:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sat Sep 5, 2015 5:03pm EDT | Ian Simpson
    A federal judge has upheld part of Arizona’s contentious immigration law, rejecting claims that the so-called “show your papers” section discriminated against Hispanics. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Friday was on the last of seven challenges to the 2010 law. The section she upheld allows police in Arizona to check the immigration status of anyone they stop. Bolton ruled that immigration rights activists failed to show that police would enforce the law differently for Hispanics than other people. …
  • Justice Department Joins Private Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    08/14/2015 10:46:05 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 25 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | August 14, 2015 | Jeryl Bier
    A U.S. District Court judge in Arizona granted a Justice Department motion to intervene in Melendres v. Arpaio, a private lawsuit filed against Maricopa County, Arizona sheriff Joseph Arpaio...Later that year, the court issued an injunction instituting reforms to Sheriff Arpaio's department's enforcement operations. Thursday's ruling gives the Justice Department enforcement powers to carry out the injunction and monitoring for future violations as well. [snip]
  • Appeals court rejects Arpaio challenge to Obama deportation amnesty

    08/14/2015 9:36:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 14, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Judge says amnesty ‘arguably crosses the line’Sheriff Joe Arpaio can’t sue the Obama administration to stop the president’s deportation amnesty, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a decision saying it was too tenuous to try to argue that the amnesty will entice other illegal immigrants to try to make the crossing. The ruling marks a legal victory for Homeland Security — albeit a narrow one, because the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia didn’t reach the actual substance of the president’s tentative amnesty program, instead saying the Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff didn’t prove he was...
  • Sheriff Joe Arapio Sends His Armed Posse to Patrol Reserve Center

    07/21/2015 11:48:47 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 27 replies
    http://www.therightscoop.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | soopermexican
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio is a hated figure among the illegal alien advocates, but beloved among the rest of us who just want immigration laws enforced. Now he’s announced that he’s sending an armed posse, which is a program he’s been running in Arizona for years, to patrol a U.S. Army Reserve Center. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is responding to a written request by a local U.S. Army official to provide an extra measure of security at a US Army reserve facility in the wake of last week’s shooting rampage in Tennessee. An Army Terrorism Liaison Officer says due to...
  • ACLU sued by Larry Klayman And NSA/CIA Whistleblower Dennis Montgomery For Ethical Violations

    07/02/2015 6:21:51 PM PDT · by Moseley · 11 replies
    Fairfax Free Citizen ^ | July 2, 2015 | Tim Hannigan
    Larry Klayman, former federal prosecutor for the Justice Department and the founder of Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch, announced the filing of a lawsuit against the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”), and certain of its attorneys for violating their fiduciary duty and attorney client relationship, as well as defaming NSA/CIA whistleblower Dennis Montgomery. The complaint was filed in federal court in Miami, Florida (Case No. 15-cv-22452). Montgomery sought legal assistance from the ACLU with regard to his whistleblowing of the unconstitutional and illegal acts by the NSA and CIA, much like the disclosures of Edward Snowden. Montgomery possesses information...
  • Chairman Paul Ryan applauds Congressman Sessions' work on TPA

    06/12/2015 3:37:53 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | Congressman Pete Sessions (TX)
    Chairman Paul Ryan applauds Congressman Sessions' work on TPA and his efforts to stop the President from inserting any amnesty language into trade agreements.
  • New Harris County Sheriff Axes LGBT Liaison Program

    06/10/2015 4:05:33 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 8 replies
    Houston Press ^ | June 10, 2015 | Michael Barajas
    Last month, after finally announcing his candidacy for mayor of Houston, Adrian Garcia stepped down as Harris County Sheriff and county leaders appointed someone strikingly different – an older white Republican lawman who's been itching for job ever since Garcia hinted he might resign to run for mayor. As with most transitions of power, there was a sweeping, abrupt shakeup within the top ranks when former Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman took the reins as sheriff. Just two weeks after his appointment, Hickman had fired numerous people, demoted many others, and replaced his first several commander positions – top brass...
  • Sheriff Joe: Democrats using illegals for votes

    06/07/2015 11:48:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 21 replies
    WND ^ | June 7, 2015 | Staff
    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Sunday Democrats are mostly interested in immigration reform because the newly legalized residents will eventually obtain voting rights and will vote for Democrats.[snip] As WND ( previously reported,)Medina is the current secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Medina and Gutierrez served on Obama’s National Latino Advisory Council. During the interview, Arpaio urged Republican president candidates to discuss the issue of drug trafficking when talking about border security. “Ninety-nine percent” of those arrested for bringing drugs into Maricopa County, Arizona are illegal aliens,” according Arpaio.]snip] Stated Arpaio: “Everyone...
  • U.S. top court declines request to revive Arizona immigration law

    06/01/2015 7:02:51 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies
    The Jamestown Sun ^ | 6-1-2015 | Chris Olson
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a ruling that struck down anArizona law that denied bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain felonies. The justices rejected an appeal filed by Maricopa County and its controversial sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Three of the court's conservative justices, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, said they would have heard the case. Four of the nine justices must agree to hear a case for the court to take it up. The court's action means the October 2014 ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said the 2006 law is unconstitutional, is the final word in the...
  • Is There “Collusion” Behind Judge G. Murray Snow’s Prosecution of Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

    05/24/2015 11:40:33 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 52 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | May 23, 2015 | Sharon Rondeau
    (May 23, 2015) In a 187-page filing made on Friday, Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio and his chief deputy, Gerard Sheridan, asked U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow to recuse himself from a contempt case stemming from a December 2007 lawsuit... As a result of Arpaio and Sheridan’s filing on Friday, Snow canceled status hearings scheduled for May 29 and June 12, although he asked all parties to reserve the remaining June dates, beginning on the 16th, on which the trial is scheduled to resume.
  • Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits setting private investigator on judge’s wife

    04/23/2015 8:51:46 PM PDT · by Lurking Libertarian · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 23, 2015 | Reid Wilson
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Known for the hard line he takes against illegal immigration, on Thursday admitted to, and apologized for, hiring a private investigator to look into the wife of a U.S. District Court judge who is overseeing contempt of court proceedings against him. [snip] Known not only for his position on but for stunts like forcing prisoners to wear pink underwear, Arpaio is on trial for violating Snow’s orders in an earlier racial profiling suit. Snow ordered Arpaio’s office to stop detaining people based on suspicions of being in the country illegally back in December 2011. Arpaio...
  • Arizona lawman Arpaio agrees to sanctions for civil contempt

    03/18/2015 2:56:00 PM PDT · by Coronal · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 18, 2015 | Reuters/Darryl Webb
    Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, who bills himself "America's Toughest Sheriff," and his chief deputy offered on Tuesday to accept civil sanctions for contempt of court, ahead of a hearing next month in a federal court in Phoenix. U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow ordered the four-day hearing, which could lead to penalties, such as fines or jail time for six-time sheriff Arpaio, four other individuals, and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
  • Good for you, Rudy. Don’t back down

    02/23/2015 8:51:17 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/23/15 | George Spelvin
    Go Rudy. America’s mayor nailed it right on when he had the balls to say what’s really on the minds of most Americans who love our country the way it should be loved! And if the media loved our country, they’d tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about the man in the White House that would be our king, if we let him. Twenty seven different names, in twenty two states, with twenty one social security numbers that won’t even pass E-verify; that’s Barack. Rudy revealed the fears of many Americans; fears our national media...
  • Judge orders civil contempt hearing for Arizona lawman Arpaio

    02/14/2015 8:19:43 AM PST · by SandRat · 37 replies
    YAHOO News | REUTERS ^ | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Controversial Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio and his top lieutenants will face a civil contempt-of-court hearing in April for repeatedly ignoring judicial orders arising from a 2007 racial-profiling case, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow ordered the evidentiary hearing to be conducted after determining there was sufficient evidence to move ahead with the proceeding that could result in penalties against Arpaio, four other individuals, and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

    01/28/2015 5:22:11 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 4 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | January 28, 2015 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the media is ignoring his statistics that prove President Barack Obama’s claims of the highest deportation rate is bogus. According to Arpaio, this is because the criminal illegal immigrants are turned over to ICE, are deported, reenter the United States, commit crimes, are returned to his jail cells, and the process restarts. Arpaio said, “I did a survey for a whole year. I think I talked to you about it. Nobody will publicize it. But we had 4,500 people in jail, illegal aliens charged with many...
  • Federal judge upholds Obama’s executive amnesty over challenge from Joe Arpaio

    12/26/2014 11:50:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/26/2014 | AllahPundit
    A bummer from D.C., especially coming so soon after a federal judge in Pennsylvania held that the amnesty was unconstitutional. Don’t fret, though. A similar lawsuit, led by incoming Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and joined by 24 different states, has already been filed in Texas with a hearing scheduled early next month. The judge in that case is a Bush appointee who’s been critical of Obama’s DHS on immigration in the past. I like those odds. Worry about losing that one, not this one, as all it’ll take is a circuit split to force this issue before the Supreme...
  • U.S. judge throws out Arizona sheriff's immigration suit against Obama

    12/23/2014 7:17:07 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12-23-2014
    A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought against Barack Obama by an Arizona police chief who called the U.S. president's sweeping immigration reforms unconstitutional, saying the plaintiff lacked legal standing in the case. Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the demand by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for a preliminary injunction to halt the policies. Arpaio, who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff," filed the case last month, saying Obama had overstepped his powers by bypassing Congress and ordering the changes himself. Arpaio's lawsuit said the reforms, which eased the...
  • ICC drops Uhuru Kenyatta charges for Kenya ethnic violence

    12/05/2014 6:56:58 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | December 5, 2014 | Unattributed
    Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have withdrawn charges of crimes against humanity against Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta. He had been indicted in connection with post-election ethnic violence in 2007-08, in which 1,200 people died. Mr Kenyatta, who had denied the charges, said he felt "vindicated". The prosecutor's office said the Kenyan government had refused to hand over evidence vital to the case. The prosecution repeatedly asked for more time to build its case, saying witnesses had been bribed and intimidated, and the Kenyan government had refused to hand over documents vital to the case. Mr...
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio Files Lawsuit Against Obama over Amnesty Executive Order

    11/20/2014 8:59:32 PM PST · by Moseley · 49 replies
    Freedom Watch USA ^ | November 20, 2014 | Freedom Watch
    (Washington, D.C., November 20, 2014) Today, in response to the executive order President Barack Obama has signed effectively granting amnesty to about a half of the illegal aliens currently in this country, Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona filed a lawsuit to enjoin this unconstitutional act. This lawsuit can be found at www.freedomwatchusa.org. Sheriff Arpaio's lawyer is Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, former federal prosecutor and founder of both Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch. Mr. Klayman recently succeeded in obtaining a preliminary injunction against the National Security Agency for having unconstitutionally accessed the telephonic metadata of nearly all American...
  • Sheriff Joe: 36% of Criminals Turned Over to ICE 'Keep Coming Back'

    10/27/2014 7:08:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Oct 2014 | Ian Hanchett
    Maricopa Co., AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio reported that 36 percent of the criminals his sheriffs turned over to ICE “keep coming back” ... Last month a guy came back 25 times. So what is this? Either the border is really unsecure, or they're letting these guys out in the streets of Maricopa County. We got a big problem” he said. Arpaio added that releasing illegal aliens with criminal records was a “form of amnesty by the Obama administration.” ... Arpaio also said that the Mexican border has become so dangerous, law enforcement are afraid to cross,
  • Gillar Speaks: Sheriff Arpaio's Lead Obama Investigator Unloads; CDC Confirmed 9 Race Code

    10/05/2014 3:26:07 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 446 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | October 4, 2014 | Mike Zullo interview w/Mark Gillar
    Transcript @18:50: Mike Zullo: The press conference was three days away and the 9 code was still not resolved in my mind and we needed to get verification. For two feverish days Jerry Corsi sent his associate and this woman stayed in the lobby of the CDC (in Atlanta) for eight hours a day for two days trying to get the answer to this question. On the third day it was about two and a half hours before the press conference was going to go at that point in time the 9 code at issue was NOT going to be...
  • Sheriff Arpaio’s ‘stunts’ shown in new film (WH MSNBC pal Alex worried about upcoming BC story?)

    05/09/2014 3:57:43 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 6 replies
    MSNBC ^ | May 8, 2014 | Alex Wagner interviews Randy Murray
    Transcript @ 5:00 Randy Murray: In the movie you see that when the Dept. of Justice investigates him he goes out and arrests a bunch of hookers...he has posse members on ponies riding around arresting hookers on Van Buren. The news covers that! It's much more interesting that a boring federal investigation! Yet how do you resist that? You can't resist that unless you bring back the fairness doctrine, unless we demand our news be more balanced, be more fair demand to know the full story, not just the fluff...not just the cops on horses stories. Alex Wagner: I will...
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Obama’s Deportation Numbers are Bogus (Surprise, Surprise)

    03/22/2014 8:37:00 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 23 replies
    March 21, 2014 | Matthew Burke
    Appearing on FOX News with Neil Cavuto, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known to many as the “toughest sheriff in America,” explained why Obama’s claim that 2 million illegal aliens have been deported under his administration is not true. Sheriff Joe says that there is clear evidence, based on his experience and a survey he commissioned You can play around with statistics. I always had a feeling that a lot of these people put on hold, turned over to I.C.E. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), really were not being deported. I did a survey the last three months and found out that...
  • Team Arpaio: Major Media Heavily Involved In Sheriff Joe's Obama Criminal Investigation

    02/28/2014 7:06:29 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 322 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | February 28, 2014 | Carl Gallups
    Carl Gallups @ 0:10: I talked with Mike Zullo yesterday and he assures me...that major media is heavily involved...they are involved in this criminal case for certain...and will be released very soon. It was good to get confirmation of the names of the people involved in the media...big, big, big names. This is going to be huge. So this is not going to go unnoticed. It is not going to go unreported like the last couple of conferences that Sheriff Arpaio did on the birth certificate where major media knew about it and showed up but would not report it....
  • Barr picks up Arpaio endorsement, blasts GOP immigration blueprint

    02/19/2014 9:16:39 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 12 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Feb. 6, 2014 | Jeremy Redmon
    Republican congressional hopeful Bob Barr picked up the endorsement of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Thursday and criticized a key part of the House GOP blueprint for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws. “He was a great U.S. attorney, a great congressman,” Arpaio said. “That is why I am here to help him.” A former Libertarian presidential candidate, Barr is competing in a crowded Republican primary to replace U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey in Georgia’s 11th congressional district. Barr called Arpaio an “international spokesman for good, solid, tough law enforcement.”
  • Cold Case Posse Asked Orly to Stand Down

    02/04/2014 6:23:18 AM PST · by GregNH · 507 replies
    Orly Tatz | 2/4/2014 | Orly Tatz
    Dear Orly: I have been in daily contact with Detective Lieutenant Mike Zullo from the Sheriff Joe Arpaio Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Obama Fraud Investigation – sometimes twice daily. I’m sure you also might have heard that Lt. Zullo is preparing to release his some evidence that will truly be universe-shattering, and the knowledge we have is truly something you’re not going to be ready for. This will absolutely, definitely change the eligibility landscape by 10,000%. Mike has asked me to communicate with you that the new evidence – which, let me tell you, is so all-encompassingly gigantic, so incredibly...
  • Sheriff Joe: Flag-Trashing Inmates Fed Bread, Water

    01/27/2014 9:32:59 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Newser ^ | 1/27/14
    ACLU blasts Arpaio's 'publicity stunt' The controversial sheriff who considers himself "America's toughest" is trying to make jails in Arizona's Maricopa County more patriotic, with the national anthem played regularly—and harsh punishments for inmates who desecrate the US flags that hang in each cell. Sheriff Joe Arpaio says inmates who mess with the flag are being put on a diet of nothing but bread and water twice a day, Fox reports. The flag-trashers get a week of bread and water for a first offense and 10 days for a second. "These inmates have destroyed the American flag that was placed...
  • FF: Obama Case Very Intense; World Media Won't Ignore Universe-Shattering Evidence ("in March")

    01/19/2014 3:53:11 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 152 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | January 17, 2014 | Carl Gallups
    (audio) Gallups gives an update on the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Posse investigation into Obama. @0:30 "Mike Zullo wants me to tell you and I am at liberty to say this. The case is very intense right now. He is still travelling a lot. @1:25 "Even if American media decides to ignore it the world media will not. When they bring this forward it will go around the world." @1:37 "They're planning on releasing this information in March, folks."
  • Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to House Jailed Vets Together

    12/12/2013 1:53:55 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/11/2013 | Matthew Foster
    In Phoenix, more than 200 veteran inmates have been told they will be moving to a segregated wing of the Maricopa County Jail. During a press conference today, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio formally announced his plan to house approximately 250 veteran inmates together, in a housing unit that dons “patriotic décor” and features special behavioral programming aimed at dealing with symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD continues to plague military veterans returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan – and for incarcerated veterans, coping with the disorder without the help of friends or family can be even...
  • Sheriff Joe Remains Unrepentant

    12/04/2013 8:23:28 PM PST · by virgil283 · 11 replies
    "The moonbats at Huffington Compost barked in outrage when Joe Arpaio served a 56¢ Thanksgiving dinner to the criminals residing in Maricopa County jails. But Sheriff Joe, who was thoughtful enough to serve Turkey-flavored soy, remains defiant. Listen to him boast of his crimes against political correctness:.....
  • Flagrant fraud and corruption remain the “New Normal” in Washington, D.C.

    12/01/2013 9:00:35 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/01/13 | George Spelvin
    A spokesman for the US military, namely Lt. Col. J. Todd Breasseale, is just blowing off a legitimate editor’s query concerning analysis of the “computer generated forgery” posted online by the White House as being mere nonsense. “We can only assume that your query is not a legitimate question and is some sort of NONSENSICAL JOKE,” this man said by Email to Sharon Rondeau, editor of The Post & Email. (1) He is calling her very reasonable inquiry nothing more than a web “ABSURDITY!” “We are happy to consider reality-based requests, but do not entertain absurdities from the web,” replied...
  • Lt. Zullo Interview: Universe Shattering Evidence In Obama ID Fraud Investigation (by Arpaio's MCSO)

    11/22/2013 7:04:58 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 353 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Carl Gallups and Mike Zullo
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lead investigator Mike Zullo called into Carl Gallups' show and provided this update...(audio) Zullo @ 6:02: I can't tell you what this is, but the magnitude is so great that Sheriff Arpaio has allotted resources from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. He is fully invested in this and I don't think I've been home more than two days this month.
  • Sheriff Mack Outside White House: Obama Birth Certificate A Fake, A Fraud, A Lie! (MSNBC)

    11/20/2013 7:39:28 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 171 replies
    MSNBC via BirtherReport.com ^ | November 19, 2013 | Chris Matthews
    Video: Sheriff Richard Mack Outside White House; Obama Birth Certificate A Fake, A Fraud, A Lie! Below clips excerpted from MSNBC's report on the Reclaim America Now Coalition protest held in DC.
  • Police Chief Punished for Visiting Sheriff Joe Arpaio Has Suspension Reversed, Pay Restored

    11/02/2013 12:29:34 PM PDT · by montag813 · 27 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 11-02-2013 | John Hill
    The police chief who was suspended just for visiting Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio will get his money back. Grantville, GA Chief Doug Jordan was suspended for a week without pay when his bosses learned that he'd spent time with the "controversial" Maricopa County Sheriff during his vacation in Arizona, as we reported. But after Sheriff Joe ignited national outrage against the board members who suspended him, the Grantville City Council voted on Monday to rescind the suspension of Chief Doug Jordan and pay him for the time he missed.The City Council said that Jordan was supposed to inform city leaders about the...
  • Arpaio institutes cost-saving, vegetarian meals for inmates ("save $100K) (Article with video)

    10/18/2013 2:04:51 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 17 replies
    Corrections One ^ | September 30, 2013 | Eric Pfeiffer
    PHOENIX — Get sent to jail in Arizona’s Maricopa County and you’ll be experiencing some serious life changes. And for those who eat meat, that includes going vegetarian. County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is no stranger to controversy. Over the years, he has made seemingly countless numbers of national headlines. As recently as August, the five-time elected sheriff was in the news after announcing that his deputies would be required to carry firearms at all times, even while off duty. Arpaio’s latest move is a plan to transition all of his inmates in the county’s eight jails to a vegetarian diet....
  • Judge orders monitor to be appointed to oversee Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

    10/11/2013 9:51:56 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    fox ^ | October 02, 2013
    A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the appointment of an independent monitor and a community advisory board to ensure that an Arizona sheriff is complying with constitutional requirements after finding his office engages in racial profiling. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow found in May that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office singled out Latinos and deputies unreasonably prolonged detentions. It was the first finding by a court that the agency covering Arizona's most populous county engages in racial profiling after a small group of Latinos sued the Arpaio for violating their constitutional rights, saying they were being detained simply because of...
  • The Alabama Supreme Court may be the beginning of the end of Obama’s house of cards

    10/08/2013 10:07:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 87 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/8/13 | Tommy Thompson
    What’s been the biggest challenge in challenging Obama’s eligibility in court? It’s been finding a judge who isn’t afraid to allow the merits of the case against Obama to be argued in court. The Alabama Supreme Court might just be different. In an earlier case before the Alabama Supremes, Associate Judge, Tom Parker, stated “McInnish has attached certain documentation (Joe Arpaio’s investigation) to his mandamus petition, which, if presented to the appropriate forum as part of a proper evidentiary presentation, would raise serious questions about the authenticity of both the ‘short form’ and ‘long form’ birth certificates of President Barack...
  • Arizona county forced to halt smuggling prosecutions

    10/01/2013 11:40:15 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 10/1/13 | ap
    arizonaimmigap.jpg FILE: Jan. 9, 2008: A U.S. Border Patrol agent watches over a group of immigrants arrested after crossing illegally from Mexico through the Altar Valley in Arizona. (Reuters) PHOENIX – Arizona’s most populous county halted prosecutions on Monday of smuggling suspects and the people they allegedly bring to the United States. The move came after U.S. District Judge Robert Broomfield ruled Friday that a 2005 state law doesn’t allow Sheriff Joe Arpaio or county prosecutors to charge immigrants with conspiracy if they arrange to be smuggled across the border. Broomfield said the policy criminalizes actions that federal law treats...
  • Maricopa County halts smuggling prosecutions

    09/30/2013 3:43:47 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    myfoxphoenix.com ^ | Sep 30, 2013 | PAUL DAVENPORT
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona's most populous county halted prosecutions of both smugglers and those being smuggled on Monday.
  • Recall effort against Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio fails

    05/31/2013 11:51:22 AM PDT · by upchuck · 23 replies
    LAT ^ | Fri, May 31, 2013 | Cindy Carcamo
    Despite a recent court ruling that the department run by Maricopa County’s top cop used racial profiling in his quest to crack down on illegal immigration, a recall effort against Sheriff Joe Arpaio has failed. On Thursday, members of Respect Arizona and Citizens for a Better Arizona -- who launched the recall effort against Arpaio -- failed to gather the necessary 335,000 valid voter signatures by the 5 p.m. deadline. The aim was to force a recall election. Activists behind the recall effort would not say how many signatures they were short. Randy Parraz, president of Citizens for Better Arizona,...
  • Grantville police chief suspended

    09/11/2013 2:42:11 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 37 replies
    .times-herald.com ^ | Sep 11, 2013 | Celia Shortt
    rantville Police Chief Doug Jordan was suspended without pay for one calendar week at Monday’s city council meeting. The reason for Jordan’s suspension was that he violated a policy given by City Manager Johnny Williams. “I require all my employees to inform me of anything that is not routine in nature,” Williams said. “A trip to Arizona and an article in the paper that was not discussed with me or the police committee is not routine.” Recently, Jordan traveled to Arizona to meet with “America’s Toughest Sheriff, Joe Arpaio.” Following their meeting, Jordan expressed his hopes to establish Grantville’s own...
  • GOP Rep. Yoho doesn’t have courage of his Birther convictions (Bashir: Arpaio "an idiot")

    09/05/2013 6:55:51 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 9 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 5, 2013 | Martin Bashir
    The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim discuss why Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Florida, will admit his Birtherism to voters, but not on-camera... (video transcript) Bashir @1:44: I'd have more respect for these guys if they actually had the courage of their disgusting convictions...a man who thinks it's impressive to join an idiot like Sheriff Joe Arpaio? Ryan Grim @2:10: This is what you get when you have representative democracy tilted by Gerrymandering...because there are, you know, millions of people out there who don't think that the president is legitimate...think he was born in Africa or Asia...
  • Birtherism, cont.: Florida Rep. Yoho isn’t sure Obama is American ("No comment" to Chris Matthews)

    09/04/2013 10:37:07 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 28 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 4, 2013 | Aliyah Frumin
    Matthews...asked if Yoho questioned Obama’s legitimacy. Yoho said “No. He’s been under enough scrutiny. We need to move on from that,” and even pointed to a recent town hall meeting in which the president’s birth certificate came up. Matthews asked Yoho: “So you accept the fact that he’s a born American,” to which the Sunshine State pol said “no comment.” “No comment?” Matthew said. “In other words, you question the president’s legitimacy.” When pressed further, Yoho said “I haven’t studied it enough to spend the time on it to come back with an intelligent answer, so I will not respond.”...
  • Liberal Judge Appoints Monitor To Spy On Sheriff Arpaio

    09/02/2013 7:04:17 AM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | Sept 2, 2013 | Dave Jolly
    Snow was the judge that ruled that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by racially profiling Hispanics. This wasn’t enough for Obama and Holder, largely because Arpaio and his Cold Case Posse refused to back off from the investigation into Obama’s birth certificate, Social Security Number and Selective Service Registration form, all of which appear to be forgeries. ... Late last week, Judge Snow rendered an additional ruling against Arpaio and his department. He ordered that a court appointed monitor watch over all aspects of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department for...
  • Judge plans to appoint monitor for controversial Arizona sheriff

    08/31/2013 12:31:43 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 31 replies
    Reuters ^ | Aug 30,2013 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge plans to appoint a monitor to watch over the operations of hardline Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office had been found by the judge to have racially profiled Latino drivers during the lawman's crackdown on illegal immigration. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow said in a court hearing on Friday that the Maricopa County lawman, who styles himself as "America's toughest sheriff," needed an independent check on his actions to prevent such profiling from continuing in the future. "I intend to approve a monitor," Snow said of his plans, despite stiff opposition from the six-term...
  • Federal agents raid 16 Danny's Family Car Wash locations in criminal investigation

    08/18/2013 7:07:38 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | August 17, 2013 | Greg Botelho
    CNN) -- A chain of Phoenix-area car washes that's raised thousands for local charities, including numerous law enforcement agencies, found itself the target of a sweeping raid Saturday by law officers. Special agents from Immigration and Custom Enforcement's homeland security investigations unit conducted raids at 13 Danny's Family Car Wash locations in central Arizona, plus three locations tied to its outsourced staffing service provider, HR Betty, said ICE spokesman Andrew Munoz. "We are ... going after businesses that are a magnet for unauthorized workers," Munoz said. The action came as part of a criminal investigation into alleged criminal fraud, identity...