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Feds: 'Sheriff Joe' Arpaio Violated Civil Rights

Dan Watson |
December 15, 2011 | 2:47 p.m. PST

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Following a three-year investigation, the Justice Department released a report Thursday outlining how Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office exhibited a pattern of racial profiling and discrimination against Latinos in Arizona.

Joe Arpaio (Creative Commons)
Joe Arpaio (Creative Commons)

Among the abuses listed in the report were immigration patrols, called "sweeps," undertaken by Arpaio's office, based on complaints that Latinos were simply gathering near a business without committing crimes.

According to the Associated Press: 

"The Justice Department's expert on measuring racial profiling said it's the most egregious case of racial profiling in the nation that he has seen or reviewed in professional literature, Perez said.

"Investigators interviewed more than 400 people, including Arpaio, reviewed thousands of documents and toured county jails as part of its probe, he said."

Currently, a federal grand jury is also investigation Arpaio for criminal abuse of power.

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Dave Francis (not verified) on December 15, 2011 5:10 PM

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There is only one cure for the corruption in Washington and that is joining the TEA PARTY. Thousands of fraudulent programs will be exposed and billions of dollars will be saved. This confronts the rot that has entered the Democratic and the Republican parties, and the astronomical deficit that America is suffering from. Read some undisclosed evidence at Judicial Watch, a legal non-profit, and the opposite to the Communist backed ACLU; a panderer to the illegal alien invaders. In addition, NumbersUSA gives you in depth analysis of costs to taxpayers and insider news from Congress. Lastly, the controversial website of “American Patrol” gives you one-click Bridging editions to the nationwide media, where the truth prevails.

Newt Gingrich, Presidential candidate has been found to be weak on illegal immigration. On NumbersUSA website he has a grade of (D-). Former speaker Gingrich is not a true TEA PARTY Leader. While his counterpart Mitt Romney has already opened the Pandora's Box on at his the National Hispanic Assembly conference, Romney said without mentioning Gingrich name, that finally, we must stop providing the incentives that encourage illegal immigration. As governor, I vetoed legislation that would have provided in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants. Romney also emphasis of by completing the construction of a high-tech fence," Perhaps he has analyzed the weakness of the current single layer fence and not the double layer fence designed by Rep. Duncan Hunter in the President George Bush era. This was a corridor of information to inform the audience, that such things as tuition for illegal aliens, is against federal law and bypasses U.S. citizens who should always come first. This is similar situation when Mayors and other elected official say they are going to suppress assisting ICE, with the removal of every illegal alien under such laws as ‘Secure Communities’ or State recognized ‘E-Verify.’

The flood of illegal workers almost certainly constitutes an invasion. The TEA PARTY will table any form of Amnesty or Immigration Reform and will apply the statutes in the 1986 Simpson/Mazzoli with strict enforcement according to the bill. Any Sanctuary City or State ordinances designed to cater to illegal aliens, will lose federal funding and expect ICE sweeps in the future. E-Verify and "Secure Communities" will no longer be a voluntary measure, but applied as a mandate to every state. The TEA PARTY will amend the 14th Amendment, so 300.000 children of illegal aliens annually can no longer obtain a foothold in America, to ransack the people's welfare programs and public assistance.

1. Remember illegal aliens do vote in federal elections, and we all need to contact our politicians, to either issue an official to scrutinize voter rolls, or specifically absentee ballots.

2. ISSUE a mandatory federal ID card, for all Americans, for voting at a minimal fee for the low income. This will end the fraudulent exposure of groups as Acorn and multiple registrations from the same people.

3. Make illegal entry into the United States, punishable as a felony, not a civil offense.

4. Build the real 2006 Double border Fence.

5. The TEA PARTY will not tolerate illegal immigration or any form of amnesty, including Sanctuary cities, dream acts or covert enactments by disguising Immigration Reform.

6. The TEA PARTY will support Arizona, Alabama, Georgia and other states against any retribution by the Democratic or Republican establishment.

7. Stand with Arizona (the original voice of commonsense to halt illegal alien invaders; hold firm with Sheriff Joe Arpaio a strong advocate against the US government to control unfettered illegal immigration and the $113 Billion dollar cost of unfunded mandates for states.) Stan with Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Utah, and Indiana of the bludgeoning attacks by the Department of IN-Justice to curtail their policing laws, which have been enacted to stop the hemorrhaging of state treasuries in support of 20 million illegal aliens settled countrywide. IMPEACH LIBERAL ERIC HOLDER!

There is nothing wrong with Lama Smiths E-Verify “the Legal Workforce Act." At the very least, it is a step in the right direction. Even if E-Verify has some flaws and some illegal aliens are able to obtain employment, it won't last very long. Those hired illegally will be caught eventually when the irregularities are corrected with the electronic verification program. It's better to have something as a deterrent, than to have nothing at all. E-Verify and to some extent ‘Secure Communities’ is an official order to fingerprint of all individuals who pass through booking halls of police precincts. This is all we have at this present time, to slow and finally end the hiring of illegal workers. E-Verify will place the burden firmly on every United States business, to check every new hire or be sanctioned, fined or even be imprisoned.

Of course the usual radical voices are raised, as critics opposing this Historical Immigration Bill, H.R. 2885 are searching for any loophole to drag it down. They are using what inflammatory rhetoric or lies they can muster against the passage of E-Verify “the Legal Workforce Act." First they contest it that legal American workers could be turned away in being hired. So that person just addresses their grievances by going to their local Social security office; illegal aliens will stay well clear of this agency. None of the media will inform their readership of this? Learn more information at NumbersUSA. Other websites that will deliver the facts about the criminal element, with wide ranging access to the E-media is American Patrol. We can all stand with our fellow jobless countryman by Calling House and Senate Leadership NOW Call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121.

Join a local TEA PARTY is end illegal immigration, the ruthless spread of the Liberal ‘Political Correctness’ agenda; (The so-called ‘Political Correctness’ is going to cause carnage on our borders or even a grander scale) restrict the giant growth of central government and return the power to sovereign states; dispatch the antiquated tax code for a flat tax, and equal for all, with no special privileges for the wealthy or giant corporations; listen to Donald Trump and tax goods from China, as they are taxing our products.

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