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    By PETE YOST (AP) 9 hours ago

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department says an Arizona sheriff known for his efforts against illegal immigrants has refused to cooperate with a civil rights investigation and the department is threatening to sue.

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    I guess Holder is of the opinion that only white people can be racist.

    Well Sona - what do you have to say about this?
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    So basically the Justice Dept. is going after a law enforcement officer for enforcing the law. Go figure.
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    Mm..if he has been subpoenaed he really has little choice. Other than that, the issue I see is the claims of illegal search and seizure. The law applies to him as well as others does it not?

    On illegal immigration I agree with Arpaio (try not to faint)..but he doesnt have the right to break the law he swore to uphold either. Has he abused his power?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonnabend View Post
    Mm..if he has been subpoenaed he really has little choice. Other than that, the issue I see is the claims of illegal search and seizure. The law applies to him as well as others does it not?

    On illegal immigration I agree with Arpaio (try not to faint)..but he doesnt have the right to break the law he swore to uphold either. Has he abused his power?
    Not according to everything that I've read. The mainstream media huffs and puffs about his racism and his lack of enlightenment by their rarified standards, but there is never an actual allegation of law-breaking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    Not according to everything that I've read. The mainstream media huffs and puffs about his racism and his lack of enlightenment by their rarified standards, but there is never an actual allegation of law-breaking.
    That's because they don't like him because he's affective. He's not a PC Poor Poor Widdle Inmate/Illegal Needs To Be Handled Like Paper Mache kind of guy. His response to his criticism is always the same: don't break the law and go to jail. It's really that simple.
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    I love Joe's balls to stand up to the Feds.

    But from a human rights/liberties standpoint, Joe is one of the World's largest Douchebags. His extreme-right approach to drug addicts makes me wanna vomit. Pure idiocy.
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