Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
TBone, I have to disagree a bit on you saying Maricopa county is not liberal. When dealing with the board of supervisors, I would not classify the majority as conservative. With the Wilcox as a supervisor, How would you classify her and other members of the board? IMO, they sure are not conservative. Also, would you agree that many on the board pander to a certain group (minority as far as race, not population)? It amazes me how some get elected, when Joe continues to also be reelected.
"I can explain it to you but, I can't understand it for you"
I wonder what this political BS has to do with being a racist and the mistreatment of Illegal Aliens. Political dirty tricks may come and go but I hope Sheriff Joe is there to stay.
I would like to see Joe as the Chief law enforcement officer in the Nation, maybe we'd see some real action instead of the racist BS coming from the Obama cabal.
The other ones, I don't know, they are all GOP, so it is hard to say they are liberal. I think they all gathered ranks to go against Thomas and Joe.
If Joe would not have went after his opponents the way he did, we would not be having this conversation. He started pissing off people when he arrested protesters at the board meetings.
It is not only caucasians that like Joe. I have family members that want him as prez. Before he started the immigration stuff, he had a lot more latinos backing him.
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
1-According to your article it isnt Arapaio that is accused and that Arapoaios spokesmen stated they began an investagtion as soon as the allegations came to light, and
2-Yes...the fed is investigating to see if they are profiling. They have been investigating for three years. To date I dont think they have found anything. Now...heres the question...will the fed open an investigation on the INS for profiling? That IS after all how they have been investigating illegal immigration forever and has been backed by the Supreme Court. AND it is how ICE spent BILLIONS training state law enforcement on INS practices.
I suppose there IS another point to be made about this thread...
Liberals attack The Tea Party when it is democrats and republicans that have driven this country into an economic nightmare. Now people are attacking Sheriff Arpaios department...one of the few police departments in the country actually committed to fight crime.
At some point dont you HAVE to ask why they invest so much of their time trying to attack the cure and not the problem?
Right...because his OPPONENTS were sure laying off of him...right?
Tell me...WHY do Latinos have a problem with him...or the Arizona law? The law SPECIFICALLY prohibits what the federal law SPECIFICALLY allows the INS to do. They are specifically targetting illegal immigrants. Why do people ahve a problem with that?
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)