Obama Administration Set to Sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio For Enforcing the Law

The Obama Administration is set to sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for enforcing immigration law. The administration says Arpaio is improperly targeting Latinos in his county. This comes after Sheriff Joe started an investigation into Barack Obama’s eligibility as president.
Reuters reported:

The Obama administration on Tuesday said it was preparing to sue Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department for violating civil rights laws by improperly targeting Latinos in a bid to crack down on illegal immigrants.

The sheriff’s high-profile crackdown on illegal immigrants has helped thrust the issue onto the national political stage with some states passing tough new laws aimed at pushing out those in the country illegally.

The administration’s Justice Department and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been in settlement talks for months over allegations that officers regularly made unlawful stops and arrests of Latinos, used excessive force against them and failed to adequately protect the Hispanic community.

Those negotiations have broken down because of a fight over the Justice Department’s demand that an independent monitor be appointed by a federal court to oversee compliance with the settlement, which has now reached 128 pages in draft form, according to the Obama administration.

“We believe that you are wasting time and not negotiating in good faith,” Roy Austin, deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s civil rights division, said in a letter to the lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO).

Austin said in the letter that Arpaio’s team demanded that a meeting slated for Wednesday include for the first time negotiations over the monitor and previously had demanded that the Justice Department provide more details about its findings.

“MCSO’s refusal to engage in good faith negotiations requires us to prepare for civil (court) action,” Austin said. He added that the Justice Department has recently discovered more information about the “failure to reasonably investigate sex crimes” by Arpaio’s office.

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  • Then Al Sharton, Jesse Jackson, and over half these loony black whack jobs in congress and the senate should be sued for false information and targeting whites…..

    Fair is fair, Oh that’s right Joe is white……Never mind…..

  • Atlanta Media Guy

    I love how Obama is using the sex crimes meme. These loony Dems sit around a table at the White House and run everything through the focus group. I guarantee you the group told them to go with the sex scandal. I’m sure Holder will come out within a week and let us know that Arpaio is a cross dressing sex addict. As this goes forward just watch what happens as more information comes out on Obama, Holder will start to strangle every federal case that comes out of Arizona. This is classic Alinsky! November can’t get here soon enough. I hope we still have a country left in 2013.

  • MilitantCatholic

    There are three hundred million of us and one thousand of these idiots running us into the ground. Why are we not doing something?

  • Jonah Vark

    ABC News reports on DOJ negotiations with “Defiant” Sheriff Joe Arpaio but neglects to report on Obama’s falsified birth certificate and Selective Service application……..

    DOJ Breaks Off Negotiations With Defiant Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    The Justice Department has cut off negotiations with Sheriff Joe Arpaio and officials with the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Office in its effort to install an independent monitor to rein in the unconstitutional tactics used by officers there.


    Is this the real reason behind the DOJ’s decision to vilify Arpaio?

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio March 31 Press Conference – Full Video

  • democraps suck

    sherrif Joe better watch out or obummer will have him taken out…just sayin…

  • OldSailor

    Ya think Sheriff Joe upset somebody? LOL! You’ve got to love Sheriff Arpaio for the people he p*sses off.

  • obxcape

    Trust me….it’s not above Obama, Holder and their group of minions to “Breitbart” Sheriff Joe!

    Keep an eye on Obama’s other hand…that is where the action is. Another distraction, just like the hundreds of other distractions he’s doled out over the past three + years.

  • Time

    The playing field is getting ugly and dangerous. To some this is just a game of who gets across the finish line but, to others this is liberty and death. We are at a cross road and either we take the cards we hold and play them the best we can or we fold. It is appearing that the one with the winning hand will do most anything to win, at any cost, including loss of life. The people need to grip this that we are not dealing with an average Saturday night poker game.. We are dealing with high stakes and everything is on the table including bloodshed. If one does not pay up, or shut up they will be pushing up daisies in the near future. The cards that We The People are holding are throw aways… None will do and none will work to bring home the winning hand, as it stands. All cards must be replaced with new ones , thrown away in the heap and anew to take place..Every one can sit around the table and converse as to this and that and try every legal avenue that is available to them, but make no mistake they will be stopped and stomped into the ground at every turn. They do not hold the upper hand, the ace in the hold which controls all lower cards.. They can continue to exhaust themselves with petitions, law suits and phone calls and pray that come election day their votes will count. But, truth be told none of it will matter when you have the losing hand, when the cards you are intentionally dealt are done so with purpose. The purpose of controlling you, to weaken your play. The game was rigged from the start and it will be rigged in the end and they who hold the winning hand holds all the money and the rights to each and every person in this country. We as a nation are doomed if we do not stand up and take the charge to Washington and to the streets. There will be no other way, every other way has been exhausted ….

  • aprilnovember811

    Sheriff Arpaio can’t be sued by someone who isn’t legally president. It makes his DOJ illegal. Depose him, Sheriff. Get his hospital microfilm. GET IT, SO WE CAN TRY HIM AND EXECUTE HIM!

  • aprilnovember811

    Here’s a little background on “Defiant,” Sheriff Arpaio. I would think they’ve left themselves open to discovery now, haven’t they? The Federal Government has a lot of nerve calling him “Defiant.” He doesn’t answer to them. Sheriff Arpaio needs to tell them to get the hell out of his jurisdiction.

    “He began his career as a federal narcotics agent, establishing a stellar record in infiltrating drug organizations from Turkey to the Middle East to Mexico, Central, and South America to cities around the U.S. His expertise and success led him to top management positions around the world with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). He concluded his remarkable federal career as head of the DEA for Arizona.
In 1992, Arpaio successfully campaigned to become the Sheriff of Maricopa County. Since then he has been reelected to an unprecedented five 4-year terms. During his tenure as Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arpaio has consistently earned high public approval ratings.”

  • aprilnovember811

    “We believe that you are wasting time and not negotiating in good faith,” Roy Austin, deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s civil rights division, said in a letter to the lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO).

    And we believe you’re accessories to murder for selling assault weapons to the drug cartels that killed over 300 people, including two Federal Agents. Depose Obama, Sheriff. Make him show his Hawaiian hospital microfilm. LOL

  • rabble-rouser

    MilitantCatholic I’ve been wondering the same thing for a long time, but have to admit it will be more than 1000 of them. Obama will declare marshall law, use the military, reserves, and local police on us just to protect his sorry a**.

  • Racist in Chief

    The most racist and corrupt administration in the history of America. Anti-White, Anti-Constitution, Anti-America, Anti-Christian, Anti-Israel, ….

  • bigL

    This is becoming a mess.

    Discovery in a suit is great but when it is a govt, the attys stall to the point of sanctions then on a Friday aft the staff brings out a table full of micro-fiche and a reader. doxes of trays with a thousand fiches in each one and you have afew hours. It is an impossible task for the Sheriff and a few assistants to do anything with it.

  • bobdog

    A man becomes preeminent, he’s expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms, enthusiasms…

    What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate.

    This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. Teamwork… Looks, throws, catches, hustles. Part of one big team. Bats himself the live-long day, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, and so on.

    If his team don’t field… what is he? You follow me? No one. Sunny day, the stands are full of fans. What does he have to say? I’m goin’ out there for myself. But… I get nowhere unless the team wins.


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  • Indiana

    Eff Obama…..Everyone is on to his intimidation tactics. I don’t care who he thinks he is…..he’s nothing but pond scum in my book. He’s a disgusting “little” man with a chip on his shoulder!

  • Finncrisp

    The police state attacking the police. Get Barry outta there, sooner the better. The wastes of skin at DOJ can’t draw straight lines that point to themselves as the perpatrators of high crimes and misdemeanors. In our over regulated world, everyone is a crimminal. Just have to find the rule they broke to complete the prosecution.

    Sherriff Joe is a real American, and should not be subject to hectoring by Federal imbeciles.

  • dt

    It is time for us to stop doing any complaining and/or saying how terrible the Obama regime is.

    Let us “circle our wagons” around one of America’s true heroes who are taking on the forces of hell and support Sheriff Joe!

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

    I listened to a press conference Sheriff Joe had at the end of March. He stated he was going to be 80 years old! 80! Strong, vital and full of courage! One of the most rare virtues found in men today!

    Support Sheriff Joe!

  • Kingslayor

    SHERIFF JOE FOR PRESIDENT!!!!Incredible a local law enforcement agency being sued for enforcing the laws and the constitution of the United States by the Federal govenment that refuses to enforce the existing laws on the books!!! We are U.S. CITIZENS!!! Not Federal Govenment SUBJECTS!!!!

  • L.E. Liesner

    I find it amazing that the President can lecture the Supreme Court on their duties, while neglecting his duties. One of which is to uphold the law of the land, and the standing immigration laws are still Constitutional and on the books. His and Holder’s failure to uphold these laws do not give them the right to sue a State or a Sheriff for protecting the citizens of that State from the lack of federal enforcement of these laws. This nation was founded as a nation of laws not a nation of Obama’s agenda.

  • Valerie

    “..with some states passing tough new laws…”

    What “tough new laws”? The Arizona law was written to MIRROR Federal law, and to be MORE NARROWLY applied.

    The States are NOT attempting to pass laws that are not in compliance with (quite old) Federal law. All they are seeking is for the existing Federal law to be enforced.

    This is like the Federal government passing the 55 mph speed limit, and then punishing a state for passing a 25 mph limit in residential areas.

  • Joanne

    Like I’ve said many a time, the U.S. belongs to the people, not those commies in power. Everyone is waiting for the next election, but if Obama manages to stop an election or fraudulently put himself back into power, all the talkers will have to become movers and shakers. The very reason Obama is preparing for martial law in peacetime and ordering millions of bullets is because he believes he will continue to be in power and the people are not going to accept it. Obama is preparing for a crackdown on Americans who do not worship the ground he walks on, and the heartless b*stard will have no problem taking all who oppose him out.

  • [email protected]

    Post #3 nails it.

    Why are we putting up with this sh!t?

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  • ernest

    i am a resident of ARIZONA thru and thru…..Joe Arpaio is doing the job that so many other LAW OFFICIALS WON’T!!!!!!For instance Santa Fe county(New Mexico) is the only county that doesn’t report illegals that are arrested to I.C.E. and so the the out come is that they are released back out into society and are able to assault and commit domestic violent and cause all types of social havoc in and around the City of Santa Fe ,New Mexico …….
    I just recently located to Albuquerque from Phoenix and I am appalled at the amount of Mexican (Wetbacks) in this city and the crimes that are on the news are 95% of the time committed by these ILLEGALS and the number of Arizona plates on vehicles is alarming and is increasing at a out of control rate……there is no E-Verify being used around here and not to mention I don’t think the law or the people are even concerned about the ongoing problem that is unfolding……employers would rather hire illegals so they don’t have to report wages than to hire the citizens of this county or state and these clowns are getting away with it everyday…all day long without legal consequences or other wise……..Even going to McDonald’s is a problem …..no one there speaks English either …….I was brought up embracing my New Mexican heritage (and this is not to be confused with Mexican heritage) and Pledging the Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America …..not Mexico or any other country ……I’m an American and proud of it ……………….Stand up and show your American pride and heritage!!!!!

  • Montana

    Mitt Romney’s Mexican father, hmmmmm…….Are the simple minded “BIRTHERS”, going to ask Romney for his birth certificate? We all know this was never about a birth certificate, if it was then these same people would be asking Romney for his. It’s about small minded people who hate African Americans and do not have the brains to review a President’s policy so they make something up.

    Lets be clear none of you dullards have won a case in the “U.S. Courts”, maybe in your simple minds (if you have any) but not in our “U.S. Courts”, so unless Birthers/ teabaggers, whatever you want to be called, win a court case, we will continue to see as dullards, liars or racist or maybe all three. Deal with that baby!

  • FalconP

    Stand with oath abiding Sheriffs everywhere, these criminals in the Obama administration should all be impeached if the people are to be properly represented. This lying president never produced a valid birth certificate and that says enough, ask John McCain. He had to produce a valid one to run for president and he did.