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‘I Love Going to Court’: Says Defiant Sheriff Joe in First Interview Since DOJ Lawsuit
Stand With Arizona ^ | 05-14-2012 | John Hill

Posted on 05/14/2012 7:29:13 PM PDT by montag813

by John Hill
Stand With Arizona

“They caught the wrong Sheriff on this matter.”

Those seven words should have sent the message loud and clear to the Obama administration that they are in for a tough, and potentially embarrassing fight against "America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio.

Arpaio, who has become the nation's most prominent symbol in the fight against illegal immigration, appeared on the Mike Broomhead show on KFYI in his first interview since being officially served with a suit by the Obama administration’s Justice Department.

Click below for full interview...

Arpaio was, predictably, entirely un-intimidated, condescendingly remarking that “it’s a political year” as his explanation for why the administration was choosing to target him at this particular moment. Later, Arpaio crowed, “Take me to Court! I love going to Court!”

Broomhead noted that even Joe’s detractors were asking for proof of the accusations against him. Arpaio responded that nothing had come out because there was no proof.

“It’s the election year. Go after the Sheriff. All these local activists have been ganging up with the ACLU and the Justice Department hoping that I’ll resign,” Arpaio scoffed. “But I’m not going to resign.”

“They can do all they want with all those demonstrators calling me a Nazi, Hitler, every name in the book, they’re worried because I say one word, and they go crazy,” he said. “It’s all a game plan to get rid of this Sheriff.”

Arpaio brushed off accusations about his methods, saying his opponents just didn’t like that he was doing a good job enforcing the illegal immigration laws. “They don’t like it. They don‘t like this high profile Sheriff that’s not gonna back down,” he said.

And based on the rest of the interview, Arpaio can be trusted to stick to his word on that. From sneering about the “beer summit” to offering to take on President Obama on the basketball court, Arpaio showed complete, unflappable calm. This fight is not likely to go well for the White House.

Way to go, Joe!


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
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1 posted on 05/14/2012 7:29:24 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

I love this guy.

Wish he were running instead of Romney.


2 posted on 05/14/2012 7:33:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Holder is going to be like the dog who realizes he really should not have caught that car!


3 posted on 05/14/2012 7:34:43 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: montag813

Oops, 8 words....


4 posted on 05/14/2012 7:39:19 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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To: JaguarXKE
Holder is going to be like the dog who realizes he really should not have caught that car!

Holder does not chase cars unless Obama tells him to chase that car. That is the reason that Obama has not thrown Holder under the bus in relationship to the Justice Department and the ATF illegally running guns to the Drug Cartels in Mexico.

If Holder is thrown under the bus, he will take Obama with him.

If I were Holder, I would look at the last flight Ron Brown took. It was not a precision approach but a simple ADF and not that tough for pilots with 1000s of hours of flight time.

5 posted on 05/14/2012 7:58:43 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: cpdiii

I hope he has a food taster


6 posted on 05/14/2012 8:41:44 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: Manic_Episode
Oops, 8 words....

Ha! That's terrific.

7 posted on 05/14/2012 9:00:26 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: montag813

bkmk


8 posted on 05/14/2012 9:08:39 PM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: JaguarXKE

I fear this is going to be nothing more dignified than one grand mud slinging fest for Obama/Holder. If there was anything actually wrong with Sheriff Joe’s operation, it’s going to get lost in the noise. Lately it seems Obama can’t do anything right, even if wrong.


9 posted on 05/14/2012 9:11:27 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: philetus
"I hope he has a food taster"

He's going to need a lot more than a food taster. I'd suggest that we all keep Sheriff Joe in our prayers. He is going up an army of the worst criminals ever assembled on this planet.

10 posted on 05/14/2012 9:37:35 PM PDT by davisfh
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To: philetus
I hope he has a food taster

Not only going against the radical open borders crowd, but the narco terrorists just south of here, and also the Chicago Jesus and his gang.
11 posted on 05/14/2012 9:43:10 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: davisfh

He certainly has my prayers.

Maybe I’ll write in his name for president now that RuPaul backed out of the race.


12 posted on 05/14/2012 9:46:33 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: montag813

Wow, the media monkeys are howling words of “defiant”, when all he is doing is sorting things out as any normal person tying their shoelace in the morning would do.


13 posted on 05/14/2012 10:22:44 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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Sheriff Joe 2011!! ;)


14 posted on 05/14/2012 11:28:33 PM PDT by Casie
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To: montag813

Obama and Holder are losers here. Arpaio is so well liked he is a folk hero. They can only lose.


15 posted on 05/15/2012 3:58:44 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: montag813

Arpaio is my Fantasy Attorney General!


16 posted on 05/15/2012 4:12:11 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: montag813
Another 0bama FAILURE in the making.
17 posted on 05/15/2012 5:00:32 AM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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18 posted on 05/15/2012 5:17:19 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: davisfh
He is going up an army of the worst criminals ever assembled on this planet.

My worry is that he's going to walk into a legal ambush/setup - not where he gets shot but where the scene is prepared by professionals to look like he did something wrong.

19 posted on 05/15/2012 5:36:37 AM PDT by Pollster1 (“A boy becomes a man when a man is needed.” - John Steinbeck)
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To: Mister Da

He’s a sheriff. Wouldn’t it be better if he were the head of Justice? Our country is desperately in need of Holder’s losing his job, and Sheriff Joe would make a perfect replacement.

We would have his brand of upholding the law for everybody, not just for “his people,” and maybe a whole lot of the horribly destructive people could be swept away from the levers and switches of power.

OMG! - Obama Must Go!


20 posted on 05/15/2012 6:02:15 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: davisfh

The sheriff is one ray of hope in this screwy world!


21 posted on 05/15/2012 9:11:53 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: jayrunner

-—The sheriff is one ray of hope in this screwy world!-—

Absolutely. He’s a breath of fresh air.


22 posted on 05/15/2012 9:21:58 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: TheOldLady
I think someone is confused.

The Attorney General is the head of the Justice Dept., & Eric Holder is the AG I'd like to see replaced by Arpaio.

23 posted on 05/15/2012 2:50:19 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Mister Da

Not enough coffee! Thank you for helping me with that. [blush] [smiles]


24 posted on 05/15/2012 5:26:18 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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