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Arizona Sheriff Raises the Obama Ballot Eligibility Issue

Written by Gary North on December 27, 2011

The controversial sheriff of Maricopa County is in the news again. He has been made a scapegoat for his stand on closing the border to illegal immigrants. The Federal government resents any interference with its less aggressive program of border protection. There is a lawsuit that accuses him of profiling, since he thinks that illegal immigrants in his county speak Spanish rather than (say) Finnish. He is authorized by state law to ask questions.

He has started a research organization called Cold Case Posse. The cold case is question is the citizenship of President Obama. This is a legal issue for counties, since the President’s name will be on the 2012 ballot. He wants to follow through on the accusation that the President may be using fraudulent documents.

His organization plans to issue a preliminary report in February. He admits that it will be controversial.

The sheriff also confirmed the Obama investigation has broadened beyond an examination of whether or not the birth certificate made public by the White House on April 27 is an authentic document. The probe, he said, is examining Obama’s history in regard to his eligibility to be president under Article 2, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution.

He said his team has amassed hundreds of pages of documentation and taken testimony from dozens of experts in preparation for a final phase of field investigation

We can safely assume that this will get media coverage. He seems to be very good at getting media coverage.

When a sheriff issues a report, this is not the same as a local Tea Party group posting a Website with links to other sites. This is a legal matter that could lead to a court case against getting the President’s name on the state ballot. This report will be news. It will be “all over Youtube” news. It will be “can’t sweep it under the rug” news.

This will lead to calls in other states against Obama’s name on the ballot. It’s way too late for that campaign to be successful. But it will cause a stink. It will resurrect this seemingly politically dead issue. It will polarize more voters.

He is raising money nationally to fund the investigation. His organization takes tax-deductible donations. Donors send money to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, P. O. Box 74374, Phoenix, AZ 85087.


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51 thoughts on “Arizona Sheriff Raises the Obama Ballot Eligibility Issue

  1. The Obama supportors will try all kinds of ways to discredit the Sheriff to quiet him. I hope he sticks to his guns and keeps the fake birth certificate thing going. The people deserve it. It's not too late to stop Obama.

  2. Dave Langdon says:

    Why is it that this lone sherriff is the only one in this country with the balls to get to the bottom of this issue. It would seem to me that with all of the so called lawyers in DC that someone would have taken this to task and resolved this issue by now. Does no one but Joe really care what happens to Our Country at the hands of this dictator and his czars ? I am truly disguisted with everyone in the govt right now. I used to call it Our Govt but it is obvious not I can no longer use that term

  3. We all know the truth about this and it goes much deeper into our government than many are willing to admitt. The RINOS like Mc Cain and Bush's are all in bed with Obama.

  4. Dave Langdon says:

    When will I know that?

  5. The good sheriff is doing his Constitutional Duty which he swore before God that he would do. Unlike your president, Sheriff Arpaio (sp) supports, protects and defends the U.S. Constitution. What a concept !

  6. Willie Totanes says:

    God bless Sheriff Arpaio.

  7. John Stewart says:

    Timing is everything and it speaks directly to the issue of BO's avoidance of the issue. Go dit'm Sheriff Joe.

  8. Go Joe go!!! Can't wait to her the news!!

  9. WEneedHelp says:

    Go Get him Joe!!

  10. This has never been a dead issue he has never been legal in this office he might not even be a legal resident

  11. Keep up the good work,I would love to see Mr Obama wearing a pink jump suit working on the side of the road, maybe cleaning up after his illegal alien friends.

  12. CAllenDoudna says:

    The OWS crowd have now decided to Occupy the Primaries.
    The disruption and confusion this will cause will make the
    perfect pretext for suspending the election and making Barack
    Obama President-for-Life.

  13. Good. The issue needs to be raised and obama LOWERED into a jail cell.

  14. Since the good Sheriff launched this investigation, the Obama administration has assigned Holder's "Justice" Department to intimidate the Sheriff. The Sheriff has also received death threats. This investigation must be getting close to something. Sheriff Arpio (sp) is doing his Constitutional Duty. Stay tuned as this continues.

  15. george soros says:

    Good for him. It's time someone stood up to the gestapo of Obama's.

  16. Tree Top Flyer says:

    Excellent! I hope Sheriff Arpaio is successful in exposing this fraud to every voter in America! Obama is a blight on this country and is doing his best while in office to destroy the Amercian way of life! This country cannot weather another four years of Obama in office, his wife, and his nuttless robot cabinet!

  17. Why to go Joe!

  18. I support Sheriff Joe all the way. There is no comparison between him and that charlatan in the White House. Sheriff Joe is a true American and not some liberal socialist who is trying to destroy this country.

  19. If Obama , Holder , Washington or anybody in the White House think this Sheriff will back down , they better think again . This guy is the real deal and takes his job seriously .

  20. bias against the sheriff just oozes off of this article. i thought the media was supposed to report, not judge. oh i forgot, obama has the media in his pocket. sorry.

  21. By Obama's own BC post, he is not eligible. His BC makes him a Dual (trio?) citizen. This makes him ineligible for president. Please read the Constitution.

  22. Tyrone Ezridr says:

    People are profile in about every way everyday. We are a nation of profilers as is most of the world. The Fed is controlled by Caesar Obama I and the democrats who are trying every means available to put 20 million indebted illegals on the roster of democrats. They care nothing of your rights and believe they have the right to take any and all from you to serve their purpose. Sheriff Joe is stronger and supported by more Americans than Caesar Obama is.

  23. I read the other day that in california, when they do sobriety stops they will now longer confiscate vehicles of people who have no drivers license. they said it was to much of a hardship on illegals. hmmmm, let me see if their here illegally they are breaking the law!!!!!!!! and if they have no drivers license, they are again breaking the law. go sheriff joe, don't bow down to these idiots. arizona needs to be an example for all states to follow!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Go Joe go,we love ya!!!! Ron Paul for president, sheriff Joe for vice president……

  25. Luke 10:18And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
    In ancient Hebrew the word for lightning is barack, the word for heaven or the
    heights is bama and to connect the words either an “a” or an “o” is used.

    2 Thessalonians 2:3 (King James Version)
    3Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there
    come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

    Political Correctness a term first seen in Mao’s Little Red Book, a communist engendered abomination that is instituting censorship little by little.

    “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”- George Washington

    Carl Marx, once wrote that, the goal of the Communists was to quote,. “enter into men’s minds and cast God down from his throne.”

    Matthew 12:31Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.


    In ancient Babylon their economy was based on usury.
    “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest. Exodus 22:25
    Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him. Ezekiel 18:13
    Usury is unlawful; expressly prohibited by GOD!
     Article 1 Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution clearly states that only the Congress can print and coin money! 

    The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was slipped thru congress during the Christmas break with the majority of it’s members absent. 

    The Federal Reserve is self serving and privately owned in violation to the Constitution, charging interest on illegally printed money. Money printed from nothing!
    In America On June 4, 1963, a virtually unknown Presidential decree, Executive Order 11110, was signed with the authority to basically strip the Federal Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the United States Federal Government at interest. With the stroke of a pen, President Kennedy declared that the privately owned Federal Reserve Bank would soon be out of business. Five months later A UNITED STATES PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY was MURDERED BY COMMUNIST!
    “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest. Exodus 22:25
    Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him. Ezekiel 18:13
    Usury is unlawful; expressly prohibited by GOD!
    In ancient Babylon their priest sacrificed babies to their gods baal, and molech.  
    In America the communist under their socialist programs have sacrificed over 50 million American babies to their god satan!
    Leviticus 20:2-5
    2Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel , Whosoever he be of the children of Israel , or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel , that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
    3And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
    4And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:
    5Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.
    Luke 22:35-36 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. 36 He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one.
    Jeremiah 50:16Cut off the sower from Babylon, and him that handleth the SICKLE in the time of harvest: for fear of the oppressing sword they shall turn every one to his people, and they shall flee every one to his own land.
    Jeremiah 50:23How is the HAMMER OF THE WHOLE EARTH CUT ASUNDER AND BROKEN! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!
    Jeremiah 50:14 “ Put yourselves in array against Babylon all around, All you who bend the bow; Shoot at her, spare no arrows, For she has sinned against the LORD.

    All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them. Psalm 118:10


    “The thing that separates the American Christian from every other person on earth is the fact that he would rather die on his feet, than live on his knees!”. George Washington



  26. Good for sheriff Joe! He's refused to be bullied by the Obama administration. Obama has never proved his legitimate citizenship except to the liberal courts. I hope something comes of this.

  27. Go to it, Joe ! Let's get back to being a respectable country.

  28. I hope Sheriff gets the imposter off the ballot!

  29. I'm with Joe I believe that Barack Obama should come clean with not just his birth certificate but with all of his past records since he has is coming up on his fourth year as a President and the public still does not know anything about him, aside of what he has told us verbally. In my estimation Barack Obama is a phony and I also do not believe that he attended Harvard or Columbia Universities. This man was definitely and fraudulently put into office by the controlling Democrats in the Senate. The only reason that impeachment charges have not yet been brought against him is the simple fact that the Senate would never go along with it they are are just as responsible as Obama as to wanting to turn this Country into a socialistic country.THROW THEM ALL OUT.

  30. Anthony Mazzara says:

    The Sheriff should promote his investigation as as effort to prove, once and for all, that Barack Obama IS, IN FACT, a natural born citizen of the USA, according to the tenets of the United States Constitution.

    This would be a worthy goal, that not even the White House should object to.

  31. evermyrtle says:

    There is no question, whatsoever of anything being legal about him or what he is doing. He is a foreigner, a liberal, a non-citizen of the USA . It is a mass illegal package. The Question is: What is America going to do about it? Continue to keep her eyes closed to the tide of destruction sweeping over her or will we take charge before it is too late.

    At the least little sign of cleaning up this mess, I think the "O" will declare………………, oh never mind, he will do it. I am sure most of you conservatives know what he will do!!!!

  32. evermyrtle says:

    Damn!!!!! Censored, again!!!!!!!!!!!!! Christian? Yes I am, but that does not mean that I do not get frustrated just like everybody else!! I have children and grandchildren who will have to face what is coming!!

  33. evermyrtle says:

    Censored again and again and……………………….

  34. evermyrtle says:


  35. Just sent Joe $25. He is one of the few that will spend every penny wisely. Best $25 I've spent this year, you go Joe!!! From a Tennessee Volunteer!

  36. Corky Rowe says:

    More power to you Sheriff Joe. It hurts my pride and trust in my own country, that our President could be involved in such a mess. This could only be accomplished with a network of people from one end of the country to the other, throughout all 57 states. Each having been sworn to secrecy by their superior, and so on, and so on, and so on. It actually boogles the mind. I had nothing at all against Obama when he was running for the office. I didn't hope he lost because he was black, or Muslim, or tall, or thin, I hoped he would lose because he was a Democrat, with their liberal views, which I don't agree with at all. It was difficult to find out just what it was that he did believe in and want to do with the country, because every time I head him it was the "hope and change" slogan being chanted, drowning everything else out. I don't know about the rests of the folks, but I wanted a little more substance than "hope and change". That's way to broad for my taste. However, we lost and so I just "hoped", that he would do a good job and the "change" would be for the better. Was I wrong??? WOW!!!. Not having any of the capabilities to check any records of birth or such, I have to rely on other's word for what they've found and several times it sounded to me like they were going somewhere. Then, mysteriously, it just stopped, all the info, the ideas, the opinions, it just stopped. Now you've started it again. So, I say, again, more power to you. Here's hoping you can put this thing to rest once and for all. And if he's been in power for these 3 – 4 years, what would be a suitable punishment for such a thing? I'll leave that to the imagination of the rest of the readers.

  37. Thank goodness for citizens like Sheriff Joe! We have been complacent for too long …and now we are paying the price of our own freedom as Illegals get more human rights (and benefits) than the American Taxpaying Citizen!

  38. stephen thompson says:

    Let us hope that this sheriff with brass balls can start a nationwide interest concerning what is being brought to light….that obama does not legally have the right to hold the position of the POTUS. God bless you sheriff.

  39. I have supported him and the Border Sheriffs' Org to help them do their jobs. They are the ultimate law enforcement agencies in their counties, and not the frappin' Feds!!!

  40. I was just reading on another site about Ovomits village in Kenya where he was born. During 2006 while he was a Senator he and Mooshell visited his birth site and promised to modernize the school there. Of course he has failed his promise(he doesn't want to give away he is not eligible to be pres under the Constitution). The school is named after him. The village is being guarded by the Kenyan Army supposedly too protect the villagers from attack from another countrys army(we know it is too keep the truth from leaking out.).

  41. doris carman says:

    I hope it does something.

  42. If this investigation can sort this conflict out, why would we not want the Sheriff to put this one to bed one way or the other…gets my vote and some $$'s. Sheriff, hang tough.

  43. I hope you get the info you need.

  44. toosmarttovoteGOP says:

    It's going to take an incredibly vivid imagination to pull that off assuming, of course, he can hold onto the job long enough.

  45. Obama is a perfect example of why the Constitution should never have been amended to have president/vice-president running mates. Originally all the candidates ran for president, and the one who got the second largest number of electoral votes became vice-president. That suggests that the founders expected there to be more than two viable candidates in each race.

    With a President/vice-president ticket, the president knows his duely designated successor is very likely to continue his policies. The amendment needs to be repealed.

    Likewise, the Constitution should be amended to make cabinet positions elected offices. The Secretary of State would not be a plum offered by one candidate to another to get him or her to drop out of the presidential race. If it were elective, this sort of skullduggery would not be possible. Likewise, we would not, having mistakenly elected a Communist to the White House, end up with a gaggle of subversives in the cabinet. If we are to have a federal government dedicated to our destruction, let it be because each individual candidate deceived us and got elected. That’s much better odds than getting one elected, and having hundreds get into office as his appointee. It multiplies the mistake a hundred-fold.

    It appears that Sheriff Joe is trying to do his part to protect the voters of Arizona against voter fraud. Since voter fraud, whether by illegals voting, or running for office, is not an immigration issue, but a state issue, which is not under the exclusive purview of the federal government.

  46. evermyrtle says:

    Evidently the sheriff is getting too close to his goal and has them on the run.

  47. sheriff Joe has more power then Oboma He can stop the goverment from doing anything in his county thats the law

  48. wow, I never thought of that but it's a cool idea.

  49. What dishonor in our Public Officials. Holder is under investigation and still trying to stick it to others? Go Sheriff, I for one are behind you! What is our Congress doing? What have they ever done?

  50. C.D. Morran says:

    Sic-em Joe. Hope both you and Ms. Jan can get justice eventually. I was once a Deputy Sheriff out there in Arizona. I know what you are faced with daily. It's a damned crying shame that the big "O" administration is full of idiots and side with the trash on border security.

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