Pages

Jump to bottom

11 comments

1 researchok  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 5:57:50pm

Maybe someone ought to plug in the computers.

This is out and out incompetence.

2 Gus  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 6:15:43pm

Another day -- or is that 4.5 months -- in hillbilly America. I hope she sues. Bunch of damned bigots.

3 KettleKat  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 6:35:26pm

re: #1 researchok

It's not incompetence. This was deliberate.

4 aagcobb  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 6:36:13pm

Committed the heinous crime of being alive in Arizona while brown. It will be a good day when all those old white bigots there are finally dead and Hispanics make up the majority.

5 Sheila Broflovski  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 6:46:48pm

I hope she sues the county to within an inch of their lives.

6 Amory Blaine  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 7:04:21pm

re: #3 Kaitlyn R

It's not incompetence. This was deliberate.

I agree. I would need indisputable proof of the incompetence to believe that.

7 EiMitch  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 7:49:11pm

re: #1 researchok

re: #3 Kaitlyn R

re: #6 Amory Blaine

Was this incompetence or malice? ... Trick question. It was both!

You have to be a drooling f***ing moron to be so malicious to a random innocent citizen. In other words, Arpaio and co.

Oh, and here's more from the link:

By this time, ICE had lifted its immigration hold on Torres, a move that helped force [Deputy County Attorney] Strange's hand.

How Oberly, a former ICE agent notorious among certain local immigration attorneys, came to be involved in Torres' case is a twisted plot that would give Franz Kafka a migraine.

Even the feds in charge of this stuff didn't bother to check Vital Records where her birth certificate was easily available to them. I expected this kind of mental laziness from Maricopa officials, but the ICE as well?! Whisky Tango F***tards!

8 John Vreeland  Wed, Aug 8, 2012 8:48:17pm

Locking up a citizen is bad bad juju. I don't what will happen here but the immigration people I used to know spoke about such things with great reverence. There will be some discipline and a false arrest lawsuit, methinks

9 Destro  Thu, Aug 9, 2012 5:59:50am

re: #1 researchok

Maybe someone ought to plug in the computers.

This is out and out incompetence.

It is racism.

10 dragonfire1981  Thu, Aug 9, 2012 9:03:21am

She has the exact same birthday I do.

I'm not surprised this stuff goes on. I am using somewhat similar events for a storyline in an immigration centered novel I am writing which takes place in Arizona.

However, in my story the U.S. citizen is shot and killed by a minuteman patroller after being mistaken for an illegal. He (The U.S. citizen) is near the border because he is looking for his daughter, who has allegedly been taken by drug smugglers.

11 HappyWarrior  Thu, Aug 9, 2012 10:53:28am

I hope she sues too. This is disgraceful.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Somali Refugee Sets Herself on Fire in Protest at Australian Detention A Somali woman seeking asylum in Australia is in critical condition after setting herself on fire at an Australian detention facility on the pacific island of Nauru. Hodan Yasin is the second refugee to self-immolate within a week after ...
Thanos
6 hours, 6 minutes ago
Views: 109 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Samsung Smart Home Flaws Let Hackers Make Keys to Front Door IoT is here, it's unstoppable - but manufacturers have got to drop their cavalier attitudes towards securing smart devices. Computer scientists have discovered vulnerabilities in Samsung's Smart Home automation system that allowed them to carry out a host of ...
Thanos
13 hours, 31 minutes ago
Views: 312 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 17 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 3
Likes: 4
Comments: 2
: 9
Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Rolling Stones, the Who, and Roger Waters Announce Concert in October. ob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, the Who, and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters will perform on the same billing for the first time ever in October, according to The LA Times. Who is responsible for bringing ...
Thanos
19 hours, 4 minutes ago
Views: 315 • Comments: 2 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 3 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Congressmen Think FCC’s Set-Top Box Plan Is Just Like “Popcorn Time” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and ranking Democrat John Conyers (D-Mich.) described their concerns in a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Thursday, as noted by Politico. The letter echoes arguments made by cable lobbyists and some ...
Thanos
22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Views: 387 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Why the NRA Hates Smart GunsJon Stokes isn't a 'gun guy' but he understand this issue. He skillfully uses the "Assault Weapons" Ban Bill and Hillary Clinton supported in 1994 to make his case in the middle of the article, but I'm going to excerpt ...
Dark_Falcon
2 days, 12 hours ago
Views: 658 • Comments: 12 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Daniel J. Berrigan, Defiant Priest Who Preached Pacifism, Dies at 94When I was younger I wasn't quite a full metal wingnut but I was close when it came to matters military; and during those days Father Berrigan was in the opposing camp. However even then I recognized that he was ...
Thanos
2 days, 15 hours ago
Views: 416 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Marcus Miller - Metropole Orkest - Edison Jazz/World Awards 2013 Eindhoven 2013 - Optreden van Marcus Miller en het Metropole Orkest tijdens de uitreiking van de Edison Jazz/World Awards 2013 in het Muziekcentrum Frits Philips. Het orkest staat onder leiding van Daniel Jamieson. Eindhoven 2013 - Performance of Marcus ...
Thanos
2 days, 18 hours ago
Views: 719 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Pop Goes the Digital Media Bubble Warning: this leads into the latest Mother Jones begathon, however there are salient facts regarding the state of journalism and digital advertising today before you get there. Look at it this way: A reporter doing even modestly original work ...
Thanos
3 days, 2 hours ago
Views: 851 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Nvidia GPU-Powered Autonomous Car Teaches Itself to See and Steer During the past nine months, an Nvidia engineering team built a self-driving car with one camera, one Drive-PX embedded computer and only 72 hours of training data. Nvidia published an academic preprint of the results of the DAVE2 project ...
Thanos
3 days, 2 hours ago
Views: 908 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
How to Set Up Your Newsroom to Find Breaking News on Social Media | To cover news through social media right it takes a team and some tools. He recommended a three-person team to cover the key platforms on which reports and footage emerge: one person looking for material on Twitter, one on ...
Thanos
3 days, 5 hours ago
Views: 852 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0