Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu is strongly considering a run for the House in 2012 and The National Patriot could not possibly be happier to hear it!
In Pinal County, AZ, Sheriff Paul has formed an exploratory committee looking into this possibility – and as we all know, one does not form such a committee without a serious reason.
Sheriff Paul has become nationally known – but unlike Sheriff Joe, also from Arizona – Sheriff Paul does not seem to seek publicity for his own reelections but because of a deep seeded drive for the safety of those he has sworn to protect. While both are fine law enforcement individuals, they do have a decidedly different style.
Sheriff Babeu has brought more attention to the legal aspects, the safety aspects and the dire consequences of illegal immigration than any other single law enforcement officer in the country. The lack of federal control over the border, the flood of drugs, the rise in violence and the staggering financial burden of illegal immigration do not happen in Sheriff Paul’s BACKyard…they happen every day in his FRONT yard.
This Patriot Sheriff has been for years trying to wake up national law makers and make his county, his state and the nation more safe but has been met by frustration over and over again. First, that frustration came from his own Governor and now, that FORMER Governor is heading up Homeland Security; and in that position, Napolitano has consistently claimed the border is safer now than ever before.
Sheriff Paul lives ON that border and he sees a very different reality than the delusional Secretary of Homeland Security.
A couple of weeks ago, Sheriff Paul headed up a group of 10 Arizona Sheriffs, 5 each democrats and republicans, who called Fast and Furious, the ATF/DOJ gun-walking operation, “a betrayal of state law enforcement” and held Attorney General Eric Holder to account for it!
Earlier this year, in January, several Arizona border town mayors took Sheriff Paul to task. San Luis Mayor Juan Carlos Escamilla , Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino and Douglas Mayor Michael Gomez sent a letter to Babeu criticizing his stance on illegal immigration violence.
Sheriff Paul stood firm.
For those who might think Sheriff Babeu is a one trick pony and illegal immigration is his only concern, think again.
The following is from his website just released this morning:
“I believe the real deficit in Washington is one of leadership. Nearly three years after the 800 billion dollar stimulus disaster, one in ten Americans is unemployed. In some of our communities, that number is more than double. Meanwhile we have a 14 trillion dollar national debt, with budgets in the red as far as the eye can see.”
With Arizona Senator Jon Kyle retiring, and Congressman Jeff Flake running for that seat, Sheriff Paul would be seeking Flake’s seat in the house.
The National Patriot stands WITH Sheriff Paul Babeu and hopes to make contact soon to interview him regarding his positions on a range of issues.
Meanwhile, we encourage those who wish to send a new Sheriff to Washington to use the comment box below to ask this Patriot to RUN!