By Erica Ritz for TheBlaze, July 25, 2014 •
Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said Friday that he sent a letter to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, charging him for all the illegals in his jail.
What happened next? The Ohio sheriff told Dana Loesch: “The federal government sends me a letter and said I violated a treaty of like, 1790.”
When Loesch asked for more information, Jones continued: “I sent him a bill for the prisoners that are in my jail. They came here illegally. I’ve not gotten any money from them, but I billed them so much. And I’ll tell you what I got in return: my life was threatened.”
Jones said he got a call from the FBI saying there were three sheriffs in the country that were going to be killed by the drug cartels, and he was one of the three.
Jones has also written a letter to President Barack Obama, “asking and pleading with him not to bring these people here to the state of Ohio, and to secure our borders.”
“We’ve had horrendous crimes here in this community,” Jones said. “We had a senior citizen, an elderly lady, molested by a teenager that came over from Mexico. We had another one molested — an eight year old girl. We’ve had drugs pouring in, more so than before the government said the borders were sealed. And we’re being run over by the drug dealers coming to this community. The violence has increased, and we’re a long way from the borders.”
Jones said his county spends eight to ten million dollars each month on welfare programs, which he called “free stuff,” and said that’s “some of the reason that they come here.”
“It’s a terrible, terrible tragedy,” Jones said. “People’s lives are being threatened. It’s in the state of Ohio, for crying out loud. We’re not in Arizona; we’re not in California.”
Jones said the administration is making it “too easy” for those wishing to harm America to cross into the United States.
“They’re going to walk in with backpacks. They’re going to put some dirty bombs together, [and] they’re going to do something really terrible. It’s too easy,” Jones said. “We don’t know who they are. They don’t have vaccinations. Our jails are full. They hit and run. It’s totally out of control, and it’s gotten worse just in the past twelve months.”
You can see a clip here of Dana Loesch interviewing Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones on her show for TheBlaze TV.
EoV Note: It seems an odd response from the federal government (presumably State Department) to cite a treaty with Mexico from the 18th century, especially given the Obama regime’s refusal to enforce American law in the first place.
But this isn’t about law and justice, but rather the twisted agenda that Obama likes to frame as ‘social justice.’ The White House and their Department of Justice have a propensity for selective enforcement of American Rule of Law, so long as it furthers the fundamental transformation of this nation.
Anyone that opposes Obama’s invitation to invade our borders is a political enemy. And we have witnessed how the progressive’s political enemies are treated in this country. We have also seen how Obama’s foreign policies have worked in favor of America’s enemies.
How serious are these threats to these sheriffs? By the FBI’s own accounting, these cartels have tens of thousands of gang members already in this country, so they shouldn’t be taken lightly. But do not expect any sort of federal intervention on their behalf. They are on their own.
As the highest-ranking law enforcement officials in their respective counties, you can bet these sheriffs wouldn’t have it any other way.
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