New Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez Wants Austin To Be A Sanctuary City

BY Herschel Smith
4 years, 9 months ago

From Art Acevedo, who aided the fedgov to take forcible blood draws at random stops in Travis County in violation of constitutional protections – protections from people exactly like Art Acevedo – to something apparently just as bad.

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The one on the left is Abbot, the governor of Texas.  He’s a good guy.  The one on the right is … ahem … the sheriff of Travis County.  No, I’m not kidding.  She’s not a good guy.  She hates Texans.  And she hates America.  And she doesn’t look to me like she could find her way to the gun safe, much less protect anyone.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is formally demanding that Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez reverse her new policy on cooperation with federal immigration authorities or lose state dollars, further escalating a showdown over “sanctuary cities” that have been in the crosshairs of Republican officials.

“This is not a pronouncement of sound public policy; it is a dangerous game of political Russian roulette — with the lives of Texans at stake,” Abbott wrote to Hernandez — whose jurisdiction includes Austin — in a letter dated Monday.

The newly elected sheriff, who campaigned on the issue, announced Friday that her department would reduce its cooperation with federal immigration authorities when they request an inmate be flagged for possible deportation. Her office said it would continue to hold people charged with very serious crimes, such as capital murder.

[ … ]

Abbott’s threat targets Criminal Justice Division grant money that is administered by his office. Travis County got almost $1.8 million from the division over the past year “based upon the commitment that federal immigration law would be enforced,” according to the letter.

“Your policy is in violation of that commitment,” Abbott told Hernandez. “Unless you reverse your policy prior to its effective date, your unilateral decision will cost the people of Travis County money that was meant to be used to protect them.”

Solution.  Fire her and throw her in the state penitentiary with the general prison population where she belongs for (1) violation of the law, and (2) theft from the citizens of Texas.

This is a prime example of collectivists.  They are literally willing to impoverish people in order to fulfill their wet dreams of statist utopia.

What is it with those folks down there is Travis County?  Do they like abuse?


Comments

  1. On January 24, 2017 at 9:38 am, Fred said:

    Isn’t the use of the term ‘sanctuary city’ appropriation of God’s sovereignty? Government attempting to create sanctuary because it deems itself to be worthy of creating them. An incomplete thought, but I am wondering about that. Government assumes it is God in just about every respect, why not steal the language of the bible directly?

  2. On January 24, 2017 at 11:26 am, Archer said:

    Her resemblance to Delores Umbridge (the Harry Potter character, based on the book description, not the film) is striking.

    Life imitates art; Umbridge was a power-crazy, Ministry-fawning collectivist, too.

  3. On January 24, 2017 at 4:34 pm, chrismalllory said:

    They might be able to remove her from office after being convicted of a crime, in some states even that would be doubtful. But since she is elected there is not much chance of firing her until the next election.

  4. On January 24, 2017 at 4:40 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    The legislature could impeach her.

  5. On January 28, 2017 at 2:53 pm, Dave said:

    Travis County/Austin is San Francisco east. It’s a progressive cesspit.

  6. On April 21, 2017 at 11:24 pm, ELIZABETH said:

    WE DID NOT VOTE FOR HER THINKING SHE WOULD BE A LAW BREAKER.
    SHE IS A DISGRACE, A FRAUD AND A DANGER TO OUR COUNTRY. IMPEACH HER NOW.

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