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Monday, January 27, 2014

‘God Bless America’: Sheriff Joe puts inmates on bread and water diet for desecrating U.S. flag -- By Douglas Ernst, The Washington Times

**FILE** Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio looks at the flags hanging on the International border wall Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010 in Hereford, Ariz. at a United Border Coalition Tea Party Rally.  (AP Photo/Matt York)Don't mess with the U.S. flag in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jail cells — the infraction will get you a steady of bread and water.

"These inmates have destroyed the American flag that was placed in their cells. Tearing them, writing on them, stepping on them, throwing them in the toilet, trash or wherever they feel," the Arizona sheriff said in a statement. "It's a disgrace to those who have fought for our country."

Dozens of inmates in Mr. Arpaio's jail cells are dealing with the disciplinary measure, Reuters reported.
According to Mr. Arpaio, the diet will last for seven days; repeat offenders will have 10 days added to their punishment.

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