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Sheriff Arpaio admits to crimes in order to avoid trial. Victims: 'This won't fly'

Yes I'm guilty. Can we move on now? Very quietly this week, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys filed papers admitting that the blowhard and his deputies committed a crime, several in fact. Arpaio admitted he violated federal court orders that stem from a racial profiling case filed last year. Show More Summary

Joe Arpaio investigates DOJ and the judge who found him guilty of racial profiling

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Can you say vindictive peckerhead? Of course you can: "Sheriff Joe Arpaio." Earlier this week I reported that Arpaio had cost citizens of Maricopa County in Arizona $975,000, the result of another lawsuit filed against the sheriff and county. Show More Summary

What else is new? Joe Arpaio costs taxpayers another $975,000

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sheriff Joe Arpaio In the broader scheme of shitty things, this ain't much, just another $975,000 that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has cost taxpayers for his unethical and at times illegal shenanigans. Monday the 9th Circuit Court...Show More Summary

'They want to change the Constitution to save Arpaio'

Dear Joe... A few weeks ago I noted that a bunch of toadies for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio planned to recruit a "shadow army" to patrol the locations where petitioners are gathering signatures for the Arpaio recall. The group's instructional handout [PDF] says their "warriors" shouldn't get thuggy with people (they had to mention that). Show More Summary

Elderly diabetic Latino held in Arpaio's jail 6 months for using fake SSN. He was innocent.

Beginning in 2005, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was able to fortify his police state thanks in part to the handiwork of County Attorney Andrew Thomas, who provided the sheriff legal cover for his unconstitutional tactics. WhenShow More Summary

Sheriff Arpaio turns Sandy Hook massacre into PR stunt

Sheriff Joe "You could say everything I do is a publicity stunt." — Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sadly, few people are surprised by this, that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio would use the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School to get his pasty mug on the TV news. Show More Summary

PAC Plus coalition organizes voters, targets Mitt Romney in Spanish and English

Starting in Arizona, where TV ads will run in Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma in Spanish and English linking Mitt Romney to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, a new PAC Plus (PAC+) coalition of people...Show More Summary

No arrests. But Sheriff Joe Arpaio blames 'illegals' for smuggling ton of pot in latest seizure

The pick-up and some of the ton of marijuana seized by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's boys. (MCSO) Somebody in the public relations department of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona has a wicked sense of humor even though, or perhaps because, s/he works for Joe Arpaio. Show More Summary

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says birther coverup is 'bigger than Watergate'

Gulliber's Travels (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) America's most infamous sheriff is still at it: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio believes that a media conspiracy “bigger than Watergate” is purposefully downplaying his volunteer posse’s investigation of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate. [...]Show More Summary

Meet Mitt Romney's 2008 Arizona campaign co-chair: Sheriff Orly 'Joe' Arpaio-Taitz

Sheriff Joe Arpaio praised Mitt Romney's wingnut credentials Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn't just a full-fledged birther nor is he merely a Latino-hating gunslinger. He was also the honorary co-chairman of Mitt Romney's 2008...Show More Summary

In case you were wondering: Sheriff Joe Arpaio will run again.

Speaking today in the town of Buckeye, Arizona, which he called "Hawkeye," Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio didn't disappoint the wingers who were waiting on pins and needles. Joe Arpaio on Thursday announced he'll run for a sixth term as Maricopa County sheriff.... Show More Summary

Ernest Atencio is dead in Maricopa County. But Joe Arpaio is still sheriff

The family of 44-year-old Ernest Atencio took him off life support Wednesday and he soon slipped from coma into death. That's a consequence of a fight during booking procedures with Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff's deputies and Phoenix police a week ago. Show More Summary

Rick Perry, owner of Nggerhead, defends Sheriff Joe Arpaio against charges of discrimination

Rick Perry: Not the best judge of what is and isn't racism (DonkeyHotey) When the Department of Justice releases a report about your years of "systemic discrimination"... Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, under the leadership...Show More Summary

U.S. Justice Department finds 'systemic' discrimination by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office

Joe Arpaio, America's worst sheriff (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) Big trouble for Arizona's ridiculous "Sheriff Joe": Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, has engaged in systemic discrimination against Latinos with practices that violate federal law and the Constitution, the U.S. Show More Summary

Arpaio: I can't be racist, I've got Spanish pink underwear

For more than 17 years Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has forced inmates of his correctional facilities, like Tent City where it reached 145 degrees last week, to wear pink underwear. Arpaio said he started the program because he wanted to stop the theft of regular white underwear by prisoners. Show More Summary

DK Elections Daily Digest: 2/28

• AZ-Sen: Maybe, just maybe, this will be the last time we'll hear ridiculous speculation about, Joe Arpaio, the thug sheriff of Maricopa County, running for higher office. The 78-year-old Arpaio said he won't seek Arizona's open senate seat, following his announcement a few weeks ago that he won't seek re-election as sheriff, either. Show More Summary

Arpaio threatens arrest of immigration protesters

The blowhard Maricopa County Sherrif Joe Arpaio has threatened to jail protestors of Arizona's immigration law. Here he is with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, via Crooks and Liars. "It appears that there are groups, individuals that are gearing up for some civil disobedience if this law does take effect," Stephanopoulos noted Wednesday. Show More Summary

Midday open thread

Arizona's Chief Bigoted Officer, Sheriff Arpaio, is just a shitty sheriff. From 2002 to 2009, the crime rate in Maricopa County has increased 58 percent, while the state as a whole averaged a 12 percent decrease. Compare that 58 percent crime increase to other localities of Arizona that did not use the immigrant-targeting approach. Show More Summary

If Arizona is close, it'll take days to call

This sucks. Reed said 827,380 Maricopa County residents had requested absentee ballots or had voted early as of 2 p.m. Friday. The county has seen 566,656, or 68.4 percent, of those ballots returned. There are about 1.7 million registered voters in the county. Show More Summary

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